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Alspaugh’s The Woodlands

Posted by Woodlands Traveler on August 11, 2014 in Business Spotlight, Reviews |

Alspaugh’s Sterling Events & Alspaugh’s Ace Hardware Way More Than A Hardware Store in The Woodlands The Woodlands Business Spotlight In 1986, Rick and Dorothy Alspaugh opened their first hardware store in Kingwood, Texas – Alspaugh’s True Value Hardware, which became Alspaugh’s Ace Hardware in 1996, just southeast of the Montgomery/Harris County line in Kingwood. […]

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The Legendary Rocker…Joe Cocker

Posted by Janet Werner on July 22, 2012 in Concerts, Music, Reviews |

Referred to as the greatest white soul singer on the planet, Joe Cocker’s unique fusion of rock and blues, as influenced by Ray Charles and Chuck Berry, differentiated him from mainstream rock at a time when rock and roll was morphing into the psychedelic phase. Who wasn’t mesmerized with the 1970 “Woodstock Festival” documentary of […]

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What to do this summer?

Posted by Janet Werner on July 6, 2012 in Concerts, Music, Restaurants, Reviews, Riverwalk, Woodlands Events, Woodlands Waterway |

July 6, 2012 Now that the several major concerts scheduled before the end of summer. Legendary rocker, Joe Cocker, will perform on July 21, as will Huey Lewis & the News, and bands Chicago, the Doobie Brothers, Kiss, Rascall Flatts, and Motley Crue, are just a few more of their star-studded attractions. Dosey Doe has […]

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Shooting Star

Posted by Janet Werner on June 25, 2012 in Reviews, Woodlands Events, Woodlands Texas |

One of the stars of the new film “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” attended the premier at the Cinemark  Tinseltown Theater in The Woodlands. Featured in the film was an authentic reproduction, fully functional, U.S. Model 1841 6-Pounder smooth bore cannon, measuring 65” and weighing approximately 1850 lbs. The cannon belongs to the Confederate Reenactment Group, […]

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The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour…Fun, Fun Fun!

Posted by Janet Werner on June 9, 2012 in Concerts, Music, Recreation, Reviews, Woodlands Events |

The crowd felt the ‘good vibrations’ from the first note the Beach Boys harmonized, at the Friday night performance in the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Their trademark style sounded as strong as it did five decades ago, as they embark on their 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour. The crowd was more than pleasantly surprised. It was […]

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A Heaping Serving of KoЯn

Posted by Janet Werner on April 23, 2012 in Concerts, Recreation, Reviews |

Korn plays The Pavilion A heaping helping of KoЯn was served up using a utensil made of ‘nu-metal.’ Performing tracks from their recently released album, “The Path of Totality,” which won “Album of the Year” at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards as recently as April 11. This awards ceremony celebrates the best in Hard […]

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Jerry Built Burgers

Posted by Janet Werner on April 1, 2012 in Restaurants, Reviews |

Jerry Built Homegrown Burgers They’re From Here Jerry Built Homegrown Burgers are definitely homegrown. Most of their ingredients are organic, including most of the condiments and according to their website, obtained localy when available. Jerry Built is always fresh, and committed to sustainability. Originating in Houston, this burger restaurant should be a boom to local […]

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The Container Store

Posted by Woodlands Traveler on November 18, 2011 in Reviews, Woodlands Events |

The Container Store in The Woodlands We here at TWE! Woodlands Blog don’t normally write about retail stores or their grand opening exploits but, this one warrants some time and text. The Container Store, for those who are unaware, is now located in what was previously Circuit City, where the prices could sometimes be… short-circuit-ed. While the […]

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The Trial (a review)

Posted by Woodlands Traveler on March 24, 2011 in Reviews |

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is not involved in setting the price for the drugs it approves.” – This was the sentence that sent a chill down my spine as I sipped my morning coffee and read an article from the Associated Press last week:(excerpt follows) A drug for high-risk pregnant women has cost […]

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