While no one is calling Ella Boulevard north of 610 ‘restaurant row’ just yet, they can’t call it a fast food wasteland for much longer either. No offense Raising Cane’s. With the news of Gatlin’s BBQ’s move from 1221 West 19th Street to a 4,200 space in the new center at 3510 Ella Blvd. – and anticipated opening of the Berry Hill at Ella and 43rd Street by mid-January – the area has been abuzz with anticipation.
After a three year delay, the Physician Specialty Center at 1900 North Loop West between Ella and T.C. Jester is open for business, or at least a portion of it is. There are offices open on the first through fifth floors of the six story building with additional office space still being constructed on the […]
Chris McLean, a 40 year resident of Candlelight Plaza and Army veteran, says that people have been calling him Tree ever since he was a student at Our Savior Lutheran. As an adult he stands at 6’8’’, but some would say his stature isn’t the largest thing about him. “Tree is a tremendous individual with […]
Despite a looming threat of rain throughout Dec. 6, The Leader’s 60th Birthday Bash at Lutheran High North turned out to be a rousing success for the community and our local publication. The event was made possible by Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. From visitors to volunteers and vendors, it’s estimated that more than 700 people […]
Sure, going online, ordering a Christmas gift and having it delivered to your home may sound like the easiest way to complete your holiday shopping. Well, unless a criminal follows a delivery truck and rips open your box before you get home. Wednesday morning, an alert neighbor on Rosslyn noticed three opened boxes of gifts […]
When new Reagan Hall of Fame recipient Karey Patterson Bresenham, Class of 1959, gave her acceptance speech, she said that people often tell her that she should write a book about her life. If she ever did, she’s already got the first sentence.
“All that I have I owe to my mama, polio, my husband and the Reagan Red Coats.”
When Oak Forest resident Lisa Fegen was trying to find quality summer activities on a teacher’s budget for her then middle-school age son, she came up short. Then, the light bulb went off. “I said ‘I’ll put on my cape. I will change this’,” Fegen said. A long time science teacher at Lanier Middle School, […]
The Leader newspaper’s readers share a fascinating history. In celebration of the 60th birthday of our newspaper, we at the The Leader offer this retrospective to help keep our remarkable community’s story alive – so that long-timers can remember with pride and newcomers will know. Like The Leader’s readers themselves, our area is colorful, remarkable, […]
While the prospect of traveling from Houston to Dallas in under 90 minutes is an exciting for many travelers, residents who may have homes in The Leader area along the proposed Texas Central Railway are voicing plenty of apprehension about the project and its potential affect on their community. TCR President Robert Eckels and David […]
Residents of Timbergrove Manor and Houston Police Department Officers engaged in a different kind of chase this past weekend after some citizens spotted a coyote – and the possible culprit of the recent cat mutilations in the area. “My husband and I were headed home after church and saw the coyote walking down Droxford Dr. […]