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13 01, 2022

A walk through a shopping center for customers on tight budgets

2022-01-13T13:38:58-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

The Broadway Shopping Center, just north of Bellfort Avenue, hosts more than a dozen specialty shops tailored to budget-conscious consumers. Brixmor Property Group, which owns and operates the center and many others like it across the [...]

14 12, 2021

Telephone Road tire/service center never tires of the service part

2021-12-14T10:26:21-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

It may be called the Tire Store Service Center, but owner and operator Gerardo Nolazco insists that the most important word is “service.” The massive shop at 6401 Telephone Road is set up as a [...]

9 11, 2021

Hobby area gets a Louisiana-style eatery thanks to life’s turns

2021-11-11T11:57:10-06:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

After spending her youth as a lonely “military brat,” Penny Henderson wanted to grow up and get married, have a lot of kids and spend time making and enjoying big dinners with the whole family. [...]

8 10, 2021

Artwork by YES Prep Hobby students to brighten area businesses

2021-10-08T10:19:11-05:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

Businesses around the Hobby Area District are about to get more colorful as artwork created by students at YES Prep Hobby goes public. Mariah Bustillos created a poster with a fruit motif and Vivianne Ruiz  [...]

13 09, 2021

Highly sophisticated security tools protect Hobby businesses

2021-09-13T09:52:20-05:00HAD Story, My Hobby District, Safety|

Security for commercial properties has evolved far past just surveillance cameras and armed guards as business owners face the threats of illegal dumping, theft, burglaries, loitering and vandalism. Sirens, loudspeakers, armed officers and K-9 units [...]

1 09, 2021

Hobby-area non-profit helps needy Houston families furnish their homes

2021-09-01T11:17:38-05:00HAD Story, My Hobby District|

Oli Mohammed has a simple goal. So simple, in fact, it can be summed up in a hashtag: #NoKidsOnTheFloor. Mohammed, who founded the Houston Furniture Bank in 1992, has worked for almost 30 years to [...]

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