July 25, 2023

For information, contact us at 713-229-0900

Help your business THRIVE

Application deadline: July 30, 2023

Supporting small businesses in the Greater Northside area fosters economic growth, helps them thrive and enables them to pivot in changing environments. Business development, through continuous learning, networking and skill-building, plays a vital role in the success of small businesses. 

Click here to apply for this innovative program.

Mark your calendar for the Tour de Northside

and Northside Festival - October 7, 2023

  • Click here to view sponsorship opportunities. (Tour de Northside sponsorships must be received by Sat., 9/30/2023, to place your logo on the commemorative T-shirt.)
  • Click here to register for the Tour de Northside.
  • Click here to become a vendor for the Northside Art Market.

Upcoming events

The Mayor’s Back to School Fest Presented by Shell is designed to help Houston-area elementary school students and their families as they prepare to return to school. In addition to distributing 25,000 backpacks with school supplies, the event will feature on-site health screenings to include: dental screenings and sealants, vision screenings, and routine immunizations. Click here to register and obtain details.


Saturday, August 5, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until supplies last)

George R. Brown Convention Center – Halls A and B

1001 Avenida de Las Americas

Help sponsor the Ninth Annual Jensen Jubilee

Fall Festival being held on Sat., October 21

The Ninth Annual Jensen Jubilee Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023. This project promotes and engages the Eastex/Jensen Community to help develop and sustain educational and economic empowerment.

For more information, call 713.697.0933 or send an email to jensenjubilee@gmail.com.

Checks should be made payable to Houston Northeast CDC (memo field: Jensen Jubilee) and mailed to: Attn: Jensen Jubilee Committee

Houston Northeast CDC

9126 Jensen Dr.

Houston, TX 77093

Art on the Avenue

Nov. 2 & 4, Spring Street Studios

Art on the Avenue is the biggest silent auction of local art in Houston, and a great place to buy art!

Featuring work from more than 250 local Houston artists each year, the event benefits Avenue's work to build and preserve affordable housing, revitalize distressed neighborhoods, while supporting local artists.

Click here to purchase tickets and sponsorships.


Submit your design for the

Lights in the Heights ornament

Deadline: August 1, 2023

Nominate an outstanding leader

in the Hispanic community

Deadline: August 14

The Houston Texans Campeón de la Comunidad Award presented by Modelo honors an outstanding leader in the Hispanic community who is making a positive impact on the City of Houston through service and dedication to a local nonprofit.


The winner will receive a $15,000 grant in their honor to the nonprofit of their choice. Two runners up will each receive donations in their name of $5,000 each.


Click here to nominate an outstanding leader.

Beat the heat cooling center @ Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South St

The Houston Health Department encourages people to take extra precautions to protect themselves from heat-related illness and death. High-risk groups such as adults ages 55 and older, children under the age of 4, and people with chronic illness or who are either overweight or on certain medications should stay inside air-conditioned buildings between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. -- the hottest part of the day.


  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fridays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Stay safe during hurricane season

Hurricane season began on June 1 and ends on November 30. Are you ready? We hope these preparedness guidelines will help you.

Support businesses in the Greater Northside

Shop local

in the Greater Northside Management District

Hot and Iced Coffee, Boba Tea, Latte, Snacks, Crystals and Stones

Deja Brew Coffee

10011 Jensen Drive, Houston

(713) 697-1321


Coming soon to the Houston Farmers Market! Vintage store featuring items from the 60s, 70s & 80s!

About Greater Northside Management District

The Greater Northside Management District's Butterfly Pocket Park on Fulton won the award for On-the-Ground Projects Under $500K in the 2020 Houston-Galveston Area Council Parks and Natural Areas Award Program. Each year, H-GAC honors projects that serve as models for planning and implementation for parks and natural areas in the region.