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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
Sonic Post 2  Well I wrote a post about the Alvin Sonic Drive in closing down for two or three months. It is going to be torn down and on the very site a new modernized Sonic will be constructed. As you can see above they have completely torn out the old drive way up to the Apron Drive Entrance. ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 4
The SONIC DRIVE IN located on Gordon Street in Alvin will be closing it's doors May 31st to undergo a total renovation. The entire building will be demolished to the ground and a new modern SONIC DRIVE IN  will be constructed in it's place. The new plans show that there will be parking spaces for...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
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Many people who live in and around Alvin love to eat at JADE GARDEN located at 2625 South Loop 35. If you love this resturant you had better hurry up and go eat there because they will be closing down to go on vacation to Hong Kong. They will be close May 31 through July 10th. Now that is a long ...

By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 5
  The Brazoria County Library System and the City of Alvin Invite You to the Grand Re-Opening of the Alvin Branch Library - Alvin Branch Library DATE: Thursday, May 19, 2011 TIME: Ribbon Cutting at 5:00 PM LOCATION: 105 S. Gordon, Alvin, TX   The day will be filled with special events! Library o...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 2
Everything takes TEAM WORK. You may think that it does not, that you and you alone have accomplished what you have. But I beg to differ. Yes we do a lot of things on our own, but not by ourselves. Someone in your life, someone you know, some greater power has helped you to the place you are today...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 4
Today I woke up to a cold front that came into the area! Yeah! It was 90+ degrees yesterday and so hot, hot, hot! My SUV's air condition has been on the blink. It cools enough but when it gets into the 90's; ain't no way it is going to work. So I called my SUV Doctor Frank... He is so good to me....

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
Last Saturday, Alvin's Kiwanis Club had their annual Crawfest! It was great! There were vendors, carnival rides, car show, and crawfish! We all ate our fill and walked and walked, talked and talked!   So many people were there having a good time. Enjoy the festival through my pictures. Not ice cr...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
Strawberry Pie  Guys I can safely say that I am in love with a new flavor of pie...it is STRAWBERRY PIE. This pie was made from fresh strawberries grown on Froberg's Farm in Alvin. The berries were huge and sweetly delicious. I had never had strawberry pie; but I told my husband to pick which eve...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 4
It's that time again and I for one am getting ready for some MUD BUG eating at the KIWANIS Festival! I just passed by OAK PARK located behind the Alvin Library and the carnival in setting up for all the rides for tomorrow and the big day on Saturday! There will be many vendor booths set up sellin...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 4
North Pointe Trails in Alvin is the newest Subdivision being constructed. The builder Grand View Builders has several products to offer the new home buyer. Below is a picture of the model home.  What I noticed the most and this is how it should be...is that one thing should lead you to the next t...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 13
In my efforts to locate the perfect gift for my latest purchasing client, I ran across a pottery business located on Highway 35 between Pearland and Alvin. They have a variety of pottery products.  I was like a kid in a candy store...there were pots from very little ones to very big ones! All the...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 7
Want to learn a little about vegetable gardening, and see some beautiful gardens at the same time? Check out the Alvin Area Garden Tour.   The Annual Alvin Area Garden Tour will be held this coming Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The theme of this year's tour is vegetabl...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 8
Alvin has some awesome Oak Trees. Sadly they have lost over two thirds during the last two big hurricanes. The one in 1983 Hurricane Alicia, came through and took out at least half of the trees.   The Tree pictured above is located in one of Alvin's most desirable Subdivisions FOREST HEIGHTS. The...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
The city of Alvin, Texas has its roots in cattle ranching. Originally just a brief stop along the railroad line, Alvin has seen its days as a cattle town, strawberry farming town, and rice farming town. Now, many of its residents work in the Clear Lake or Medical Center areas, but make their home...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
***UPDATE  THIS HOME SOLD IN 2011*** Owner Financed Home at 5502 CR 538 C Alvin Texas3/2/2The Living Room has been freshly painted. New ceramic tiled flooring.Dining Room below has been freshly painted and new ceramic tiled floors.The kitchen has been completely renovated. New appliances are show...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
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In about 1997 my father in law.... John Frank Sutton had his first notable heart attack. It was just before Christmas and he was scheduled to come out of the hospital the day before Christmas and he needed to be resting most of the time. This meant that he would not be cooking the Christmas Turke...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 9
I just could not let go of this one.... The second best thing about a tree is it's ornaments. Below are some of my favorites. I didn't get all of the little lace angle shown below; however the main focus was the white delicate glass ornament below it. The purple ornament is just a foam ball with ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 8
One of my favorite things about Christmas is the tree. For about 8 years we have used an artificial tree. They are nice and over time they pay for them selves. HOWEVER, my favorite is a fresh heavily flocked tree.... (ok I know some of you will need definition) We southern Texans can get our tree...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
It has finally gotten cold enough to start a fire in our fire place!  Yippee!   So I have settled in front of the fire with a hot cup of StarBuck's Upside Caramel Macchiato with extra caramel and one splenda....yummmm I am also enjoying calming new age music. Below is a picture of our fireplace.....

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 7
Most of you already know that I love Buc-ees! I recently had to go to my home town and on the way back we had to stop at Buc-ees! That is how you say Buc-ees....with an exclamation point at the end...because it is such a fun and awesome place to stop at. You will never know what you will find the...

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