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Local Houston Information
Houston is known for its big city living, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and hot Texas weather! There is always something to do around town and residents love the excitement of the city lifestyle.
There is entertainment for everyone here! For awesome live concerts, head to The Woodlands Pavilion about 27 miles North of downtown. Whichever your music style, you’re sure to have the opportunity to see one of your favorite bands in concert there! If theater is what interests you, check out the Theatre Under the Stars. Many popular plays are performed here, from The Little Mermaid to the Nutcracker. Buying a ticket to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in December is a must!
For sports fans, catching one of the games of the local teams like the Astros, Texans, or Rockets is a fun way to spend an evening. You’ll have an exciting time at any seat in the stadium or the various sports bars located all throughout the area such as Bombshells, Twin Peaks, Ojos Locos, Brewingz, and Buffalo Wild Wings. Minute Maid Park, which is located in downtown, is home of the Astros. NRG Stadium, also located downtown, is a huge arena with a retractable roof which hosts the Houston Texans football games, legendary Texas rodeos, and concerts. If basketball is your sport, you’ll want to buy tickets to the Rockets playing at the Toyota center.
Entertainment and Recreation
Other entertainment includes fine dining and a fun night out on the town at one of the cities popular clubs. Midtown and Washington Avenue are popular areas where college students from all around venture out on the weekends. Houston also has a Museum District in South part of city where the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural Science are located.
There are dozens of private golf clubs located all around the Houston area. One that has national recognition is the River Oaks County Club on the West side. Another golf course worth the drive is the Memorial Park Golf Course also located on the West side in the River Oaks area.
Local restaurants like Sambuca offer fine dining along with a jazzy club-like atmosphere. If you have a love for fondue, The Melting Pot is a fun experience that you shouldn’t miss! Brenners on the Bayou located near Memorial is an amazing steakhouse with a gorgeous view of Houston’s Buffalo bayou. It would be the perfect place for a date night. For a delicious breakfast, Tacos A Go-Go in the Heights has the best breakfast tacos around!
The average commute to work is about 20-30 minutes depending on if you live within the inner loop or outer loop of I-610. The major highways are I-10, Highway 59, and I-45. The inner loop circling Houston is I-610 and the larger outer loop is Beltway 8, which is a tollway.
Home Builders and Area Subdivisions
Popular subdivisions in Houston include Montrose, The Heights, (Eastwood has 50% less expensive homes) Hunters Creek Village, The Woodlands, the Galleria area, the Memorial area, Baytown, Barbers Hill, Mont Belvieu neighborhoods, and River Oaks. With homes for sale Mont Belvieu TX and more, Blackshear can help you find the home you want.
There are many great new home builders in Houston all around town. Many parts of the city are expanding constantly, so there are always new subdivisions going up every year. D. R. Horton, Perry Homes, Ryland Homes, Plantation, Anglia Homes, Brighton, Toll Brothers, Westin Homes, and Meritage Homes are all custom builders available to design and construct your next new home. For a local Realtor in Houston, contact a Blackshear Realty Agent and let us help you begin your home search. To sell your home in Houston, call us today and we can schedule a time to walk through your home and design a marketing strategy for your listing.
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