Tag Archives: Midtown Redevelopment Authority

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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5 Reasons to Get Fit in Midtown with LaDonte Lotts

  As cooler temps start to roll in and holiday feasting approaches, it’s a great time to get back into the spirit of exercise. Our next Get Fit in Midtown event hosted by LaDonte Lotts is your chance to bust a move during a fun one-hour workshop on November 11 at 9 a.m. Read on

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Shopping is Merrier in Midtown

  Are you still checking off items on your Christmas shopping list? There’s no reason to travel all the way to the North Pole for really special items, when there are amazing gifts to be found right here in Midtown Houston. You can start with flowers because everyone loves a little color in their home

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Historic Baldwin Park hosts Second Sundays

In the shadows of Houston’s glass and concrete towers, the green spaces and parks of Midtown Houston offer residents and visitors a welcome break. They are places to play, have a picnic, walk your dog, or just relax. One such place is historic Elizabeth Baldwin Park, acquired by the City of Houston in 1905. This

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Winners of Midtown Houston Awards Feature the Best-of-the-Best for Local Dining, Entertainment and Arts

  The world is quickly discovering the treasure that is Midtown Houston. There are exquisite restaurants, trendy nightclubs, laid-back lunch spots, cool bars and an abundance of art – all within walking distance – and easily accessible by METRORail. This year, we decided to celebrate the Midtown Houston businesses, restaurants and organizations that make us

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Why You Should Visit The Eight Foot, Quilt-Inspired Art Sculpture at The Collective

  Public art is one of the many ways our Midtown Houston community beautifies the environment while adding cultural value. The Community Artists’ Collective (The Collective) – one of Houston’s most treasured community art spaces –  recently installed a large, colorful sculpture called Quilt Peace in front of the Bermac Art Building at 4101 San

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Build Community With Local Law Enforcement at Midtown Houston’s National Night Out in October

  National Night Out will hold special meaning for all Houstonian’s  as we  unite neighbors and law enforcement through friendly, family-oriented celebrations. Here’s how you can join this event in Midtown Houston. Have you ever wanted to know more about the men and women in uniform who devote their lives to ensuring safety and security

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Mobilizing in Midtown Houston: Stories of Generosity and Solidarity From Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

  Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts are currently underway all across the city. In Midtown Houston, community members are volunteering in many capacities to help those in need. Today, we’re focusing on two Midtown Houston stories of generosity. They demonstrate the strength of our community during and after Hurricane Harvey while highlighting the challenges

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After the Storm: Groceries, Giving Back and Supporting Local Businesses in Midtown Houston

  First, we want to make sure you’re okay. If you need help, dial 311 inside Houston. Outside Houston, dial 211. We’ve put together useful resources and advice below that will help you and your family recover, in addition to information on giving back and getting around. Giving Back St. John’s UMC has opened a

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Public Safety Alert: Staying Safe During Hurricane Harvey and Reporting Issues

(Photo courtesy of ABC13.com) Houston is currently under a Hurricane Watch. Houston residents can expect to see a significant amount of rainfall over the next five days, which will likely lead to flooding. We’ve put together useful resources and advice below that will help you and your family stay safe. How to Quickly and Easily

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