Category Archives: Projects

5 Corners New Bridge Opens

By Christina Autry The sound of trumpets and drums marched through the air, welcoming those gathered for this highly anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Five Corners District. Madison High School cheerleaders held doors open for guests entering the hospitable Brentwood Baptist Church, where the ribbon-cutting was held due to inclement weather. As the ceremony began, the Madison High band and dance team paraded into the ballroom, and led onlookers in the Star Spangled Banner. Pastor Joe Ratliff marked the occasion with prayer, thanking God for “the improvements, advancements, and unity of Houston.” The event...
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What to Expect From the Five Corners District’s New Business Ambassador

By Christina Autry Did you know that the Five Corners District has a Business Ambassador? Allen Goodlow was asked to take on this new role after retiring in September from his position as Director of Services of the Five Corners District. After seven years of experience managing the district, and a long history of community improvement work in Houston, we are excited that Allen has agreed to take on the job. But what does a Business Ambassador do? First, Allen is gearing up to personally meet as many of the approximately 1,200 business owners in...
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Presentation on planned Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements

On Thursday, November 15 Council Member Castex-Tatum and the Houston parks Board hosted a community meeting on the upcoming Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements. The event was well attended and allowed the community to learn more and ask questions of Lisa Kasianowitz, Outreach Manager with the Houston Parks Board regarding the plan. The nonprofit Houston Parks Board is working on its signature project in the community, the Sims Bayou Greenway, which is part of a larger, citywide initiative called Bayou Greenways 2020. Bayou Greenways 2020 will complete a 150-mile greenway network with hike-and-bike trails along...
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Invitation to Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements Community Meeting

Please make plans to attend the upcoming Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements meeting hosted by the Houston Parks Board on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center. The nonprofit Houston Parks Board is working on its signature project in the community, the Sims Bayou Greenway, which is part of a larger, citywide initiative called Bayou Greenways 2020. Bayou Greenways 2020 will complete a 150-mile greenway network with hike-and-bike trails along Houston’s major waterways, connecting people, places and greenspaces. As part of its efforts to create the Sims Bayou Greenway, the Houston Parks Board will present updates on their...
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