My Montrose: Chris Shepherd, Underbelly

Chris Shepherd is the owner and executive chef of Underbelly, where he won the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Chef: Southwest. This January, he’ll open his new restaurant One Fifth in the former location of Mark’s, on Westheimer. How’s progress coming with One Fifth, your new restaurant concept? Good,...

By | October 13, 2016

Bridge Lighting Project Road Closures

Current bridge closures are as follows: 1) Hazard – Pending (Closed 10/17-10/31) 2) Mandell – Pending Electrical 3) Woodhead – Pending Electrical 4) Graustark – Pending Painting (Closed 10/18 through 10/25) 5) Dunlavy – CLOSED  through 10/11 6) Montrose – Pending Painting (One bridge closed nightly starting 10/17) In order to get the bridges ready for...

By | September 21, 2016

The Montrose Patrol Helps Save the Day for Houston Press Writer Meagan Flynn

The District is proud of our public safety patrol for helping Houston Press writer Meagan Flynn. When she called 911, District safety patrols were able to help on-duty Houston Police: “Little did I know, as soon as I called 911 and described the vehicle and location, two off-duty HPD officers working neighborhood security...

By | September 20, 2016

Esplanade Improvement Project FAQ: UPDATED

Update: Construction is on hold as crews await a new shipment of paving stones.   What is the esplanade improvement project? The esplanade improvement project aims to improve the esplanades so that they reinforce the appeal and identity of the larger Montrose community, and contribute aesthetically to the neighborhood. Materials for each...

By | May 20, 2016
  • October 24, 2016

    Riding FREE on METRO on specific election days

    Exercise your right to vote wth FREE round-trip service to and from the polls on all METRO local bus, light-rail and METROLift paratransit service.

  • October 20, 2016

    Touchdown Tours, Super Bowl Community Events

    The City of Houston is working with the Super Bowl host committee to bring the excitement of the game to the community. We are hosting 11 (9 remaining) Touchdown Tours throughout the city. The event is completely FREE and open to the public. You can...

  • October 19, 2016

    Your opinion counts: What issues should the City focus on next year?

    In 2015, Houston’s City Council took the groundbreaking step of adopting the city’s first general plan, Plan Houston. The Plan describes a vision and goals for our community and identifies twelve core strategies that represent the City’s approach for achieving the vision.    The City of Houston is now...

  • October 17, 2016

    UPDATE – Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 16

    Tens of thousands of people from Florida to Virginia are still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Matthew more than a week after it ravaged parts of the South after approaching Florida as a powerful Category 4 hurricane killing at least 43 people in the...

  • October 14, 2016

    4th Annual Real Estate Forum

    “The Future of Lower Westheimer, TIRZ 27 & Special Parking Area” Keynote Speaker: Andy Icken, Chief Development Officer, City of Houston Emcee: Len Cannon, News Anchor, KHOU 11 Get your tickets now!