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Front view of Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace

Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace: A Houston Oddity

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

Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace It can be credited or blamed (depending upon one’s view) on the lack of zoning laws in Houston that this Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace is in a neighborhood on the west side of H-Town. Even from a distance, this five-story white structure with the 40-foot golden orb […]

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Detail of Albert Erickson monument in Glenwood Cemetery

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

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

If you are looking to visit a spectacular cemetery with opulent grave sites located in a breathtaking setting you need to plan a visit to Glenwood Cemetery Houston.

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Mandell Park

Mandell Park Houston a Neighborhood Urban Harvest Oasis

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

Urban Oasis in Montrose Mandell Park is an urban oasis consisting of 1.22 acres near the Montrose district of our city.  The address is Richmond Avenue @ Mandell Street, Houston, Texas 77006. The history of how this came into existence is heartening for many reasons. At one time this piece of land was going to […]

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Boardwalk & Observation Tower over White Lake in Cullinan Park

Cullinan Park in Sugar Land, Texas

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

Cullinan Park A vast forested and wetland area consisting of 754 acres has the name, Cullinan Park.  It is located off of Highway 6 just north of the Sugar Land Regional Airport. My husband and I recently visited there.  The first thing noticed after driving into the park and parking is the small but family-friendly […]

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Affixed to exterior of Houston Maritime Museum

Houston Maritime Museum Chronicles Sea Travel & More!

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

Houston Maritime Museum The Houston Maritime Museum is a hidden gem of a museum! It was the dream of its founder Jim Manzolillo.  He had a long career with shipbuilding.  Mr. Manzolillo also made countless sea journeys collecting ship models, relics, and artifacts from all around the globe.  The doors to this museum opened in […]

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