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Levy Park Photos & Descriptions of Fantastic Houston Playground

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 8:03 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

People living in Houston have the generous philanthropist Leon Levy to thank for his generosity in donating land to the City of Houston for what is now the amazing and fantastic Levy Park named in his honor.  The park is slightly less than 6 acres in size. Locals who live in the area remember when […]

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Tim Bailey Sculpture in Eleanor Tinsley Park Houston

Posted: April 13, 2017 at 11:46 pm   /   Art & Culture, Recent Posts, Sculptures

The Tim Bailey Sculpture in Eleanor Tinsley Park was dedicated to the City of Houston by this generous sculptor in the year 2002. The marker pictured above gives the dimensions of this sculpture created in 1987 as being 10 by 20 by 20 feet. This Cor-Ten steel sculpture is titled “Shady Grove” and it is […]

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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, Recent Posts

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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Oyster Creek Park | Combining Spectacular Beauty & Art

Posted: April 6, 2017 at 2:59 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Sculptures, Sugar Land

Sugar Land, Texas is the location where people can find the beautiful Oyster Creek Park.  My husband and I recently visited this wonderful urban park and loved every minute we spent there. From the Highway 6 parking lot there is a nice restroom facility with water fountain. Entering the main part of the park one […]

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Visiting the Eastside Farmers Market Houston

Posted: March 30, 2017 at 3:14 am   /   Farmers Markets, Recent Posts

This last Saturday my husband and I visited the Eastside Farmers Market Houston.  It is obviously a well attended Saturday event.  It took us a while to even find a nearby parking spot!  We drove around several blocks looking for an available spot and finally found one several blocks away. We got there around 10AM […]

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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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