Typical sunny, hot and humid for the extended July 4th weekend here in Houston, Texas. Looks like FREEDOM OVER TEXAS will have a nice evening. Wherever you may celebrate, please enjoy and be safe !
In downtown Houston, with just an hour before 1st place Houston Astros MLB game and short three blocks away from Minute Maid Park, lucky me found ‘after 6p is free’ parking available along Caroline Street at Texas Avenue.
View from Caroline Street at Texas Avenue
Below, on Caroline Street between Prairie and Texas. From left to right – The new Cotton Exchange Bldg , National Cash Register Bldg , and Houston Area Urban League in the old Federal Reserve Bank Bldg. .
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Doing camera and studio operations for a live Lou Dobbs Tonight / Fox Biz News interview at Houston SatLink – TWICE Media Productions studio at 1301 Texas Ave in Houston Area Urban League. Click on logos below for more information.
Sometimes you need to get out of town. Had a great time in the country with much better views from a good friend’s front porch. Out west of Houston in the small Texas town of Pattison.
Hello horse racing fans, it’s time again for the 1st leg of thoroughbred horse racing’s U.S. Triple Crown with the 143rd running of this year’s Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017. No real obvious choices this year, so we’ll see what happens during the fastest two minutes in sports on May 6th. You can watch live in USA on NBC-Tv.
You know it’s getting warmer and more humid. May is here already. But you should still get outside to enjoy the days activities before summer time really gets here. Here are a few of MAY 2017’s festivals in the Houston area.
See more festivals here: everfest’s Houston Festivals 2017
League City Music Festival & BBQ Cookoff
May 5-6, 2017 ~ League City, TX
Houston Polish Festival
May 5-7, 2017 ~ Houston, TX http://www.houstonpolishfestival.com/
Houston Dragon Boat Festival
May 6, 2017 ~ Houston, TX
Houston Japan Festival
May 6-7, 2017 ~ Houston, TX
Clear Lake Greek Festival
May 12-14, 2017 ~ Seabrook, TX
Comicpalooza Houston 2017
May 12-14, 2017 ~ Houston, TX
Pasadena Strawberry Festival
May 19-21, 2017 ~ Pasadena, TX
Houston Greek Fest
May 19-21, 2017 ~ Houston, TX
Update: June 30, 2017_from Houston’s CHRON.COM:
Greenway Plaza owner Parkway to be acquired in mega deal
“Parkway, the owner of Houston’s massive Greenway Plaza real estate complex, is being sold to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $1.2 billion [USD]. The Toronto-based entity will acquire Parkway, a real estate investment trust, for $23.05 per share.”
Posted_April 27, 2017_ Working this week as Audio-Video Tech at the DoubleTree Hilton at 6 Greenway Plaza. Some Houston city views from the 20th floor Plaza conference room.
Looking south at the all glass faces of Greenway Plaza 9 & 11 buildings on right. The Greenway Hi-Rise Condominiums at 14 & 15 Greenway Plaza on Timmons Lane are at center left. Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church is on the left out of view.
Looking north at Greenway Plaza buldings 3,4 and 5 and down at the concourse level in between.
Greenway Plaza just off US 59/I-69 freeway is a 52-acre master-planned, mixed-use development with 11 buildings and roughly 4.9 million square feet of office space.
Are you in the Greater Houston area? A 1st timer here? There are many outdoor events and festivals going on in the Houston – Texas Gulf Coast area in the few days left in April 2017. Below are a few logo links to festival event websites. If you need more festivals, go HERE to everfest. You all have fun and enjoy being outdoors!
KATY JAZZ FESTIVAL
April 21-22, 2017 ~ Katy, TX – 30 miles west of Downtown Houston
GALVESTON COUNTY FAIR & RODEO
April 21-29, 2017 ~ Hitchcock, TX – 36 miles south of Downtown Houston
April 22, 2017 ~ La Porte, TX – 25 miles east of Downtown Houston
April 27-29, 2017 ~ Alvin, TX – 30 miles southeast of Downtown Houston
Texas Crawfish & Music Fest
April 29-30, 2017 ~ Spring, TX – 25 miles north of Downtown Houston
4th Annual Texas Crawfish & Brews
April 30, 2017 ~ Houston, TX – Just a 10 minute walk from Downtown !