The Energy Corridor District received City of Houston approval to extend its boundaries along IH-10 and SH 6 to include TxDOT right-of-way in the Energy Corridor and the bustling restaurant quarter along Grisby Road and Fort Smith Street. Now you can dine in the District at Lupe Tortilla, Lomonte’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, Las Ventanas, North China, Watson’s House of Ales, Salata, Subway and Ginger Thai Cuisine.
Energy Corridor’s Eldridge Place One and Eldridge Place Two recently achieved Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification for real estate company Behringer Harvard. LEED is the national benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. These buildings join the ranks of Three Eldridge place which achieved Gold LEED Certification in March 2010.
KBR Inc. has signed an 11-year lease on 78,000 square feet in the Eldridge Oaks building located at 1080 Eldridge Parkway. With an option to retain an additional 130,000 square feet in the building, KBR could ultimately occupy more than half of the available space in the building that has remained empty since its completion more than a year ago.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, flu activity most commonly peaks in January and February. With Houston’s unpredictable winter weather of 80 degrees one day and 50 degrees the next, it is important to keep the following tips in mind to avoid the dreaded flu.
With the New Year, comes New Year’s Resolutions for many of us. Whether you want to lose weight, be more active, spend more time with your family or enjoy the small things in life, we have the perfect places for you right here in the Energy Corridor!
Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will take to the streets on two consecutive Saturdays - January 29 and February 5 for their annual “Scouting for Food,” benefiting area food pantries. During the first Saturday, January 29, scouts will distribute door hangers explaining the program and instructions on how to participate. The following Saturday, February 5, the scouts will collect donations from participating households to donate to the local food pantry chosen by each individual troop.
During the 26th Annual Mayor’s Proud Partners Luncheon in November, the Energy Corridor District was recognized with the Keep Houston Beautiful 2010 Certificate of Recognition for its efforts to create a more beautiful environment. Keep Houston Beautiful is the city’s leading nonprofit education and community organization engaging individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments.