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Posts from August 2017

  • Typhoon Texas Water Park Credit: Typhoon Texas Water Park
    August 18, 2017
    The official end of summer is a little more than one month away but with kids going back to school, the days of lazy mornings and trips to the pool are winding down. Before you bid summer farewell, plan to take advantage of Houston’s many activities and attractions. Read on for some ideas. Splash Around Houston’s Water Parks What better relief for Houston’s summer heat than heading to a water park? Houston has several good options. Typhoon Texas Water Park in Katy has 16...
  • Greater Houston Partnership Credit: Greater Houston Partnership
    August 17, 2017
    Houston is one of the fastest growing big cities in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean residents can’t escape city life. Houston ranks first in total park acreage among U.S. cities with more than one million residents, so rest assured you will never have to travel far within the region in search of fresh air. Here are a few ways Houstonians can enjoy the outdoors: The Houston Parks and Recreation Department operates 370 developed municipal parks and over 220 green spaces, together...
  • Skyline & Bayou
    August 1, 2017
    In the early afternoon of Monday, August 21, a once-in-a-lifetime experience will be had, as millions of Americans collectively look upward to gaze upon a solar eclipse. Although Houston is not in the direct path, here’s what, where and how you can experience the 2017 eclipse. The eclipse in Houston A solar eclipse is when the path of the moon crosses in front of the sun and blocks the sun from the earth. The path of the full solar eclipse runs from the Pacific Northwest, down to northern
  • Potente Credit: Potente
    August 1, 2017
    If you’ve been waiting to try a new restaurant in town, August is a good month to do it. The start of the month marks the start of Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW), a five-week-long extravaganza of specially priced menus in the city’s top restaurants, all benefiting the Houston Food Bank. Get that belly ready to eat at one of the participating 250 restaurants in Houston and its surrounding areas, which offer two- and three-course menus at set prices. Lunches are $20, brunches are...
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