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In-N-Out Is Coming To Houston, So We Asked A Real Californian What All The Fuss Is About

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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

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6 Ways To Beautify Your Home With Glass & Mirrors

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

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Texas Mom & Son Fly Through Tornado In Bathtub

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

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Harris County Sheriff’s Office Offers 13 Week Citizen’s Police Class

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

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WRITER CALL: The Pink Armadillo To Re-Launch, Covering NW Houston’s Good News

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

13 Houston Youth Musicians Experience the Performance Opportunity of a Lifetime!

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