Photos from various events in the Montrose, including: Bering Omega Community Services annual halloween party – October 20, Halloween on Pacific Street, Meteor, and Southbeach, – October 27, Halloween Night at FBar – October 31. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
A yoga flash mob today married the ancient exercise and spiritual technique with hit-and-run fun at Montrose and Westheimer.
Effective September 12, 2011, Legacy Community Health Services (Legacy) will begin seeing patients in its new, state-of-the-art 40,000- square foot clinic located at 1415 California, in the heart of Houston’s Montrose neighborhood. The medical facility will house eight specialty clinics, ten support programs, four education based community programs and a pharmacy. The new facility will begin servicing patients on September 12, nearly a month before its official grand opening on October 16. To schedule an appointment, call 713-830-3000.
Visitors and residents of Montrose are being asked to keep their safety in mind this weekend as they enjoy their Pride Month festivities. A suspicious man in the 200 block of Tuam was seen wandering the street and following a man leaving a nearby bar at around 1:45 on June 12; however, he was chased away by another concerned person in a car.
A second man has come forward about being beaten in the Montrose area.
Visitors and residents in the Montrose area are being urged to watch out for a man with a baseball bat who has left a victim badly injured.
A man in the Montrose area has been brutally beaten on June 5, and the assailant is still at large.
Houston’s gay community was shaken during the holiday season by the brutal murder of a local gay man on the evening of Friday, December 10, 2010. Aaron Scheerhoorn, 28, was seen running down Crocker Street toward Pacific Street at approximately 11:30 p.m. Scheerhoorn was pursued by a man who caught him and stabbed him to death in the midst of the evening’s Montrose nightlife.
On October 7, 2009, American Planning Association recognized the Montrose neighborhood as one of its 10 Great Neighborhoods. Ranking among 30 US neighborhoods cited for exemplary character, quality, and planning, Montrose represents “the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow,” according to APA’s website.