Laurie Danas

Best Spots for Summer Playdates In HoustonSummertime means playtime for the kiddos, and they'll go nuts cooped up together in the house all day. Playdates in Houston are the perfect way to get the kids together, keep them entertained and allow for a little mom and dad time, too. Whether you want to get out of the heat or enjoy the outdoors, Houston's best spots for summer playdates just can't be beat.
Best Spots To Spend A Summer Day With Your Family In HoustonSchool is out, it's hot and the kids are bored. Whether you wanting to relax and have fun, acquire a little culture or just cool off, Houston offers a little bit of everything. When the rallying cries of "I'm bored" push parents to get resourceful, this city offers everything they need to get those kids right back on the fun track.
Freedom Over Texas PreviewFor more than 25 years, the mayor’s official 4th of July celebration, Freedom Over Texas, has lit the sky over Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou. This year is no different. Musicians including the Ernest Walker Band, Andy Vargas, Tamar Davis and Brent Carter will perform from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the celebration will conclude with a magnificent fireworks show over the downtown skyline in conjunction with performances by country music superstars Billy Currington and Sara Evans.