Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

If you think of Buffalo Bayou as a dirty stream running through downtown Houston, you haven’t seen the bayou lately. And the best way to see Buffalo Bayou is on one of the boat tours offered by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP). The BBP recently introduced their new pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou, with a cruise along Buffalo Bayou. (The Spirit of the Bayou replaces a … [Read more...]

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

Now in the shadow of the skyscrapers that sprang up around it, this church was founded in 1866 by nine freed slaves. In 1868, one of Antioch's members, Jack Yates, was ordained at the first Association meeting for African American Baptist Churches. This meeting was the first National Baptist Convention. … [Read more...]