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Open the Door, a Captivating Houston Art Installation

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 6:51 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Recent Posts

Open the Door was a collaborative art project between French artists and those from Texas.  The painted doors were displayed in a total of nineteen locations throughout Houston.  Eagle eyed readers of my articles might have spotted some of these doors in the post already written about the gigantic mural titled Preservons la Creation. The […]

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Lucille’s Houston offers Best Southern Cooking & Casual Dining

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 10:51 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

Lucille’s Houston Restaurant received the Best Southern Restaurant award by the Houston Press in 2016.  That is merely one of the many accolades attached to this casual dining place that offers top notch and mouth wateringly delicious food. I was introduced to it in 2016 by a good friend of mine.  Lisa treated me to […]

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Preservons la Creation is Huge Texas-Sized Houston Mural

Posted: August 28, 2017 at 7:22 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals, Recent Posts

The old saying that “everything is bigger and better in Texas” can surely be applied to this mural in Houston titled Preservons la Creation.  It is the largest to date mural in all of Houston.  Located in the area called Midtown which has been designated as a cultural district by the state, it is a […]

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Ciao Bello Restaurant Houston | Very Pleasurable Dining

Posted: August 20, 2017 at 12:52 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

Ciao Bello Restaurant Houston was our latest indulgence in taking advantage of what was offered on the menu for Houston Restaurant Weeks.  What started out as a restaurant week in Houston has been expanded to a number of weeks.  In 2017 the time frame for this runs from August 1st to September 4th, a total […]

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McGovern Centennial Gardens | New Haven in Hermann Park

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 12:47 am   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Sculptures

The video below showing McGovern Centennial Gardens gives one a good overall look at the 15 acre newest addition to Hermann Park. There are a total of 445 acres in Hermann Park which is one of Houston’s premier public green spaces. We all benefit from the  philanthropist and benefactor George Hermann who presented 385 acres […]

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Burroughs Park | Fabulous 320 Acre Park in Tomball, TX

Posted: March 2, 2017 at 5:59 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Tomball

Burroughs Park is a fabulous large Harris County park within Precinct 4.  My husband and I recently explored this 320 acre park in the latter part of February on one of the few cooler days that we have had this winter in the Houston metro area.  We actually got to don jackets for our outdoor […]

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Juneteenth Meaning & Charles Criner Art Posters

Posted: October 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Artist Charles Criner For more information about this talented and creative artist check out the article titled Heart & Soul of Art by Charles Criner. If you click on the above referenced article, you will have more of an idea of just what goes into a Charles Criner piece of art. He creates many original […]

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