Hobby Livable Centers Study

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District I Office Helps Back-to-School Initiatives

Council Member Robert Gallegos and District I staff members personally distributed over 150 backpacks filled with school supplies to students at Oates Elementary and Brookline Elementary during the first week of school last month. Earlier in the month, the office donated hundreds more to other schools in the district. Last school year, Councilmember Gallegos also…

District I Service Funds Help Neighborhood Projects

Last year, city council established the Council Service Budget and allotted each of the 11 district council members $1 million to spend on small projects within their district. Council approved the service budget again in June for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. With last year’s service budget, the District I office helped fund a new partnership…

Grand Opening Garden Villas Community Association Radio Station

by Tom Brents, GVCA President The Garden Villas Community Association announces the grand opening of its radio station now operating on 99.7 FM. KHGV-LP is a low-power radio station licensed to cover an approximate radius of 5-miles in and around the Garden Villas sub-division including the Greater Hobby Business District. The Garden Villas Community Association,…

Hobby Airport Terminal Expansion Nearly Completed

By Rebecca Spera, ABC13 HOUSTON (KTRK) — Two years ago, construction started on Southwest Airlines’ first international terminal, and it happens to be right at Hobby Airport. Construction over the past couple of years, though, caused some traffic chaos for passengers. Read more at ABC13

In south Houston apartments, a piece of Vietnam flowers

by Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle Vietnamese - newly arrived or long-ago refugees - find comfort, companionship in ‘village’ Most afternoons, the women gather in the parking lot, setting out the zucchini, choy greens and water spinach they’ve cultivated in tiny, overflowing gardens. Some wear nón lás, cream-colored cone-shaped hats made of straw, and sell vegetables and fried egg…

Save the Date: Public Meeting about Houston Botanic Garden on September 30

On September 30, join the Houston Botanic Garden team, Houston City officials and the design team to view designs for the Garden and provide feedback! Progress of the master planning process and designs will be shared, and your suggestions and comments are welcome.  Come share your thoughts and help shape YOUR botanic garden. September 30,…

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