MFAH Expansion to Disrupt Traffic on Montrose Boulevard

In the next few weeks, construction crews will begin demolition work on the Glassell School of Art’s distinctive glass-and-concrete home, built in 1979 by the same firm that designed the Astrodome and the Wortham Theater Center (S.I. Morris Associates). The demolition marks the first phase in the Museum of Fine...

By | August 17, 2015

My Montrose: Jarrod Gullett of Proud Pony Productions

My Montrose: Jarrod Gullett of Proud Pony Productions By Michael Hardy Jarrod Gullett is the co-founder of Proud Pony International, a video production company based in Montrose. His short documentary The Trouble with Ray, which tells the story of legendary Houston LGBT activist Ray Hall, has screened at film festivals...

By | August 10, 2015

Ultimate Montrose Bucket List Part IV: 100 Things To Experience In The Neighborhood

From arts and culture, food and beverage, annual events and more, here is a handpicked selection of experiences in Montrose that we believe define the neighborhood; a “bucket” list of sorts. We’ve divided the list into four installments of 25, grouped into categories that hopefully make it easier for you...

By | July 21, 2015

10 Ways To Chill Out In Montrose This Summer

Summer is officially here. The solstice ushered in Houston’s hottest season last weekend, and temperatures are rising by the day. Keep yourself cool (both literally and figuratively) by chilling out all summer long in Montrose. 1) West Alabama Ice House / 1919 West Alabama When the sun starts to set on...

By | June 24, 2015
  • August 31, 2015

    Colorful New Montrose Mural Celebrates Cancer Survivor

    The billboard-size mural shows a young woman with wavy brown hair, chartreuse eyes, and thick-rimmed glasses looking up at a Monarch butterfly floating peacefully across a baby-blue sky. Painted on the side of a vacant building on the northwestern corner of Marconi Street and West...

  • August 27, 2015

    Juan Carlos, the Montrose Rollerblader, is Back!

    Last fall, Juan Carlos Restrepo, better known as the Montrose Rollerblade Dancer, made it all the way to the quarterfinals of America’s Got Talent, performing live at New York’s Radio City Music Hall and winning the hearts of audiences across the country. These days, Juan...

  • August 25, 2015

    Former Mango’s To Become Second Location of Biskit Junkie

    In March, despite the best efforts of the local music community to save it, beloved Montrose music venue Mango’s shut its doors for the final time. Now the lower Westheimer club is being resurrected as the second location of Biskit Junkie, the popular Garden Oaks breakfast/lunch...

  • August 20, 2015

    Video of the MMD BOHEME Business Mixer

    MMD BOHEME business mixer. from ev1pro.com on Vimeo.

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  • August 18, 2015

    B-Cycle Program May Triple in Size

    Houston’s popular B-Cycle bike sharing service may be expanding soon, according to a story by the Houston Chronicle’s Dug Begley. The non-profit program has submitted a $4.4 million grant proposal to expand the number of stations to 100 over three years and triple the number...