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El Corazon de la Communidad – Navigation Boulevard

El Corazon de la Communidad – Navigation Boulevard

Navigation Boulevard has become the East End’s new Main Street, El Corazon de la Communidad, with a wider esplanade and walkable, shaded sidewalks. The $5 million ARRA stimulus grant that brought improvements to Sampson and York is also funding the exciting, community-driven changes on Navigation. Residents and visitors will enjoy safe crosswalks, pedestrian level solar lighting, an active area of commerce, restaurants, and attractions.

The new esplanade features amenities that are both functional and artistic. Pedestrian-level lamps have bands of color around the LED lights, and are powered by solar generators with enough battery power to run year round, even on cloudy days. Benches in the esplanade are faux bois, and look like centuries-old wood. The bench backs are tiled and the seats have well-known sayings that are applicable to Texas culture and history. Bike racks feature Spanish and English words in script text. Overhead, an iron archway crosses the boulevard, and is fashioned like papel picata, with imagery of some of the original industry in the East End: shipping, railroads, and oil.

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Navigation Esplanade to Host East End Table on March 11

Navigation Esplanade to Host East End Table on March 11

East End Table [EET] is a community experience that blends culture and cuisine. EET hosts pop-up dinners in unusual East End settings showcasing some of the area's best creative talent and some of Houston's most notable chefs. EET - Navigation Esplanade offers an al fresco dinner under the stars at one of Houston's premiere open…

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BikeHouston's Moonlight Ramble to Roll Through East End Houston

BikeHouston's Moonlight Ramble to Roll Through East End Houston

For over 40 years the Moonlight Ramble has served as a charitable bike ride to raise awareness and funds for bicycle advocacy and education programs in the Houston area. Since 2004, BikeHouston has organized and hosted this fun, family-friendly event. Besides being BikeHouston's largest fundraiser, the Moonlight Ramble is geared to be a fun, night-time…

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