All posts by Jocelyn Sexton

Don’t Miss the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Don’t Miss the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 59th Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade, produced by the Houston St. Patrick’s Parade Commission, will take place Saturday, March 17, at noon — rain or shine! The parade starts at the Clock Tower at MinuteMaid Park, located at 1800 Texas Avenue, and goes west. The two-hour parade is a free event, and it has


Best Spring Break Destinations

Spring Break can mean different things to different groups of people. For college kids, it could mean a chance to get on a plane and party for a week. If you’re 18-24 and looking for a wild and crazy time, some of the top Spring Break destinations include: Las Vegas, Nevada Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


Oscar Awards: Some Interesting facts

Hollywood will celebrate its biggest night of the year! On Sunday, March 4, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host the world’s preeminent movie-related event: the 90th Academy Awards, perhaps better known as the Oscars. The Oscar statuette weighs 6 3/4 pounds and stands 13 1/2 inches high. A total of 24


Boots On and Bellies Ready for the Rodeo Cook-Off

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest is a bucket list item for barbecue connoisseurs from around the globe. BBQ aficionados and pit masters come to Houston to participate in this annual event, slated this year from Feb. 22-24, to show off their creative cooking skills and secret recipes. It will be

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Let’s Get Ready to Rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is here! Although the biggest in Houston doesn’t officially get started until Feb. 27 at NRG Park, there are plenty of fun Rodeo events to attend between now and when the it ends on March 18. Rodeo Houston — The premier activity is the Rodeo itself. From Mutton Bustin’


Celebrate the Chinese New Year

One of the perks of living in a city as diverse as Houston is that you can enjoy a variety of experiences. From food, art, fashion and music, our city loves to host a celebration, especially when it comes to marking international events. The Lunar New Year, a traditional Chinese holiday, is celebrated in a

National Bird-Feeding Month

Help Birds Make It Through the Coldest Month

It’s no secret birds fly south for the winter, but in Houston, we’re lucky enough to see a lot of wild birds throughout the year. However, cold temperatures, wind and other unpredictable winter weather patterns make February an especially hard month for our feathered friends. National Bird Feeding Month was created to encourage people to


Everything About U.S. Route 66 (the Mother Road)

Have you ever heard someone talk about the Mother Road or refer to the Main Street of America? If so, their talking about the famous U.S. Route 66, one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System that traversed the western two-thirds of the country. This iconic highway was established Nov. 11, 1926, and


Why We Love Houston (And You Should Too!)

Houston sometimes gets a bad rap because of flooding, heat, humidity, traffic or a myriad of different reasons, but we LOVE Houston, and we know many of you do too! Houston has been named a top American city, one of the fastest-growing cities, a top destination spot and a cool city. With more than 145


How to Stand Up for Your Dreams

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ~Harriet Tubman~ With all the talk in January about making resolutions, working on personal goals and setting objectives for the year, don’t lose sight of what


Six Financial Goals for the New Year

The new year is the ideal time for setting new goals. The most common New Year’s resolutions are to exercise more, lose weight, eat healthier and learn a new skill or hobby. But if you’re thinking about doing something like buy a house, go on a nice vacation or anything that involves money, you might


10 Ways to Have a Fresh Start

Happy New Year! 2018 is here, and if you’re looking to begin a next chapter, now is the time. Life is full of new beginnings, and it’s never too late to try and restart certain areas aspect of your life. Renewal is a natural and necessary process of shedding old perspectives and focusing on exciting


The Longest Road on the Longest Night

December 21 is the winter solstice. In addition to marking the first official day of winter, it is an astronomical phenomenon indicating the longest night of the year, and therefore the shortest period of daylight. Moving forward into winter, the days will start gradually lengthening. At Colony Limo, we’re always thinking about great drives. And


Start a New Holiday Tradition with The Nutcracker

What’s old is new again, and it wouldn’t feel like the holidays without The Nutcracker. The Houston Ballet has debuted a fresh production of The Nutcracker that is a “must see” for the holiday season. The celebrated Christmas tradition takes a new spin with an elaborate production by artistic director Stanton Welch. The Houston Chronicle


Visit the Best Places for Christmas Lights in Houston (Part One)

In a city full of Christmas lights, the drivers at Colony Limo know the best spots in and around Houston for viewing the best and most beautiful seasonal displays. Let us help you plan your holiday light-seeing excursion. Here is part one of our recommendations for the best neighborhood Christmas lights. Read the second part