Arts & Entertainment

An Overview of 888sport Betting App for Android & iOS Smartphones

888sport was established as a casino and poker operator which further expanded as a sports betting operator too, in 2008. 888sport doesn’t promote shady business tactics, like what you have heard about other sports betting apps and sites. They are known for their white marketing strategy and have obtained a license in the US, Spain, Italy, Sweden, UK, and other countries. Furthermore, the company is also listed on the London stock exchange. The betters can […]

Art Colony Association, Inc. Announces 8 th Annual Middle School Art Competition Winners

HOUSTON (April 6, 2020) The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), the producer of Bayou City Art Festival, has announced the winners from the 8 th Annual Middle School Art Competition. The art competition is an education initiative offered by ACA that gives students in grades 5 th – 8 th from the Greater Houston area the opportunity to participate in a 2-D juried competition, have their art displayed in public, interact with working artists , and win prizes for themselves and their school’s art […]

New Date: The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency 5th Annual Wine Dinner

Rescheduled for Wednesday, June 3, 2020 HOUSTON (April 7, 2020) – The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency, a nonprofit providing Houston area women and girls with the tools needed to be advocates for their health, has rescheduled its 5th Annual Wine Dinner from Wednesday, April 29, 2020 to Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Tony’s due to the health threat from COVID-19. Proceeds from the event support The Women’s Fund programs that serve to educate girls and women in the Houston […]

Texas State Parks Temporarily Close to the Public

AUSTIN—At the direction of Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas State Parks will be closed to the public effective at the close of business Tuesday, April 7 in order to maintain the safest environment for visitors, volunteers and staff. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will continue to stay current with the latest public health recommendations and will announce when a definite reopening date has been determined. “Given the myriad of challenges and heightened risks of […]

The Center for Pursuit selling world-famous Gingersnaps and other treats at Houston Ballet’s online Spring 2020 Nutcracker Market  

The Center for Pursuit is selling its wildly popular Gingersnaps and other delicious cookies and treats at the virtual Spring 2020 Nutcracker Marketplace on Facebook and through the Gingersnaps Etc. site.

Houston, April 7, 2020 – The Center for Pursuit, Houston’s largest not-for-profit organization serving adults with intellectual and development disabilities, is selling its wildly popular Gingersnaps, other tasty cookies in a variety of flavors (chocolate, raspberry, lemon and cinnamon) and Cheesesnaps at the online Spring 2020 Nutcracker Marketplace from now through Apr. 30. Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker Marketplace at NRG was forced to become a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and can now be found […]

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori Spring Flowers in Art & Antiques

By Dr. Lori Verderame Floral forms have long had a prominent place in the fine arts and antiques. The art historical symbolism of flowers from asters to zinnias has intrigued collectors since the Renaissance period. The Italian master, Sandro Botticelli sprinkled one hundred and forty-one different floral varieties beneath the feet of his famous Neo-Platonic figures in the tempera painting on panel from circa 1470-80s. The figures in the painting, which hangs in Florence Italy’s […]

How Are Online Casinos Regulated in New Zealand

Playing casino games is inherently enjoyable, and can be equally intriguing no matter if you are playing using your portable device or you prefer going to a land-based establishment. Naturally, online casinos offer better comfort and convenience, which is why we are witnessing how they keep on increasing in popularity. For that reason, it makes sense that every country has its own stance on the virtual form of gambling and has introduced various laws and […]

Area scouts give back to the community  

Community service is a key element of the Scouts BSA program and allows members of the troop to keep their promise to “help other people.”  This commitment was on full display on March 7 when Troops 584 and 1584 conducted a service day at the YMCA Camp Cinco in Cinco Ranch.  The scouts spent the day creating a new access route to the activities pavilion from the main road.  The 25 youth involved in the […]

Brewster County Extends Hotel Closures in Big Bend Region Until April 9th

Alpine, Texas – (March 31st, 2020) The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend have received notice that due to the Covid-19 pandemic; Brewster county officials have voted to extend their hotel/motel/RV Parks/short-term rental and campground closures for an additional 7 days ending April 9th, effective beginning March 30th, 2020. The closure may be extended again if deemed necessary by local officials at the end of the 7-day period. As of this Press Release, […]

Park and Trail Guidelines During COVID-19

Willow Fork Drainage District is dedicated to providing quality park, trail and community event spaces for its residents and the larger community. During this time of COVID-19, in accordance with CDC guidelines and county orders to stay at home/shelter in place, WFDD is continuing its decision of March 12 to close WFDD facilities and postpone any WFDD events until further notice. Currently, the following measures are in place: Central Green – Restroom is closed. Lawn area is open with recommended […]