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New restaurant coming to Bagby Park: La Calle Tacos to open in Spring of 2021

(Photo via La Calle Tacos Facebook page) La Calle Tacos is officially coming to Midtown Houston. This is the second Houston location for the fast-casual concept specializing in food from Mexico City. The menu at La Calle is simple: Mexican-style tacos with corn tortillas or American-style tacos with flour tortillas and sides of Mexican street

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Midtown Develops Affordable Housing in Southeast Houston & Third Ward

(photo courtesy of  Cole Klein Builders) There is a trend in the lack of affordability in urban areas and in particular in the inner cities of places like Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. In major cities across the country, home ownership and rental costs have escalated substantially, driving people to the suburbs or outside

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Advancing Affordable Housing & Creating Stronger Communities

  As a continuation of our affordable housing initiatives, CCPPI, Midtown Houston’s affordable housing partner, has secured developer agreements to produce more than 130 new affordable homes, including 43 single family homes in Palmetto (OST/South Union), 70 homes in the Martin Luther King area, and an additional 24 homes in Third Ward.   The strategies we

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Patio Brunch and New Orleans Flavor at Phil & Derek’s in Midtown Houston

  Phil and Derek’s Restaurant and Jazz Lounge is bringing you the taste, smells, and atmosphere of New Orleans to the Space City with fun, live and upbeat jazz/R&B music. If you’re looking for a safe, social distancing spot in Midtown Houston, then Phil & Derek’s is just the place.  They offer an indoor dining

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Rideshare App Safety in Midtown Houston

  Rideshare apps are all the rage thanks to the convenience of easily getting to your next location simply by opening your smartphone. Yet there is still a degree of risk inherent to calling a ride. Follow the tips below to stay safe while utilizing this resource in Midtown Houston. Steps to Stay Safe in

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Steps to a Sustainable Life in Midtown Houston

  The most walkable district in Houston – Midtown – is the perfect place to jumpstart a green, sustainable lifestyle. Why not try it out now? It shouldn’t be a headache to have less of an impact on the environment. That’s why we’ve made it is easy to do so in Midtown Houston:   Shop

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4 Ways to Shop Local with Ease in Midtown Houston

Shopping local is a fantastic opportunity to get out in the community while treating yourself to something new. Increased residential units, large green spaces to freshen the cityscape and more public transportation options make Midtown Houston an ideal destination to shop, live and build a life. There are also a multitude of local businesses you’ll

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Guest Post: Why I Wheelie Love Midtown Houston

We’re excited to introduce a new series featuring local bloggers and influencers as they capture their experiences in Midtown Houston. This month’s sponsored guest blog post is by  Erin Creeks, owner of Ms. Independent   A few weeks ago I celebrated my 35th birthday. That milestone made me question – when was the last time

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