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    • Take a Day Trip to these Local Destinations

      The Woodlands area is a great place to live. There's never a shortage of places to go for the weekend. Some of the places you might want to consider include:   Galveston Island -- An hour-and-a-half southeast from the Woodlands is Galveston Island, 80 miles from the Woodlands. It's a beautiful site year round. One of its features is the Strand, a collection of historic...

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    • Where to Golf in The Woodlands area?

      When you are looking for the best Woodlands area golf courses, the choice may seem a bit staggering. The Woodlands is home to some of the best public and private courses in the Houston area.  But, don't feel overwhelmed, we've narrowed it down to a field of 5 of the best local golf courses.   -- The Woodlands Country Club:  This private club offers not 1,...

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    • How About a Jimmy Buffet Inspired Retirement Community?

        Jimmy Buffet fans are excited to enjoy their retirement "wasted away again in Margaritaville" at Latitude Margaritaville. The 55-and-over community will be opening in Daytona, Florida and expecting its first residents to move in by Fall 2018. CBS has reported that 10,000 people have already signed up!   The idea is to create an atmosphere reflective of the tropical, care-free lifestyle Buffet sang about...

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    • What are the benefits of living in a 55+ community?

      The kids are out of the house, the neighborhood isn't the same as it used to be, and all that yard work is taking a toll (or being left for next year). It is time for a change, and what better way to take advantage of retirement than to spend it in a community of peers, relaxing  and engaging with the beautiful scenery of a...

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    • Dogs can retire too you know…

        Active adult communities for older adults is a popular segue into your golden years of retirement, but have you ever wondered if a place existed where elderly dogs could spend their latter years in peace and ease? Well, Michael and Zina Goodin decided that the world needed such a place, and it was up to them to make it a reality! In 2012 they...

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    • Summertime Family Fun in The Woodlands, TX

      Summertime Family Fun in The Woodlands, TX   You and your family can enjoy a great variety of activities this coming summer in The Woodlands area. Here are just a few examples:   Summer Fun Fest - Sunday, June 11 A Sunday afternoon of fun with music, kid-friendly activities, door prizes, stage performances, inflatables, face painting, a rock wall, and more.   Beginner Archery Group...

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    • June Community Events in and Around The Woodlands, TX

      June is full of great entertainment in and around The Woodlands no matter a person's interests. Here are just a few of the events happening during June in the area:   Waterway Nights June 10, 17, 24- 6 pm at Waterway Square Waterway Nights is a live music event every Saturday evening in June. One of the great things about this event is that it...

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    • Three Versatile Apps for Older Adults

      Just because a person is older doesn't mean they can't embrace technology. In fact, technology can be an absolute blessing for seniors, especially if family lives far away or if a retiree is looking for something to pass the time. There are many apps available for smartphones that can help seniors connect with loved ones, as well as enjoy pastimes in the comfort of home...

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    • The Most Popular Kid Friendly Restaurants in The Woodlands

      In some areas, it's tough to find restaurants that are welcoming to children but also promise a fun night out for their parents and adult friends. In The Woodlands, this is happily not an issue! The vibrant restaurant scene in this lively community includes restaurants that welcome children and have a great family atmosphere.   Here are a few top choice restaurants for families and kids...

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    • Senior Citizen Discounts at Businesses in The Woodlands, TX

      The Woodlands is a city full of unique culture, with a community served by a wide variety of local businesses. Many of the wonderful unique stores and businesses in the area have special discounts for senior citizens. This list is for senior citizens who want to shop locally and get a discount, too.   Bradbury & Sons Painting - 131 S. Trade Center Pkwy This family...

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