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Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace, a Bizarre Houston Oddity

Posted: July 25, 2017 at 5:48 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Nonprofits & Charities, Recent Posts

It can be credited or blamed (depending upon one’s view) on the lack of zoning laws in Houston that this Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace is situated in a neighborhood on the west side of H-Town. Even from a distance this five story white structure with the 40 foot golden orb stands out as […]

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

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

If you are looking to visit a spectacular cemetery with opulent grave sites located in a breathtaking setting you need to plan a visit to Glenwood Cemetery Houston. This enchanting cemetery is bounded by Washington Avenue on the north with Memorial Drive and Buffalo Bayou to the south.  The entrance is located on Washington Avenue […]

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Charles Criner Art | “Man Coming Out Of The Water”

Posted: July 11, 2017 at 3:09 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

“Man coming out of the water” Print by Charles Criner What inspires an artist? Is it something deep within their soul which must be expressed in some way tangible that the rest of us can see, touch or experience? Is it a medium in which to share their feelings of joy or sadness? Is it […]

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Marmion Park | Houston Heights | Gazebo Photography Site

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

The Houston Heights is such a unique and beautiful neighborhood offering so many different amenities.  My husband and I recently learned more about Marmion Park which is located right along the beautiful Heights Boulevard. According to a bronze plaque affixed to concrete Marmion Park was dedicated May 31st of 1986. Inscribed upon the plaque is […]

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Vogelsang Building Rosenberg | Historic and Multi-Use

Posted: June 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm   /   Antiques & Collectibles, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Recent Posts, Restaurants, Rosenberg

The Vogelsang Building Rosenberg is a prominent landmark building in downtown Rosenberg. It functions as a multi-use establishment offering visitors a chance to shop, dine, see a theatrical show and even relax in Rosenberg’s only wine room. My husband and I spent some time exploring this historic building a few months ago.  It is within […]

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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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Burroughs Park | Fabulous 320 Acre Park in Tomball, TX

Posted: March 2, 2017 at 5:59 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Tomball

Burroughs Park is a fabulous large Harris County park within Precinct 4.  My husband and I recently explored this 320 acre park in the latter part of February on one of the few cooler days that we have had this winter in the Houston metro area.  We actually got to don jackets for our outdoor […]

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Juneteenth Meaning & Charles Criner Art Posters

Posted: October 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Artist Charles Criner For more information about this talented and creative artist check out the article titled Heart & Soul of Art by Charles Criner. If you click on the above referenced article, you will have more of an idea of just what goes into a Charles Criner piece of art. He creates many original […]

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