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5 03, 2021

NASA’s Manned Spacecraft Center right off of… Telephone Road?

2021-03-05T10:37:11-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

American manufacturing is alive and well in Houston and perhaps nowhere more than inside the cavernous gray building at 6040 Telephone Road that houses Ambox Limited in the heart of the Hobby Area District. The [...]

3 03, 2021

Dentist with deep roots cares for the Hobby area and its residents’ teeth

2021-03-03T12:20:38-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District, News|

Dr. Ken Ellis, the smiling face behind Longhorn Dental on Bellfort, has deep roots in the Hobby Area. His dental office now sits on what was once the site of the apartment complex where his [...]

2 03, 2021

Interview with history-making County Attorney Christian Menefee

2021-03-02T15:48:34-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

Christian Dashaun Menefee is the youngest elected Harris County attorney and the first African-American in the position. He has lived in Houston since early childhood and attended public schools in the area. Menefee, 32, attended [...]

5 02, 2021

Funeral home and name on Broadway have long history in Houston

2021-02-05T09:13:08-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District, News|

Manuel Crespo was a generous and devoted funeral director who lived from 1903 to 1989 and made a name for himself by helping to build the Hispanic community in Houston. He was even named a [...]

3 02, 2021

Active, enthusiastic board members drive Hobby District decisions

2021-02-03T09:32:56-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District, News|

The volunteer board of directors is the engine pushing for positive change in the Hobby Area District, from beautification of Broadway to creating an increased police presence on the commercial streets. The eight members [...]

8 01, 2021

Baby boomer gets expensive facelift. It’s an apartment complex.

2021-01-08T13:33:41-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District, News|

The Reserve at Bellfort is not the first apartment complex that Elizabeth Castro Gray and her husband Jeffrey Gray have rehabbed, but her enthusiasm about the classic 1955 property is singular and irresistible. “There’s just [...]

8 01, 2021

Hobby Area District provides increased police presence

2021-01-09T20:23:36-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District, Safety|

The Hobby Area District is ramping up police patrols and investing in new and better technology, like mobile surveillance cameras that capture clearer video, as the nation hopes to get emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

29 12, 2020

Character Building: Rebuilding the Hobby Area Management District

2020-12-29T18:21:45-06:00HAD Story, Project|

By CLARK CONDON With the Hobby Area Management District becoming a hub for transportation and a gateway to Houston, an opportunity arose to enhance the streetscapes and create a character for the emerging District. Clark [...]

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