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 […]
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 […]
Have you spotted these Dillidiidae in Hermann Park? There is also a Mamadillidiidae. There is undoubtedly a Papadillidiidae out there somewhere as well. Only the Mama and her four cute quadruplets can be seen right now in Hermann Park. It is easy to identify Mamadillidiidae. She is much taller and bigger than her children. Her […]
Hermann Park My introduction to this fabulous city park in Houston, Texas came as a matter of easy proximity. I had just started working at my very first job as an operating room nurse. My living quarters were in the nurse’s dorm in the middle of the Texas Medical Center. That was decades ago. Hermann […]
The Japanese Tea Garden is a portion of the much larger Hermann Park in Houston, Texas. Learn about what makes it unique, and see photos and a video of this beauty amid our city.