Southwest Community Monthly PIP meeting, Jan. 26

Please join your Southwest Houston Police Command staff this coming Tuesday, January 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm for the monthly Southwest Community PIP meeting via Microsoft Teams. The guest speaker will be Commander Halliday of the Southwest Command Division. An open mic discussion gives you the opportunity to ask questions and address your concerns about [...]

2021-01-21T15:00:10-06:00January 20th, 2021|Articles, Public Safety|

S. Gessner Apartment/Business PIP Meeting, Jan. 19

The virtual PIP meeting will be held on Tuesday January 19th at 12 noon.  The speaker for the meeting will be Officer Vu Quang with Houston Police Financial crimes Unit.  The topic of the meeting will remind the community of the dangers of giving out personal information over the phone and falling for scams over the [...]

2021-01-14T21:31:54-06:00January 14th, 2021|Articles, Public Safety|

SBA: PPP Re-Opens to Small Lenders on 1/15 & All Lenders on 1/19

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will re-open the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to PPP-eligible lenders with $1 billion or less in assets for First and Second Draw applications on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9 am ET. The portal will fully open on Tuesday, January 19, [...]

2021-01-14T09:44:55-06:00January 14th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

SBA: Shuttered Venue Grant Webinar, Thursday, Jan. 14

Join this webinar for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. Eligible organizations with a reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to receive [...]

2021-01-12T16:18:08-06:00January 12th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

SBA: Economic Aid Act – PPP & EIDL Updates

Please find a link to our upcoming webinar schedule for small businesses:  MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SBA Houston Virtual Events (govdelivery.com)4 Sessions include an overview of the new stimulus package as well as Q&A sessions with SBA Leadership. Recent Press Release issued for reopening of PPP Loans (pdf also attached): PPP Reopens Jan 11 | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov   SBA [...]

2021-01-10T15:24:57-06:00January 10th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

Get transported overseas at Taste of Tel Aviv

It has been known as My Pita, Kosher Bite and now Taste of Tel Aviv. But one thing remains constant — the Brays Oaks District has the “real deal” when it comes to Israeli-Mediterranean food.  Customer reviews are pretty consistent, with lots of raves about the family-friendly bakery and deli, now owned by Gabi Algrably, [...]

2021-01-06T14:56:38-06:00January 6th, 2021|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

New Life Flight service for police dogs is rooted in Brays Oaks

Two Braeburn West residents and a Westbury animal hospital are playing vital roles in an innovative program to save the lives of the brave and loyal dogs who help save ours. Under the auspices of Memorial Hermann Hospital, Life Flight air ambulance services will soon be available to police pooches through the new K9 Casualty [...]

2020-12-29T18:37:38-06:00December 29th, 2020|Articles, My Brays Oaks, Public Safety|

District J Patrol Online Platform

Yesterday we launched districtjpatrol.com, which is the city’s first community-led online platform that enables residents to report lower level quality of life crimes and violations that will be handled by the HPD District J Patrol. The site will be monitored and maintained by the District J Patrol Task Team, represented by residents who represent each [...]

2020-12-15T10:52:57-06:00December 15th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Inside the ornate temple of a young religion from Vietnam

Just before noon, the Rev. John Tran smoothed his long, flowing white tunic and started the Sunday service in the Cao Dai temple a block north of West Bellfort Avenue. For 45 minutes, he led the congregation in prayers, mostly on his 58-year-old knees. “The wafting scent of heaven stirs my mind. To the superior [...]

2020-12-11T11:44:20-06:00December 11th, 2020|Articles, Community News, My Brays Oaks|
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