How Houston beauty bar lifts fellow Black-woman owned businesses

When Tamanisha Casey-Mayberry met Tiffeny Wilson in 2017, the pair found they had two big things in common: frustration with their old, corporate jobs — and a penchant for entrepreneurship.

Some five years later, the women have put the latter into practice, creating a full-service beauty bar that includes companies  

Houston jewelry store owner Franco Valobra sets up Hurricane Ida relief effort

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An Enterprise rental truck looks a bit out of place parked next to the very fancy Valobra Master Jewelers on Westheimer, but Franco Valobra wouldn’t have it any other way.

“Sixteen years ago when Katrina hit, there was no way to stay there,” said the Italian