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March 2011

Kids Learn to Play Ice Hockey and Beat the Houston Heat!

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The Houston School of Hockey is Houston’s only youth hockey developmental school for children ages 4-7 to learn the basics of ice hockey. From skating to shooting, participants will learn everything they need to know to enjoy the sport of ice hockey.

Based on USA Hockey’s American Development Model, the Houston School of Hockey offers kids a curriculum of broad skating skills and hockey-specific drills.

Houston Zoo Introduces Newest Member: Baby Masai Giraffe, Asali

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The Houston Zoo proudly announced the birth of Asali, a female Masai giraffe. She is the first baby to be born in the Zoo’s new African Forest, which opened in December 2010.

Mom, Tyra, delivered her Asali just after 5 p.m. on March 4 at the McGovern Giraffe Exhibit at The African Forest following a long 14-month pregnancy. Asali is the eighth Masai giraffe in the zoo’s herd.

“The calf weighs 150 pounds and is over 6 feet tall. She’s a strong healthy baby,” said McGovern. “This is 12 year old Tyra’s sixth calf. Kiva, the father is 15 years old.”

Top Ten Backyard Party Tips

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It’s springtime in Texas and the smell of BBQ is in the air. This can mean only one thing: the backyard parties have begun! Follow these ten backyard party tips and your next alfresco get-together is sure to be a blast!

Spring Cleaning Tips for the Home

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March is definitely “in like a lion” with warm winds signaling a refreshing change of seasons, but the harsh winter months may have been hard on your home's exterior.

Although it’s not quite time to redo the flower beds or make dramatic landscape changes, you can definitely bring a little life back to your home this weekend by freshening up the porch and entryway.

Cypress Creek Lakes Introduces Innovative Way for Consumers to Shop for a New Home

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Mischer Development, known for its successful communities in the Houston market for 65 years, is revolutionizing the way people shop for homes. Cypress Creek Lakes, Mischer’s community in Northwest Houston, is the first to offer Columbus Community Navigator, a web application that provides a better way to search for homes.