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Save the Date: National Veterans Small Business Week

Join Us at an Upcoming Event to Celebrate #VetBiz SAVE THE DATE: National Veterans Small Business Week The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future – during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). NVSBW [...]

2020-10-15T18:25:23-05:00October 19th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Houston council member’s ‘District J Patrol’ aims to tackle neighborhood crime

By Dylan McGuinness, Houston Chronicle As calls for police reform have intensified at City Hall, one council member is trying a different approach: additional officers on ATVs. Council member Edward Pollard is using his district’s budget dollars to launch a program he calls the “District J Patrol,” in which a team of community representatives works [...]

2020-10-12T10:51:32-05:00October 12th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

SBA: Mark Your Calendars! UPCOMING Virtual Events

COVID-19 Regional Small Business Relief & Recovery Loan Program Webinar This webinar will introduce a new COVID-19 small business relief loan program available through the U.S. Economic Development Administration and administered by the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation. This program will provide immediate and critical financial assistance to small businesses throughout the Gulf Coast region dealing with [...]

2020-10-11T15:40:49-05:00October 11th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. “The PPP [...]

2020-10-09T13:42:42-05:00October 9th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

D’s Cajun Eats

The “Cajun” in D’s Cajun Eats & Barbecue is something of a misnomer, one many restaurants with origins in Louisiana have adopted for the sake of convenience when they open up out of state. In truth this is a New Orleans Creole / soul food combo with emphases on barbecue and some of the best [...]

2020-10-08T18:52:20-05:00October 8th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

Webinar Replay: Challenges in Restaurant Facilities Management

  Recording of September 30, Retail & Restaurant Facility Business Webinar Register below for complimentary access (Panelists, clockwise from top left) Dean Small (moderator), Synergy Restaurant Consultants; Bob Robinson, Jr., Kaivac; Frank Bacchetta, Total Comfort Group; Hussam Chater, Mamoun’s Falafel; Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike’s; Kendra Payne, Slim Chickens; Paul Martino, A&W Restaurants.   The "Challenges in Restaurant Facilities [...]

2020-10-08T13:33:25-05:00October 8th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Gulf Coast COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Loan Program- Informational Webinar Oct 14

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration Houston District Office and the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation as we discuss important updates and introduce a new COVID-19 small business relief loan program through the U.S. Economic Development Administration.  This program will provide immediate and critical financial assistance to small businesses throughout the Gulf Coast region dealing with [...]

2020-10-07T12:50:29-05:00October 7th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Sunrise starts with a daily glaze at Bakery Donuts

By JD Herman For some folks a cup of coffee is the spark plug that helps start the day but the fuel that gets Houston through lunch is the glazed donut. You can try and convince me the wake-up food of choice in Texas is the breakfast taco, but I think the classic American glazed [...]

2020-10-05T18:50:22-05:00October 5th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Community News, My Brays Oaks|

Stakeholder Meeting Notice on Capital Project: Fondren Rd. Paving and Drainage, Oct. 6

Stakeholder Meeting Notice on Capital Project: Fondren Rd. Paving and Drainage - Braeswood to Creekbend & Creekbend to W. Airport October 6, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm To join the meeting on Tue. Oct 6, 2020 at 2pm, please click on the link below, scroll down to the project “Fondren Rd Paving and Drainage Stakeholder Meeting, [...]

2020-10-02T10:53:11-05:00October 2nd, 2020|Articles, Environmental & Urban Design|

Houston Israelis Feeling More At Home In New Grocery Store, Fresh Green Delights

By HAGIT BIBI | JHV Fresh Green Delights, a neighborhood produce and grocery store, takes you straight to Israel, making many native Israelis feel at home. The small store, located at 10103 Fondren Rd. Suite 118, is becoming popular all over Texas. People from Dallas, San Antonio and Austin come especially to Houston looking for [...]

2020-10-05T19:42:34-05:00October 1st, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|
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