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Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital 1st in U.S. with integrated robotic surgical suite for spine surgery

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital is the first hospital in the nation to deploy an integrated robotic surgical suite that provides advanced 3D and 2D intraoperative imaging capabilities and an intuitive surgeon-controlled robotic arm that aims [...]

By |2022-07-13T14:31:58-05:00July 13th, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Southwest District expands at request of neighboring property owners

Frank Donnelly, right, and board member Peter Acquaro at City Council today The Southwest Management District has annexed part of the adjacent Richmond Avenue business corridor at the request of owners of commercial [...]

By |2022-06-22T14:52:28-05:00June 22nd, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Chinatown Crawl celebrates food, art, Immigrant Heritage Month

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when gathering in crowds at eateries was prohibited, Luis Chen walked from restaurant to restaurant in Houston’s Chinatown every few weeks. He was gathering information. He was looking to [...]

By |2022-06-21T19:14:22-05:00June 21st, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Watch the tapioca balls get made. Then enjoy the boba tea.

If you hadn’t noticed, there’s a full-on boba drink craze underway. Fortunately for those seeking an authentic and delicious boba experience in Houston, there’s a store that provides it as if you were magically transported to [...]

By |2022-05-31T22:03:26-05:00May 28th, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Asphalt art will add to safety boosts for busy Hillcroft Avenue

Hillcroft Avenue at High Star Drive is a gnarly intersection to cross on foot. A crosswalk spans only one side of eight lanes of traffic just south of the Southwest Freeway. The awkward way Westward [...]

By |2022-05-26T18:53:15-05:00May 26th, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Mindful policing: An Interview with new HPD Midwest Division Commander Zachary Becker

Serving part of the Southwest Management District, the Houston Police Department’s Midwest Division is a major command with about 160 police officers and eight civilians. It covers 19 square miles, including an area south of [...]

By |2022-05-05T18:48:33-05:00May 5th, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Bigger non-profit culinary school/cafe in the works

“People learn by doing,” says Executive Chef Adam Garcia. And he should know. Garcia has worked at some of Houston's best restaurants, including Revival Market Coltivare, and the former Pass & Provisions.  Now he is [...]

By |2022-04-04T19:53:11-05:00April 4th, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments

Blkdog Coffee leaps from special lattes to Japanese snacks & more

Every dog needs a good home and name, and so does every coffee shop. Mike Tran, owner of Blkdog Coffee, decided to name his coffee shop after a black dog that his friend had recently [...]

By |2022-03-21T14:32:58-05:00March 21st, 2022|My Southwest District|0 Comments
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