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Looking Back at Public Safety Success in 2017

2018-01-17T10:22:49+00:00January 17th, 2018|Articles, Public Safety|

2017 was a year of change for the Brays Oaks District Public Safety Program. In 2017, the district expanded to add a Private Security patrol for our retail centers, as well as enhancing its relationship with the Houston Police Department, and participating in Mayor Turner’s Meaningful Change program for the homeless. “We have spent a [...]

Three Events to Ring in 2018 in Brays Oaks

2018-01-09T12:56:33+00:00January 9th, 2018|Community News|

Happy new year! 2018 is shaping up to be a great year for Brays Oaks Management District, and with it comes many opportunities to get involved with your Brays Oaks community. Here are just three of many events for you to check out this January: January 16th: Tour the New HPD Substation on Nitida HPD [...]

Brays Oaks Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Brings Joy to the Community

2017-12-27T13:38:07+00:00December 13th, 2017|Articles, Photos, Videos|

Yesterday, the Brays Oaks Management District hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast in partnership with Southwest Houston 2000. Nearly 100 people came out to enjoy breakfast, and watch the presentation of colors by the Sharpstown High School ROTC and a musical performance by students of the Westbury Christian School Honor Choir. Attendees were also encouraged to [...]

Holiday Happenings in Brays Oaks

2017-12-12T09:49:54+00:00December 12th, 2017|Articles|

The holiday season is in full swing, and calendars are filling up fast. But we think everyone can always use a little more fun and community in their December. Make a little room on your list for these great events happening in Brays Oaks: Dec 15th: Southwest HPD Substation Grand Opening HPD will be holding [...]

Holiday Safety Tips

2017-12-06T13:59:28+00:00December 6th, 2017|Public Safety|

The holidays are here! Make sure you and your loved ones stay safe during this busy season with these tips. 1. Be on guard at all times, and always aware of your surroundings and what is going on around you. 2. Maintain an alert stance and scan the people around you. Thieves avoid people who [...]

Local Police Station is Fit for a New Gym Thanks in Part to Brays Oaks Management District

2018-01-10T11:28:06+00:00November 30th, 2017|Articles, Public Safety|

Houston Police Department’s South Gessner station is about to get a lot more action. This past April, Captain Craig Bellamy began thinking about the station’s gym, which didn’t have many options beyond a few free weights. “We had a gym in place, but it wasn’t really working out,” said Bellamy. “With a new gym we’ll [...]

Brays Oaks Community Appreciation Night Brings Fun and and Community to the Neighborhood

2017-11-27T09:41:29+00:00November 27th, 2017|Community News|

The Westbury High School band kicked off the festivities at the annual Brays Oaks Management District Community Appreciation night on November 17. The band set the tone for the rest of the evening’s fun, which included a DJ, free food, local vendors and two bouncy houses for the kids. The celebration, which was moved to [...]

November Events in Brays Oaks

2017-11-14T08:59:27+00:00November 14th, 2017|Community News|

The holiday season has arrived, and with it come many events to be thankful for in the Brays Oaks community. In our list, you'll find ways to get out and enjoy the neighborhood that also give back, and that involve great community partners. Check them out below! Nov 17th: Community Appreciation Night Join us on [...]

Westbury Civic Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary

2017-10-30T10:53:43+00:00October 30th, 2017|Articles|

Westbury was founded in the 1950s as a 5,000-home suburb in southwest Houston, and remains the city’s second largest subdivision, after the 7,500-home Sharpstown development founded around the same time. “Back in the late fifties, when they were planning these areas, they just thought bigger was better,” said Becky Edmondson, the president of the Westbury [...]

The Brays Oaks District is a Proud Partner in Public Art

2017-10-25T16:39:46+00:00October 25th, 2017|Articles|

image courtesy UP Art Studio Residents and visitors to the Brays Oaks District take notice of the multiple mini murals that have been painted over formerly grey electrical boxes. Several artists, commissioned through a citywide beautification initiative in partnership with UP Art Studio and the Brays Oaks Management District, have added a little spice [...]

All district meetings have been canceled for December, 2018.

Our regular meeting schedule will resume in January, 2019.