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Stay cool in this Houston heat with some healthy recipes!

While on a quest to feed her children healthy eats, Lisa Poundstook an extra step: She founded Green Plate Foods as a company that exemplified that nutritious and delicious aren’t mutually exclusive. Today, this energetic CEO’s creations can be found in major grocery stores around Houston, including at H-E-B and Whole Foods Market. Concerned with keeping properly hydrated [...]

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Big Texas ranch has a hot asking price!

A ranch of legendary proportions has hit the market in Lago Vista, about 20 miles northwest of Austin. The expansive property — Edgewater Ranch — was formerly owned by Texas legend Red Adair. An oil well firefighter from Houston, Adair inspired the 1968 film Hellfighters, in which John Wayne played a character based on him. The sprawling 109-acre ranch offers unparalleled [...]

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NEW ASTRODOME!!!

In the ongoing saga over what to do with the Astrodome, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo andHouston Texans officials are floating an idea of tearing down the historic structure and replacing it with a park resembling the wildly successful Discovery Green in downtown Houston. However, renderings of the proposed park look more like a third-rateStonehenge with a mini-replica of the Astrodome in the center [...]

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Mid-rise Apartments with Downtown Views Coming Soon!

Elan Heights, a 10-story midrise with 327 units, will occupy a prime site at the Taylor Street bridge near Woodland Heights where the aging Skyline Central apartments once stood. Designed by Meeks + Partners, the new complex at 2222 White Oak Dr. will include seven floors of units, with three stories of parking below on the 1.84-acre lot. The [...]

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Urban farm in the middle of Montrose thrills foodies, lets refuges the opportunity to grow.

An urban farm on the edge of the University of St. Thomas is providing Houston shoppers with fresh produce and refugees a chance at a better life. In this week’s KHOU CultureMap Moment, Channel 11 morning news anchor Lily Jang and CultureMap food writer Eric Sandler visit the thriving urban garden tended by Roy Nlemba, a refugee [...]

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~ BUY OF THE WEEK!!!~

Hey Guys, I’m featuring a ” buy of the week” today! This was the first home for Victor and Abby! Take a look at this beautiful home and all the details! Also, check out the quote below from the buyers themselves! New Construction Home! Description: Located just a block away from the Heights bike trail [...]

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Salvaging historic trees is business as usual at this unique Houston store!

“Let’s Build Together” is the motto at Made at New Living, where local artisans work hand-in-hand with customers to create one-of-a-kind tables, chairs, planters, whatever the desire, using locally sourced materials — all with the goal of improving the quality of life at home with green products. You’ll see the fast-growing concept from the outside with [...]

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Abraham Lincoln Inspirational Life Story. In Honor of 4th of July!

Inspirational Confidence Story – Abraham LinIncoln by Catherine Pratt www.Life-With-Confidence.com Did you know that Abraham Lincoln had two business ventures fail, lost 8 different elections and had a complete nervous breakdown before becoming president in 1816? His story is a great inspirational confidence story in that he shows how if you just keep moving towards your [...]

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Houston artists win national honors for airport and Montrose tunnel work!

The program to fill Dallas Love Field Airport with all manner of public art has earned national recognition: Houston artist Dixie Friend Gay‘s North Texas Sunrise has been named one of the year’s top public art installations in the United States by Americans for the Arts, Public Art Year in Review. Friend Gay used around 300,000 pieces of [...]

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Houston’s best Summer Foods!

When I was little the taste of summer was mostly about ice-cold watermelon slices, Mom’s yellow mustard potato salad with cold fried chicken and Creamsicles. Now it’s about fresh fruits and vegetables. There’s nothing that says summer more to me than an early morning trip to the farmers market to score heritage tomatoes and cucumbers [...]

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