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View of City Hall and Hermann Park at the Bayou City Art Festival 2019

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 5:43 pm   /   Events, Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Bayou City Art Festival The Bayou City Art Festival is a biannual event.  Each spring, it is held in Memorial Park, and every fall, this festival graces the streets of downtown Houston.  This juried art show features artists from places near and far. The wide variety of art in this outdoor environment has almost every […]

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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

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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Mural Art across from 8th Wonder Brewery by Donkeeboy

8th Wonder Brewery: Craft Beers, Art, Food, and Fun in EaDo Houston

Posted: March 23, 2019 at 12:20 am   /   Activities and Attractions, Art & Culture, Murals, Restaurants, Sculptures, Unique Purveyors

The 8th Wonder Brewery is in EaDo along with Discovery Green Park, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, BBVA Compass Stadium, plus many other attractions which now lure visitors to this side of downtown Houston. EaDo refers to the east side of downtown Houston. It is currently a hot spot […]

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Competitive Ice Sculpting & Art in Discovery Green Park

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm   /   Events, Parks & Outdoor

Downtown Houston Park I have already written about Discovery Green Park in several other posts. There is so much to enjoy in this downtown venue and playground that it would be difficult to showcase everything just in one blog post. This particular post will focus solely on impressions and images from a one day sojourn […]

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The House (Heart) Sculpture by Jim Dine

Posted: June 6, 2016 at 4:38 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Tribute to Houston Philanthropist Maconda Brown O’Connor This House (Heart) Sculpture is one of 3 bronze relief sculptures created by American pop artist Jim Dine in 1983 which is dedicated to the memory of well known Houston philanthropist Maconda Brown O’Connor. She was the daughter of George R. Brown of Construction Company Brown & Root […]

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