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Places in West Houston to Take Dad for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up on June 21st, which means the frantic rush to plan the perfect day has begun. Well, plan no more – Alta City West has it all figured out for you, from where to take your dad for brunch all the way to dinner plans planned out. The best part? It’s all right here in West Houston, so you don’t have to spend half the day wasted driving from one end of town to the next. While there are endless options of how you could plan this day and what restaurants you could take Dad to, we decided to start you off with just a few ideas to get the ball rolling.


We’ve all heard it a million times, and on Father’s Day it’s especially true: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. ‘Cook and Collins’ in Houston is a great option because they serve up some very unique takes on very traditional breakfasts. The Fat Elvis Pancakes—with banana pancakes, whipped peanut butter, smoked bacon and banana syrup—are sure to surprise and intrigue Dad.


Now that Dad is fed and ready to go, we recommend taking him out for a day of his favorite sport. Golf can be great because it’s laid back, not too exhausting and it’s an easy way to talk and bond with Dad. A local, affordable option is Bear Creek Golf World in West Houston.


Finally after you’ve tired Dad out all day it’s time to bring him home to Alta City West to relax. Whether he wants to sit by the pool and unwind, or whether he wants to whip up dinner and eat on the balcony with the family, Alta City West provides the perfect atmosphere to wind down a perfect day. This Father’s Day, enjoy exploring West Houston, TX with the whole family. You deserve it!

Show Your Texas Pride on Flag Day

Here in West Houston, we have a similar attitude as other Texans. And if there’s one thing people can say about Texans, it is that we’re proud to be from the Lone Star State! While everyday is a good day to show your Texas pride and let everyone know you call TX your home, Flag Day is a great day to put the flag on everything you can find. Sure, you could hang your Texas state flag in your front yard and call it a day, but why not try getting a little original with it? We’ll give you a few examples to get those creative juices flowing.

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You could start the day by decorating cookies to give out to family, coworkers, or whomever! Quick and easy to make, this is a fun way to put the flag on something to give to everyone you know. The best part is it doesn’t just stop with cookies! You can make any sweet treat or craft into a flag shape, so feel free to get inventive.

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You can also decorate your house in unique ways with Texas flag inspired accents. With all the opportunities for crafting that are available, it has never been easier to get creative with projects. A Texas flag stained glass is a perfect way to show off your Texas pride without having to go the traditional route of hanging a flag.

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One of the most common and widely known ways to show off your favorite flag is flying it proudly from your car window. Car flags are a fun and easy way to zip up and down the streets while showing off your Lone Star State pride.

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Of course, one of the absolute best ways to show your Texas Pride on Flag Day is to wear it proudly across your chest as you walk down the street. Hat, shirt, pants, shoes, you name it, and you can order it with a Texas Flag printed right on it.

Here at Alta City West, we know that nobody can mess with Texas! Whether you’re going to bake your Texas love into Texas-shaped cookies or wear your favorite state’s flag on your shirt for the day, Flag Day is the perfect day to show your state pride in fun and festive ways. Happy Flag Day, and don’t mess with Texas!