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Silver Street Studios | Fun & Quirky Exterior Murals

Posted: June 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals, Recent Posts

Fun and quirky murals are painted on the exterior building of Silver Street Studios as well as other buildings in the area.  This part of town is filled to the brim with artist studios in repurposed old structures. The mural at the top of this page is signed with the following: #royalmcgee and @treesmcgee.  Click […]

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Lo-Fi Vintage Boutique Exterior a Mural Lovers Delight!

Posted: May 7, 2017 at 2:05 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

The exterior of the lo-fi vintage boutique in Houston, Texas is an attention grabber for sure!  When driving past one day we first noticed the cartoon characters on one side of the building. There was another person taking photos the same day that I was engaging in it.  We both had smiles on our faces. […]

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Roots The Salon Houston, Murals Past & Present on Bldg.

Posted: April 8, 2017 at 2:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Murals

A most interesting mural was painted on the side of the Roots the Salon Houston building.  The sign on the front of this vintage brick building on Richmond Avenue gave no hint as to what embellished the side of this structure. The graffiti artist Zeso obviously had fun using a play on words. In the […]

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Dazzling Graffiti Murals spotted at Cecil’s Pub & PJ’s

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 11:52 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals, Restaurants

Located on West Gray street in Houston, Texas is a long standing neighborhood bar and gathering place.  It is also the location of some dazzling graffiti murals. One entire exterior side of Cecil’s Bar from top to bottom is adorned with a mural consisting of graffiti art.  If traveling outbound from downtown Houston it can […]

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The Flying Saucer Pie Company, Mural and Exploring Mars

Posted: January 2, 2017 at 4:08 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

The Leeson family and their helpers have been making homemade pies at The Flying Saucer Pie Company for decades!  They started this bakery business in 1967 solely focusing their efforts on making pies.  These made from scratch pies are ready to eat and have no preservatives in them.  No sugar substitutes are used.  All the […]

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Heights Post Office Building Murals…Clock is Ticking!

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

The clock is definitely ticking down if you care to see the graffiti murals on the Heights Post Office building.  The old post office had been operating and serving local residents in the Houston Heights going back to the 1980s. But times have changed!  Several years ago changes were made by the U.S. government run […]

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Greetings from Houston Mural by Daniel Anguilu

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

It seems very fitting that this Greetings from Houston Mural exists.  It is certainly a friendly looking greeting! It appears almost as if an old timey postcard has been plastered onto the side of a building in the Houston Heights. According to a recent Travel and Leisure magazine, Houston, Texas was voted the 2nd most […]

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

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

Love Mural My husband and I have been having some fun exploring our city.  In so doing it is hard to miss seeing the many murals around town. Our fair city truly celebrates public art in all forms! I had seen a mural with the word LOVE on some website.  We decided to find out […]

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Biscuit Paint Wall is Popular Mural Photo Destination

Posted: July 4, 2016 at 10:10 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Biscuit Paint Wall in Houston, Texas is a popular mural frequented by photographers.  During the week it is hard to be able to view the entire wall without vehicles parked in front of it. I took some photos with the parked cars the first time my husband and I stopped there. The second time we […]

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

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

Who is Beans Barton? Describing Beans Barton can probably be better done by showing some videos of him and his Bi-Peds band in action; showing off some of his art whether it be on walls, cars or shoes…yes shoes!…and telling a bit about his interests. Local Houston resident and artist Dale “Beans” Barton was born […]

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Amazing Baldwin Park with 100 Year Old Oak Trees

Posted: April 10, 2016 at 11:18 pm   /   Murals, Parks & Outdoor

One of the earliest parks in Houston dating back to the turn of the last century is named Elizabeth Baldwin Park. One day while surfing the net I discovered the existence of one of the oldest fountains in Houston.  That was what first made my husband and me wish to explore that park location. The […]

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Murals, Graffiti and Aerosol Warfare in Houston, Texas

Posted: April 1, 2016 at 3:15 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Graffiti and Art The closeup photo of the graffiti type mural at the top of this page was created by a local artist in Houston, Texas and his crew.  They are known as the Aerosol Warfare Crew. The artist who originated Aerosol Warfare goes by the name of Gonzo247.  His real name is Mario Enrique […]

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Images Of What Was the Cameron / JPMorgan Chase Park

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 7:27 pm   /   Did You Know?, Murals

Pocket Parks Have you ever heard of pocket parks? A pocket park is a tiny space compared to most parks which are larger just as a pocket is a small piece of a larger garment. The Cameron/JPMorgan Chase Park qualified as such. This park was a small downtown Houston urban space that was dedicated in […]

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Eye Catching Mural on West Alabama Animal Clinic

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 4:34 am   /   Art & Culture, Murals

Rebecca Bass Mural in Houston, Texas My hubby and I headed out today with the intent of photographing more public art in Houston. We were passing by and spotted this engaging mural on the West Alabama Animal Clinic and decided to stop. The location is at 230 W. Alabama Street, Houston, Texas 77098. The cross […]

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