Save the Date: Houston TranStar Behind-the-Scenes Tour

2019-01-07T20:25:26+00:00January 7th, 2019|Community, Events|

Please mark your calendar for a behind-the-scenes tour of Houston TranStar, where emergency and traffic management teams work to keep motorists informed, roadways clear and lives safe. Come learn about the innovative technologies that support the fourth largest city in the nation. (Detailed invitation to follow.) For any questions please contact Josh Shideler at 713-881-3044

Culichi Town

2019-01-04T04:30:33+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Community|

To a great many Anglo Texans of a certain age, “Mexican food” means fajitas, cheese enchiladas, chili con queso and margaritas. In other words, Tex-Mex. Sure, many have also come to learn about and enjoy taqueria-style street foods, either from taco trucks or brick-and-mortar restaurants. (Some of which evolved from what used to be a [...]

The East Aldine Partner Awards 2018

2018-12-14T20:28:30+00:00December 9th, 2018|Community, Events|

David Hawes, Executive Director of the East Aldine District, served as emcee for a wonderful evening of thanks and fellowship at the East Aldine District Annual Partner Awards. The Invocation was given by Steve Mead, a longtime community partner and former board member for the district. Honoree’s included: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Strategic Partner of [...]

Disaster Recovery – Neighborhood Restoration Centers Reach Out to Harvey Victims

2018-11-29T21:19:20+00:00November 29th, 2018|Community, Events, Resources|

Downtown Houston skyline in Texas USA with bluesky Harvey Recovery Fairs help people get on path to recovery City of Houston Neighborhood Restoration Centers and community partners continue to reach out to people affected by Hurricane Harvey through an ongoing series of Harvey Recovery Fairs. The events are sponsored in partnership with community [...]

Reminder Small Business Awards: Submit Your Nominations by Jan. 9

2018-11-29T21:05:01+00:00November 29th, 2018|Community, Events|

Please do not miss out on recognizing a deserving small business in your community... get your nominations in (less than 45 days remaining)! It's Small Business Awards Season! Celebrate awesome small businesses (and those that help them) with the US Small Business Administration! Did you know that our awards event last year attracted over 500 [...]

Community center kicks off effort to revitalize East Aldine

2018-11-26T13:40:55+00:00November 26th, 2018|Community, Projects|

By Mike Snyder, Houston Chronicle Extended families often share small homes in working-class communities like East Aldine. With this in mind, Johnny Ramirez focused on efficient use of space when he started designing furniture for his neighbors, such as beds that pull out from walls and rest on objects doubling as desks. “In a basic [...]

Greens Bayou Coalition held their 1st Annual Gala

2018-11-08T19:09:25+00:00November 8th, 2018|Community, Events|

On Saturday, October 20 the Greens Bayou Coalition held their 1st Annual Gala to raise money and share the work of the Coalition with the community. The East Aldine District was a title sponsor of the event. Other sponsors were – CenterPoint, the North Houston Association, Hawes Hill and Associates, Lone Star College, [...]