The Woodlands September 2012

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Township budget includes third straight tax cut

Aided by significant and unexpected increases in sales and hotel occupancy tax revenues in 2012, The Woodlands Township lowered its property tax rate for the third consecutive year. more »

Sep 13, 2012 The Woodlands

General Manager's note — September 2012

The world is in our own backyard. Living in The Woodlands, it is easy to take for granted what others would happily pay to experience what we enjoy every day. more »

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Woodlands Township decides against potential 2014 incorporation vote

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors has decided to delay a potential 2014 vote on incorporating as a city, a vote that must take place by 2047. more »

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Events, such as Live at Night at the Waterway, have helped The Woodlands become a tourist destination.

Photo Courtesy The Woodlands CVB

The Woodlands establishes itself as tourist destination

With The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau making efforts to attract both local and international tourists to the community, interest in The Woodlands as a tourist destination is at all-time high. more »

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Aldo El Sharif, center, is the executive chef at Aldo’s Cucina Italiana.

Photo by Edgar Rodriguez

Aldo’s Cucina Italiana

There is an old painting above the fire place in the dining room at Aldo’s Cucina Italiana. The painting is likely called “Old Man With Grapes,” because it depicts an old man smelling a bunch of grapes, no doubt destined for a fantastic wine vintage. more »

Sep 13, 2012 The Woodlands