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Crafty partners bring fine dining to Brays Oaks

The newest Houston-area Crafty Crab franchise restaurant draws the senses immediately with bright lighting and piped-in music in its 7,000 space that presents some surprises. A group of owners and investors including David and Teresa Kang opened the restaurant on Fondren Road in Brays Oaks in July 2022 as part of a Florida-based chain that [...]

2023-01-25T18:08:55-06:00January 25th, 2023|My Brays Oaks|

Naturalist leads bird walks on Brays Oaks trail

If you’re into the natural habitat and the sights and sounds in our area, including the many diverse bird sounds, naturalist Mary Ann Beauchemin leads the perfect activity for you. She leads the Nature Trail Bird Walks in the Brays Oaks District multiple times a year. Several neighborhood people joined the October bird walk ready [...]

2022-12-18T15:53:07-06:00December 18th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

While seeking a home, theater group offers Dec. 17 park frolic

It’s time to get out those winter woolies, holiday theme pajamas with footies, ugly sweaters and maybe some mittens and Santa hats. Company OnStage (COS) is presenting a holiday show that is not to be missed, no matter what the temperature. While based in the Brays Oaks Management District, COS’ talented ensemble presents a “Pajamas [...]

2022-12-16T10:52:25-06:00December 16th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Brays Oaks offers fascinating, free holiday diversions

When fellowship, family, food and football telecasts aren’t enough to keep people entertained during the upcoming holiday season, consider getting out and becoming fascinated for free in the Brays Oaks Management District. Willow Waterhole Our list of boredom-breakers covers a variety of diversions, starting with the Willow [...]

2022-11-17T19:38:32-06:00November 17th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Latest grants help boost Willow Waterhole improvements

Plan map by Gauge Engineering Thanks to the latest generous grants from charitable foundations, Willow Waterhole Greenway backers are moving ahead with plans to make it more of a prime regional destination for enjoying nature, relaxing and exercising. A $500,000 grant from the Wortham Foundation and a $350,000 grant from the Fondren Foundation [...]

2022-09-30T21:21:38-05:00September 30th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Turquoise Center is expanding as a community hub

Architectural rendering Bringing the entire community together is the goal of the Raindrop Foundation's Turquoise Center, also known as the Turkish Community Center. Now it’s expanding to give Brays Oaks area residents even more opportunities to engage with classes and programs. Permits are in place and construction is scheduled to commence this month [...]

2022-08-08T22:41:12-05:00August 8th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Castex-Tatum cites benefits of trade mission to Paris

A recent trade mission to Paris, France, by Houston officials could help the city capitalize on the development and use of environmentally friendly energy sources, according to District K Council Member Martha Castex-Tatum. Castex-Tatum, who serves as vice mayor pro tem and chairs the council’s economic development committee, led the business delegation from Houston, which included District [...]

2022-08-02T16:25:18-05:00August 2nd, 2022|My Brays Oaks|

Groundbreaking HPD leader wants all officers to be role models

In spring 2021, Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner promoted Commander Yasar Bashir to be one of his eight assistant chiefs. Bashir oversees patrol operations in southwest and northwest Houston, including the Brays Oaks District, and the department’s citywide mental health unit. He is the first Muslim to ascend to the rank of HPD assistant chief. [...]

2022-07-20T16:28:06-05:00July 20th, 2022|My Brays Oaks|
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