Mayor Turner had already cancelled all Freedom Over Texas events yesterday — save for the fireworks — by the time the HOUSTON sign planted in Eleanor Tinsley Park got caught up in the flow of things and began drifting downstream, away from the Bud Light Beer Garden that it originally fronted. Despite the disorder, the letters managed to stay afloat during their time on the water, captured by Chronicle photographer Yi-Chin Lee.
They ended up making landfall in the middle of the lawn:
That grassy area was mostly submerged during prime time yesterday:
Putting these amenities at odd angles as well:
- The “Houston” letter signs are floating away [Yi-Chin Lee]
Photos: Yi-Chin Lee