Secret Houston

Did you know Memorial Park was once a World War I training camp?

What’s the best place in Houston to watch ostrich racing? Do you know where to catch live jazz on the site of the original Republic of Texas capitol, or enjoy world class Cajun food in a church cloister from the 1800s? 

If you really want to get to know Houston, then author William Dylan Powell has unlocked some Bayou City secrets in his latest book Secret Houston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure.

Paging the Allen brothers.

Powell, a Houston-based writer, has an interest in our area’s history, since his family has lived in Texas for generations.

Read more about the book on Dave’s channel 13 report.

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