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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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Check out this fun event this weekend!

Have plans this weekend? Come on out to this fun event!  

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10 Best Kept Secrets To Selling Your Home!

Selling Secret #1: Pricing it right Find out what your home is worth, then shave 15 to 20 percent off the price. You’ll be stampeded by buyers with multiple bids — even in the worst markets — and they’ll bid up the price over what it’s worth. It takes real courage and most sellers just [...]

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Houston’s Most Expensive Home Hits the Market!!

Houston’s own Versailles, a palatial Memorial-area chateau with 27,000-plus square feet of living space on a private, park-like 2.5 wooded acres, hits the market with a royal price tag of $43 million — the highest priced home ever listed in Houston. Known as Chateau Carnarvon, the Neoclassical marvel is designed for elegant entertaining and the display of museum-quality art [...]

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Houston’s Suburbs land on Top 50 Cities To Live In America!

Missouri City, low crime rate and high median income landed the Houston suburb in 24/7 Wall St.’s list of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” The online financial publication also cited the city’s diversity and cost of living as other factors for the ranking. 24/7 Wall St. surveyed 550 cities with populations of 65,000 or [...]

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Five Don’t Miss Events Around Houston This Weekend!

Artsy experience abound this week as the city’s premiere classical ensemble welcomes its next baton leader. On tap this week are three historic concerts, a strong exhibition, photography that mirrors the American spirit, a parade on water and a performance that features a Canadian ensemble with a penchant for the sackbut. Houston Symphony welcomes music [...]

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A ” Groovy” House Just Hits the Houston Market!

Get hip in Brookshire in an ultra swank ranch-style residence with pine wood-paneled rooms, gold and orange decor accents and, of course, groovyshag carpeting throughout. The time capsule home is for sale at $275,000 in all its mid-century glory. Walk through Located at 6th and Purdy streets in this quiet neighboring town, the rancho deluxe house sits back on the half-acre-plus corner lot. Built [...]

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