Posted on · More than a century ago, freed slaves and their descendants laid bricks in the Fourth Ward community of Freedmenâs Town. That alone makes the bricks significant, but thereâs more to it than that. The bricks are laid out in particular designs at some intersections â designs which in some cases pointed to safe houses for […]
Posted on · FotoFest – Houston's six-week-long, international biennial photography festival – is underway now through April 27, with photography exhibits and events around the city. This year's FotoFest focuses on contemporary Arab video, photography and mixed media art. But there are exhibits focused on numerous other themes, including one that documents life in a little-known area near […]
Posted on · The 33rd Annual Home for the Holidays event in Old Town Spring deems itself a âTexas-styled winter wonderlandâ with lights and shopping. The event runs through Dec. 21. Houston Public Mediaâs Ernie Manouse asked organizer Pam Golden how the event became what it is today. More: You can learn more about Home for the Holidays […]
Posted on · We hear fromÂ Alli Jarrett, founder and CEO ofÂ a new local grocer: The Heights General Store. She says 19th Street in The Heights reminds her of a main street in a small town.
Posted on · Old Town Spring is hosting a wine festival Oct. 12-13. The Autumn Art & Texas Wine Festival is a bi-annual, two-day event. Local winemakers will be there to showcase their white, red and sweet wines. Festival-goers can try a taste of these local wines. But, if youâre not a wine drinker, donât worry! Organizers say […]