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About nearnort

Jimmy is a Houston native, born and raised in the Near Northside, where he still lives with his own family. Jimmy tries to blog about himself and the neighborhood as often as he can - which is not often at all.

This is your City. It’s amazing.

Last week there was an article in the Travel section of the Wall Street Journal titled, "Take Monday Off: Houston" by Matthew Kronsberg. Yes, the article is telling the high-income-earning demographic across the country that they should consider hanging out … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Historic Near Northside Sign Toppers

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The Little Things

This nice looking styrofoam bowl of frijoles a la charra came from El Rey on Washington at Shepherd. I enjoyed removing the plastic lid and seeing a big, green slice of jalapeno floating at the top.

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Dancing and Marching and Having A Good Time

We were invited (via Facebook) to a Danza Azteca (Aztec Dance Circle) taking place in Moody Park.  The event hostess is an old friend of mine from the Northside who has been traveling the US and Mexico learning this type … Continue reading

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Watching and Waiting

Sometimes I like to google “Near Northside” just to see what I get. I guess I hope that I might find links to articles that mention this neighborhood whatever reason. Maybe I also kind of hope to find that someone … Continue reading

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