Heights Day of the Dead I haven’t seen very much about Dias de los Muertos this year, Nov 1 and 2nd. Here are some links decribing a couple of the celebrations.In the Heights, the celebration is always anchored by Casa Ramirez Gallery at 241 W 19th St. His shop is always fun to go into. [...]
Great Taste of the Heights-Check Heights Restaurants in one Place Who would have guessed that the Heights would have so many restaurants? Even a year ago I was telling clients that you had to go to Montrose or Washington Ave to eat. Not any more…new ones are opening all the time. I’m not going to [...]
Heights Events The Heights is a cool place to live. It becomes even more so as the heat goes away and you can enjoy outdoor events again, and not just suffer through them. These events become even more delightful as the holidays approach. It may seem I’m late in promoting these events happening tomorrow, but [...]
Eastwood Home Tour If you like bungalows you need to visit the 16th annual 2011 Eastwood Home Tour Oct 15th & 16th, 12:00-5:00. Tickets are $15. Eastwood is an East End neighborhood establised in 1913 by the same developer as my neighborhood, Woodland Heights. Naturally, you will see the same predominance of Craftsman style bungalows [...]
Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans living here in the U.S. A celebration for the decesed. The biggest celebration I have seen was a few years ago in San Miguel de Allende. The Jardin was full of flower vendors selling bunches of marigolds; [...]
Houston Heights is becoming a center for arts. The eclectic mix of homes and shops draws people with artistic flair. Mich Cohen wrote the following post on our monthly art happening. The hip, the cool, the original Houston arts market is ready for the holidays starting Saturday, November 7 On Saturday, November 7, the First [...]
Brookesmith in Houston’s Heights Area celebrates Day of the Dead. Brookesmith is the pocket of homes in the NE corner of Houston’s Heights. The character of Brookesmith is much like the Heights. Wood framed bungalows and other early 1900′s houses. Some totally renovated, some “remuddled”, and others barely hanging on.