News + Events


McMansions vs. Two Prong Outlets

25

Sep 2014

McMansions vs. Two Prong Outlets

By Tommy Britt -  A few years ago someone coined a new term to describe a trend in single family residential construction; McMansion.  Being an old guy and not being exactly sure what the true definition was, I hit the Google button on the “interweb” machine and found these two: Exhibit A from the Urban Dictionary: A large and pretentious house, typically of shoddy construction,...

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Durham Road Clean-Up

25

Sep 2014

Durham Road Clean-Up

By Suzanne Driskill -  Thanks to everyone who came out for this month’s Durham Road clean up and picked up trash and cut back overgrown trees, vines, grass and weeds.  Specifically, thanks go to: Mike Monarchi Steve Carmichael Leah Braden Sharon Balke Tommy and Judy Britt Doug Markham Melissa Bauman Cass McNinch Holt and Cyndy Harlan Catherine and Curtis McCreight and to Edward Owens of...

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President’s Report – 09.20

25

Sep 2014

President’s Report – 09.20

by Michael Norvell - The TMNA’s new and much-improved website is up and running, and it is fantastic!  Many, many thanks to TMNA’s own Kimberly Elliott, who has been the creative mind (and hands) behind this incredible transformation.  Visit www.tmnaonline.org/ today to enjoy her hard work. The enhanced web site features an array of resources that are available for use now.  First, we can arrange...

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Coyote Spotted at 11th Street Park!

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Sep 2014

Coyote Spotted at 11th Street Park!

This coyote was spotted at the West 11th Street Park on Shelterwood & West  11th today. Dr. Lorraine Cherry says it appears to be a young female. They apparently will come out during the day because squirrel activity is high. While coyotes pose little threat to humans Dr. Cherry cautioned park visitors to keep their dogs on a leash as they will attack dogs that...

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Green Clean | Saturday Sept. 6th @ 8am

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Sep 2014

Green Clean | Saturday Sept. 6th @ 8am

We hope you had an excellent Labor Day weekend and that you were able to get outside and enjoy our beautiful neighborhood. The Community Enhancement Team (CET) is a great group that works to keep Timbergrove a clean, beautiful place to live. There are 2 opportunities this month to work with your neighbors to spruce up the neighborhood. Click here to learn more about the...

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President’s Report – 08.14

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Aug 2014

President’s Report – 08.14

by Michael Norvell  - We all know that the White Oak Bayou Bike Trail is an enormous asset for our community.  Its wide, paved pathways offer a great way to do some recreational biking or jogging, and commuting to other parts of town.  And by now, most of us are also aware that the TxDOT has also reopened the span of trail going underneath the...

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Harmonious Eclecticism

15

Aug 2014

Harmonious Eclecticism

By Cindy Miskell -  The yard at 1222 Bay Oaks is eye catching for its lush lawn surrounded by beds full of color and texture.  Donny and Angela Rollins have created a landscape with enough variety in plants and flowers to fill a nursery.  The main focal point of the yard is the lush curvilinear bed that hugs the south side of the driveway, wraps...

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Recap of 2Q DRCC Activity

15

Aug 2014

Recap of 2Q DRCC Activity

by Tommy Britt -  Below is a recap of the Deed Restriction Compliance Committee’s activities for the 2nd quarter of 2014. APPROVALS 1000 Wynnwood: Hardscaping in front yard 900 Nashua: Remodel 1000 Wynnwood: New construction 1000 Wynnwood: New pool 1200 Bay Oaks: Grandfather “Building Line” setback 900 Nashua: Re-side garage 1200 Bay Oaks: New construction 1200 Timbergrove:  Info on old approval for insurance coverage 1100...

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Beat the Heat with Fall Gardening

15

Aug 2014

Beat the Heat with Fall Gardening

by Jeana Teeter -  In Timbergrove Manor and across Houston, we are sweltering in the summer heat.  As native Houstonians and longtime residents know, we need to hunker down and expect a few more months of scorching temperatures.  There have been many Halloweens in our collective memories spent in shorts and flip flops. So while there may sometimes be a small twinge of jealousy this...

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Little Free Library

15

Aug 2014

Little Free Library

By  Phil Schawe -  It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories.  In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share. We built and installed a Little Free Library box...

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