Discovery Green Stories

Discovery Green Stories

February 9, 2024

Meet Brian Wilmer, the Discovery Green Horticulturist with a Secret Superpower!

You’d never know it if you’ve seen the lush, green gardens of Discovery Green
January 3, 2024

Meet Kasem “Captain” Adig the Discovery Green security guard with an amazing life story

Just as Discovery Green has surprises around every corner, Captain’s life story is filled with twists, turns and the unexpected.
December 13, 2023

Honoring Kathrine McGovern’s Enduring Legacy

It is with immense gratitude, and deep appreciation, that we reflect on the profound impact Kathrine McGovern had on Discovery Green over the last 17 years. Her unwavering commitment to our park, alongside the John P. McGovern Foundation, helped shape the heart of downtown Houston.
November 14, 2023

Meet William and Susan Harmeyer – Discovery Green’s first Day of Happiness Sponsor

William and Susan Harmeyer know very well the value of happiness. Ten years ago – after ten years of dating – the couple seized their moment and married on their lunch break.
June 26, 2023

Discovery Green honors Dina Jacobs and all Drag Queens at Rainbow on the Green®

Dina Jacobs performs backstage for a lucky few during a rained out Rainbow on the Green.
March 23, 2023

Meet the women who made Discovery Green

Discovery Green could not let Women’s History Month slip by without taking time to celebrate some of the women who helped make Discovery Green the Houston treasure it is today.
December 12, 2022

KPRC2 News reporters and anchors share their favorite Discovery Green memories

Every day the KPRC 2 News team works hard to uncover the news and stories Houstonians need to understand the city, its culture, sports and entertainment. When they’re not reporting, writing, and investigating, they like to spend time with their families and friends at Discovery Green!