Dedicated reporter and mom, Melissa Wilson of FOX 26, shared a really touching story with her fans today. Her son, Caleb, who has bravely battled cancer now for several years, had a very exciting opportunity during the Super Bowl here in Houston. He’s also received some even more exciting news! Continue reading
In-N-Out Burger, the famed California fast food haven, is rumored to be closing on at least one plot of land in the Houston area. Jazz Hamilton, VP of Retail Brokerage Services at CBRE confirmed the rumor but refused to disclose the location. Apparently, plans are still in their infancy, but the restaurant is expected to open this year. Continue reading
At some point every homeowner has wondered how to repair a corroded bathroom mirror, or whether there’s a way to protect your beautiful hardwood table from scratches and water damage. This past week we decided to ask the experts at Northwest Glass & Mirror for their advice on how to improve, protect, and maintain your home. Here’s what they told us, and their advice could actually save you money: Continue reading
Smithland, Texas — A slew of tornadoes wreaked havoc across much of the south over the past few weeks. One Houston resident caught video of a twister crossing I-45 near The Woodlands as a white car fled the wrong way down the freeway. But none of the stories we’ve heard so far hold a candle to the gal and her son in Smithland, Texas, who had a terrifying experience flying through a tornado in a bathtub. Continue reading
The Woodlands, TX — On Saturday, Catalina Humphrey was out walking her 10 month old puppy, Hercules, on a jogging trail near her home. The little Rottweiler pup and his owner were minding their own business, enjoying the weekend, when suddenly a strange man crept up and tried to attack Catalina from behind. That’s when Hercules’ defensive instincts kicked in. Continue reading
Houston, TX — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy is a 13-week program designed to give residents a working knowledge of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, including police procedures and protocol.
Through the CPA’s interactive courses, participants learn many aspects of law enforcement, such as the Texas Penal Code, Patrol Procedures, Gang Awareness, Homicide Division and many other topics. Residents will gain a better understanding of how police services are conducted in their communities and see “how and why” deputies make some of their decisions in the course of their duties. Continue reading
I’m very excited to announce that The Pink Armadillo will be re-launching this Spring. After a 5 month hiatus during which my third beautiful daughter, Gwynevere, was born, I am back covering northwest Houston’s happy, inspirational, and wholesome news. So, small businesses, charities, churches, girl scouts, and adoptable doggies … get ready to get featured!
If you’re a writer, blogger, or journalist interested in reviewing your favorite family owned restaurant, local non-profit, or church’s new ministry, please email me. Here are a few of the topics I’m most interested in: Continue reading
Thirteen young musicians from Houston experienced the performance opportunity of a lifetime this week. As the whole world’s attention was fixed on the inauguration of America’s 45th President, Donald Trump, The Virtuosi of Houston performed in Washington D.C. for some of the biggest names in Congress, including Senator Marco Rubio, Senator John Cornyn, and U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Continue reading
Neighborhoods in Northwest Houston continue to boom despite the dismal energy industry slump. In November, single family home sales were up nearly 23% compared with a year ago. That’s the largest monthly increase in years! Continue reading