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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Places to Rediscover | #4: Revival Market

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things On the year of his 50th birthday, Boulevard Realty broker/owner Bill Baldwin is highlighting 50 things to see/experience in the inner loop. These are things that sometimes fall under the radar of even native Houstonians, but that he loves and wants to share. Houston…

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Allen Parkway renovations begin with reduction in speed limit

For the next 10 months or so, certain parts of Allen Parkway will undergo an $11 million serious transformation, meaning that beginning on Monday, August 3, motorists may need to find alternate routes. The first change you’ll probably notice is a speed limit reduction from 40 mph to 35 mph. Next you’ll notice fewer lanes…

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By Boulevard Realty

Location, Location, Location: Urban Living Redefined at Summer Heights

Summer Heights is a collection of six new homes on the 600 block of Allston by Heights-based builders Smith Family Homes. The last home to be completed there is 639 Allston which features amazing wraparound porches on both the first and second floors. The home relishes a unique location on the Heights Hike & Bike Trail. In addition,…

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By Boulevard Realty

Pop Vows: Where Equality, Advocacy, and Pop Up Culture Meet!

Tomorrow will mark the first official Pop Vows ceremony, which, if you think about it long enough, is exactly what it sounds like: the pop-up equivalent of a wedding celebration. The concept has been brought to life by Kymberlie McGuire and Trish Robinson, and their description of the project from the Pop Vows website reminds us of…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #1: The Astrodome Opening

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things The Astrodome opened the year I was born (1965) as Harris County Domed Stadium and was nicknamed the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” I can still remember going there. My dad was a coach during the “Luv ya Blue” days of the Houston Oilers so the…

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By Boulevard Realty

Shop (Locally) ‘Til You Drop on June 13th-14th

SO MUCH SHOPPING FUN AHEAD! Shop the Heights – Sat., June 13th Visit the Pop Shop – Sat. & Sun., June 13th & 14th Heights Artisan Market If you like unique handcrafted items, this admission FREE invitational fine art and craft show and sale should be very enjoyable! The event takes place at the Odd Fellows…

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RePlay: Stretch your legs. Explore nature. Enjoy art. Sounds like the weekend!

The weekend forecast says sunny and clear weather. As Houstonians we know that means a lot of us will be looking to get out to explore and discover.  If you’re going to be in the Heights area this weekend, here are three events to get out and make the most of the weekend. Looking to Stretch…

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