Your fall flower fix🌻: From flower fields to arrangements, here are 4 ways to celebrate the season with its prettiest blooms
Fall is in the air, and as we say goodbye to summer’s beautiful daisies, we say hello to fall’s sweet alyssums and marigolds. The sweet colors of fall -- orange, yellow and amber -- can bring life to any room or garden.
Five Incredible Road Trips Perfect for Fall
We asked Andrew Collins, author of the new book ‘Ultimate Road Trips: USA and Canada,’ to reveal his favorite fall road trips. From underrated national parks in Utah to classic leaf peeping in New England, here’s his intel on where to go and what to do. The five best fall road tripsoutsideonline.com
EXPLORING NATURE: FALL & WINTER BIRDS
After a scorching hot summer, here’s hoping fall is a tad cooler. And it would also be nice if winter is relatively mild and not another polar vortex like the last one.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Features San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
WET WEATHER AHEAD: NWS says weather pattern changes expected in San Marcos
It’s time for San Marcans to break out their umbrellas and rain boots. Fall has arrived and so has the potential for strong storms in South-Central Texas beginning this week.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
After all, it’s fall!
You woke up to it, didn’t you!? Amazing fall weather that I’ve promised you since last week! Welcome to fall (which I really think should be capitalized Fall, but that’s a different argument). Anyway, fall technically falls today at 2:21 p.m. in Houston, known as the Autumnal Equinox. By most people’s understanding, this is the day of equal daylight and equal darkness.
The complete play-by-play on tailgating food at Prospect Park
It's one of the best times of the year, Football Season! It's no secret that Houstonians LOVE Football, but the city also loves great football foods, and Houston-based restaurant, Prospect Park has some of the best food for this football season.
Fall Vegetable Gardens
Ashley Gregory, Horticulturalist for Hidalgo CountyIt may feel a little early, but now is a great time to start planning your fall vegetable garden. Fall is the ideal time for a vegetable garden in South Texas. A soil analysis can provide nutrient availability information, soil pH, organic matter content and detailed salinity information, among other details of your soil. Unlike our landscapes, vegetable gardens need to be watered almost daily. For more information on soil testing visit http://soiltesting.tamu.edu/Ashley Gregory is the Horticulturalist for Hidalgo County with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.myrgv.com
Residents ready for speed limit change in West University Place
It’s been a long time coming, but just like everything else, the process and studies were put on hold because of the pandemic. The traffic studies picked up in the Fall of 2020 when patterns started to make a comeback, and in early June, the ordinance to reduce the speed limit within West University Place city limits was approved.
Two 8-year-old girls among 25 storm-related deaths in Harris County
While many are dealing with property damages related to busted pipes, dozens of families are struggling with a much heavier burden: The loss of a loved one. Throughout Greater Houston, at least 25 people have died from the effects of the storm. The majority of them were over the age of 50, and all but five died of hypothermia in the extreme temperatures. Most deaths occurred inside homes or apartments, while others died at hospitals. AdAs a result, five board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced they would resign Wednesday.
This month's Paris Fashion Week goes totally digital
FILE - In this March 1, 2020 file photo, a model wears a creation for the Valentino fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris. Ending the confusion over the fate of Paris Fashion Week, French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's Paris men's and haute couture fashion shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)PARIS – Ending the confusion over the fate of Paris Fashion Week, French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's Paris men’s and haute couture shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears. They were among four brands planning live shows this round. The Milan Fashion Week calendar from Jan. 15-19 is much scaled back from usual, with just 40 brands participating.
Tanji Patton of Goodtaste TV shares her Pumpkin-Dulce De Leche Trifle recipe
A pumpkin trifle comes together in minutes with some make-ahead shortcuts. Tanji suggests using pre-made dulce de leche and H-E-B pumpkin bread (can replace with your favorite store-bought loaf, box mix or made-from-scratch recipe). The next part of this recipe is the pumpkin puree mixture. Tanji uses a can of pumpkin puree, brown sugar, white sugar, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, salt and grated nutmeg for her mix. Joseph Drouhin Hospices BrouillyJosh Cellars Sonoma Reserve ChardonnayDon’t forget to watch “Goodtaste with Tanji” on KPRC 2, Saturday/Sunday at 5:30 a.m.
Warm weather heading into the weekend
Winds are turning back onshore and with a southeast breeze moisture is slowly and surely returning to Southeast Texas. Expect a warm and slightly more humid Thursday afternoon. Thursday AfternoonWith more moisture in place patchy fog could be an issue for the Friday morning commute as well as our weekend mornings. Fog Friday MorningThis surge of moisture and unseasonably warm weather is ahead of a couple cold fronts on the way. The second front next Tuesday will cut temperatures slightly returning seasonable weather, afternoon temperatures in the low 70s, back to Houston for Thanksgiving.
Eta remains a strong tropical storm heading to Florida
HOUSTON – The storm is expected to weaken just slightly down to a strong tropical storm before making landfall somewhere between Cedar Key and Clearwater, Florida by this evening. It will bring heavy rain, wind and up to a 2-3 foot storm surge during high tide across central and NW Florida coastline. Eta is approaching the central Florida coastline this eveningEta will move across Florida tonight and tomorrowWe might be nearing the end of hurricane season but the tropics are still very busy! Tropical Storm Theta is churning in the north Atlantic heading towards Spain and Portugal and we will likely be looking at “Iota” over the next few days tracking in the Caribbean towards Central America. Busy TropicsTHETA marks the 29th named storm of the 2020 season breaking the record for the most named tropical systems in a hurricane season.
GCCISD Magazine Feature: Bring Your Racket
Goose Creek CISD court stars are ready to put up their best serve this Fall as Team Tennis gets underway, and as they also prepare for a solid Spring season. See who are some of the GCCISD Tennis stars to watch this Fall. Baytown SterlingHead Coach: John Tremmel (7th Year)Top Returning Girls: Abigail Vincent, Crystal SmithTop Returning Boys: Brian Ward, Steven MauroTeam Goal: Finish Top 2 in District; Deep Playoff RunTeam Motto: "One Goal-One Team"Goose Creek MemorialHead Coach: Ismael Dutchover (13th Year)Top Returning Girls: Devyn Vyoral, Lily CisnerosTop Returning Boys: Nathan Loose, Harsh AgrawalTeam Goal: Make Team Tennis PlayoffsTeam Motto: "Champions Train...Losers Complain!" Baytown LeeHead Coach: Brandon Funderburg (7th Year)Top Returning Girls: Baylee Dixon, Tyshawna RiversTop Returning Boys: Salvador Garcia, Tyler LandreauTeam Goal: Participation and Learning FundamentalsTeam Motto: "Go Ganders!"
Where to see Fall foliage in Texas
The fall foliage season is upon us, providing colorful scenery in every region of Texas. The latter park’s website notes fall color is coming slightly earlier this year because of cold weather in September. East Texas provides plenty of opportunities for fall foliage lovers, with its heavily wooded areas. David Creech, director of SFA Gardens, notes the best time to see the Japanese maples in fall color is the end of November and early December. Finally, fall foliage in the Lower Rio Grande Valley usually doesn’t arrive until December and goes into January.
How to make the ultimate fall harvest charcuterie board
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. HOUSTON – What’s easy to put together, requires little to no cook time and is an epic crowd pleaser? Charcuterie board (Charcuterie board)Be sure to check out the new Sprouts location opening its doors tomorrow, October 14th at 7 a.m., on Old Spanish Trail in the heart of Houston. To celebrate their newest Houston store, Sprouts is giving away a $200 gift card to one lucky Houston Life viewer!
Do these things now to keep your lawn looking green and lush year-round
HOUSTON – While you’re putting out the pumpkins, it’s the perfect time to pay attention to your lawn. The green thumns at Urban Harvest say no matter how terrible it looks, you can turn it around. We interviewed Carol Burton, the Director of Garden Education to find out exactly what you should do now to get your lawn lush, green and healthy. Native plants are always a good bet because they use less water and require less care. Almost any nursery will have a section of plants native to your area.
10 sweet Halloween costumes that are simply adorable for 2020
Do your kids have their costumes yet? If not, consider a “sibling costume” idea for your young ones. Many Halloween retail stores such as Spirit Halloween have listed suggestions for group or sibling costumes, or consider a costume theme for the whole family! We searched for the cutest sibling Halloween costumes around Instagram, from Disney to Dr. Seuss. What are you dressing your kids for Halloween this year?
HL Wine Club: 3 must-try wines to help you transition into fall
This Wine Club Wednesday, we’re sharing bottles that will help you transition from the hot summer temperatures to the cooler fall weather. Jerry Lasco, founder of Black Door Wine Club curated this menu to celebrate the nice weather with “patio pounders”, wines easily enjoyed during these upcoming temperatures. Fruit, nice acid and mineral, easy drinking, fun bottle, check, check, check, check and check. Now with our recent times, Lasco has pivoted once again with the Black Door Wine Club giving an even more personalized, high touch and virtual experiences for wine lovers. BLACK DOOR WINE CLUBBlack Door Wine Club is a high-touch and hyper-personalized wine club that gets to know you and what you like.
VYPE DFW 2020 Preseason Defensive Back of the Year Fan Poll
After a wild start to the year Fall is finally upon us, and with it comes Football season! It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. The VYPE DFW 2020 Defensive Back of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls.
Celebrating National Coffee Day with some seasonal and spiked coffee drinks
HOUSTON – It’s time to grab those Fall clothes from the back of your closet, get a pot of coffee brewing, and celebrate National Coffee Day! From regular, to black, to cold, or hot, sweet or frozen, coffee isn’t just for breakfast anymore. The made up “holiday” is celebrated annually on September 29th, and we’re totally here for it, made up or not. The coffee business is a billion-dollar industry, and people have been brewing the stuff for many years. Watch as Lauren Kelly and Lionel Villarreal of The Toasted Yolk show us three delicious, seasonal, spiked coffee cocktails to enjoy today.
VYPE DFW 2020 Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year Fan Poll
It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. This week it's the Special Teams Players! The VYPE DFW 2020 Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls.
VYPE SETX 2020 Preseason Defensive Back of the Year Fan Poll
After a wild start to the year Fall is finally upon us, and with it comes Football season! It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. The VYPE SETX 2020 Preseason Defensive Back of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls.
VYPE SETX 2020 Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year Fan Poll
It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. This week it's the Special Teams Players! The VYPE SETX 2020 Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls.
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Poll: VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Defensive Back of the Year Fan Poll
It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. The Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Poll of the Week – VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Defensive Back of the Year Fan Poll is now live! Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is Houston's leading provider of orthopedic services, from sports medicine to joint replacement. Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services with a high standard of excellence for elite athletes and active adults alike. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.
VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year Fan Poll
It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. This week it's the Special Teams Players! The VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls.
Sugar Land’s fall festival is going virtual this year. Here is what you can expect.
SUGAR LAND, Texas – Fall events are starting to pop up, but many look a little different this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Many events are being held virtually, including the Sugar Land Fall Fest. The event will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.How can I participate if it is virtual? People can join in the fun by going to the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Facebook page. To learn about what you need to participate in the scavenger hunt and other information, visit the fall festival event page.
MAP: Here’s where you can go on a family-friendly hayride in the Houston area
Below you’ll find a list of farms in the Houston area offering family-friendly hayrides along with a map of the locations:Blessington Farms Fall Festival offers many activities including hayrides, giant slides, barrel train rides, animal encounters and more. The farm is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. When: Sept. 26 - Nov. 21 (Not open Sundays in November)Cost: Admission for adults and kids ages 2 and up is priced at $20. Kids aged 2 and under get free admissionParking: FreeAt P-6 Farms in Montgomery, families can enjoy ranch activities including hayrides, flower picking, wheel barrel racing and more. Activities including hayrides, pumpkin decorating, face painting and more will only take place Saturdays and Sundays.
Find Halloween, fall-inspired face masks while supporting local from these 7 Houston-area mask designers
Houston-area mask designers are showing their Halloween and fall-inspired on Etsy, where designers sell their handcrafted items made from scratch. So, if you’re looking for a new look this fall, look for these Houston-area designers selling Halloween or fall-inspired masks on Etsy. "Hey Boo" Halloween face mask by Amandacrafts20 (Courtesy of Amandacrafts20/Etsy.com)This Houston-area designer has several face mask designs celebrating the fall season, Halloween, and even Thanksgiving. Collection of face masks by TnUCraft (Courtesy of TnUCraft/Etsy.com)These Halloween/Fall face masks will give you that rustic feel with their simple phrases that celebrate the cooler season. Fall face masks by CustomTeeBear (Courtesy of CustomTeeBear/Etsy.com)Do you know of other face mask makers who are designing Halloween or fall-themed masks?
Cinpolis Luxury Movie Theater Coming To The Woodlands
The Woodlands, Texas The Woodlands first ever luxury dine-in theater is set to open in the Fall of 2019. The new Cinpolis Luxury Cinemas will feature 11 state-of-the-art screens with 833 fully reclining leather seats. Cinpolis will continue to identify the best attributes of both brands and integrate them into all Cinpolis theaters over time to deliver the best luxury cinema experience for fans of both brands. Cinpolis looks forward to growing its brand within Texas and across the United States.The new movie theater will be located at 26543 Kuykendahl Road, between Creekside Forest Drive and West Harmony Place. Cinpolis will be joining another new luxury theater, Star Cinema Grill, in an explosive uptick in movie theaters in the Houston area.springhappenings.com
Map shows where to find pumpkin patch fun across Houston area
HOUSTON - Fall is officially here Houston, which means it's time to go have some family fun at a pumpkin patch. Free for Houston Zoo members. When: October 19-20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both daysCost: Free, activities start at 75 centsMore info. Old Time Christmas Tree Farm (Spring, Texas)Old Time Christmas Tree Farm offers eight attractions. Old MacDonald's Farm (Humble, Texas)Old MacDonald's Farm pumpkin patch begins in October.
Fall foliage 2019: there's a map for that
Danny Murphy/CNN iReport(CNN) - It's finally October, which means one thing: Fall is in full swing. Curious when fall foliage will appear in all its glory in your area? The predictive map pulls historical data and seasonal forecast predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to predict the precise moment peak fall will occur county-by-county across the US. The map is one of the only fall leaf tools that provides accurate predictions for the entire continental US, according to the Smoky Mountains tourism site. The map appears to show that by November 2, every state in the US will see at least a little bit of foliage.
Fall began with 3 bizarre weather events
Michael Maier/CNN iReport(CNN) - Fall officially began on September 23, but clearly Mother Nature had other plans. The first few days of the season haven't felt much like fall at all for many across the United States. Here's a look at three wild weather events that marked the start of season. The city got 9.7 inches of snow on September 28 the highest one-day September snow amount in Great Falls history. History was made in Missoula, where the city broke its September snowfall record of 1.5 inches set in 1934.
This is when that cold front will finally arrive in Houston
HOUSTON - You've been hearing a lot of chatter about Fall finally arriving in Southeast Texas with the arrival of two cold fronts that will send us from a summer that has overstayed its welcome and cooler temperatures that can't get here soon enough. 1 FridayThe first cold front will slide south into the region by Friday afternoon. However, it will tap into some drier air spilling in from the Midwest, which should take away some of the humidity through the afternoons. 2 MondayThe second cold front is the one we've been waiting for to finally kick off October properly. This front will plunge through the area through the day on Monday bringing showers and some thunderstorms but will also bring in a refreshing wave of fall temperatures.
162 heat records could be broken across US this week
'Tis the time for cozy sweaters and pumpkin spice and... record-breaking 90-plus degree weather across the country! 'Tis the time for cozy sweaters and pumpkin spice and... record-breaking 90-plus degree weather across the country! While some areas have been hotter than a pumpkin spice latte, Montana was buried with record-breaking snow over the weekend. Browning, Montana, got 48 inches of snow and Great Falls, Montana, hit a new one-day September snow record with 9.7 inches. Shifting temperature patterns across the globe fueled several dangerous summer heat waves that broke records in Europe and the US.