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
We love Mexican food. I mean, we REALLY love Mexican food. We also love ice cream. And margaritas. But I digress. A brand new Mexican restaurant has opened in Tomball and it’s not your typical cocina. It’s El Kiosko, and it’s a Mexican ice cream shop serving up Mangonadas (a spiced mango fruit drink), Troles (fruit ice), Elotes (cheesy grilled corn on the cob), Jugos Naturales (fresh fruit smoothies), Tostadas and Tortas (the Mexican solution to a sandwich), Nachos (need we explain?) and of course, ice cream a la Mexicana. 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
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
Tomball, TX — At their Monday, January 16 meeting, Tomball City Council approved the master plan for the Texas Railroading Heritage Museum. This officially gives The Gulf Coast Chapter of The National Railway Historical Society the green light to begin fundraising, more detailed planning, and construction. 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
If you’re planning on venturing out on this dreary day, you’d best check out Houston TranStar’s Traffic Map which notes five major roadways that are flooded. Here is a list, which we will update frequently as water continues to rise: Continue reading