Tomeka Weatherspoon, Houston Public Media, December 11, 2017 East End community groups and artists gathered to unveil a new large-scale mural. It’s a wall of underwater sea creatures not far from the city docks. “It was a year of planning,” said Veronica Gorczynski of the Greater East End Management District. Her group supports efforts to beautify the area. “We had over 300 people over 2 weekends — that includes a Saturday and a Sunday just cleaning up the site.” “If residents aren’t coming out and walking their neighborhood, we have to ask ourselves why.” said Gorczynski.FULL POST
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East End businesses are supported by several organizations designed to aide business development in their neighborhood. The East Downtown Management District (EADO), The East End Chamber of Commerce and the Greater East End Management District all offer support and guidance to any entity interested in setting up a business or who may be shopping for property in one of their respective jurisdictions. Please visit them on the web for more information.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in collaboration with the Greater East End and 5th Ward CRC, have worked to create public conversation around how the East End can create a vision for the future that is responsible and that respects the rich history of our neighborhoods and the people that call the East End home.Learn more about the Livable Centers Study
Just in time for the holidays, Houston’s collaborative spirit is in full force with the launch of the “Choose Local” campaign. This initiative calls on residents of Houston and the surrounding areas, including Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, Liberty, Waller, Chambers, Austin and San Jacinto counties, to patronize local businesses and support the local creative community.FULL POST