Pan Riko: Aldine’s Sweet Bread Destination

2020-01-16T20:06:49+00:00January 16th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

By Christina Autry Looking at the online reviews of Pan Riko in the East Aldine District, I quickly got the message that this Mexican bakery is well-loved not only by people in the surrounding community, but from all over Houston. Customers extol the virtues of this modest panadería and are willing to drive from all [...]

Hairstyles From Your Dreams

2020-01-16T19:55:51+00:00January 16th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

By Christina Autry Meet Sandra Moreno, entrepreneur and owner of Dreams Beauty Salon, who has been keeping East Aldine’s hair under control for almost 30 years. First motivated by her desire to break her family’s “cycle of stay-at-home moms,” Sandra was able to establish her career with her true passion for cutting and styling hair. [...]

SBA Newsletter

2020-01-09T00:56:23+00:00January 9th, 2020|Economic Development, Resources|

Join the largest veteran-focused business plan competition in the country. DATE: APRIL 16–18, 2020 APPLICATIONS OPEN: NOVEMBER 11, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2020 Open to ventures from across the country with a veteran founder and equity holder who is actively involved in running the company. Now in its 6th year, the Veterans Business Battle [...]