#ItsMyParkDay in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas – Today (Saturday, November 4) is It’s My Park Day. Hashtag: #ItsMyParkDay The biggest city-wide volunteer event for the Austin Parks Foundation and has expanded to a Spring and Fall event held the first Saturday in March and November. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. Look …

Houston

Photo: Ken Lund, Old Harris County Courthouse Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. History Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city …

Austin

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas. The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of art. PARKS There is a hike-and-bike trail near Town Lake. GROWTH Austin grew by 41% in the 1990s and passed the half-million population mark. TRANSPORTATION There are frequent buses and flights …

Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Birds on a Wire Texas is bordered by Mexico to the south, New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast and Louisiana to the east. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/texas Borderlands   Planeta.com austin