Category Archives: Recreation

National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Radar

Sunshine and warm temperatures return to the Houston area. Temperatures in the mid 80’s to near 90 degrees are forecast by the National Weather Service through this week.  Above, the Mecom Fountain near Houston’s Museum District and Hermann Park. For current … Continue reading

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Urban Harvest Fruit Tree Sale

While many ran through the streets of Houston early this morning to start off the Chevron Marathon weekend, hundreds lined up in near freezing temperatures to buy a fruit tree at the Urban Harvest Fruit Tree Sale at the West Loop … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

There aren’t enough words or photos to describe the serene, natural beauty and scenery of Yosemite National Park. Yosemite is nearly 1,200 square miles of breath-taking, majestic cliffs, mountains, waterfalls, green meadows, streams and forests that include ancient Sequoia trees and wildlife. The … Continue reading

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San Francisco

San Francisco is paradise for foodies.  The pan-fried seafood, Dungess Crab salad and dessert at Fog Harbor Restaurant at Pier 39. The hills of San Francisco are alive with so much to see and do.  At North Point, visitors  can hop aboard … Continue reading

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Hermann Park

Just after cooling rain showers today, Houston’s Hermann Park was the place to be. Visitors enjoyed a peaceful break from the traffic and busy pace of Houston living. The park is located next to the Texas Medical Center and Houston’s Museum District. Above, … Continue reading

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Things to Do Calendar

During the summer break, visit a National Park.  Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Haleekaii, Virgin Islands National Park and Lassen Volcanic National Park in California were established in August. Lower gas prices are helping Americans get out and travel this summer.  Here is … Continue reading

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Evelyn’s Park Grand Opening

Video runs: 2:02 At 0:15 — Denton Ragland,  Evelyn’s Park Conservancy Executive Director After years of planning and with a $313,500 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, a large vacant lot at Newcastle and Bellaire Boulevard in the Houston area has come back … Continue reading

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Magnolia in Waco

  If you’re visiting the Dallas- Fort Worth area, take a side trip on Interstate 35 East  to Waco, Texas.  Waco is a two-hour drive from Dallas. The most popular tourist destination in Waco is HGTV “Fixer-Upper” Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia … Continue reading

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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2017

Above, some of the daytime sights and sounds of today’s Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston, Texas.  Thousands of visitors and people on Spring Break headed to the Houston Livestock and Rodeo at NRG Park today.  The weather was sunny, breezy and … Continue reading

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Tarpon Springs, Florida

Early Thanksgiving week visitors headed to the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs, Florida this afternoon to enjoy the mild, sunny weather and the Greek and seafood restaurants, Greek bakeries, shops and boat tours. If you’re visiting  Tarpon Springs and Pinellas County, … Continue reading

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