Simple Guide to Creating Shadow Boxes for Your Keepsakes

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If you've got a handful of items that you're especially proud of hanging around your space at our apartments in Houston, maybe it's time to think of displaying them. The perfect way to showcase your mementos or awards is with a shadow box. You can make a shadow box with a few easy steps. First, you'll need to gather everything you want to display. Photos or … [Read more...]

Neighborhood Dining Spotlight: Emporio Brazilian Cafe

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If you're looking for Houston dining and want to experience Brazilian cooking using the freshest ingredients, you should check out the Emporio Brazilian Cafe on Westheimer Road. The restaurant features a variety of dishes from different regions of Brazil, so when you dine here, it will be an authentic South American experience. The Emporio Brazilian Cafe … [Read more...]

Celebrate a Low-Key Cinco de Mayo at La Finca Restaurant

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Cinco de Mayo is coming up, but if you're not quite feeling like breaking out the sombrero for some major celebrating of this traditional Mexican holiday, you can always try something a bit more low-key. Sampling the dishes at some of the Mexican restaurants in Houston can be a great way to take in the culture of this holiday, and La Finca Restaurant is a … [Read more...]

Explore the Outdoors at Houston’s Nearby Terry Hershey Park


Renaissance Village at Shadow Lake is a great option if you're planning to relocate to the Houston area. We offer our residents convenient and varied fitness options, including an on-site fitness center and plenty of outdoor destinations nearby. Terry Hershey Park is a neighborhood park visited regularly by members of our community.  They enjoy … [Read more...]

2014 Houston Dragon Boat Festival at Allen’s Landing


On May 3rd, get ready to take in a spectacular sight as colorful dragon boats take to the water in the Houston Dragon Boat Festival. This annual Houston festival is in its 14th year, and has grown into an incredible event for spectators and participants alike. More than 30 teams will be competing this year in dragon boat races, and you won't want to miss … [Read more...]