Discover Spring Texas

October 1, 2007

Houston Blues Festival at Sam Houston Race Park – 1st annual!

Sam Houston Race Park is hosting the 1st annual Houston Blues Festival October 26 -28th. The Blues Festival will showcase some of the best national, regional, and local blues talent in this exciting new outdoor venue at the Infield at Sam Houston Race Park.
September 29, 2007

2007 Showcase of Homes in the Woodlands

Carlton Woods Creekside will be hosting the 2007 Showcase of Homes event set for October 13th – October 28th from 10 am – 6 pm daily. The Showcase of Homes is your chance to take a peak at the luxury and lifestyle that is located behind the gates of the Carlton Woods Creekside community. You […]
September 27, 2007

Spring TX Art Festivals in October!

Its Fall and just like Fall’s annual return so do the art festivals. I love spending the day strolling amongst the booths and taking in all the creative works of art. It always gets me wishing that I had more artistic talent, because even my stick people drawings do not look very good.
September 21, 2007

Lizards and Snakes: Alive Exhibit

The Lizards & Snakes: Alive! exhibit opened today at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The exhibition features more than 60 live lizards and snakes from five continents. Included in the exhibit are geckos, lizards, water monitors, chuckwallas, iguanas, cobras, and emerald tree boas. The exhibit is bound to entertain the youngsters that love all […]
September 19, 2007
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Upscale shopping plaza scheduled to open in 2008

All summer long we have been watching with a close eye the construction of Vintage Park. Vintage Park, an upscale shopping center, is under development in Northwest Houston at the corner of Highway 249 and Louetta. It is being developed on land that was previously owned by Hewlett Packard. It was a forested piece of […]
September 9, 2007

New sign law designed to improve our scenic environment

On September 1st, 2007 a new Texas law involving signs in the public right of way went into effect. Signs in the public right of way are NOT allowed per State, County, and City laws.
August 28, 2007
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The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts

Upon completion, The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, The Pearl, will be the only fine arts museum in Northwest Houston outside the Houston Museum District. The Pearl will have 4,500 square feet of exhibit space to present collections of masterwork art from the vast collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, plus touring […]
August 15, 2007
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What does NO Zoning in Spring Texas really mean?

Houston and its surrounding areas including Spring Texas have a no zoning ordinance. Zoning is when a community defines the type of real estate that may exist whether that be single family residential, multi-family residential, or commercial. No zoning ordinances allow the market to determine the type of real estate. In Spring TX, we still […]
July 19, 2007

Thursdays FREE at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The saying goes that nothing in life is FREE but here is one thing that truly is FREE. Every Thursday, thanks to a gift from the Shell Oil Foundation, admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is FREE.