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The Woodlands December 2012

Market Street – The Woodlands

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Featured commercial real estate — December 2012

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Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

“The Family,” by Charles Pebworth, was unveiled in 1974, the same year The Woodlands opened.

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“The Family”

In the early stages of The Woodlands’ development in the early1970s the community’s planners wanted to establish a sense of identity to motorists entering the community. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands 1 Comments

Harris, Montgomery counties delay Hwy. 249 to review funding options

A potential memorandum of understanding between Harris and Montgomery counties regarding the Hwy. 249 project was put on hold for two weeks Dec. 4, giving commissioners more time to review the possible funding mechanism. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

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Tommy Williams

Texas Sen. Tommy Williams, R–The Woodlands, is a longtime Texas politician, and he earned another term in the state senate this year against Libertarian challenger Bob Townsend. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Don Stockton

Mothers, fathers, historical figures, trailblazers, authors, poets, musicians—this is a typical list from which most people describe their role models. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Boy With Hawk, bronze by Charles Parks

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Village of Grogan’s Mill, The Woodlands – 77380

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Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Toys for Tots volunteer Sharon Ayers organizes toys.

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Toys For Tots

Bob Quinn has plenty of sleepless nights in December. He is busy collecting toys and checking his list. But these toys have not been made by elves; they have been donated by kind-hearted people. Quinn’s list is not about naughty or nice, but need. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Lawson’s Meat Market features a variety of freshly prepared sausages, choice and prime beef, turkey, ham and exotic meats like alligator, buffalo and duck.

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Lawson’s Meat Market

For Brian Cashmere, taking up work at a meat market almost seemed like fate. Cashmere, who has been running Lawson’s Meat Market with his family in The Woodlands since 2003, was ingrained in the industry at an early age. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Proposed Waterway improvements include extension of pathway, pedestrian bridge

The Woodlands Development Company, The Woodlands Township and The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1 continue to initiate projects throughout Town Center—the entertainment, shopping and dining hub of The Woodlands. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Township, Woodlands Pavilion looking to partner for permanent ice rink

Talks between The Woodlands Township and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion could lead to a permanent home for the popular ice skating rink. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

The Woodlands Civic Ballet

For more than 20 years, aspiring dancers from toddlers to college-age students have found a home at The Woodlands Civic Ballet. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

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Technology Plaza

Technology Plaza on Research Forest Drive is a relatively new retail center that features boutique restaurants, full-service restaurants, and real estate and title firms. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Woodlands neurologist Dr. Kevin Gaffney reviews brains scans at his clinic.

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Specialty health care coincides with growth

In the nearly 40 years since its inception, The Woodlands has grown from a one hospital town to a community with leading-edge medical technology and health care amenities previously found only downtown at the Medical Center. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Among chef Daniel Miranda’s specialties is chamorro en adobo.

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La Lupita

The best way to ensure success as a restaurateur in Texas seems to be to open either a Mexican food restaurant or a barbecue restaurant. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

The Woodlands Township board adjusts meeting format for 2013

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will undertake a new meeting schedule in 2013, one that divides its official business in two days nearly a week apart. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Demand for rental housing increases

A natural law of real estate stipulates that where employment opportunities arise, so too will apartments. more »

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 AM The Woodlands 3 Comments

Texas officials debate proposed Medicaid expansion

The national health care overhaul known as the Affordable Care Act has been a topic of contention in Texas since it was originally proposed by President Barack Obama. more »

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