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El Gavilan There to Satisfy Park-Goers and More

2020-05-05T19:30:48+00:00May 5th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

Watching the slow expansion of a Houston-area Mexican dining establishment is one of the joys of long-term life in the metropolis. Today, La Mexicana is an institution in the Montrose area, complete with three indoor and one outdoor eating areas and a bar. On my first visit there, in the 1980s, it was a cramped [...]

SBA PPP Forgiveness Webinars May 5-May 8

2020-05-04T19:08:55+00:00May 4th, 2020|Economic Development|

The SBA Houston District Office is now using Microsoft Teams Live Events for future online meetings and webinars. We experienced some growing pains this morning so we had to make a correction to the rest of our meetings scheduled for 9am this week. CORRECTION: Updated Meeting Links PPP Loan Forgiveness Have you received or applied [...]

Save Small Business Fund Grant & NEW Webinar

2020-04-20T15:41:46+00:00April 20th, 2020|Economic Development, Resources|

The Save Small Business Fund is a grant making initiative offering short-term relief for small employers in the United States and its territories. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has launched the Save Small Business Grant Fund to provide $5,000 supplemental grants to small employers who have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. The [...]

Small Business affected by COVID 19 Emergency Loan Opportunity

2020-04-10T15:52:05+00:00April 10th, 2020|Economic Development|

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we in Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia’s office plan to keep you updated with the latest information that might be useful for your network of neighborhoods, Homeowners Associations, and online groups. As a trusted leader in your area, we ask you to please share the following message with [...]

East Aldine’s Dazzling Food Future

2020-04-01T20:20:19+00:00March 30th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

(Portions of this story and photos were shot before the county take-out only order) A lot has changed since our last visit to Alma Latina’s East Aldine location. Maybe not so much on the menu, but the restaurant has undergone a total overhaul, both inside and out, and it is truly spectacular.  The restaurant’s striking [...]