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State of the District 2019

Don’t miss our fifth annual State of the District Luncheon. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, February 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hobby Airport Doubletree Hotel. Business owners and community members are invited to join us for an afternoon celebrating and supporting the Hobby Area District. Our annual luncheon will review the…

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Top 5 Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2019

The year ahead promises to be exciting and full of growth for the Hobby area. In addition to ongoing projects like neighborhood beautification, graffiti abatement, transportation development and public safety initiatives, here are the top five things to look forward to in 2019: Our State of the District luncheon on February 14 will feature Mayor…

Graffiti Be Gone: How to Report, Request Abatement

Helping business owners and residents maintain and improve property values is integral to making the community an attractive place to live and do business. Part of the Hobby Area District’s service program is executing maintenance and beautification projects in the area to create a welcoming physical landscape that encourages economic growth. Much like excess litter,…

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Local Voices: Planting Winter Veggies with Girl on the Grow

We’re excited to feature Janice Brown, founder of Hobby-area business Girl on the Grow, as our next Local Voices 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 and connect with Janice to…

Hobby Recognizes Blue Star-Certified Bellestone Villas Apartments

Safe living spaces for all Hobby residents is of utmost importance to the District. We’re excited to announce the recent Blue Star certification of the Bellestone Villas Apartments. The complex has new ownership and is undergoing renovations to update the property, which houses 60 units, with six various floor plan options. It is a family-friendly…

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Industry Spotlight: Local Aviation Schools

In addition to the more than 13 million passengers serviced at Hobby Airport, the Hobby area is a great place for careers in the aviation industry to take off. From pilots to maintenance technicians and dispatchers, Hobby-area trade schools are producing highly qualified aviation professionals who are stationed at Hobby Airport and beyond. Check out…

Happy Thanksgiving from the Hobby Area District

A Message from Executive Director Jerry Lowry With recent transportation, beautification and business development projects, the Hobby Area District has been hard at work making our community a better place to live, work, visit and invest. Aside from the satisfaction we take in improving the Hobby area for residents and business owners, it has been…

Local Voices: Let’s Taco ‘Bout Hobby’s Top Taquerias

Our new series, Local Voices, gives a platform to Hobby area residents and stakeholders to tell their own stories, show their side of the neighborhood and take us into their world. Today we’re excited to continue a conversation with Jay Rascoe, who lends his expertise in all things tacos. Learn more about Jay and participate…

Inside District I Newsletter, Nov. 2018

I hope you had an opportunity to cast your vote during the early voting period. If you haven’t, please be sure to do so on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you need a ride, Metro is offering free rides to the polls on all…