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Shady Lane Park and Importance of Bayous in Houston

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 9:43 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Shady Lane Park A jewel in the Houston park system is Shady Lane Park.  The name of the park gives no hint as to what is there.  Yes, there are trees, so obviously there is shade if visiting this park when the deciduous trees are fully leafed out.  My husband and I visited this Houston […]

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Beautiful Live Oak Trees in Houston, Texas

Houston Texas: Activities, Attractions & Info.

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 10:27 pm   /   Houston, Houston Metro Area

Houston, Texas Having already written quite a few articles about this city of Houston, Texas which I have happily called home for the vast majority of my life, I thought that it might be fun to share some general information and also point readers to specific points of interest regarding the many activities and attractions […]

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Flower in Wiess Park

Wiess Park – Home of Houston Parks Board

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 9:43 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Wiess Park The Houston police department used to have their mounted patrol and canine units located in what is known as Wiess Park.  They relocated to a new location in 2009.  That is when restoration of this small 16-acre park took place. The land was acquired in 1941 according to the posted sign.  Back then […]

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Rose Garden at McGovern Centennial Gardens

McGovern Centennial Gardens | New Haven in Hermann Park

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 12:47 am   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

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 […]

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Gazebo in Marmion Park

Marmion Park | Houston Heights | Gazebo Photography Site

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

Marmion Park My husband and I recently learned more about Marmion Park, which is located right along the beautiful Heights Boulevard. The Houston Heights is such a unique and beautiful neighborhood offering so many different amenities. Dedication The dedication of Marmion Park took place on May 31st of 1986.  Inscribed upon the plate is the […]

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