Month: July 2013

2013 City Hall Farmer’s Market Opens September 18th

The 2013 City Hall Farmers Market Fall Season Wednesdays in 2013 -Fall season, from Sep. 18 to Dec. 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., downtown at City Hall! After a summer break, the popular City Hall Farmers Market, located on the beautiful grounds of Houston’s City Hall at 901 Bagby, crops up again on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Market hours are 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. With the September 18, 2013 kick-off, Houstonians will once again have a mid-week market where they can pick up locally grown produce and find a variety of locally prepared foods ready-to-eat for lunch or packaged to-go. City Hall Farmers Market has more than 35 vendors. “The City Hall Farmers Market has not only provided Houstonians, particularly those who live and work downtown, access to fresh, local produce and locally produced lunch items, it has created community and turned City Hall and its grounds into an interactive, vibrant place that people want to be,” said Laura Spanjian, Houston’s Sustainability Director. After a successful pilot program started in October 2010, the City of Houston now permanently hosts the City Hall Farmers Market, a member of Urban Harvest’s family of farmers markets, each Wednesday along both sides of City Hall’s reflection pool. The public can enjoy lunch and pick up groceries while supporting local, fresh and sustainable food amidst Houston’s dramatic downtown urban setting. The...

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Judyth Piazza Reviews “Emotional Freedom Practices: How to Transform Difficult Emotions into Positive Energy CD”

Anger. Fear. Sadness. Dr. Judith Orloff sees people every day who are struggling with these overwhelming emotions. To help us find relief, she has created Emotional Freedom Practices. This two-CD tool kit expands on the insights from her recently released New York Times bestseller Emotional Freedom (Harmony, 2009), featured in a new public television special. Listeners will discover how to turn away from negativity, react constructively, and seize command of any life situation. What’s the key to fi nding liberation from negativity? Dr. Orloff teaches that it’s how we choose to respond to external events that determines our experience. Drawing from the fields of biology, psychology, and intuitive medicine, Dr. Orloff offers exercises, self-care techniques, and meditations that help transform fear into courage, disappointment into patience, and anger into compassion. “Achieving emotional freedom gives you access to your own power center during jubilant times and in adversity,” teaches Orloff . Emotional Freedom Practices is a program in self-mastery that will help anyone attain a high quality life, handle stress artfully, and find serenity–even in the most overwhelming situations. This review is from: Emotional Freedom Practices: How to Transform Difficult Emotions into Positive Energy (Audio CD) I enjoyed listening to Emotional Freedom Practices: How to Transform Difficult Emotions into Positive Energy CDs. Dr. Orloff has a very friendly delivery when she speaks to you. I am amazed how she is...

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Fourth of July Celebration with Freedom Over Texas

Thursday, July 4th 2013 – Eleanor Tinsley Park 4pm – 10pm Mayor Annise D. Parker Invites Texans to Houston’s Official Fourth of July Celebration Featuring Live Music, Family Activities and a Stunning Fireworks Extravaganza Houston will set the stage for an extraordinary patriotic celebration at Mayor Annise Parker’s official Fourth of July event, Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas with Entertainment Presented by NRG. The annual event is held on Thursday, July 4, 2013 culminating with a fireworks extravaganza set to a perfectly timed bed of patriot and current musical selections. What is Freedom Over Texas (FOT)? Freedom Over Texas...

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