While the idea of wearing bamboo around your waist or using it as comforter for a bed sounds like something ripped straight from a tropical cartoon, it’s something Linda Whittington, owner of Cariloha Bamboo and Heights resident, is hoping shoppers will consider. “It’s twice as soft as cotton and can keep you 3 degrees cooler than cotton,” Whittington said. Cariloha Bamboo … [Read more...] about Business Spotlight: Say ‘aloha’ to comfort at Cariloha Bamboo
While The Leader has many businesses nestled in the many business parks in the area, perhaps none is more unique than Krishna Culture, 3522 East TC Jester Boulevard, in the Brookwood Business Park. Offering everything from statues of Hindu deities to saris, posters, paintings, incense, meditation beads yoga clothing and more, Krishna Culture attracts customers from the Hindu … [Read more...] about Capturing culture the ‘Krishna’ way
Spotlight Hildebrand Foundation pledges $10 million for bayous The Hildebrand Foundation has pledged $10 million in support of the Parks Board’s Bayou Greenways 2020 project, a city-wide public-private endeavor that will create a system of connected, green linear parks and trails along Houston’s major bayous. The initiative will add 1,500 acres of new park space to Houston … [Read more...] about Business Briefs for May
Spotlight Gatlin’s neighbor will be… Since December, Gatlins BBQ has been committed to the space at 3510 Ella Blvd. At the time NewQuest Properties leasing agent Danny McCormack said the other half of the 8,500 square foot space was not officially spoken for yet. It is now. Although it wasn’t precluded from being a restaurant too, McCormack said that Sherwin-Williams has … [Read more...] about Business Briefs for April, who will Gatlins neighbor be?
For those looking for a home-buying service with a bit more of a civic or community-minded approach to business, 1-2-3 Sold Fast owner Will Denker is hoping local residents will turn to his business for their needs. Denker, who has been in the business of home buying for about 13 years, said his group of agents take a more personalized approach to handling purchasing homes, … [Read more...] about Business Spotlight: 1-2-3 Sold Fast more than just buying homes