Tag: Garden Oaks

By Pamela Green

Pam’s GOOFy Summer of Fun: King’s Bierhaus

This post is part of a series called Pam's GOOFy Summer of Fun Garden Oaks and Oak Forest aren’t just great places to live. They’re filled with hip bars, amazing local restaurants, and fun outdoor activities… During this hot Houston summer, I wanted to share with you three of my favorite GOOF places to hang…

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By Pamela Green

Pam’s GOOFy Summer of Fun: Petrol Station

This post is part of a series called Pam's GOOFy Summer of Fun Garden Oaks and Oak Forest aren’t just great places to live. They’re filled with hip bars, amazing local restaurants, and fun outdoor activities… During this hot Houston summer, I wanted to share with you three of my favorite GOOF places to hang…

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By Pamela Green

Pam’s GOOFy Summer of Fun: Wakefield Crowbar

This post is part of a series called Pam's GOOFy Summer of Fun Garden Oaks and Oak Forest aren’t just great places to live. They’re filled with hip bars, amazing local restaurants, and fun outdoor activities… During this hot Houston summer, I wanted to share with you three of my favorite GOOF places to hang out…

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By Boulevard Realty

Rediscovering I-45 North…and More Part 1: I-10 to 610

Yesterday concluded the extended initial public comment period for TxDOT’s expansion of I-45. This ambitious yet necessary undertaking will impact Houstonians who travel I-45 from the Beltway North all the way through downtown and will be tackled in several phases. TxDOT is expertly tracking and publicizing the developments on a website dedicated to the project,…

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By Jan Clark

What Comes After Up-and-Coming: Sunset Heights Edition

I’ve lived in the “Central North” area of Houston for quite a few years now and I’ve seen it go through many changes. Loosely composed of the Greater Heights, Lazybrook, Timbergrove, Oak Forest, and Garden Oaks, this area has gone from sleepy, shaded, and serene to just another Houston hot spot. The Heights in particular…

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By Boulevard Realty

Bill Baldwin’s Real Estate Outlook: Mid-Year 2016

In case you missed it, here’s a quick recap of Boulevard Realty’s “State of the Market” event just two weeks ago. It was standing-room only at our Heights office for the presentation and hundreds watched live on Facebook as Boulevard broker/owner Bill Baldwin gave his take on the sometimes conflicting recent headlines surrounding Houston real estate,…

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By Boulevard Realty

Homes that make us happy: Traditional Styles

This post is part of a series called Homes That Make Us Happy We recently came across a thought-provoking article by Jacoba Urist called The Psychological Cost of Boring Buildings. The article explains how scientific evidence shows that living and working in or around architecturally interesting buildings and varied, vibrant urban settings (read: no zoning) can lead…

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