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Archive for: August, 2017

Houston has been an up-and-coming city for years. It had the oil boom, railroads, the bayou and continues to be a pioneer for energy. Amid its exponential growth, like other cities, housing has been integral. Due to the need for housing (along with poor race relations) there are delegated and sanctuary places in...

Houston, admittedly, is not a city that lends itself to tourism. The combination of sweltering heat and long commutes can be discouraging to the common sightseer. That said, there are several destinations that are a must-see for any Houston native looking to beat the heat or looking to show off some of their H-Town...

Even though Houston is considered a concrete jungle, it boasts a multitude of different parks. It has long been understood that urban greenspaces have a number of proven benefits to the people that have access to them, as well as to the ecological health of the city itself. In regards to communities, parks offer a...

It was a typical evening down I-45 when I had my first encounter with the elusive vehicle known as the “slab.” The traffic was bumper to bumper as usual, so I was able to get a pretty good look at this unusual stead. It was a 1982 Cadillac Eldorado, painted a bright hot pink with swangas stretching out so long I was...

Harwin Harwin may not be the most scenic area in Houston, but it does have its charm. Known for its killer bargains and discounted prices, it’s an area of town every college student should be familiar with. On the outskirts of Chinatown, between Beltway 8 and 59, you will find a plethora of strip malls offering...

Many movies have been made about World War II, one of the most well-known being “Saving Private Ryan.” Just when we thought there couldn’t be a tale more intense and realistic, Christopher Nolan introduced “Dunkirk.” In 1940, World War II is in full swing, and German troops are closing in on the Allies. The United States...

Last weekend, students and young professionals alike descended upon San Marcos for what may be the ideal summer festival in Texas. With temperatures soaring in major cities like Houston, Austin and Dallas, the creators of Float Fest provided a much needed getaway to beat the heat. “The energy of the festival was...