Mary Trujillo has faithfully boarded a Metro bus every work morning and afternoon for more than a decade. She appreciates the consistency of the buses and their drivers. Or, at least, that used to be the case. “The No. 40 bus and No. 50 buses are usually reliable, especially if a dependable driver is on […]
The latest meeting for the Memorial Park Master Plan shed light on the project’s vision for the relocation and redistribution of many amenities and other additions – something which has some worried about the potential effect on their communities. While the proposed increase in greenspace and amenities had many in attendance at Monday’s meeting at […]
Berryhill Baja Grill and Cantina will open doors in Oak Forest beginning Wednesday, Jan. 21. The restaurant, owned by franchisees Park and Sylvia Blair, is located at 1201 West 43rd at Ella Blvd. The spacious new restaurant and bar will seat about 180 people inside with additional room for 50-70 people in an outdoor palapa […]
The Oak Forest Homeowners Association is paying special tribute to a pair of residents whose nearly 50-years in the area stands as a reflection of community dedication, commitment and vision. In December, the OFHA created the Richard Rabe Award for Volunteer Service, in honor of Richard Rabe, former President of the Oak Forest Homeowners Association […]
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital partnered with the Heights Young Professionals Organization, the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce, local Walgreens, and the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA to bring the joy of the holidays to underprivileged children in our community. Toy donations served children in the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA Outreach Program. […]
A Christmas Day fire on Candlelight Lane in Oak Forest was devastating for one local couple, but the spirit of the neighbors who are coming together to help them has been a bright spot during the ordeal.
Brandi Hamilton said that she and her husband were not home when they got word that their house was on fire.
If there’s one thing Bill Baldwin wants his fellow neighbors to know, it’s that his door is always open – figuratively and, more often than not, literally. “It has a great sense of history,” Balwin says about his home on Bayland Avenue. “There are many things I’m very passionate about and I want to be […]
If you are traveling any distance by car this holiday season, chances are there’s a Buc-ee’s in your future. The monotony of miles of Texas highway is often relieved at this, the Disneyland of rest stops. At Buc-ee’s, food, flavors and Texas kitsch abound. If you’re lucky, you’ll visit the 68,000-square-foot unit on I-35 in […]
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.