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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 is a vast forested and wetland area consisting of 754 acres.  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 nice picnic area.  Currently there […]

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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 is a hidden gem of a museum! It was the dream of its founder Jim Manzolillo.  He had a long career with shipbuilding.  He also made countless sea journeys collecting ship models, relics and artifacts from all around the globe.  The doors to this museum opened in the year 2000. Located […]

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Houston Fire Museum Showcases History with Fun for Kids

Posted: August 16, 2016 at 8:05 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Houston Fire Museum is located in the Midtown area of Houston.  This historic building dates back to 1898.  The oldest fire house in Houston, it was designed by Olle J. Lorehn.  It was opened for business as an active fire station in 1899 and has an official historical medallion on the exterior of the […]

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Ever-Changing Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Posted: August 8, 2016 at 1:25 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center was originally called the Houston Arboretum and Botanical Garden.  The name change took place in 1981. The new name better describes what this Houston treasure offers visitors on a daily basis. My husband and I have lived in Houston, Texas for most of our lives.  We have often driven […]

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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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