New ride at local waterpark is first of its kind in the world!
Does your family have a road trip planned this summer? Why not check out the new rides at a local waterpark? Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. on Houston Life, we’re live with a first of a kind waterslide. Plus, we’ll preview 3 other brand new attractions.
5 things that happened this summer that you probably already forgot about
Somehow, summer 2021 has come to a close (hello, sad girl fall!), so we’re going to take a look back at all the major things that happened this summer that you probably already forgot about, because this summer went by way too fast.
Betting on nostalgia, Kaboom opens classic summer arcade for free in McAllen
Summer is officially here and with the season comes Texas’ notoriously high temperatures that have people scrambling for shade and air conditioning. But what better way to beat the heat than to stay indoors playing video games.myrgv.com
Tennessee Cops Say Summer Wells Missing-Child Case Is ‘Outside the Norm’
Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationTennessee police said Thursday that they are “frustrated” by the lack of clarity in the disappearance of 5-year-old Summer Wells—who was planting flowers in her garden and then just vanished.“While every case is different, this one is definitely outside of the norm,” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Leslie Earhart said at a briefing on the progress, or lack of it, in the case.“Typically in an investigation like this one, we have some idea of where tnews.yahoo.com
2020 boating accidents set 30-year high, state officials urge public to practice water safety
The guidance comes at a critical moment: in 2020, boating accidents were at a 30-year all-time high. Fatalities on Texas waterways increased 45 percent in 2020 from 2019, while fatal accidents on the water rose by 61 percent. More than 70 percent of boating accidents that occurred in 2020 were on open motorboats or personal watercraft. Overall, in 2020, 55 boating fatalities and multiple boat accidents and injuries occurred on Texas waters. Accidents on the water can happen quickly leaving insufficient time to put on a life jacket when most needed.myrgv.com
SPI Sessions to offer kids summer camps
SPI Sessions plans to host a variety of summer camps starting in June that blend fun and learning. “Summer is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited to see all of our SPI Sessions families,” SPI Sessions founder and beach life instructor Aarin Hartwell said. Paddle boarding camp will be held on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 7355 Padre Blvd. Hartwell said in July, SPI Sessions will introduce an option for an intro to kiteboarding camp and skim boarding clinics. She added that August looks like it will be the month SPI Sessions will add sailing camps to the list of activities.myrgv.com
Here are 5 slides and rides you should try at Houston waterparks this summer when they eventually open
While many waterparks in Texas are still closed and are waiting on the OK from Gov. Greg Abbott to open, you can start doing your homework now and figure out what slides you want to hit when they eventually open. Wahoo Wave NOW OPEN! Ninja CrossPark: Pirates Bay WaterparkAddress: 5300 E Rd., BaytownMaking a debut this summer is Pirates Bays newest attraction that tests your ninja skills. Our newest attraction, NinjaCross, transforms our activity pool into a one of a kind obstacle course.
Lolo Jones on Rio Olympics, comeback and critics
Olympic track and field star Lolo Jones is one of 10 American athletes to compete in both the Summer and Winter Games. Only 130 people worldwide can make that claim, and on that list, only 25 are women. The 33-year-old hurdler and bobsledder is now focused on Rio Olympics, putting behind what she calls her “worst year professionally" after two surgeries and several injuries. If she makes the U.S. team, it will be her fourth Olympic appearance. Lolo Jones joins “CBS This Morning" to discuss how she is defying her critics.cbsnews.com
Looking beyond Labor Day for travel deals
Summer may be coming to an end, but travel editor Peter Greenberg says the travel season could be heating up. Greenberg joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to explain all of the get-away deals that are quietly floated out by hotels, resorts, cruise lines and airlines in September to last you the rest of the year.cbsnews.com
Too soon for Santa? Holiday deals being offered earlier than ever
Too soon for Santa? Holiday deals being offered earlier than ever Summer is not over until next week, but it is already beginning to look a lot like Christmas in retail stores around the country. "Adweek" executive editor Tony Case joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what is behind the early holiday push.cbsnews.com
Who needs to worry about West Nile virus
Who needs to worry about West Nile virus Summer is West Nile virus season, and cases of of the mosquito-borne disease have been reported in numerous states in recent weeks. For most people, infection is not serious, but some patients can get very sick or even die. Dr. Steven Gordon, chairman of the department of infectious disease at the Cleveland Clinic, tells CBS News who's most at risk and how to prevent it.cbsnews.com
Lyme disease "doesn't kill you, but it squeezes every drop of life from you"
Lyme disease "doesn't kill you, but it squeezes every drop of life from you" Summer is a high-risk season for Lyme disease, which is caused by a bacteria transmitted by ticks. Dr. Bernard Raxlen of Lyme Resource Medical in New York explains what to watch out for and how to treat it.cbsnews.com