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HobbyFest Gives Back: The Allen T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The Allen T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Allen T. Johnson, who made significant contributions to the Greater Hobby Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gulfway-Hobby Airport Rotary Club during his lifetime. Overseen by the Hobby Area Improvement Corporation (a nonprofit arm of the Hobby Area District), our annual HobbyFest event is, in…

Local Expert: Security Tips for Home & Business Owners

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…

15 Reasons to be Excited for HobbyFest 2019

Houston gets its once-a-year backstage pass to a part of William P. Hobby Airport that’s usually inaccessible to the public at the 27th annual HobbyFest on April 20th. Hobby-area families can spend the day exploring activities on the tarmac as well as in multiple private hangars, courtesy of our generous event sponsor Signature Flight Support….

Hobby Area Mini Murals: Artist Spotlight Series

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…

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Meet Pamela Guerra, Manager of Administration & Support Services

We’re excited to introduce our newest team member, Pamela Guerra. Her background working with management districts, as well as being bilingual and a licensed notary, will be invaluable here at the Hobby Area District. Get to know Pam in the short interview below.  How does your previous experience with the East End guide your approach…

2019 Ushers In Big Changes to the Hobby Area District Board

The Hobby area is constantly growing and changing for the better, and our District leadership is adapting to keep up. First, for the goodbyes: The Hobby Area District’s annual holiday party this past December also doubled as a send-off party for two of our former board members. After a successful tenure with the District, Jesus…

Mini Murals Tours in the Hobby Area District

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…

Thanks for attending the State of the District

We appreciate your attendance to the fifth annual Hobby Area State of the District luncheon, featuring Mayor Sylvester Turner. Please visit our Facebook photo album to see, and download your photo from the event. If your photo isn’t yet available, please check back soon! We’ll be uploading soon after the event. 2019 HAD S.O.D. INTERVIEWS_FINAL…

5 Things To Know About Houston’s Mayor, Sylvester Turner

For our fifth annual State of the District luncheon, we’re thrilled to have Mayor Sylvester Turner as our keynote speaker. You may know about his tireless efforts for the city during Hurricane Harvey, or his pothole repair initiative to repair reported potholes by the following business day. What you probably don’t know is that Mayor…

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Comcast Brings Fiber to the Hobby Area: What It Means For Local Businesses

These days, fiber isn’t just part of your balanced breakfast—it’s the next iteration of the internet, with speeds that blow traditional internet connections out of the water and provide significant advantages to developing a competitive business community. Comcast Enterprise Account Executive Bryant Henderson works with commercial business owners in the Hobby area and recently spoke…