Small-business owner and openly gay man Lonnie Allsbrook has announced his intention to run for Houston City Council, Position 1. Peter Brown, a candidate for Houston mayor, currently occupies the Position 1 council seat.
A 38-year resident of Houston, Allsbrook says he has “come to value and appreciate this community,” but has realized there is potential for growth and change.
“The reason I am running for this position is to give the people of Houston a representative that is fair, honest, and genuinely willing to take the time to listen to the needs of the citizens of this community. I am that person.” Allsbrook is owner of Beer Island in the Heights. – by Nancy Ford