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2014-05-28 20:21:52

Allied Develops the First Multifamily Property in the Riverstone Master Planned Community HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Allied Realty has broken ground on The Retreat at Riverstone--a new, 249-unit exclusive apartment home community located in the heart of Sugar Land, Texas with a targeted opening of Fall 2014. The Retreat at Riverstone is the first multifamily property under development in the Riverstone master planned community. Photo -...

2014-05-28 16:20:40

Construction to Commence this July on Two Buildings Totaling 415,296 SF HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern Development Co. today announces it has purchased a 74-acre site in West Ten Business Park on Interstate 10 at Cane Island Parkway in Katy, Texas. The firm will break ground in mid-July on phase one of West Ten Distribution Center, which consists of two speculative industrial buildings totaling 415,296 square feet. The two buildings have an expected delivery date...

2014-05-28 08:34:30

New project coming to South Lamar IRVING, Texas, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TDI, a leader in the development of Class A multi-family housing, has begun construction in a joint venture with Matthews Southwest, a Dallas based international development company. The development at 1210 South Lamar will house 290 luxury apartment homes in the South Side neighborhood and is scheduled for completion by the beginning of 2016. The site is located at the intersection of South Lamar...

2014-05-27 23:09:58

RealManage announced today that it has moved and expanded its Austin Branch operations as the company continues its growth in the Austin area. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 RealManage announced today that it has moved and expanded its Austin Branch operations as the company continues its growth in the Austin area. The new office is located at 9601 Amberglen Boulevard, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78729. "Our extensive growth in the Austin market necessitated a new office that could...

2014-05-27 12:35:54

Award recipients featured in the May 30th issue of the Dallas Business Journal DALLAS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sri Ayyeppen, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Keste, has been recognized by Dallas Business Journal as a 40 Under Forty award winner for 2014. Ayyeppen will be recognized, along with other recipients, during a reception and award ceremony on May 29(th). The distinguished group of award winners will also be featured in a special section of the May 30(th)...

2014-05-27 12:27:51

Texans' Home Movies are History AUSTIN, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- /Texas Archive of the Moving Image/ - Texans have recorded their lives, and subsequently, cultural history, on film since the 1890s, but films and videos are fragile and impermanent. Many people do not understand the value of their home movies as historical records that document the social history of the 20(th)-21(st) century, telling the story of our lives from the citizen's perspective. The Texas Archive of...

2014-05-25 23:00:31

Ticket Down is offering coupon/promo code SOCCER-2014 for Mexico vs. Ecuador tickets at AT&T Stadium in Arlington/Dallas, TX at the AT&T Stadium on Saturday, May 31st. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for discounted tickets for the exhibition match between Mexico and Ecuador at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This venue is no doubt one of the most premium venues in North America. Jerry's Place has hosted sporting events which include...

2014-05-22 23:12:05

In partnership with San Antonio Sports, the SeaWorld Copa Rayados Internacional will expand its tournament opportunities and activities for over 10,000 attendees to enjoy. The event hosted by Mexican pro club Monterrey Rayados, which takes place during Thanksgiving week November 26-30, 2014, will become part of the Bexar County Games presented by Ancira, with SeaWorld San Antonio hosting the opening ceremonies. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In partnership with San Antonio Sports,...

2014-05-22 23:02:45

The local Amarillo Gold's Gyms, in conjunction with fitness centers from 13 other states, are very excited to announce that members now have an opportunity to check-in and win a dream vacation to Hawaii just for working out. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Gold’s Gym Amarillo located on Blackburn Street and Gold’s Gym Amarillo in Puckett Plaza, are very excited to announce the beginning of a check-in and win contest. The Amarillo fitness centers, in conjunction with gyms from 13...

2014-05-22 23:00:56

The 8th DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition drew more than 2,700 attendees and 250 exhibitors to the Fort Worth Convention Center this week, exceeding attendance projections by 10 percent. The three-day event wrapped up this afternoon after delivering in-depth, data-rich sessions on Permian Basin resource development. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The 8th DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition drew more than 2,700 attendees and 250 exhibitors to the Fort Worth...


Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.