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Big Ideas For 2015

Big ideas for 2015: Four grand visions that will transform Houston, from new AstroWorld to a swimming hole

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston's always been a city with great big ideas, and the year 2015 will, no doubt, see more innovative plans proposed and carried out. Here are just a few very notable visions Cultur ...

100 Years and Counting

A new single gals' paradise? Dapper gents dominate Urban Green young professionals party scene

By Joel Luks

Planning outdoor events does come with risks. Will the weather gods cooperate or will they unleash their wrath upon unsuspecting revelers? It turns out that Urban Green young professionals coul ...

Hermann Park Conservancy's 2014 Run in the Park

Hermann Park

Run in the Park is Hermann Park Conservancy's annual fun run, which includes a 5K run/walk and a 1K kids fun run. The event starts in the Molly Ann Smith Plaza and circles the park on the Marvi

Houston's New Park Space

Houston unveils a new park space: Vision for city's Green game changer dates back to 1924

By Joel Luks

Although it's been roughly more than one year since construction of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park began, the vision for this new focal point has been n ...

McGovern Centennial Gardens and Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion Grand Opening Celebration

Hermann Park

The McGovern Centennial Gardens, designed by Hoerr Schaudt with White Oak Studio consulting, is Hermann Park Conservancy's largest improvement project ever undertaken. The venture will complete

Neat Fleet

Extreme makeover: Garbage recycling trucks are transformed into unique works of art

By Barbara Kuntz

Mobile artworks on wheels are hitting Houston streets as several recycling trucks have gotten an extreme makeover as part of a partnership celebrating the city's artists and its ...

Houston Theme Park Fever

Crazy theme park fever? (New) AstroWorld cited as a reason to move to Houston by national real estate group

By Barbara Kuntz

A real estate blog based in California is showing through images what it believes are the Top 23 reasons to move to Houston — and an extremely popular but very former amusement park is cited ...

2014 "Park to Port" Bike Ride benefiting Hermann Park Conservancy

Hermann Park

As part of its centennial celebrations, Hermann Park partners with the Port of Houston to host a 20-mile bike ride and afterparty. The route begins in Hermann Park, travels east along Brays Bayou t

A Green Life

Hot young professionals hold one heck of a birthday party for one of Houston's great treasures

By Joel Luks

Perfect spring temps? Check. Charming decor? Check. Some 350 of Houston's young professionals with a penchant for the greener side of life swathed in their finest white attire? Check. Such ...

Hermann Park Centennial Exhibition Opening Reception and Talk

Julia Ideson Library

Celebrate the opening of the Hermann Park Centennial Exhibition at the Julia Ideson Library downtown with a reception and lecture sponsored by the Friends of the Texas Room at the Houston Public Li

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