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The City of Houston Celebrates 178 Years of History!

Brothers John K. and Augustus C. Allen

As we celebrate Houston's 178th birthday, a date generally cited as Aug. 30, 1836 — which is the day a newspaper ad first touted the new city, it is important that we also reflect on the Allen Brothers and their early efforts to help make Houston the largest city in Texas.

They prophetically advertised that “The town of Houston is located at a point on the river, which must…


Posted by MRHOUSTONIAN on August 30, 2014 at 12:07am — 6 Comments

Why Couldn't The Dome Become The World's Largest Indoor Park & Recreational Center?

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Tuesday proposed turning the Astrodome into "the world's largest indoor park" and recreation area, a concept he said would preserve a taxpayer-funded asset and honor the reason his predecessor built the iconic stadium nearly 50 years ago: "To provide a…


Posted by MRHOUSTONIAN on August 27, 2014 at 7:09am

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Folks if your really tired of all the SPAM out there on other Social Media Networks and just looking for a place to plant your NEW or EXISTING Online Social Groups then consider joining our PRIVATE community TODAY! And finally be rid of those pesky requests from random people (posers) who keep coming back day after day, trying to get in and mess with your group and members. These spammers will never stop trying to sell their stuff! And you just can't wish they'd go away. Put a stop to having to tirelessly keep up with them by starting another new group online just because random people are trying to come in and muck up the works!


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