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Bud Hadfield Park, Scenic Disc Golf Course in Cypress TX

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 10:11 pm   /   Cypress, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Historic Texas site + scenic 18 hole disc golf course located here. Park land donated by Bud Hadfield also serves the purpose of flood control.

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Bistecca Italian Steakhouse, Modern Upscale Winner

Posted: October 1, 2017 at 9:43 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

We so enjoyed discovering this modern upscale restaurant with artfully displayed delicious food during the Houston Restaurant Weeks. Thumbs up!!!

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Theis Attaway Park, a Small Nature Center in Tomball, TX

Posted: September 22, 2017 at 8:43 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Tomball

This 4 acre park contains a pond, open air amphitheater, small walking trail, observation blind, water fountains & restrooms. Interesting history!

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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

This public art installation of 60 artistic doors was in 19 locations throughout Houston in 2013. Learn about it & view some of these doors here.

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Lucille’s Houston offers Best Southern Cooking & Casual Dining

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

If you enjoy excellent southern cooking + dining in a casual atmosphere, be sure to check out Lucille’s Restaurant in Houston’s Museum District.

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Preservons la Creation is Huge Texas-Sized Houston Mural

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

Preservons la Creation by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau is the largest mural in all of Houston. Sistine Chapel reminder in Midtown with some pizzazz.

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Ciao Bello Restaurant Houston | Very Pleasurable Dining

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

Ciao Bello Restaurant offers delectable food & attentive service all in delightful surroundings. Located in the bustling Galleria area of Houston.

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McGovern Centennial Gardens | New Haven in Hermann Park

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

McGovern Centennial Gardens within the larger Hermann Park is a fabulous new haven! Great wedding venue & things to do, see & enjoy for all ages.

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Cullen Park with Velodrome, Sports Fields, Trails & More

Posted: July 29, 2017 at 4:26 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Cullen Park in western Houston has soccer & baseball fields, concession stand, a velodrome, splash pad, picnic areas, pavilions & nature trails.

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Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace, a Bizarre Houston Oddity

Posted: July 25, 2017 at 5:48 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Nonprofits & Charities

This was to have been the centerpiece building for a Chinese based religious organization on 11 acres of land. It now stands as an offbeat oddity to be viewed.

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Glenwood Cemetery Houston | Who’s Who of Spectacular Grave Sites

Posted: July 16, 2017 at 6:44 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Nonprofits & Charities, Sculptures

Stunning cemetery with beautiful landscaping & amazing monument architecture memorializing many deceased who were significant to Houston & Texas.

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Charles Criner Art | “Man Coming Out Of The Water”

Posted: July 11, 2017 at 3:09 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Learn a little history from the 1940s & 1950s regarding artist Charles Criner + what inspired this particular piece of art about his “Papa Jack.”

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Marmion Park | Houston Heights | Gazebo Photography Site

Posted: July 6, 2017 at 12:43 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Wonderful large gazebo in Marmion Park perfect for engagement, wedding or other special photos. 4 hours can be reserved with reservations + a fee.

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Vogelsang Building Rosenberg | Historic and Multi-Use

Posted: June 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm   /   Antiques & Collectibles, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Restaurants, Rosenberg

This is a unique historical building in Rosenberg in which to shop, dine, attend a theatrical performance & even enjoy sipping some wine or beer.

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Silver Street Studios | Fun & Quirky Exterior Murals

Posted: June 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Interesting murals on the exterior at Silver Street Studios lures one to discovering the many working artist venues inside. 2nd Sat. open houses!

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Mandell Park Houston a Neighborhood Urban Harvest Oasis

Posted: June 15, 2017 at 5:13 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Mandell Park, a Houston neighborhood public green space with entertainment, educational classes, a garden which helps to feed the hungry & more!

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Cullinan Park in Sugar Land, TX | A Huge Wildlife Haven

Posted: June 5, 2017 at 2:26 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Houston Metro Area, Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sugar Land

Cullinan Park, one of the largest nature parks in the Houston metro area, offers bird watching, hiking, picnicking & more. Great boardwalk area!

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Galveston, TX Historic Strand District, Harbor & Tourism

Posted: May 28, 2017 at 4:20 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Tourist Attractions

The Strand in Galveston hosts Marti Gras parties, St. Patrick Day Parades & many other events. Visit art galleries, eat fresh seafood & more!

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Houston Maritime Museum Chronicles Sea Travel & More!

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Houston Maritime Museum showcases historical scale models of ancient to modern ships + oil exploration platforms & so much more! Amazing place!

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James Surls Sculpture “Tree and Three Flowers” Houston

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 3:52 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

An iconic James Surls sculpture graces the esplanade on a busy Houston street adding another beauty to the public art scene in our city. See pics

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