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Landmark Williams Water Wall in Galleria Area

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 9:21 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Tourist Attractions

The Williams Water Wall is located in the Houston Galleria and Uptown Park part of our city.  It is situated opposite the tall and impressive 64 story office building called the Williams Tower. Many of us long time Houstonians still call it the Transco Tower.  It had that name for a long time as Transco […]

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Jamail Skatepark Stunning Texas Sized in Houston

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 6:42 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Tourist Attractions

Lee & Joe Jamail Skatepark Part of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department this amazing facility is called the Lee & Joe Jamail Skatepark. It was named after well known and successful billionaire attorney Joe Jamail and his wife because of their generosity in donating funds towards its creation. The Jamails have been generous in […]

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George H.W. Bush Monument in Sesquicentennial Park

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 3:47 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Downtown Houston It was bright and sunny with endless blue skies overhead and the weather in Houston, Texas was one of those days in which it just had to be savored and enjoyed. It was only to reach a high in the lower 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity was low which is a rarity […]

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American Statesmanship Park by Sculptor David Adickes

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 7:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

American Statesmanship Park is a Nod to Notables Why do I call these sculptures in the American Statesmanship Park created by David Adickes nods to notables? Stay tuned to read more! David Adickes is a well known sculptor known for creating giant sized figures. These notable figures include the following: Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, […]

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Bell Park, Charming Urban Oasis in Houston, Texas

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 5:10 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Bell Park This small, inviting and pleasantly decorated city park located at 4800 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006 is a gem! Many people zip right past and hardly notice it because the much larger Hermann Park is just south of this 1.15 acre Bell Park located in the Museum District. It is a charming urban […]

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Discovery Green Park in Downtown Houston, Texas

Posted: March 17, 2016 at 8:25 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Discovery Green What a perfect name and description for a large set-aside public park in the heart of a huge city filled with tall edifices and lots of concrete…that being Discovery Green. Join us for an introductory tour of our impressions and photos taken one day. Houston, Texas has been blessed by the foresight of […]

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Japanese Tea Garden in Houston, Texas – Serenity in Hermann Park

Posted: March 16, 2016 at 12:49 am   /   Editor's Choice, Parks & Outdoor

This last weekend, my husband accompanied me to the Japanese Tea Garden in Hermann Park. Living in Houston, Texas for many years, amazingly it was his first visit ever to this magnificent garden and he was impressed. I had been there many years ago when the garden was fairly new and the plantings much smaller. […]

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Phenomenal Cullen Sculpture Garden in Houston, Texas

Posted: March 16, 2016 at 12:47 am   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden There is a phenomenal sculpture garden in Houston. It is located on an acre of land between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Glassell School of Art at Bissonnet Street and Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77005.  The school of art right now has been razed to […]

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