Hobby Livable Centers Study

Download the final report from March 2017


HobbyFest 2017

We celebrated the 2017 HobbyFest on April 15.
Take a look at our video of the event.

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Broadway Beautification

Short video of the stakeholder meeting on September 9, 2014.

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2017 State of the District

Supplement Existing Public Services

The District was created to enhance the physical, social, and economic well-being of the community. Our service plan includes improvements for public safety, business development, transportation planning and visual improvement initiatives.

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Latest News

Road Closures: Harrisburg Blvd.

Beginning Sunday, March 13, 2016, a road closure of Harrisburg Blvd. at the UP railroad tracks will require a traffic detour for three months. Motorists traveling between Lockwood and Cesar Chavez are encouraged to take the detours along Canal or Polk Street to avoid delays. METRO encourages you to support the businesses along Harrisburg by…

Summer Jobs Program

The City of Houston Summer Jobs Program is accepting applications through March 18 from students age 16-21. This is a wonderful program and great job experience. Participants will be on the job from June 13 to August 5, working 32-40 hours a week and earning $7.25+ an hour. Click here for more information and to…

Free Tax Preparation Help

Neighborhood Centers, Inc., and the United Way are offering FREE tax preparation at multiple locations in Houston, including Ripley House Neighborhood Center at 4410 Navigation, at their Neighborhood Tax Centers. Other locations include Sunnyside Multi-Service Center at 4605 Wilmington, Cleveland-Ripley Neighborhood Center in Pasadena at 720 Fairmont Parkway, and many others. Families and individuals earning…

Houston Bike Plan

The City of Houston is seeking input on the draft Bike Plan. This is the next step in making Houston a safer, healthier, and more accessible bicycle-friendly city. This is great news for District I residents, as the Bike Plan integrates and improves connectivity to the ongoing Bayou Greenways 2020 project, parks, neighborhoods, and key…

Lights Out Houston + Earth Hour

Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, March 20 Earth Hour spotlight: Saturday, March 19, 8:30-9:30 PM The “Energy Capital of the World” will continue its progress toward becoming the “Energy Conservation Capital” by turning off the lights the nights of Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, March 20, 2016 with a special Earth Hour spotlight on Saturday,…

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    Board MeetingHouston Club, 910 Louisiana, Houston, TX 7700206:00 PM