HOUSTON (KTRK) --For most of us, voting is a pretty standard affair: Show up to a neighborhood school, church or municipal building, cast your ballot and be on your way. But some lucky Houstonians get to cast their ballot in a more unique setting.
A neighborhood affair
In two Houston neighborhoods, voting might as well be a block party. Harris County has designated two private residences as polling places -- one on Underwood Street near Braeswood and another on Vernage Road in southwest Houston. At the Vernage home, voters cast their ballot out of their neighbor's garage.
Cast your ballot, buy some furniture
A massive furniture store is perhaps the only polling place stranger than your neighbor's garage. The 100,000-square foot Gallery Furniture along the Grand Parkway in Richmond is designated as a polling place this year.
The coldest polling place in Houston
Grab your jackets -- some voters in northwest Houston get to cast their ballot at the Aerodrome, a public ice rink that offers skating and hockey.
Don't forget your reusable bags!
Election officials have designated two Houston-area grocery stores as polling locations: Fiesta Mart near Braeswood Bayou and a Randalls in midtown.