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Local Voices: Let’s Taco ‘Bout Hobby’s Delicious Taco Trucks

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 feature Jay Rascoe, who lends his expertise in all things tacos. Learn more about Jay and participate in taco banter…

Celebrating Blue Star-Certified Apartments & Safer Living Conditions For All

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 Telephone Road Elderly Apartments. Here’s what that means and how they achieved it: About Blue Star Certification The Houston Police Department performs complementary security assessments of apartment complexes and offers…

Meet Regina Lindsey, Director of Economic & Community Development

1. How does your previous experience with the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce inform your approach in the Hobby area? I worked for the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce for almost 3 years. I learned a lot  about retail business and how to engage stakeholders. Retail development is one of the targeted industries in the Hobby…

Inside District I – September 2018 Newsletter

This past spring I allocated over $70,000 from the District I Service Fund to increase police overtime to target drug and prostitution hotspots in our community. The overtime initiative was primarily focused along the Gulf Freeway corridor and areas where the community and police have seen an increase in criminal activity. The four-month initiative was…

Pick Your Park: A Roundup of Local Green Space

The Sims Bayou habitat attracts a variety of wildlife and bird species as well as an abundance of trees and plants. With seven local parks, more than 80 acres of total green space and almost 17 miles of trails and paths, the Hobby Area District has lots of opportunities for residents to get outside and…

Get In The Back To School Groove With These Houston-Area Events

  It’s back to school time, and there are plenty of resources to help busy families check multiple items of their to-do lists. Here’s a sampling of upcoming events where you can receive school supplies, health and hygiene services, vaccinations, groceries and other cool giveaways free of charge. Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest August 11…

Help Us Help You: New Digital Media Request Form

In an effort to better serve our local business owners and community stakeholders, we have created a user-friendly digital media request form. This form will help us publicize community events and support local businesses by providing event promotion and social media coverage for received requests. Your form submission will be promoted on Hobby District’s social…

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