Your ‘Mama Mia’ List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, October 12 to Sunday, October 14, 2018.  Attend a ritzy gala to raise funds for Texas’ animals and natural habitats, be a spectator during back-to-back polo matches, light a Read More …

Colombian Emerald History

EARLY HISTORY Emeralds mined in Colombia have been used for trade and personal adornment throughout much of Middle and South America since pre-Columbian times. When the first Spaniards arrived in the New World in the early 16th century, emeralds were being worshiped, were used in Read More …

Fun Things to During the Autumn Months

Fall is upon us, and in the Houston area, the change of seasons and cooler weather is highly anticipated. With more moderate temperatures, outdoor activities are ideal; and southeastern Texas offers many options for families that want to get away and experience something new. Natural Read More …

First European Battle on American Soil: 1565

With so much talk about the history of this country and how it’s been cherry picked and “white washed”, it might serve some well to actually know how the beginnings of our country actually came to be. Spanish forces under Pedro Menéndez de Avilés capture Read More …

The History of Japan’s Bunny Island

There is an island where rabbits rule. They are well fed, free from predators, and spend their time lounging around getting photographed by fawning humans. So where is this bunny paradise? It’s a small island in the Seto Inland Sea called Ōkunoshima, two miles off the coast Read More …