Tag Archives: Midtown Houston

La Calle Tacos in Bagby Park to Feature Live Entertainment and Enhanced Amenities for Day or Night Dining

  This summer, visitors of Bagby Park in Midtown Houston will experience outdoor entertainment and savory Mexican-style bites against a lush green backdrop. La Calle Tacos is set to open this summer after revisiting the original concept and shifting to focus on developing a world-class outdoor dining experience. “We hoped to open this spring, but

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New Data Shows Midtown Houston’s Population has More than Doubled over the Past 20 Years

  In the past two decades, Midtown Houston has evolved into a bustling community that combines the perfect blend of modern, center-city living with an abundance of arts and cultural offerings. Young professionals and families value the proximity to convenient transportation and nearby parks, and new data shows just how much the area is continuing

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Spark Creativity and Directly Support 40+ Local Artists at Midtown Houston’s Virtual Art Market

There’s no denying we can all benefit from the hope and joy inspired by Midtown Houston’s art community. This year more than ever, we must make that extra effort to connect. Plus, local artists continue to innovate and create despite challenges posed by the necessity of social distancing. They need our support, and we need

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Midtown Houston Helps To Support Senior Living Affordable Housing

(photo courtesy of The Montrose Center) As a continuation of our affordable housing initiatives, Midtown Houston has advanced its effort to work in partnership with community-based entities to produce affordable housing. More specifically, Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) supported the production of an affordable housing senior living project, the Law Harrington Senior Living Center located in

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New Changes Unveiled at Bagby Park in Midtown Houston

Photo by Matt Daniel Midtown Houston has eagerly anticipated the unveiling of exciting new changes at Bagby Park in Midtown. As of February 2021, we are thrilled to announce that many of the enhanced spaces at Bagby Park are now open to the public. In addition to the dog park, bocce ball court, and public

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Murals with a Message: See Latest Works by Local Artists in Midtown Houston

Amidst a global pandemic and a national lens focused on social justice issues, Midtown Houstonhas partnered with UP Art Studio to create relevant, unconventional mini murals in the district. The two organizations commissioned local artists Renee Victor and Armando Castelan to create works that confront prevailing issues in the world today with hopes of sparking

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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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Dark Blocks Project Lights Up Midtown Houston

  For several months, Midtown Houston’s Dark Blocks Project has been an ongoing effort to increase the lighting infrastructure and respond to concerns about public safety in our community. Today, we’re proud to report that the outcome of the project, led by Midtown Management District’s (MMD) Service & Maintenance Committee, is bright!  Local law enforcement

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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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