Tag Archives: Midtown Houston

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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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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Midtown Addresses Houston Affordable Housing Crisis

  Every day, affordable housing threatens the stability, growth and vitality of families in communities surrounding Midtown Houston and throughout the city. Recognizing this issue is not the same as addressing it.  The Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2 (TIRZ) are parallel organizations that use incremental taxes generated in Midtown

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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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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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New Developments to Look Forward to in Midtown Houston

  Midtown Houston has always been one of the Bayou City’s best communities in which to live, work and play. With several developments in housing, entertainment and shopping on the horizon, it’s about to get even better. Here are some of  the changes you’ll be seeing soon:   New Developments in Midtown Houston: Apartments, Entertainment

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