Miss Patty’s Southern Soul and Seafood Kitchen is pure comfort

In a modest strip center flanked by a convenience store and gas station sits the quiet and elegant restaurant called Miss Patty's Southern Soul and Seafood Kitchen.  At 8330 W Bellfort, close to Gessner in the Brays Oaks Management District, the décor is full of musical soul and the place is always busy serving their [...]

2022-06-25T21:00:03-05:00June 25th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Kosher store expands step by step

Laibel Hackner Laibel Hackner and Steve Fuerst are entrepreneurs on the go. They saw a need in their Fondren neighborhood for kosher groceries, meats, and dairy items; while juggling other business ventures, they opened up a shop selling those goods in Laibel's garage. Then in February, Hackner and Fuerst opened a grocery store [...]

2022-06-25T20:45:51-05:00June 25th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Refugees grow & sell seasonal flowers to support non-profit projects

Plant It Forward Farms, based in the Brays Oaks Management District in southwest Houston, has long been known for selling weekly boxes of fresh and flavorful local produce farmed by refugees through its Farm Share program.  Now you can add more color and sweet smells to your “farm share" in the form of bright and [...]

2022-06-24T19:53:39-05:00June 24th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Business is going swimmingly at Swim Houston Aquatic Center

Tony, Karol, Gilbert & Karen Longtime elite swimming coaches Gilbert and Karol Legaspi decided to take a leap of faith in 2016 and purchase land off Airport Boulevard. They were determined to build a state-of-the-art swim facility where swimmers from babies to elite adults could learn how to swim or get coached practice. [...]

2022-05-30T11:52:02-05:00May 30th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Clinic helps seniors with holistic approach to healthcare

Staff celebrates Lunar New Year Oak St. Health, with more than 70 locations around the country, has come to southwest Houston with a location at the former Palais Royal shopping center space at Fondren and West Bellfort in the Brays Oaks Management District. The Chicago-based clinic chain’s business model is based on the [...]

2022-04-28T12:36:49-05:00April 28th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Park will get more trees in project to battle climate change

Glenshire Park will benefit from a creative new program to address climate change, gaining new native trees that will provide extra shade and help further beautify the space. Glenshire is among five parks where the city Parks and Recreation Department will plant more than 500 trees — including red maple, sugarberry, sweet gum, loblolly pine, [...]

2022-04-26T10:31:52-05:00April 26th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Rodeo time spotlights FFA program on green patch of Brays Oaks

Houston’s Livestock Show and Rodeo is a busy time for the students at  Lamar High School who participate in Future Farmers of America Association (FFA) programs. But their commitment and responsibilities to livestock do not begin and end for just this short season.   All year you will see students tending to livestock and helping to maintain [...]

2022-03-13T14:50:21-05:00March 13th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Food Network gives Cool Runnings a rolling boost

When Food Network called asking to feature Cool Runnings Jamaican Bar & Grill on the show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” owners Janay Henry and Chef Terron Henry had just expanded their southwest Houston dining room and built out their food truck.   “The timing couldn't have been better because after the show aired, our dining room [...]

2022-03-05T11:51:00-06:00March 5th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|
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