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Galveston, TX Historic Strand District, Harbor & Tourism

Posted: May 28, 2017 at 4:20 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Recent Posts, Tourist Attractions

Galveston Tourism There is so very much to do and see in Galveston, Texas! This post will feature the historic Strand area of downtown as well as the harbor, shrimp boats, fishing and more. Did you know that Galveston is also known as the City of Oleanders? Oleander flowers can be viewed on a profusion […]

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Houston Maritime Museum Chronicles Sea Travel & More!

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities, Recent Posts

The Houston Maritime Museum is a hidden gem of a museum! It was the dream of its founder Jim Manzolillo.  He had a long career with shipbuilding.  He also made countless sea journeys collecting ship models, relics and artifacts from all around the globe.  The doors to this museum opened in the year 2000. Located […]

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James Surls Sculpture “Tree and Three Flowers” Houston

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 3:52 pm   /   Art & Culture, Recent Posts, Sculptures

The James Surls Sculpture titled “Tree and Three Flowers” can be found just south of Westheimer Road on Kirby Drive in Houston, Texas. The Surls sculpture is another example of the beautiful representation of public art seen in so many places in and around the Houston Metro Area.  It certainly adds to the beauty of […]

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Zube Park & Houston Live Steamers Miniature Train Ride!

Posted: May 16, 2017 at 5:47 pm   /   Hockley, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Zube Park (pronounced ‘Zoo-Bee’) is truly special for one reason.  That is the once a month free miniature train ride available for everyone to experience. Pictured above is the entrance to the playground, paved hiking trails and the 6 soccer fields.  Clean restrooms are provided as well as a concession building open for scheduled games.  […]

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Polish Festival Houston Fun 11th Annual Celebration

Posted: May 10, 2017 at 3:59 pm   /   Events, Recent Posts

The Polish Festival Houston is now over.  The dates for this 11th annual event in 2017 were May 5th to May 7th.  It is the largest Polish festival in the State of Texas so look for its return next year. It was our first time to attend this festival.  There was plenty of free parking […]

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Lo-Fi Vintage Boutique Exterior a Mural Lovers Delight!

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

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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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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