Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
9041 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77063
Phone: (713) 783-1400
Fax: (713) 783-8301
Al-Noor Mosque located on the 6443 Prestwood Drive is more than just a place of worship. It aims to unite and take the feeling of brotherhood a step further. Special Sunday classes are organized for the youth. It organizes lectures and seminars and also celebrations of the Muslim festivals.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Madina Masjid offers prayers and other religious services to the Muslim community. Celebrations of festivals, lectures on Islam, imbibe Islamic values in the future generation.
Sit under the trees for shelter while admiring the spring migrants, such as singing hummingbirds and colorful warblers, and listening for the faint whisper of the rolling creek. Edith Moore herself lived on this land for 43 years. In 1978 she donated a small section to the Houston Audubon Society for use as a nature preserve for birds. Her husband even built the little log cabin that was renovated to house the headquarters, bookstore, and gift shop of the Audubon Society. Donations are appreciated.
Everyone likes to take a short break and enjoy nature. If you work near the Galleria or shopping in the area, visit this peaceful park for a few treasured minutes of relaxation. Located across the street from the Water Wall, it is popular with office workers on a break and parents who bring their children out to feed the ducks. On the weekends, bring along your dog and play frisbee, or just relax on a park bench and contemplate nature. This place is open daily.
Standing stoically among 18 acres of oak trees, Williams Water Wall (also known as Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park) has amazed visitors since its 1985 opening. The Water Wall sends 78,500 gallons of water down its face every three hours, utilizing a recycling mechanism that continues the torrent until the lights are turned off at the end of the day. Visible from many of downtown Houston's buildings, this attraction has become something of an icon with locals. Perfect for a romantic stroll, picnic, or reflective moment, Williams Water Wall is a great stop in the area.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Apart from offering prayers, Muslim community celebrates festivals and attends seminars held here.
The Muslim community visits the mosque to offer their prayers and to respect the Prophet Muhammed. At the Bissonnet Masjid, apart from prayers, lectures are organized to create an awareness about the tenets of Islam. Noble thoughts with fellow believers are shared.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Apart from being the worship house, it is a place where ideas and thoughts are exchanged. Be it meetings, seminars or lectures, the sole aim being encouraging the community to learn more about Islamic principles.
Gul Masjid is the worship house of the Muslim community of Houston. Muslims offer their prayers and respect to Islam and lectures and sermons are delivered on the same. Encouraging the youth to participate in the religious activities is the sole aim of the masjid.
Lakewood Church has helped millions of people in over 150 countries come closer to Jesus Christ through its Christian outreach center. It's no wonder that this evangelical megachurch in Houston has the highest attendance in the country. The building seats a whopping 16,800 visitors. Ongoing events and programs organized by the many ministries offer many opportunities to learn and participate in the church's work. Lakewood holds services on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays with a Spanish service in the afternoon.
Memorial Park is a popular Houston attraction complete with a beautiful three-mile playground. There are walking paths, picnic sites, baseball fields, pine trees, gardens and ponds. Appreciate nature's beauty and make the most of the sunny weather. The locals love to jog here, but you can also rent a bike and hit the trail. There is also a public golf course with a clubhouse and restaurant, a tennis club, and a workout facility nestled on the grounds.
Karbach Brewing has been brewing and serving Houston since 2011. The brewery turns out craft brews in several categories: the "starting lineup" of regular year-round beers, the "seasonal lineup", limited release beers and their "F.U.N Series." Favorites from Karbach around the city include the Hopadillo IPA, Weekend Warrior Pale Ale and Karbachtoberfest to name just a few. Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons come in to the brewery for a tour. Admission price gets you a souvenir glass and four drink tickets. In addition to the brews, open house days also see food trucks come in to the drinking area so you can soak up a little of that beer.