Get a Free Pumpkin at the Oil Ranch Scarecrow Festival in Hockley

Oil Ranch

The centerpiece of Halloween decorations for your home could be a great pumpkin. Pumpkin patches around Houston have thousands of great pumpkins to choose from. Take a trip out to the Oil Ranch Scarecrow Festival and you can get your holiday pumpkin for free. The Scarecrow Festival has been a staple in the area for 20 years, and tens of thousands of … [Read more...]

Bleachers at Fitzgerald’s for The Strange Desire World Tour

Bleachers at Fitzgerald's for The Strange Desire World Tour

Music is a great equalizer. You love music, and it is one of the things you are passionate about. If you are looking for a wonderful and unique experience, you don't want to miss the concerts in Houston. There are some talented musicians coming our way. You can see Bleachers at Fitzgerald's for the Strange Desire World Tour. They are an independent … [Read more...]

Learn How to Camp Like a Pro at REI in Houston


Sleeping under the stars in the great outdoors definitely sounds like a wonderful way to spend a weekend. The trouble is a good amount of people haven't camped since their childhoods, if then. What do you do if you want to camp but lack the essential know-how to do so? If camping is on your mind, check out Bayou City Outdoors & REI Present: … [Read more...]

Take a Lunch Break at Ruggles Cafe Bakery

Take a Lunch Break at Ruggles Cafe Bakery

Perhaps you're looking for a cafe in Houston that serves up a delicious lunch. If that's the case, Ruggles Cafe Bakery is one spot that you'll want to be sure to check out. This restaurant is located at 2365 Rice Boulevard, which is approximately 17 miles from Almeda Park. Business hours are as follows: Monday through Thursday from 10:30 am to 10 … [Read more...]

View Monet’s Paintings of the Seine at Houston Fine Arts Museum

View Monet's Paintings of the Seine at Houston Fine Arts Museum

Often seen as only an oil town, many people overlook the opportunities for cultural enrichment that the city has to offer. The Museum of Fine Arts Houston hosts internationally renowned art exhibits in Houston, including a showing of Monet's paintings. Claude Monet, one of the world's most famous Impressionists, was a prolific French artist who … [Read more...]

Introduce a New Game for Your Kids at the Almeda Park Playground

Introduce a New Game for Your Kids at the Almeda Park Playground

Enticing your kids to play outside during the summer heat at our apartments in Houston with playground wasn't easy. Now that fall's almost here, they can get some exercise on the playground equipment by playing these three easy, fun games. They don't require much in the way of preparation, but they do keep youngsters moving. Jeep Safari is … [Read more...]

Events in Southeast Houston: Pasadena’s Annual Rodeo and BBQ

Pasadena Annual Rodeo and BBQ

One of the things Texas is famous for is rodeo. The live shows attract people from all over to see who wins. There are several rodeo events in Southeast Houston, along with barbecues that you don't want to miss. Mark your calendar for events that are sure to bring action and thrills. This September is when the adventure happens. The 65th Annual … [Read more...]

Sign up for the 9/11 Heroes Run at Houston’s Ellington Field

9/11 Heroes Run

It's a great feeling to participate in a 5K run in Houston for a good cause. The 9/11 Heroes Run is approaching and is a great way to show your support, help raise money and get fit. This race is meant to remember and honor the heroes of 9/11 and those men and women who have served our country since this tragedy. It is a means for our community to … [Read more...]

Take Gulf Freeway to Froberg’s Fall Corn Maze

Froberg's Second Annual Corn Maze and Hayride

It’s that time of the year again when the ears of corn are taller than a man, perfect for a good ol’ fashioned American corn maze. Isn’t it great the kind folks from Froberg’s Farm thought so too? Every year since 1930, Froberg’s Farm has hosted such fun events as strawberry picking field trips and the corn maze. It’s a Alvin tradition by now. … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Tailgating the Houston Texans Football Games

Houston Texans Tailgating

Fall is right around the corner which means it is almost football season. Time to dig out the foam finger, warm up your throat for the battle cry and get ready to paint your face red and blue for the Houston Texans football games. And just like beer with chicken wings, nothing goes better with football than some all out tailgating. Here are some tips … [Read more...]