“A lot of our businesses in the neighborhood make hand-crafted, I mean you can feel the love, you can taste the authenticity, and that’s the experience we want to give to folks when they come over,” explained Veronica Chapa Gorczynski, president of the East End District.
Celia Diaz says she and her family cooked the treat, a fried tortilla sprinkled with cinnamon, to bring good luck for the New Year. Today, Diaz sells buñuelos to Houstonians in Denver Harbor, a neighborhood in Houston’s East End. She also sells her treats at the East End Farmers Market.
A copy of the presentation presented at the East End District Public Hearing on Thursday, November 8, 2018 may be... View Article
Over the past two years, the District has taken feedback from partners, constituents, and community members toward a District rebrand.... View Article
Houston Public Works will be conducting a traffic study at the signalized intersections of McKinney at Milby, McKinney at Cullen,... View Article
A year ago, Houston Matters visited Headquarters, then the latest collaborative workspace that was opening in Houston’s East End. There, we spoke with the Greater East End Management District about how the area has grown in the past several years.
So what’s that growth like today?
Listen to the full interview!
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.”
A 260-foot long concrete wall on JW Peavy Drive has been transformed by a colorful mural, “Turtle Soup,” recently commissioned... View Article
Finca Tres Robles, an urban farm located in the East End at 257 N.Greenwood, is seeking sponsors to bring farm... View Article
BLIGHT TO BEAUTY 2017 The East End District has helped change the image of the East End, once known for... View Article