Montrose District’s Street Sweeping Program Celebrates Its Fourth Year

Dr. Randy Mitchmore, the owner of LifeSmiles Dentistry on West Alabama, was tired of Montrose’s dirty streets. Tired of having to steer his bicycle around pieces of debris while riding through the neighborhood. Tired of dirt so thick along the curbs that weeds had taken root. Tired of the streets’...

By | May 1, 2016

Lowbrow Chef Plans to Launch Monthly Montrose Cookoff This Summer

Chef Will Gilchriest’s Instagram feed is filled with photos of his mouthwatering creations: chicken-fried sirloin sliders with fried green tomatoes, bacon-wrapped figs drizzled with honey, grilled watermelon with feta cheese. Until now, these delicacies could only be sampled at Gilchriest’s restaurants—Brooklyn Athletic Club, where he worked for three years; Lowbrow...

By | April 28, 2016

Innovative Lovett Center Emphasizes Community and Collaboration Among Therapists

For years, Houston therapist Robert Hilliker ran a successful private practice; treating patients for everything from psychiatric disorders to drug and alcohol abuse. Rewarding as it was, the work could be exhausting, and Hilliker often wished he weren’t so professionally isolated. There were other therapists in the office building where...

By | April 19, 2016

My Montrose: HPD Officer Juan Chavez-Resendiz

In addition to patrolling the Montrose area during his regular shift, Officer Chavez-Resendiz is part of the Montrose Management District’s special patrol team, which provides seven-day-a-week, 16-hour-a-day security through 14 part-time police officers.  You grew up in the Montrose area, right? I did. My family lived on Stanford Street, on...

By | April 6, 2016
  • May 2, 2016

    My Montrose: David Keck, Wine Director at Camerata

    David Keck is the co-founder and wine director of the Montrose wine bar Camerata. How did you first become interested in wine? I grew up drinking wine, enjoying it with my folks. My family always had a bottle of wine on the dinner table. And...

  • May 1, 2016

    Solid Waste Frequently Asked Questions

    The following information was provided to our office from the Solid Waste Department regarding debris collection after the City’s most recent flooding event: FAQs for Debris Placement & Collection My home was damaged or received water during the recent flooding and storms. What steps should...

  • April 27, 2016

    President Declares Major Disaster for Texas

    WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of April 17-24, 2016. The...

  • April 20, 2016

    BusinessConnect with Super Bowl

    Super Bowl LI Business Connect is a partnership between the National Football League (NFL) and the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee to link diverse Houston suppliers to contracting opportunities related to Super Bowl LI. The program’s intent is to provide networking, educational and other business...

  • April 5, 2016

    The Montrose Bi-Annual Recycling Event

    Planning to come to our recycling event at HEB Montrose on May 21? Check out our list of items we’ll be accepting below! For information contact or via phone at 713.869.6700. Items accepted for recycling: Personal Computers Computer Monitors Laptops/Notebooks Keyboards/Mice Servers/Server Racks Cords/Cables...