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National Museum of Funeral History Hearses

Hearses: Eye-popping Collection in Houston

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 2:02 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities, Recent Posts

The National Museum of Funeral History A wide variety of hearses are on view at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston. Some of these date from the late 1800s! Back in those long-gone days, most of these conveyances were horse-drawn. Motorized vehicles did not yet exist. In this post, you can take a […]

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West 11th Street Park

West 11th Street Park in Houston

Posted: January 6, 2020 at 8:33 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Urban Houston Park West 11th Street Park is at 2400 W. 11th Street, Houston, Texas 77008. For those who know the area, the park is between Ella Boulevard and West T.C.Jester. It is slightly over 20-acres. This park is a virtual bit of wilderness inside of the I-610 Loop.  The majority of it consists of […]

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Memorial City Model Trains

Houston Tinplate Operators Society: Model Trains

Posted: November 22, 2019 at 11:00 pm   /   Events, Nonprofits & Charities, Tourist Attractions

Model Railroading The Houston Tinplate Operators Society has a permanent location site within Memorial City Mall, where people can see model trains in action twice-weekly. HTOS is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. On the days when the doors are open to visitors, there is no entrance fee. Donations are always welcome. We are fortunate to have […]

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I AM LOVE Mural by Ruben Rojas in the Houston Heights

Ruben Rojas I AM LOVE Mural in Houston

Posted: November 6, 2019 at 4:31 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals, Nonprofits & Charities

Love, Love, Love, It’s All About Love Ruben Rojas truly believes in spreading the ideas of love, gratitude, respect, forgiveness, empowerment and more. His giant-sized murals grace city walls in many places across the U.S.A. as well as outside our beautiful country. All one needs to do is to go to his website and see […]

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View of City Hall and Hermann Park at the Bayou City Art Festival 2019

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 5:43 pm   /   Events, Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Bayou City Art Festival The Bayou City Art Festival is a biannual event.  Each spring, it is held in Memorial Park, and every fall, this festival graces the streets of downtown Houston.  This juried art show features artists from places near and far. The wide variety of art in this outdoor environment has almost every […]

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