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Penzeys Love People Dish Towel

Penzeys: Spice Up Your Life!

Posted: August 17, 2019 at 8:22 pm   /   Recent Posts, Unique Purveyors

Penzeys If you are a seasoned chef or an aspiring home cook, you will fall in love with Penzeys. They are a Wisconsin-based chain of stores carrying a wide variety of herbs, spices, and more. Currently, as of 2019, they are in 30 states according to their website. There is only one location in Houston, […]

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Matzke Park

Matzke Park: Family-Friendly Environs in Houston

Posted: August 1, 2019 at 3:05 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Matzke Park Adjacent to Matzke Park are the campuses of two Cypress-Fairbanks schools.  Those are Matzke Elementary and Bleyl Middle School.  The elementary school honors a long-time first-grade teacher by the name of Ernestine Matzke.  She taught school for a total of 48 years!  Forty-four of them were in Cy-Fair schools.  This park also honors […]

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Emoji Flowers Mural by Scott Tarbox at 2112 Leeland Street, Houston

Scott Tarbox Flower Mural Brightens EaDo Houston

Posted: July 21, 2019 at 4:55 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals, Recent Posts

Flower Power! When I am walking or even driving past the brightly colored emoji flower mural at 2112 Leeland Street created by the artist Scott Tarbox, it makes me smile.  Not only is it bright and cheerful, but even more appropriate is the fact of it being on a wholesale florist business location. Greenleaf Wholesale […]

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Tri-County Marker in Thomas Park

Thomas Park in Katy, TX: A Tri-County Park

Posted: July 6, 2019 at 9:25 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Thomas Park This Katy, Texas park may be small, but Thomas Park is the exact spot where three counties meet. Those counties are Harris County (to the east), Fort Bend County (to the southwest), and Waller County (to the north). A three-sided brick monument marks the location with the names of each county facing in […]

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Exterior of North China Restaurant

North China Restaurant in West Houston

Posted: June 21, 2019 at 8:57 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

Specializing in Mandarin Cuisine The North China Restaurant in Houston specializes in serving Mandarin cuisine, and it is delicious! There is little doubt as to the type of food served inside this restaurant because it is emblazoned on the front of the building alongside the name and the colorful koi fish painted on the exterior. […]

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