It’s My Park Day in Austin, Texas

Hashtags Austin, Texas – Hashtag: #ItsMyParkDay The biggest city-wide volunteer event for the Austin Parks Foundation and has expanded to a spring and fall event. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. Look for the Volunteer Here signs. Key [email protected] Questions When is the next #ItsMyParkDay? What ongoing projects …

McAllen, Texas

Photo: C Hanchey, M. & J. Nelson Building (Some rights received) McAllen is the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas. It is located at the southern tip of the state in the Rio Grande Valley. The city limits extend south to the Rio Grande, across from the Mexican city of Reynosa. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/6kY8HQqg6ZDtqR7t7 Where to …

El Paso Links

El Paso Flag What would locals like others know about El Paso, Texas? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesArt Spot: ‘El Cimi’Meet El Paso’s MacArthur genius grant winner, Cristina Ibarra – El Paso MattersPiden que El Chamizal sea parque nacional El Segundo BarrioEl Segundo Barrio is a historic Hispanic neighborhood in El …

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Photo: NPS, Williams Ranch (Public domain) nps.gov: Guadalupe Mountains National Park was established on September 30th, 1972 and incorporates 86,367 acres near El Paso, Texas. The park’s name comes from the Guadalupe Mountains, which are found in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico, and also contain Carlsbad Cavern National Park. Guadalupe Mountains National Park includes …

El Paso, Texas

Photo: Jasperdo, Chamizal (Some rights reserved) El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, located in the far western corner of Texas. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/bjaxvQ9Nzmwj7G1e9 HistoryEl Paso was incorporated as a city in 1873. The city’s real growth started with the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1881. Nearby Features …

Houston

Photo: Pinke, Skyline Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Caxgh2VoaDXsYvXy7 Questions What would locals like others know about Houston? HistoryHouston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city …

Dallas/Fort Worth Links

Dallas Flag What would locals like others know about greater Dallas/Fort Worth? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesCarhops as Sex Symbols — 1940 AirportsLove Field – Facebook – @dallaslovefield DFW – @DFWAirport Local FavesTexas Pecan Company Elsewhere on the Webdallas.culturemap.comdallasobserver.comflashbackdallas.com – @FlashbackDallasUniversity of Dallas – Facebook – @uofdallas FriscoThe National Soccer Hall of …

Wimberley, Texas

Favorite places Wimberley is located in central Hays County in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, between Austin and San Antonio, only 16 miles from San Marcos. The center of Wimberley is situated at the confluence of Cypress Creek and the Blanco River, roughly 1,000 feet above sea level on the Edwards Plateau. Key …

Texas General Land Office

Logo The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is a state agency of the U.S. state of Texas, responsible for managing lands and mineral rights properties that are owned by the state. The GLO also manages and contributes to the state’s Permanent School Fund. The agency has its headquarters in the Stephen F. Austin State Office …