Houston Local Customs

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  • 1. Southern Influence

    Throughout the South of the USA, especially close to the Gulf of Mexico, you will notice that most trees have grey moss hanging down from their branches. It is called Spanish Moss, and is very common...

  • 2. Driving / Roads

    Having lived in houston most of my life, you are not going to be shot if you cut someone off or honk. I honk at people all the time, no one has ever waved a gun at me. this is apparently a common...

  • 3. Celebrations

    Families, set your calendars for September 8th and 9th! The Turkic Cultures and Children's Festival : 2007, sponsored by The Rain Drop Turkevi, will be held for the first time in front of Houston City...

  • 4. Texas Influence

    Held annually over a 3 week period in February and March, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the world's largest rodeo. For over 60 years the rodeo has been held here, and recently began being...

  • 5. Changing Times

    Walking around downtown Houston (1 on "General tips" Houston area map) is likely to give you a dread feeling of coldness, emptyness and bleakness. Nobody around, only garage and parking lot entrances,...

  • 6. Business / Industry

    Houston's economy has diversified quite a bit from the 1980's, and oil is just half or less of the local economy today. Although Houston is known for the oil industry and for its large port, new...

  • 7. Science

    Houston features a wide variety of pollen and mold spores (the latter often found in the air conditioning ducts that made this place, such as it is, what it is today). West Nile Virus has also...

  • 8. The REAL "Chinatown" of Houston!

    Houston does have a place that is designated "Chinatown", just south of downtown in the Midtown area. There are a number of restaurants, shops, and specialty...

  • 9. The Montrose District

    The Montrose District, located just west of Downtown, is one of, if not the most lively and original areas of Houston. With it's many small eclectic stores,...

  • 10. Air Conditioning

    If you have never been to Houston during the summer months, well, I'll just tell you that it gets hot, very hot. And with humidity levels also extremely high,...

  • 11. A fountain for each

    This picture was shot in the Cinemark which is along the Katy Mills (10).According to one's size everybody has the right fountain.May be it is the Dalton...

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