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Everyone wants to live in a smart place. But the magic mix that draws people in is composed of a lot of different dynamics coming together all at once, according to the National Geographic Channel’s Smart Cities program. “A city needs a heart and soul—typically the center, where people congregate for work and leisure. Smart cities are well-connected locally and internationally, have a s...
Read Post [Posted on 09/21/2014 By John Askins]
If you're in the market for a new construction home, there is no shortage of builders to choose from in the Houston area. However, today I want to focus on 3 upcoming David Weekley neighborhoods, all in Central Houston near Garden Oaks - Oak Forest, that have been announced in the last few weeks. The Reserve at Washington will be built in Timber Grove, just south of the GOOF and ins...
Read Post [Posted on 09/17/2014 By Tawnya Marney]
NEW LISTING! 1515 Dodd Lane, Houston, TX 77077 – MLS# 86580901 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/17/2014 By Connie Vallone]
The “Long Acres Ranch Nature Center” The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Nature Tourism program has partnered with a private non-profit foundation to establish a center and open it to the public for fee based recreation and educational programs. Educational programs include youth and adult programs and specialized training for tourism professionals and community representatives interested in gain...
Read Post [Posted on 09/16/2014 By Arlene Hinsley]
Knowing your neighbors may be good for your heart — and not just emotionally — according to a new study by psychologists at the University of Michigan. The more social connections you have in your neighborhood, the less likely you are to die from a heart attack, according to the study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.The study is based on assessments...
Read Post [Posted on 09/14/2014 By John Askins]
If you're looking for spacious backyards, best to head to the Northeast. Northeast states had the largest number of states that made it into a top 10 list of states boasting the largest median lot sizes for sale, based on data from Realtor.com.  According to the site, the average median lot size nationwide was 12,632 square feet, but in these states you can find more supersized backyards: 1...
Read Post [Posted on 09/10/2014 By John Askins]
Sugar Land Extends Reduced Pet Adoption Fees Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land Animal Services is extending reduced adoption fees of $20 for cats and reducing the dog adoption fee to $40 through Oct. 19. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neutering and a microchip with a lifetime registration. Through the month of September, the shelter will give out $20 PetsMart gift cards with every blac...
Read Post [Posted on 09/08/2014 By Stanley Poscovsky]
Looking for Katy? Which part? Old Towne Katy, North Katy, South Katy? Now we've even started breaking it down to just neighborhood names. Cinco Ranch, Firethorne, Nottingham Country, Green Trails, Grand Lakes, Lakecrest, Williamsburg Settlement, etc. But why? Why are there so many different parts of Katy? Why can't I just say Katy?Well, you see, Katy started many, many years ago as a SMALL town. E...
Read Post [Posted on 09/07/2014 By Tiffany Gwin]
Butterflies, Bees and Plants, Oh My! Where will you find a butterfly garden, bee hives and an amazing selection of plants to create your own enviable ecosystem? Why, the 16th Annual Sugar Land Garden Club Plant Sale and amazing FALL FESTIVAL, of course! Visit the Butterfly garden and get expert advice from Don Johnson, a member of the Fort Bend Master Gardeners’ Entomology Group and of the Texas ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/06/2014 By Diana Miller]
Drivers in Fort Collins, Colorado, can take another bow before calmly climbing behind the wheel. For the fourth time in a decade, Allstate has named it "America's Safest Driving City" in its annual analysis of car accidents.Fort Collins has been in the top 10 every year, according to the insurance company, which assessed drivers in the 200 largest U.S. cities. The most dangerous city to ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/06/2014 By John Askins]
A report from Smart Growth America and the University of Utah’s Metropolitan Urban Center finds that living in sprawling metropolitan areas has major repercussions on a poor child’s chances of moving up the economic ladder as they enter adulthood. Researchers found that living in more compact and connected metro areas can help low-income families, surmising that better access to economi...
Read Post [Posted on 09/06/2014 By John Askins]
(NewsUSA) – The vast majority of the 65 million Americans who live in condominiums and homeowners associations are satisfied with their communities, according to a national survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies for the Foundation for Community Association Research. Ninety percent of community association residents rate their overall association experience as positive (64 percent) or neutr...
Read Post [Posted on 09/05/2014 By Susan Roddy]
Eight of the 15 fastest-growing large U.S. cities and towns over the past year were in Texas, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Lone Star State also stood out in terms of the size of population growth, with five of the 10 cities and towns that added the most people over the year.The fastest-growing municipalities are spread across Texas, from the High P...
Read Post [Posted on 09/03/2014 By John Askins]
Mandell Park is small, but significant. The 1.2 acres of land situated at the corner of Mandell Street and Richmond Avenue are an example of what happens when people, organizations, corporations and government entities come together for a cause. What once was an unofficial trash dump has transformed over the course of its over 30-years as city property into a first-class park with gardens, benches...
Read Post [Posted on 09/02/2014 By Susan Arnoldy]
Buying a home is one of the most important decisions we will ever make. A home is a huge investment and long-term commitment. This means that every little decision needs to be though through. One of the most important is discovering why you should or shouldn't choose your targeted neighborhood and community. Here are 5 ways to decide if a neighborhood is the right choice for you and your family ac...
Read Post [Posted on 09/02/2014 By Kelly Stewart]
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