The six wards of Houston

I grew up in Kingwood and remember that the only time I ever heard mention any of the wards of Houston was during news casts. I never really understood them. But now that I live in the loop and practice real estate, I hear about them all the time. My clients and friends are always asking me about our wards, so I've decided to do my research and write a little piece on them. When the Allen brothers left New York to come to our neck of the woods in 1836, they purchased 6,600+ acres of land along the Bayou and called it Houston. Once the city was incorporated in 1837, they divided the city into political districts. These districts, referred to as "wards", were strictly based on geographical

Lights in the Heights

Deck the halls with boughs of holly and let the fun begin! It's that fabulous time of year when Woodland Heights hosts Lights in the Heights. I was driving around the neighborhood this weekend and saw so many people putting up their Christmas lights. This is going to be a great year primarily because the organization has made some changes to improve the event. This year's Lights in the Heights will be held on Saturday, December 9 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. No vendors will be permitted on the Norhill esplanade and security will be tight. Though this isn't a widely publicizing event, be prepared for a good size crowd. So for those of you who do not know what this event is,

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