The city of Houston issued a boil-water notice Sunday after a power issue compromised safety at one of its water purification plants. West University, which gets a portion of its water from Houston, said the notice would affect only its customers on Law Street, while Bellaire did not immediately respond whether its customers should follow the order. Houston ISD also did not … [Read more...] about Houston issues boil-water notice after safety breach; Law Street in West U affected
The concerns about the demolition of O’Reilly Auto Parts, 5134 Spruce St., in Bellaire, and outcry about the business’ future should subside: The store will rebuild at the same spot and is working with the city to meet the quirky development requirements for the Urban Village-Downtown area in which The chain’s original request for a variance to build a new one-story structure … [Read more...] about O’Reilly’s plans to rebuild at same Bellaire site
By Charlotte Aguilar The murmur never quite goes away, reaching a crescendo at times like this, when a nice-sized, reasonably updated supermarket property becomes available in the Bellaire-West University area. It’s always campaign season when a community is trying to snag a Trader Joe’s Market. Read social media posts or converse with a Trader Joe’s aficionado, and one would … [Read more...] about The odds on Trader Joe’s coming to town: Will Two-Buck Chuck ever live in Bellaire or West U?
By Charlotte Aguilar West University’s Scott Novich describes his business as “something out of Star Trek,” but in reality, Pluck is literally down-to-earth. It’s “yardiculture” — a company growing, both literally and figuratively, and looking for would-be gardeners in West University and Bellaire interested in harvesting some of their own food to test the service. Pluck is … [Read more...] about Yard-to-table, Pluck enables home-growing without the hassle
Essentials is looking for holiday decorations in West University and Bellaire to share for those who wish to soak up the spirit. If you have decorated your home and yard or if you spot a display that you think others would enjoy, please share. Send the address — and hopefully a photo or two — to email@example.com. If you can’t snap a picture, we’ll run by and … [Read more...] about Help us share the most dazzling holiday displays in West U, Bellaire