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Memorial Park gears up for a $100 Million Makeover!

Bike and pedestrian trails in Memorial Park will more than double to 50-plus miles as part of the proposed $100 million makeover of Houston’s well-loved 1,500-acre green space. Thomas Woltz, principal with Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, has been highlighting the updates to the Memorial Park Long-Range Master Plan at the many ongoing public input meetings hosted by the firm and key [...]

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THANK YOU Veterans!!

Thank you to all our Veterans for serving our country and protecting our freedoms! THANK YOU.

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New PREMIUM Outlet Mall is coming to Houston!

Good news for outlet mall fanatics. One of the biggest parcels of available land on the Southwest Freeway is being eyed by one of the world’s best outlet mall specialists — Simon Premium Outlets. The great bargains you get at outlet malls — they really cheaper, aren’t they? — will be easily accessible. For Inner Loopers, [...]

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New Montrose area apartment tower promises to be amazing!!

The Carter, a 20-story, 305-unit multifamily project in the Museum District, is the latest venture to join Houston’s tower-building frenzy. Dallas-based StreetLights Residential recently broke ground at the site on Chelsea Boulevard between Montrose Boulevard and Travis Street. Others involved in The Carter include Gromatzky Dupree & Associates Architects and Lynda Tycher & Associates landscape architects, also out of Dallas. Floor plans for The [...]

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Great Quote!!!

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt #Realestate #WiseWords

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New exhibit at Houston’s Museum of Natural Science lets visitors touch live sharks and track them on Twitter!

Chris Fischer had a few close calls with what he calls the “lions of the ocean.” The rugged man of the sea who’s better known as the host of the ESPN television series Offshore Adventures says that sharks weren’t attacking him because he was human. He was almost nipped on a few occasions because the sharks may [...]

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A $1.5 MILLION dollar dog park is coming to Houston!

Does your pooch need a new place to let it all hang out? Well, if so, you’re in luck. Construction on the largest and newest dog park inside Houston’s beltway, located within Buffalo Bayou Park, is finally moving toward completion. The $1.5 million dog park, situated in the 2700 block of Allen Parkway at Studewood, is just one [...]

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A new High-Tech High School is Coming Soon!

An important piece of Houston’s past is making way for the future. Houston Independent School District plans to build a new DeBakey High School for Health Professions on the site of the storied Shamrock Hotel in the Texas Medical Center. The new 195,000-square-foot high school will give up to 1,000 students the opportunity to explore and study. HISD will tear down the existing [...]

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Memorial Park Makeover!

While elected officials and community leaders gathered in their professional best, it was the joggers and cyclists who added color to the ribbon cutting at the Memorial Park Running Trails Center. The $2.4 million facility was unveiled Friday morning in ceremonies applauded by more than 100 supporters. The 4,400-square-foot stucco building is located on the south side [...]

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10 Great Patio Restaurants!

Last weekend’s low humidity and mild temperatures saw Houstonians flocking to restaurant patios to soak up a little sun with their meals. The return of patio weather feels like a gift from Mother Nature after the summer’s punishing heat and humidity makes any attempt at outdoor dining a strictly late-night affair. While places like Batanga, [...]

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