April 22, 2014 |

It can only mean one thing when temperatures rise and flowers are in full bloom: summer is fast approaching. Get an early start in welcoming the summer season with a free concert event perfect for the whole family.

April 16, 2014 |

On Sunday, April 13th, residents and guests enjoy spring fun at Cypress Creek Lakes. Guests met the Easter Bunny at one of Cypress Creek Lakes’ three Recreation Centers. There was also a petting zoo with rabbits, chickens, ducks, small goat, mini horse and mini donkey and the Porch Swing Dessert food truck was serving delectable sweet treats.

The main attraction were the Easter Egg hunts located on the recreation grass area. Each age group hunt included 1,000 plastic Easter eggs and a golden egg, which was exchanged for a Toys "R" Us goodie bag.

April 11, 2014 |

Towne Lake is set to host their third annual Lake-A-Palooza event this Sunday, April 13th from 12 to 5 pm. There will be lots of family-friendly activities to enjoy such as bumper boats, bubble walkers, boat rides, rock climbing, face painting and delicious food trucks. The best part? Lake-A-Palooza is free and open to the public.

April 7, 2014 | geico

Politicians and public figures descended on GEICO’s new claims operation in Katy yesterday as the official ribbon cutting ceremony was held in celebration of the new 138,000-square-foot office grand opening. The new building represents hundreds of new employment opportunities for Katy, and the rest of Greater Houston, by 2015.

April 2, 2014 | Events, music

For nearly twenty-five years, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion has been a cultural beacon in the Woodlands and the rest of Greater Houston. Hundreds of thousands of patrons descend on the amphitheater every year to see stirring performances from the Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet and other national performing acts. And on Wednesday, April 9th, one of the best musical groups in the world is slated to rock the stage at Cynthia Woods.

March 25, 2014 | sugar land

Sugar Land was recently given an Operations Excellence Award for increased recycling efforts by the Texas Public Works Association. The city reduced the amount of garbage sent to landfills by thirty-four percent in 2013.

After expanding the city’s solid waste program in 2011 to include regular curbside collections, the amount of materials kept out of landfills has increased every year. The goal is to keep with the trend and reduce the amount of trash placed in landfills even more in 2014.

March 21, 2014 |

There’s good food, there’s great good, and then there’s Torchy’s Tacos, which is lifechanging food. Luckily for Katy residents, the fourth Houston-area Torchy’s location is slated to open this summer in LaCenterra.

Prepare yourselves.

Torchy’s has already set up shop in Montrose, Rice Village and in the Heights with each location enjoying overwhelming success.

March 10, 2014 |

If chocolate is music to your ears, then you will love listening to Lone Star College-CyFair’s Chamber n’ Chocolate string ensemble Thursday, March 27th at 2:00 PM.

LSC-CyFair has hosted this free performance for years to show their appreciation to campus and community patrons. In addition to performing various chamber works for trios and quartets, chocolate dessert will be served after the performance to satisfy your sweet tooth.

March 3, 2014 |

The Shell Houston Open is one of Houston’s longest-standing sports traditions. What originally began in 1946 as the Houston Open at River Oaks Country Club is now a multi-million dollar international event that draws the world’s top golfers. On March 7th, Houston-area Perry’s locations are hosting their inaugural SHO Your Chops event to celebrate the Shell Houston Open by giving you a chance to win free tickets.

February 26, 2014 |

The annual Sales & Marketing Council of the Greater Houston Builders Association was help to recognize new home sales achievements of Sales Persons, Sales Managers, and Realtors. These selling machines were recognized for their 2013 closed NEW home sales. Presented by the GHBA’s SMC, the Million Dollar Circle awards is a nationally-recognized program that spotlights industry sales professionals on a yearly basis.