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Curious & Fantastical Orange Show Foundation Folk Art

Posted: April 12, 2016 at 6:05 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Tourist Attractions

Orange Show Foundation This wild and imaginative folk art creation exists on a vacant lot on the East End of Houston. A Houston postman by the name of Jeff McKissack worked on this project from 1956 to 1980.  It only stopped at that time due to his death. Mr. McKissack loved oranges thus the homage […]

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Cockrell Butterfly Center Pictures ~ HMNS in Hermann Park

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 4:37 pm   /   Museums, Tourist Attractions

Looking for Butterflies in Houston, Texas Houston, Texas has a mild climate where one can see butterflies year round. This is especially true if one has planted vegetation that attracts them. But where does one go to see exotic butterflies galore from all around the world in one place? The Cockrell Butterfly Center at the […]

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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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Tour of Houston Ship Channel – A Tourist Attaction!

Posted: March 22, 2016 at 7:59 pm   /   Tourist Attractions

Houston Ship Channel Throughout the years when we have had out of town guests who have never previously been to this part of the country, we have introduced them to the Houston Ship Channel as a tourist attraction. Every one of our guests has walked away from that experience not only better informed about one […]

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