Heights Culture Cycling Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures today, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a bike ride through the Heights. Bayou City Adventures plants to explore one of Houston’s most unique neighborhoods. Established in the 1890’s The Heights has experienced many changes before becoming one of Houston’s hottest neighborhoods. Come learn the neighborhood history and […]

Sunday Streets – April 26

Sunday Streets HTX is a pilot initiative to promote and improve the health of Houstonians. Sunday Streets HTX will open a stretch of streets normally reserved for vehicle traffic to allow cycling, walking, dancing, socializing and provide a family-friendly opportunity to be physically active. The location for the April Sunday Streets is 19th Street in the Heights between Heights Blvd. […]

Dive the Flower Gardens

While diving and snorkeling are not activities most people think of when they think of the Texas coast, there is one of the best dive spots in the Gulf of Mexico. The Flower Gardens is a National Marine Sanctuary 100 miles off the Texas Coast. Manta rays, whale sharks, coral heads bigger than cars, hundreds of […]

Hike the Parks of Precinct 4

Harris County Precinct 4 is home to the most parks in the county. I have taken this list from the Precinct 4 website so that you can see what is there and maybe head out for a hike, a paddle, a bike, or just a picnic. 100 Acre Wood Preserve Bane Park Bayer Park Burroughs […]

Waugh Colony Bat Boat Tour

Austin isn’t the only city in Texas with a large bat colony. Houston has it’s own and it can be seen on kayak tours, boat tours, or the observation platform at Waugh Dr. and Allen Parkway. Seeing them from the water does offer not only a different view of the bats but also a great […]

Picking Berries in the Spring

While blackberries can easily be found along the roads around Houston, your best bet for berry picking is to visit one of the many farms near Houston. If you do head out on your own, watch for snakes and other warm-weather critters that might be picking berries with you. Some of the fams near Houston […]

White Oak Bayou Bridge Bash

Community members, bicyclists, runners, environmentalists and the general public are invited to join in the “Bridge Bash” festivities Saturday, April 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 3;00 p.m. at 707 N. Shepherd Drive in the Heights. This is a dedication ceremony to celebrate the completion of a new segment of White Oak Bayou Greenway. This is […]

Earth Day – April 22

While we in Houston celebrated Earth Day on April 11, the official day is Wednesday, April 22. Go outdoors this Wednesday and enjoy what the earth has to offer. Go hiking, paddling, fishing, birding, cycling or just reading under a tree.  

Pictures of Houston in the Spring

If you still think Houston is not an outdoor city, think again. Check the photos below and then head outside to take advantage what is out here.  

Visit Sabine Promenade

Just west of Downtown Houston are the two-mile long trails of the Sabine Promenade. Linking the Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive bayou trails to Sesquicentennial Park behind Wortham Theater Center and the Northside Trail at the University of Houston-Downtown, these trails feature lunar lighting where the lights along the trail change colors from white to blue based […]