summer

Port Aransas’s Warmth and Atmosphere Continue to Attract Visitors

Family fun at the beach is a key attraction at Port Aransas - photo courtesy Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce

By George Slaughter PORT ARANSAS—This beach community, located about 200 miles southwest of Katy, has long been a historic site. Spanish explorers discovered the area in 1519 and Karankawa Indians likely lived here before that, according to experts consulted by the Port Aransas Museum. Yet Port A, as locals call it, is also contemporary, and has made impressive strides towards putting Hurricane Harvey into its history, if not its rearview mirror. “It was definitely an […]

Miller Theater Summer Schedule

Since 1923, Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park has been one of Houston’s most beloved cultural treasures, a gathering place for the community and the site of thousands of memorable free performances.  That’s over 90 years of memories. Miller is unique in the United States, offering an eight month season of professional, artistically-excellent and culturally diverse entertainment completely FREE of charge to the public. This is the largest “always free” program of its kind in the […]