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Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM) in Fort Bend County

Posted: August 3, 2016 at 1:57 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM) is the only art museum in all of Fort Bend County!  The museum opened on September 8, 2013. It was the dream of its founder, Ana Villaronga-Roman who invested hundreds of thousands of her own dollars into this venture. Created as a not-for-profit entity almost all of its operating […]

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Casual Dining at Torchy’s Tacos

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 2:46 pm   /   Katy, Restaurants

Started in Texas! This fun Torchy’s Tacos chain originated with the expertise of Chef Michael Rypka in Austin, Texas. Chef Rypka started with a food truck before having his first brick and mortar location. From what I read as he began experimenting with different types of tacos, often the expression “damn good!” was heard as […]

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Farmers Market on Grand Parkway in Katy, TX

Posted: June 11, 2016 at 10:29 pm   /   Farmers Markets, Houston Metro Area, Katy

Today was our first visit to the farmers market in Katy, Texas. Our dog Skippy gets us up early on most days so getting to the market which is open from 8AM to Noon is no problem.  We actually wish he would sleep a little longer like he used to when he was younger.  Skippy […]

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Turkey vultures in Mary Jo Peckham Park

Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy, TX

Posted: May 17, 2016 at 4:56 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

A Day in the Park Come along with us on one day’s journey into the Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy, Texas where several different types of birds happened to be spotted and photographed on one fine sunny and warm day. Katy, Texas is located a few miles to the west of Houston and is […]

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Las Alamedas: Mexican Food in Beautiful Atmosphere

Posted: May 5, 2016 at 4:03 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Restaurants

Las Alamedas Original Location The original Las Alamedas on Voss Road near Interstate 10 in Houston was a crowd pleaser.  It was a large stuccoed building fashioned as a Spanish style hacienda.  What made it even better was its location of 2.5 acres backing onto a ravine and bayou. Floor to ceiling glass windows wrapping […]

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