Category Archives: Travel and Recreation

Community Events

******************************************************* For cheapest gas prices, visit For Metro Houston’s Park and Ride fares: For things to do and free activities in Houston, Visit local churches, faith-based groups for services, mission trips and fun things to do with the family. During … Continue reading

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Cuban Food in Houston

La Vina Cuban Cuisine Restaurant is a gem.  The stylish and clean restaurant offers authentic Cuban comfort food in southwest Houston, Texas.  La Vina may be hard to find on Richmond Avenue.  The Cuban restaurant is tucked away in a corner next … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Travel

Drivers on I-610 South near NRG stadium on Saturday morning. Regular gas ranged from $2.45 to $2.99/gallon this Labor Dayweekend at gas stations near I-610 South and Stella Link in southwest Houston. AAA says the national gas price average held steady … Continue reading

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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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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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Beautiful Day in Houston

After a stormy Wednesday night, today was beautiful with clear, sunny skies and cool breezes. On Thursday afternoon, the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park in Houston’s Galleria area provided a nice backdrop for photo shoots of families, tourists and a graduating … Continue reading

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Spring 2017

Happy Spring!  Spring break continues for visiting students and their families in the Houston area. It’s also the last week of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which ends this Sunday, March 26th. According to Rodeo Houston on Twitter,  the paid rodeo and concert … 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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Late Winter Storms Impact Spring Break Travel

Updated March 14, 2017 The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City and forecasts snowfall of 12-18 inches through Tuesday night.  Schools are closed in NYC and Philadelphia as New England cities like Boston and Portland … Continue reading

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Spring Break Houston

The sun came out Monday afternoon in Houston just in time for the start of Spring Break.  With comfortably cool sunny weather outside, many Spring Break students and out-of town visitors  filled Houston’s Galleria Monday afternoon to shop, ice skate … Continue reading

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