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Posts from January 2016

  • nrg park Credit: from the Advocare Texas Kickoff Facebook page
    January 29, 2016
    Houston will become the hottest sporting venue in the country this year. The city is hosting world-class sporting events that range from Olympic qualifying soccer matches and the NCAA Final Four to rodeos and Super Bowl LI. February The action begins in February 2016 when Houston will host both the America Rugby Championship and CONCACAF Women’s soccer Olympic finals matches at BBVA Compass Stadium downtown. The rugby match brings fifth ranked Argentina to town to take on Team USA...
  • Houston Redstone Golf Club
    January 25, 2016
    One of the reasons we love Houston is year-round golf, even in January. With temperatures ranging from the low 60s to mid-70s, it's no wonder golf enthusiasts flock to Htown. While golfers in wide swaths of the country were hunkering down amid record snowfall, a quick sampling of Houston-area courses found very brisk business. “We had 192 golfers out on Sunday, which is really good for a Sunday in January,” said Chuck Silva at Memorial Park Golf Course. “And the driving...
  • Biggio's Credit: Biggio's
    January 21, 2016
    Four professional home teams and lively college athletics captivate Houston’s sports market, which explains why the city has plenty to offer in the way of sports bars. Wondering where to watch the next big game? Here are our 10 favorite places to kick back and enjoy a cold one. Located a stone’s throw from Washington Avenue, Beer Market Co doesn’t mess around when it comes to its beverage options. With 365 varieties of beer on offer, guests could easily enjoy a different...
  • Broadway Street renovations
    January 15, 2016
    Broadway Street, the road leading travelers from I-45 to Hobby Airport, will undergo a $24 million beautification renovation. The two-mile-long corridor will feature over 600 live oak trees, landscaping with 30 different types of local plants and flowers, enhanced crosswalks, and new street light infrastructure. The $17 million road renovation portion of the project is being funded by the city of Houston and TXDOT. An additional $7.5 million raised by Scenic Houston will be used to beautify the
  • La porte entertainment complex Credit: Turfway FEC
    January 12, 2016
    Bay Area Houston is one step closer to building a $55 million 50,000-square-foot entertainment venue that features a Gilley’s honky-tonk dance hall, 114-room hotel, conference center, retail and office space, theater, and museum space. The La Porte City Council yesterday approved the project dubbed La Porte Town Center; ground breaking is expected this June. The original Gilley’s honky-tonk played a huge part in Houston’s “urban cowboy” culture in the 70s and...
  • keith urban
    January 11, 2016
    Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, Pitbull, Miranda Lambert and more will headline the 2016 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Rodeo officials announced the all-star lineup on January 11 featuring a mix of performers from country, pop and other musical genres. Rodeo kicks off March 1 with The Band Perry and wraps up three weeks later on March 20 with Keith Urban. Tickets will go on sale January 16. Click here to purchase. Tuesday, March 1 — First Responders Day, sponsored by BP America The...
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