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Experience New Twist on Mini-Golf at Discovery Green December 1, 2011
Discovery Green, Houston, activities, family, mini golf
For those who enjoy a touch of art with their miniature golf, Discovery Green has the perfect course for you. Visit the Insperity Golf Experience at Discovery Green now through December 25, for a round of mini-golf like you’ve never experienced before. This first-of-its kind attraction is a nine-hole course created by Houston artists. These unique holes include “A Sure Thing”, a narrow ramp that leads directly into a guaranteed hole-in-one, and “The Galactic Forfeit Cowboy Lounge”, a larger-than-life pin-ball machine where golfers use a spring launcher to sink... /news/experience-new-twist-mini-golf-discovery-green
Houston Health Museum Hosts ‘RACE: Are We So Different?’ November 27, 2011
Houston, equality, museum, events, health
Houston is one of America’s most diverse cities. To travel the city can be like traveling to see cultures from across the world. One can enjoy an endless variety of foods, music, dancing and cultural identities made by people from virtually any corner of the globe. A great part of this experience is learning what makes the various people’s of the world so similar. Now you can view this first-hand at RACE: Are We So Different?, an exhibit at the Health Museum of Houston now through January 1, 2012. This exhibit, developed by the American Anthropological Association in... /news/houston-health-museum-hosts-%E2%80%98race-are-we-so-different%E2%80%99
22nd Annual Native American Pow Wow Comes to Houston November 10, 2011
Houston, Mischer, Native American, events, family
The 22nd Annual Texas Championship Pow Wow takes place November 12 and 13 at Traders Village in Houston. This two-day Native American pow wow features representatives from dozens of tribes across the country and is a celebration of rich culture and heritage. Witness colorful tribal dance contests, arts and crafts shows, a tipi village, singing and much more as you learn about these various traditions. The dance contests will be a treat for the senses as you feel the rhythmic drums and witness the competitors in full traditional regalia performing dances and songs full of spiritual meaning... /news/22nd-annual-native-american-pow-wow-comes-houston
The Miles Davis Experience Arrives in Houston October 27, 2011
Houston, events, entertainment, jazz
The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-1959 comes to Miller Outdoor Theatre on Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 pm. Witness the Birth of Cool and relax to Kind of Blue, as this musical experience captures the sound, history and culture of this era in American history through the creativity of jazz music and its greatest innovator, Miles Davis, as performed by the Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet. This show will tell the story of the era's challenges, optimism, struggle for civil rights, and historical milestones. It will be an immersive experience. It combines music, storytelling, and live performance... /news/miles-davis-experience-arrives-houston
Houston Dia De Los Muertos Festival this Weekend October 25, 2011
Houston, Dia de Los Muertos, events, family
Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA) of Houston hosts Dia De Los Muertos: Honoring our Past, Celebrating our Future, a festival on Saturday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 30, at their campus at 1900 Kane Street, Houston. MECA’s event will feature Dia de los Muertos celebrations from throughout Latin America with an altar exhibit competition, foods from the Americas, vendors selling authentic Dia de los Muertos arts and crafts, and a Calavera fashion show. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a traditional Latin American holiday that honors and celebrates... /news/houston-dia-de-los-muertos-festival-weekend
Houston's Museum of Natural Science Presents "Discovering the Civil War" October 17, 2011
Houston, museum, events, family, Civil War
Houston’s Museum of Natural Science opened ‘Discovering the Civil War’ exhibit recently. It contains a fresh look at a period of American history blurred by time and is divided into twelve themed areas. The experience is enhanced through touch screens and other media. Visitors to the exhibit will get to participate in “unlocking secrets, solving mysteries, and uncovering unexpected events from this pivotal point in American history.” Each of the themed areas is based on a historical document and has photos, letters, and diary entries to help visitors draw their... /news/houstons-museum-natural-science-presents-discovering-civil-war
Have a Homemade Halloween! October 13, 2011
Halloween, family, activities, children
Halloween is a fun American tradition, unfortunately, big box stores have over commercialized it along with every other holiday. Make this year’s Halloween a homemade one, that will create memories for years to come. The basics are pumpkins, costumes, candy and crafts. Pumpkins are the staple of Halloween. Carving them, toasting their seeds in the oven, and getting to gross out the kids with “pumpkin guts”. Instead of using pre-made templates have the whole family participate in creating a few original ones. While the grown ups and older children carve and gut the pumpkins... /news/have-homemade-halloween
Texan Market Days October 10, 2011
Houston, green, events, family, market, shopping
Bring the whole family on October 22 from 9 AM to 5 PM to the amazing 480 acres that is George Ranch Historical Park, located at 10215 FM 762 Richmond, TX 77469. Texan Market Days features over 150 years of Texas history and provides an look at times gone by. The festival is held annually the fourth weekend of October and showcases a plethora of hands-on activities, battle reenactments, Civil War camps, live entertainment, archeological digs, food, craft vendors and much more. The living history festival divides the fun into four historical eras- the 1830’s, 1860’s, 1890’s... /news/texan-market-days
Local Food Stars Illuminated the Houston Culinary Awards October 5, 2011
Houston, cuisine, awards, honors, food
The brothers who own the Pappas Restaurant Group, Harris an Chris Pappas were named restaurateurs of the year at the 2011 Houston Culinary Awards presented by My Table Magazine. Hugo Ortega of Hugo's and Backstreet Café was named chef of the year, while El Real Tex-Mex Café took home the award for best new restaurant in Houston. The awards were presented by Sysco Food Services. The Houston Culinary Awards honored Jim Gossen, president and CEO of Louisiana Foods Global Seafood Source, for his contributions to the Houston and his dedication to the promotion and preservation... /news/local-food-stars-illuminated-houston-culinary-awards
Now is a Great Time to Buy a Home in Cypress, Sugar Land, and Richmond, Texas. September 27, 2011
Houston, Cypress, Sugar Land, home, buying, realty
According to HoustonFacts.org, now is the time to buy. Unlike the booming years where the sellers were the ones in control; today the buyers are calling the shots. All the components are in a buyer’s favor. Homes are competitively priced, interest rates are lower, and sellers are willing to negotiate. "If my neighbor sold his house for $250,000 six months ago, why should I have to settle for $225,000 today?" Attempting to regain this loss could cost more in the long run because it’s not so much a loss on the current home as it is a discount on the new, upgraded home.... /news/now-great-time-buy-home-cypress-sugar-land-and-richmond-texas