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Eastwood Voice Newsletter

Eastwood Voice Newsletter – 2023 Issue 1

Eastwood in the media

A collection of news articles about Eastwood and the East End.
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Houston’s East End Boutique offering staycation for adults only
FOX 26 – May 8, 2023

HIDDEN GEM: Eden Plant Co.
KHOU 11 – May 4, 2023

Jungle sprouting in Houston East End coffee shop
KHOU 11 – May 2, 2023

Respected hospitality insiders reveal soaring story of their East End Italian restaurant every serious food fan should know
CultureMap – May 2, 2023

Exclusive: Lovett Commercial reveals plans for former Farmer Bros. coffee plant in Houston’s East End
Houston Business Journal – April 30, 2023

Video shows Houston East End residents walking under blocked trains, leaders meet to find solutions
FOX26 – April 13, 2023

Tacos y Más: Houston’s Villa Arcos makes its highly anticipated comeback
Houston Chronicle – April 13, 2023

Acclaimed Houston chefs close their Italian East End restaurant and reboot to new wood-burning pizzeria
CultureMap – April 10, 2023

METRO advances route for University Corridor bus rapid transit while pledging to improve community engagement
Houston Public Media – April 6, 2023

METRO approves route for University Corridor BRT despite ongoing community concerns, objections
Houston Chronicle – April 6, 2023

METRO Board Approves Route Alignment
Eastwood Civic Association – April 6, 2023

METRO pitches underpass to ease East End concerns about University Corridor BRT route. Is it enough?
Houston Chronicle – April 4, 2023

VIDEO: Town Hall Meeting with Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia and METRO
Eastwood Civic Association – April 3, 2023

METRO Agrees to No Overpass: Community input needed about alternative options
Eastwood Civic Association – March 31, 2023

HIDDEN GEM: Ironworks
KHOU 11 – March 30, 2023

METRO to explore overpass alternatives this week
Eastwood Civic Association – March 29, 2023

Neighbors in Eastwood fighting to get METRO overpass moved
ABC13 KTRK – March 25, 2023

Houston Is Being Crippled by Stopped Freight Trains Blocking the Roads
Jalopnik – March 24, 2023

Houston’s longest transit line moves forward despite objections
Houston Chronicle – March 23, 2023

METRO delaying vote on new East End overpass, a project residents have voiced opposition to
KHOU 11 – March 23, 2023

METRO board delaying vote to build new overpass on East End
KHOU 11 – March 23, 2023

METRO delays approval for proposed University Corridor project amid community concerns about overpass
Houston Public Media – March 23, 2023

‘We don’t want this monstrosity here’: Proposed METRO overpass has Eastwood neighbors seeing red
ABC13 – March 21, 2023

East End residents upset over proposed METRO overpass
KHOU 11 – March 21, 2023

METRO overpass upsetting residents in Houston’s East End
KHOU 11 – March 21, 2023

VIDEO: Community Meeting with METRO about proposed overpass
Eastwood Civic Association – March 21, 2023

Transformed Century-Old Building To Feature Grocery, Restaurant, Renovated Caboose, And More This Fall
Secret Houston – March 21, 2023

Father-son duo plan to turn 1920s-era grocery building in Eastwood into restaurant, shops
Houston Chronicle – March 20, 2023

Where to Eat and Drink in Houston’s Booming East End
Eater Houston – March 19, 2023

100-Year-Old Eastwood Grocery Building Gets ‘New Life’ As Retail Center
BisNow – March 16, 2023

A Guide to the Best of Houston’s Greater East End Neighborhood
Houstonia – March 8, 2023

How Eight Row Flint in the East End compares to the Heights original
Houston Chronicle – February 23, 2023

Houston East End residents concerned over rail blockings speak to federal administrators
FOX 26 – February 23, 2023

End of an era: Houston’s most infamous car ramp has been demolished
Houston Chronicle – February 23, 2023

Aurora Picture Show to Move to Houston’s East End this Fall
Glasstire – February 22, 2023

East End gets second location of Eight Row Flint icehouse bar
Houston Chronicle – February 21, 2023

Second Eight Row Flint Location Now Open in Houston’s East End
Houston Food Finder – February 21, 2023

Tequila and whiskey-fueled Heights bar sets opening date for new East End location
CultureMap – February 17, 2023

Take a tour of colorful Tlaquepaque Market in Houston’s East End
Houston Chronicle – February 1, 2023

This development firm wants to make Houston’s East End area a car-free neighborhood
Houston Public Media – January 17, 2023


Gentrification in Houston’s Rapidly Changing East End
Planetizen – December 22, 2022

Evergirl Vintage Boutique Gives Houston’s East End a ’60s Shine
Texas Highways – December 21, 2022

Architect and partner gather modern style, eclectic art in Eastwood area home
Houston Chronicle – December 12, 2022

Shop for the perfect gifts at 2022 Holiday Markets in Greater Houston
365 Things To Do in Houston – November 4, 2022

Houston could get 8 more trains a day after rail merger, bringing traffic and pollution concerns
Houston Chronicle – October 12, 2022

Houston church revived as affordable option for rentals, to be featured on Eastwood Home Tour
Houston Chronicle – October 11, 2022

Houston’s East End, Fifth Ward getting $310M park, revitalization project
The Real Deal – September 27, 2022

Houston to expand Buffalo Bayou Park to Houston’s East End with new funding
Houston Public Media – September 26, 2022

This fall will see many events featuring Houston area interior designers and local homes
Houston Chronicle – September 13, 2022

Little Red Box Grocery Store addresses food desert in Houston’s East End area
Houston Public Media – August 16, 2022

City Of Houston Awarded RAISE Grant Funding For Telephone Road Project
City of Houston, Officer of the Mayor – August 10, 2022

Project to remake Telephone Road pedestrian-friendly boulevard wins $21M federal grant
Houston Chronicle – August 9, 2022

‘Chronic party houses’ on Airbnb and Vrbo have become hot topics in Houston HOA disputes
Houston Chronicle – July 19, 2022

METRO’s BRT line, nation’s possible longest single bus rapid transit line, goes up for debate
Houston Chronicle – July 12, 2022

Exclusive – Axelrad developers to turn East End site into a walkable, socially conscious district
Houston Chronicle – July 8, 2022

Fed up with stalled trains, East End drivers are tracking the delays themselves. Now, the city is too
Houston Chronicle – May 12, 2022

10 ‘income-producing’ tiny homes are for sale in Houston’s Eastwood for $3.3 million
Houston Chronicle – May 10, 2022

Inside Houston’s $25 million plan to transform Telephone Road
Houston Chronicle – April 29, 2022

Business owners in Houston’s East End, Fifth Ward say stalled trains are costing them money
KPRC 2 – April 22, 2022

Transition Medicine Clinic opens new location at the Center for Pursuit
Baylor College of Medicine – March 23, 2022

Construction on Lawndale bike lane in east Houston to begin this month
LMTOnline – Jan 5, 2022


East River Comes Into View With New Restaurants, Stores and Office Tenants — Houston’s Next Big Development is Not Just a Concept Anymore
PaperCity – December 14, 2021

East End Improvement Corporation and Wells Fargo Launched Beautification Project in the East End District ahead of Holiday Season
Benzinga – December 13, 2021

Houston record shop owner remembers 50-year friendship with legendary singer Vicente Fernández
KPRC2 – December 13, 2021

Texas gains big recognition as one of top states for tiny homes
ABC13 KTRK – November 30, 2021

Local Artists, Poets Spread Messages of Houston’s East End through postcards
November 21, 2021

Our 9 Favorite Salad Spots in Houston
Houstonia – November 9, 2021

Millions being invested into project along Buffalo Bayou in east Houston
KHOU 11 – September 26, 2022

Alison Cook finds the East End coffeehouse, cafe and market of her dreams
Houston Chronicle – May 18, 2021

Alison Cook: One of Houston’s most exciting new restaurants is an East End wine bar
Houston Chronicle – April 14, 2021

Our 9 Favorite Salad Spots in Houston
Houstonia – March 23, 2021

The teens who clean homes during Zoom classes: juggling work and school in the pandemic
The Guardian – March 16, 2021

Houston Realtor sings the praises of Greater Eastwood’s past, present, and future
CultureMap – March 3, 2021

Houston’s First Self-Serve Wine Bar Arrives in Eastwood
Eater Houston – March 1, 2021

A Quirky New Bar Devoted to the Sport of Pickleball Will Soon Arrive in the Second Ward
Eater Houston – February 11, 2021


New Plan Looks At Ways to Make Cycling Safer In Houston’s East End
Houston Public Media – December 23, 2021

Welcome to the new East End
Houston Chronicle – December 22, 2020

CHILDREN AT RISK announces Houston’s best schools
ABC 13 KTRK – December 1, 2020

Children At Risk rankings: Consistency rewarded in school grades amid pandemic
Houston Chronicle – November 28, 2020

Day of the Dead Comes Alive at Evergreen Cemetery in Houston
Texas Highways – October 30, 2020

Students set to return to in-person learning at HISD
KHOU 11 – October 16, 2020

Innovative transit projects get infusion of federal cash
Government Technology – October 1, 2020

Bus stops, light rail, COAST: Metro explained
The Cougar – July 22, 2020

Explore the 4 top spots in Houston’s Greater Eastwood neighborhood
Hoodline – June 29, 2020

Houston ‘Slow Streets’ Pilot Program Targets Excess Traffic In Neighborhoods
Houston Public Media – June 19, 2020

City of Houston launches Slow Streets project for more access to walking and biking
Houston Chronicle – June 17, 2020)

City of Houston launches new Slow Streets project limiting access in Eastwood neighborhood
KPRC 2 – June 14, 2020

Houston testing whether signs make East End streets friendlier to cyclists, pedestrians
Houston Chronicle – June 11, 2020

U.S. News reveals rankings of best Houston-area public high schools
Houston Business Journal – April 23, 2020

LIST: These are the top high schools in the Houston area, according to U.S. News & World Report
KPRC 2 – April 21, 2020

The best high schools in the Houston metro for 2020, according to U.S. News and World Report
Houston Chronicle – April 21, 2020

Houston high schools go to head of the class in prestigious ranking of best in U.S.
CultureMap – April 21, 2020

The urban revival of Houston’s East End is building on its historic bones
BisNow – March 19, 2020

High-performing Houston schools: How Eastwood Academy has achieved a 100 percent graduation rate
KPRC2 Houston – March 1, 2020

13 Houston area parks with playgrounds for kids of all abilities
KPRC2 – February 29, 2020


Million-dollar listing signals change in Eastwood
Houston Chronicle – December 30, 2019

New tiny home development in Eastwood is a first for Houston
CultureMap – October 17, 2019

Neighborliness, history on display in Eastwood’s annual home tour
Houston Chronicle – October 14, 2019

Shotgun-style tiny homes rising in Houston’s East End
Houston Chronicle – October 14, 2019

The To-Doux List: Oct. 18-20
Houstonia – October 17, 2019

Houston ISD schools in West U, Bellaire and the Heights earn top marks
Houston Chronicle – July 1, 2019

Houston’s Opportunity Zones among nation’s most appealing for investors
Houston Chronicle – April 4, 2019

Houston by the neighborhood: History lives on in these century old homes
Houston Press – February 19, 2019

5 top spots for tabletop games in Houston
ABC13 KTRK – February 26, 2019

Developer planning east downtown residential, restaurant project off Navigation
Houston Business Journal – February 14, 2019

Get remodeling tips from Dana Tyson, her son
Houston Chronicle – January 21, 2019

What experts predict for Houston’s housing market in 2019
Houston Business Journal – January 17, 2019

Houston realtor predicts what to watch in home sales in 2019
Houston Business Journal – January 11, 2019

Was the 2018 Houston real estate market really as good as advertised?
Houston Properties – January 2019
see: What Specific Houston Areas Are Going To Trend Well This Year?–EASTWOOD!


Houston’s most beautiful homes of 2018
My San Antonio – December 2018

Houston’s most walkable spots
Houston Chronicle – December 3, 2018

A party to bring the East Houston community together
CityLab – November 2018

Kroger-adjacent Bayou City Cycles shop getting galler-Ized
Swamplot November 7, 2018

Frankel’s Polk St. Costume Shop and Its Cold-Storage Neighbor Line Up for Mixed-Use Makeovers
Swamplot – November 5, 2018

Eastwood home for sale at record price
Houston Chronicle – October 29, 2018

Tour features Sunny DJ Dana Tyson’s renovated Eastwood home
Houston Chronicle – October 16, 2018

A look inside Dana Tyson’s renovated Eastwood home
Sunny 99.1 iHeart Radio – October 16, 2018

Arts and crafts-style home open today in Eastwood

Houston Chronicle – October 16, 2018

Burger Friday: Alfred’s Burger House
Houston Chronicle – October 12, 2018

East End residents may get relief from train horns
Houston Chronicle – September 2018

HISD to open 13 new, renovated schools for 2018-2019 year

Houston Business Journal – August 13, 2018

Chill out with the top 4 spots for shaved ice in Houston
ABC13 KTRK – August 2018

Do we have good public schools in Houston? YES!
Houston Chronicle – July 16, 2018

Advocacy group ‘Children at Risk’ reveals top school rankings around Houston
Houston Business Journal – June 5, 2018

Houston has two new soccer play spaces
Houston Public Media – May 26, 2018

Breaking down the backside of Stephen F. Austin High School where a new western half of campus will rise
Swamplot – May 25, 2018

Our 10 favorite places to live in Houston for 2017
Houstonia – May 21, 2017


Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016
Houstonia – March 31, 2016


100-year-old gem shines on Eastwood home tour
Houston Chronicle – October 2015

EaDo Vintage brings retro charm to Eastwood
Houstonia – August 3, 2015

Change comes to working-class neighborhoods near downtown
Houston Chronicle – April 18, 2015


What Old Transit Maps Can Teach Us About a City’s Future
Bloomberg – October 10, 2014

19th Annual Eastwood Historic Home Tour is upon us
East End – October 16, 2014


After a century, Eastwood still enchants
Houston Chronicle October 2013

No McMansions allowed: This community shows how it sticks up for history
CultureMap – October 2013

Some big doings make EaDo the go-to place
Houston Chronicle – October 2013


Not just any old home tour: Eastwood ups the intrigue with industrial sites & graffiti art
CultureMap – October 2011

Craftsman with a twist: Houston designer creates a nature-inspired bungalow redo
Houston House & Home – October 2011

16th Annual Eastwood Historic Home Tour (CultureMap – October 7, 2011
CultureMap – October 7, 2011

A stones throw from Downtown
CultureMap – August 2011

East End residents save old Cage Elementary
KTRK 13 – July 2011


When ‘No’ Means ‘Buy Me’
Houston Chronicle – October 2010

15th Annual Home Tour
FOX26 Hola Houston – October 2010

A young couple embraces their 1915 Craftsman home in Historic Eastwood
Houston House & Home – October 2010

Bohemeo’s Baja Vibe: Fish and shrimp tacos rock
Houston Press – September 2010

D&W Lounge takes the East End’s sudden trendiness in stride
Houston Press – July 2010


East End becomes artist’s muse
Houston Chronicle – October 2009


Housing buzz fuels Houston’s move to East End
Houston Chronicle – January 2008


R&R – Rescue & Remodel in Eastwood
Houston House & Home – January 2007


East End unveils new vision for the future
KUHF – September 2006

Trees donated to Houston
KUHF – April 2006


Couples dream alive in 1913 home
Houston Chronicle – January 2004

Eastwood Home Tour takes a step back in time
Houston Chronicle – October 2004

East Side Story – Couple revives 91-year-old house near downtown
Outsmart – August 2004

Finding happiness as an inner-looper
Houston Chronicle – July 2004


Rebounding Eastwood is a resident-friendly neighborhood
Houston Chronicle – September 2003


Eastwood, the residence park
Houston House and Home – 1995


Residents & business leaders unite to revitalize Eastwood
Houston Chronicle, 1984


Eastwood Civic Association brings new life to an old concept (c. 1979)


Original Wilson Company Promotional Brochure for Eastwood (1913)