Houston – City of Parks

Check out the article in the Houston Chronicle by Molly Glentzer titled “Houston: City of Parks?!”. Just to give you a snippet of what is in the article, here are the first two paragraphs: Here’s a thought that didn’t come from the folks who brought us that awkward “City of No Limits” slogan: Houston – […]

Yappy Hour at Sabine Promenade

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership Thursday, September 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for Yappy Hour. Get ready for a dog-gone good time with your favorite pooch and the Bayou Buddies during Yappy Hour, a happy hour for you and your dog at Sabine Promenade. We’ll have a dog “kissing booth,” dog wine and beer tastings, […]

National Public Lands Day – Sept. 27

National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single day volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. You can lend a hand for habitat restoration in Hermann Park’s Bayou Parkland. For more information or to sign up, email volunteer@hermannpark.org. Each year Hermann Park Conservancy works with volunteers to restore various habitats […]

Farmers Market Today

Now that fall fruits and vegetables are coming in, it’s time to head to one of the many farmer’s markets in the Houston Gulf Coast region. The Urban Harvest Farmers Markets bring the bounty of the garden to Houstonians several times a week year round, rain or shine. There is one today at 3000 Richmond […]

Learn to Surf in Surfside

What better place to learn to surf than a town called Surfside. Bayou City Adventures is offering Surfing Classes Saturday, September 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Ocean Village Hotel at 310 Ocean Village Drive in Surfside. The classes are geared for all ages and skill levels. If you have ever wanted […]

Hike Galveston Island State Park

This weeks hike is to go to the bay side of Galveston Island State Park and hike the many trails and loops. There are suggested trails on the Galveston Island State Park map but I have listed all the loops and trails below. Freshwater Pond Loop .68 Freshwater Pond .25 Duck Lake .19 Prairie Trail […]

America’s Most Improved Cycling Town

Check out the article in Bicycling Magazine listing Houston as America’s Most Improved Cycling Town. Houston, We have Less of a Problem

Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike

If you’re one of the lucky souls who has Friday off, head out to Galveston for the Owl Prowl and Bay Hike from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Galveston Island State Park. The volunteers will take you to explore the beautiful sunset over the prairie and Galveston Bay ecosystem while looking for owls. As the […]

Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza

Since Autumn is hummingbird season in Texas, the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson is celebrating with an Xtravaganza. Autumn is when these tiny creatures move southward to Mexico and Central America and on September 20 from 8:00 a.m. to noon you can see these itty bitty birds being banded. You can also adopt […]