Newsletter subscribe
Tag: Houston Heights

Houston Heights WWII Memorial | Heartfelt Tribute

Posted: December 8, 2017 at 11:34 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Parks & Outdoor

All 2,556 Houston Heights residents who served in our armed forces are remembered at this beautiful WWII memorial, especially the 224 who died.

No Comments read more

Glenwood Cemetery Houston | Who’s Who of Spectacular Grave Sites

Posted: July 16, 2017 at 6:44 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Nonprofits & Charities, Sculptures

Stunning cemetery with beautiful landscaping & amazing monument architecture memorializing many deceased who were significant to Houston & Texas.

No Comments read more

Marmion Park | Houston Heights | Gazebo Photography Site

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

Wonderful large gazebo in Marmion Park perfect for engagement, wedding or other special photos. 4 hours can be reserved with reservations + a fee.

No Comments read more

Welcoming AG Antiques on West 19th in Houston Heights

Posted: January 16, 2017 at 9:30 pm   /   Antiques & Collectibles

AG Antiques on West 19th in the Houston Heights is a large air conditioned store with different dealer booths containing a wide variety of items.

No Comments read more

Carter Ernst Dog Sculpture in “True North” Exhibit

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Sculptures

Learn about the artist Carter Ernst & the type of art she creates including her work in “True North”, Spark Parks & MECA in Houston, Texas.

No Comments read more

Heights Post Office Building Murals…Clock is Ticking!

Posted: November 13, 2016 at 11:59 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Hurry to view the colorful murals on this now defunct post office in the Houston Heights. Sometime in 2017 new development will take its place.

No Comments read more

Architecturally Beautiful Heights Neighborhood Library

Posted: October 20, 2016 at 4:29 pm   /   Libraries

Heights Neighborhood Library built in 1920s is architecturally beautiful inside & out. Many amenities tied to the Houston Public Library System.

No Comments read more

Dean Ruck creates “Ourglass” ~ Houston Sculpture Exhibit

Posted: October 14, 2016 at 5:19 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Sculptures

1 of 8 sculptures that were showcased in the Houston, Texas “True North” sculpture exhibit for 9 months in a 2014 temporary exhibit. Artist info+

No Comments read more

Dan Havel’s Public Art including “Wildlife Sanctuary”

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 6:55 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Sculptures

Houston artist Dan Havel creates unique public art pieces that are often temporary but memorable. See photos & YouTube videos of his creations.

No Comments read more

Amazing August Antiques Store in Houston Heights

Posted: July 24, 2016 at 5:40 pm   /   Antiques & Collectibles

August Antiques in the Houston Heights offers a wide variety of religious items, books, architectural salvage items & more! Fun place to browse & shop.

No Comments read more

Donovan Park ~ Kid’s Castle Playground ~ Houston Heights

Posted: July 15, 2016 at 6:25 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Donovan Park ~ Kid’s Castle Playground ~ Houston Heights This fantastic “Castle Park” is privately owned, well maintained & open to the public.

No Comments read more

Greetings from Houston Mural by Daniel Anguilu

Posted: July 11, 2016 at 11:04 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Greetings from Houston Mural by Daniel Anguilu adorns a wall of Gelazzi in the Houston Heights. Inside one can purchase homemade gelato & pizza.

No Comments read more

Welcoming Love Mural @ St. Mark’s United Methodist Church

Posted: July 9, 2016 at 11:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Murals

Welcoming Love Mural at beautiful St. Mark’s Methodist Church in the Houston Heights is an attention grabber. Garden there helps feeds hungry people.

No Comments read more

Beautiful Lombard Lamp Gift to City of Houston

Posted: June 28, 2016 at 10:54 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Beautiful Lombard Lamp…a gift to City of Houston by residents from Hamburg, Germany graces the Melvalene & Carl Cohen Plaza on Heights Blvd.

No Comments read more

Casual Dining at Torchy’s Tacos

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 2:46 pm   /   Katy, Restaurants

Casual Dining at Torchy’s Tacos at 8 locations in Houston. All the tacos we have tasted are delicious as are their accompaniments to a meal.

No Comments read more

Beans Barton’s Passions + Funky J. Harding Co. Mural

Posted: May 3, 2016 at 8:25 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Beans Barton and his Bi-Peds Band have developed a genuine cult following of Houstonians who appreciate comedy while listening to rock & roll theater. His mural shows his talent as well as humor.

1 Comment read more

Bravura Concert Series at All Saints Catholic Church

Posted: April 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Events

I would highly recommend visiting the All Saints Catholic Church in the historic Houston Heights for this free Bravura Concert Series. They have professional performances & rely upon donations only.

2 Comments read more