Heights News & Events

My Broker, Mike Huff Receives Community Service Award

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 10, 2015
My Broker, Mike Huff Receives Community Service Award

2014 John E. Wolf Community Service Award Recipient: Mike Huff The Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) honors a member each year who does outstanding work in community services. This year it is Mike Huff, broker at Berkshire Hathaway HS Anderson Properties who was selected as the HAR member most deserving to be so honored. This […]

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Preservation Houston Walking Tour

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 9, 2015
Preservation Houston Walking Tour

1/1/15 Update: Cancelled due to weather. Rescheduled for Feb. 8th. Preservation Houston offers Architecture Walk tours on the second Sunday of most months. This months tour is downtown Houston, where the origins of this city will be traced. “Among the stops are the sites of the Texas Capitol, the president’s house and the city market, […]

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Houston Heights-Big New Apartment Complexes

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 24, 2014
Houston Heights-Big New Apartment Complexes

Big Projects in the Heights Traffic is already building up in the Heights; it’s going to be a lot worse though very soon. Several big apartment projects are under construction in the Heights, scheduled for completion in 2015.. Soon the only place left to build will be on Shepherd/Durham. Adios used car lots. (A couple […]

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Lights in the Heights 2014

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 2, 2014
Lights in the Heights 2014

Lights in the Heights Map & Details This is the event where I feel Christmas season truly begins. Lights in the Heights (LITH). By then my tree must be up, and lights on the house, even if not in the mood to do so. Saturday December 13th, 2014 is the date. 6-9 pm. See the […]

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Buy a Brick – Help Houston Heights Fire Station

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 24, 2014
Buy a Brick – Help Houston Heights Fire Station

Buy an Engraved Brick to Help HHA Restore Fire Station The final phase of the Heights Fire Station restoration is upon us. Purchase a memorial brick with your name, or that of a loved one, or a pet. The bricks will be engraved and layed at the entry courtyard of the historic fire station on […]

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Free Concert Benefiting Sunshine Kids

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 24, 2014
Free Concert Benefiting Sunshine Kids

The Redneck Gala is a free concert benefiting the Sunshine Kids. Scott Mendell of Berkshire Harthaway HS Anderson Properties is coordinating the effort this year to raise money for the Sunshine Kids. The event is free, the concert is free, the food is free. Participate in the auctions if you wish. One of the items […]

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Woodland Park 100th Birthday

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 17, 2014
Woodland Park 100th Birthday

Celebrate Woodland Park’s 100th anniversary 10/17/14 Come out the evening of 10/17/14 to celebrate Woodland Park’s anniversary. Friends of Woodland Heights is hosting the event: “For 100 years, Woodland Park has provided Houstonians a haven of natural beauty.  Help us preserve this precious resource for coming generations by joining in the celebration.  Our wish list […]

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Entire Town for Sale-Pray Montana

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 16, 2014
Entire Town for Sale-Pray Montana

Pray Montana, Not Quite the Heights This has nothing to do with Heights area real estate, but I am always fascinated when I see an entire town for sale. I just spent a week in Yellowstone and it’s north entrance of Gardiner, MT. I was wondering around on a gravel road north of Gardiner looking […]

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Java Java Cafe for Sale in Heights

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 16, 2014
Java Java Cafe for Sale in Heights

Heights Land for Sale…Java Java Cafe The venerable (venerable being anything that has been in the Heights longer than than I have) Java Java Cafe is on the market for sale. The funky little 1940’s building isn’t worth a lot, but the 17,000+SF lot is valuable. The Heights is a now premier destination  for commercial […]

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Norhill Bungalow Home Tour 2014

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 22, 2014
Norhill Bungalow Home Tour 2014

It’s time…the bi-annual Norhill Bungalow tour is Saturday, October 18th, 2014. Noon-6pm. Advanced tickets can be purchased now for $20, or procrastinate and pay $25 at the door. Norhill is  a bungalow neighborhood.  A few cottages and foursquares are mixed in, but the predominant style is the Craftsman bungalow. Many of the homes of this 1920’s neighborhood came from […]

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