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Theis Attaway Park, a Small Nature Center in Tomball, TX

Posted: September 22, 2017 at 8:43 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Tomball

Tiny Nature Preserve Theis Attaway Park is small when it comes to nature centers.  For the fish, birds, squirrels, rabbits and other creatures which reside and pass through that four-acre preserve, it is a nice respite from the surrounding housing developments and shopping centers. Location Finding it was a bit of a challenge.  The easiest […]

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Rose Garden at McGovern Centennial Gardens

McGovern Centennial Gardens | New Haven in Hermann Park

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 12:47 am   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

McGovern Centennial Gardens The video below showing McGovern Centennial Gardens gives one an excellent overall look at the 15 acre newest addition to Hermann Park. There are a total of 445 acres in Hermann Park which is one of Houston’s premier public green spaces. We all benefit from the philanthropist and benefactor George Hermann who […]

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View of Concession Stand with Restrooms in Baseball Area of Cullen Park

Cullen Park with Velodrome, Sports Fields, Trails & More

Posted: July 29, 2017 at 4:26 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Cullen Park People can find Cullen Park in the western regions of Houston.  The 10,500 plus acres of land in this Harris County Precinct 3 park serves two essential purposes. First and foremost, the land serves as a flood control project.  Decades ago the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed large earthen dams both north […]

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Gazebo in Marmion Park

Marmion Park | Houston Heights | Gazebo Photography Site

Posted: July 6, 2017 at 12:43 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Marmion Park My husband and I recently learned more about Marmion Park, which is located right along the beautiful Heights Boulevard. The Houston Heights is such a unique and beautiful neighborhood offering so many different amenities. Dedication The dedication of Marmion Park took place on May 31st of 1986.  Inscribed upon the plate is the […]

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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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