Showing posts from September, 2016

Design & Inspiration : Be a Heights Local

( HHA 2016 Brochure imagined and designed by Angela DeWree of Design&Inspiration ) Be a Heights Local!   Annual Houston Heights Association Business Showcase On Monday Night, November 14th at the Heights Fire Station at 12th and Yale.  Doors open at 6:30pm. Meet Your Local Business Owners and experience the abundance of services and shopping right in your Neighborhood. From physicians to plumbers, food to footwear, designers for home, web and business, decor for home or party, artisans of gifts to garden — it’s all in the Heights! Everyone is invited to this popular evening, come hungry — refreshments from local eateries will be served!   HHA Board Candidates for 2017 will be announced. The annual HHA Business Member Showcase is free and open to all HHA Business Members. To sign-up for November 14th, email . To learn about the vibrant business community visit the HHA online business member directory, and published t

Design& Inspiration Today: Join Sophia on her journey of Hope

 Learn about my amazing neighbors and good friends on their Journey of compassion and love.....  To Support The Marcontell Family to  Train Zeus, Sophia's Service Dog and Get Her Healthy to Return to College! visit:

Design & Inspiration Today: The best time to plant a tree is 30 years ago!

Trees along Yale in Heights given special protection Hundreds of live oaks along Yale part of city's first 'green corridor' By  L.M. Sixel September 18, 2016   Updated: September 18, 2016 7:28pm           Heights residents Sameera and Ashish Mahendru load six young trees - free from the Houston Heights Association - into their car on Sunday. More than 500 live oaks planted nearly 30 years ago along Yale in the Houston Heights received special protection Sunday. The trees, which line a 1.6-mile stretch of Yale between 6th Street and 19th Street, officially were proclaimed part of Houston's first "green corridor," a move by city leaders intended to protect the mature trees from developers and others who may want to cut them down. In a ceremony at a former fire station in the Heights, local political leaders said they hoped other tree-laden areas of Houston would be similarly set aside for protection. "We're ve

Design & Inspiration Today : Celebrate Gift of Trees Day in the Houston Heights • Sunday September 18th

The best time to plant a tree is 30 years ago...the next best time today HHA GIFT OF TREES DAY with and the Houston Heights Association Sunday  September 18th

Design & Inspiration Today: Witness History in the Making at Yale Green Corridor Dedication

Witness History in the Making at Yale Green Corridor Dedication The Best Time to Plant a Tree is 30 Years Ago … The Next Best Time is Today HOUSTON – Aug. 24, 2016 – The Houston Heights Association will dedicate the Yale Green Corridor during its Annual Urban Forestry Gift of Trees Day celebration, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 18. In addition to activities and events to be held at the Heights Fire Station located at 12 th and Yale, Trees for Houston and the Houston Heights Association will distribute 150 to 300 three- and five-gallon containers of native trees for planting in Houston yards, businesses or right of ways. Comprising trees originally planted in the late 1980s by Trees for Yale volunteers with assistance from Trees for Houston and the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce, the Yale Green Corridor, which runs from 6th Street to 19th Street, provides 1.6 miles of protected, mature trees, forming a canopy along the thoroughfare. Nearly 30 years later, this stretch o