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23 May
The entrance to the Children’s Museum of Houston illuminated at night
The Best Museums Houston, TX, Has To Offer
Lifestyle Travel Destinations

Houston Loves Museums! With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene. Houston’s diverse museums, including the Lone Star Flight Museum, the 1940 Air Terminal Museum, the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, the Children’s Museum of Houston, and many more, cover everything from nature,...

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16 May
The skyline in Houston, TX, at sunset
What To Do on the Weekends in Houston, TX
Lifestyle Moving Travel Destinations

Whether you’re a first-timer just visiting or a Houston local, there are plenty of things to do in Houston for people of all ages. Famous for its large international community, growing art scene, and cultural diversity Houston is a large metropolitan area in Texas that extends down to the Galveston Bay. Take a stroll through...

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09 May
A man and a woman riding their bikes across a bridge in Houston, TX
Moving to Houston, Texas? Here’s Why You’ll Love Living Here
Moving Travel Destinations Your Local Metro

Would you love to live in a vibrant city with so much to see, do, and explore you’d never find a moment’s boredom? If so, consider moving to Houston. You’ll love the cost of living; Houston is cheaper than in most other major metro areas. Moreover, Houston is a global city and hotbed for art,...

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Celebrating Our 50th Anniversary: The Metro Self Storage Brand Launches in the 1970s
Your Local Metro

L to R Karl Nagel, Matt and Karl Nagel, Metro Self Storage signage circa 1979 This year we’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of opening our first self storage facility in the Chicagoland area, in 1973. In our previous blog, Celebrating Metro’s 50th Anniversary: The Original Self Storage, we talked about how our founder, Karl Nagel,...

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28 Apr
A white boat that reads "Sea Girt" sitting in the sand on a beach
Why People Love Going to the Jersey Shore
Travel Destinations

Every year, millions of people visit the Jersey Shore to enjoy the beaches, boardwalks, amusement parks, and wildlife adventures. Tourists and locals love going to the Jersey Shore for its delicious seafood, including crab cakes, lobster rolls, and fresh-caught fish.  Family fun can be found at one of over ten mini-golf courses in Ocean City...

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25 Apr
A couch sitting on the sidewalk with a sign that says “free”
Tips for Buying Secondhand Furniture
Family Life Lifestyle

When you’re decorating your home or apartment, finding the right furniture is a must to tie the room together and make the space yours. Often, this means long searches online or in stores for the perfect piece. However, anyone who’s been looking for a while will tell you: New furniture is expensive. If you’re looking...

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