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Houston Heights WWII Memorial | Heartfelt Tribute

Posted: December 8, 2017 at 11:34 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

All 2,556 Houston Heights residents who served in our armed forces are remembered at this beautiful WWII memorial, especially the 224 who died.

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Market Square Park | Historic Beauty in Downtown Houston

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 3:46 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Historic park showcasing beautiful art, a dog park, green spaces, cafe and is a center of activity & events for downtown residents & visitors.

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Telge Park, Charming Neighborhood Park in Cypress, Texas

Posted: November 27, 2017 at 5:05 pm   /   Cypress, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

A delightful 111 acre park with playground, restrooms, green spaces, wetland habitat & 3/4 mile trail into wooded area along Cypress Creek.

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Bistro Menil | Welcomed Addition to Menil Collection

Posted: November 20, 2017 at 4:22 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

Many modern museums offer their visitors a place to eat & relax. Located adjacent to the Menil Collection, Bistro Menil serves that purpose nicely.

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In The Garden a Charming Houston Eclectic Treasure Trove

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 9:15 pm   /   Recent Posts, Unique Purveyors

Houston’s In The Garden is a genuine find for those who enjoy shopping, antiquing & gardening. It is blended beautifully together in one place.

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Astros Validate Houston Strong with World Series Win!

Posted: November 4, 2017 at 9:20 pm   /   Sport

Our Houston Astros won the World Series Championship in 2017 for the 1st time. It could not have been better timing following Hurricane Harvey!

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Teo Chew Temple located in Houston’s Chinatown

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 6:34 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Nonprofits & Charities

The Buddhist Teo Chew Temple located in Houston’s Chinatown is a beautiful place to visit. Ornate architecture & welcoming atmosphere.

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Vietnam War Memorial in Shopping Center of Houston, TX

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Art & Culture, Cemeteries & Memorials, Sculptures

This Vietnam War Memorial in Houston, TX honors U.S. veterans as well as Republic of (South) Vietnam people who desired and fought for freedom.

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Clay’s Restaurant Has Family Friendly Wild West Setting

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 4:13 pm   /   Restaurants

Giddy up & head on over to Clay’s for country style casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Very family friendly place for kids of all ages!

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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

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   /   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, 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?, Sculptures

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   /   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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