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What is a Management District?

Management districts are special bodies created by the Texas legislature. These districts are empowered to promote, develop, encourage and maintain employment, commerce, transportation, housing, tourism, recreation, arts, entertainment, economic development, safety and the public welfare.  Management districts are given the power to finance their operations by issuing bonds or other obligations, payable in whole or…

Local Expert: Security Tips for Home & Business Owners Part II

We’re excited to feature Ray Perez—Hobby-area security professional with nearly 20 years of law enforcement experience as a sergeant with the Houston Police Department—as our next Local Expert community blog contributor. After many years providing public safety, private protection and conducting investigations, Ray and his private security firm, Marshall Agency, provide security solutions including armed…

Local Expert: Robert Searcy on Hobby’s Glenbrook Valley Neighborhood

A Mid-Century Modern paradise, the Hobby area neighborhood Glenbrook Valley is a hidden jewel in the heart of the Hobby Area District. Its rich history adds context and personality to an already charming, mature neighborhood. (The quick commute to Downtown doesn’t hurt, either.)  We got the rundown from Glenbrook Valley expert and real estate savant,…


Hobby Area Mini Murals: Artist Spotlight Series Pt. 3

The Hobby Area District is excited to welcome Mini Murals tours, a project that uses public traffic signal boxes as mural backdrops to showcase local Houston artists. Maps and information for self-guided tours are available online. Bus tours are not yet available in our area but are coming in the near future. We encourage residents…

4th of July Safety Tips for Hobby Area Residents

To avoid accidents around fireworks, grills and other outdoor activities, it’s crucial to take proper precautions during the 4th of July holiday. As part of our commitment to promoting safety and security for all who live and work in the Hobby Area, the District would like to offer the following tips for having a safe…


Grow a Delicious Summer Garden—Yes, Even in Houston!

We’re excited to welcome back Janice Brown, founder of Hobby-area business Girl on the Grow and local expert of all things gardening, as a community contributor. After many years as an educator, Janice shifted her focus to sharing the joy of gardening with children, adults and corporate companies. Learn more about Girl on the Grow…

Everything You Need to Know About the Bellfort Station Project

We sat down with the Hobby Area District’s Director of Economic & Community Development, Regina Lindsey, to learn the details about plans underway for Bellfort Station. Promising to bring improved mobility, a more defined retail corridor and more consumer through-traffic to the District, Bellfort Station is highly anticipated by community members and stakeholders.   What…

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