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Give the Gift of Experiences

Gearing up to do some holiday shopping? Skip the material goods this season and treat your loved ones to a one-of-a-kind H-Town experience. Following are six wonderful experiences that most anyone on your list will enjoy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Zoo (@houstonzoo) Animal Encounter Get up, close and personal with some of the Houston Zoo’s beloved residents. Buy the animal lover on your list a gift certificate to an…

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Your Guide to December

Where do we even begin with December events in Houston? It seems that everyone is in the holiday spirit and fun events are everywhere. From Houston to Galveston, Spring and beyond, there is fun for all ages. If you’re looking for a round up of the best holiday lighting, we’ve got that on our holiday lights blog. We’re also covering some of the best holiday hotels that make you feel like you’re visiting the North Pole. Happy Houston holidays! View this post on Instagram A post…

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Celebrating Diwali in Houston

Diwali, or the “Festival of Lights,” is India’s most important holiday of the year. Celebrated by Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists, Diwali symbolizes the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness. In Houston, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this special five-day holiday. Courtesy of @MusaaferHouston on Instagram Musaafer's Diwali Celebration From October 29 to November 5, celebrate Diwali at the upscale Musaafer with a special five-course menu by chef Mayank Istwal and pastry chef…

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Very Superstitious: Your Guide to Astros Post-Season Rituals

For some, it’s a lucky pair of underwear or socks. For others, it’s neglecting to shave after the latest win. Superstitions are real and they hit the Houston area hard in the Astros post season. Foolish? Maybe. Necessary? Definitely. After the 2017 season’s World Series-winning run against the Dodgers, there’s no shortage of quirky habits that almost certainly contributed to our World Champion’s post-season juju. We’ve assessed some of the Astro’s super fan rituals from 2017 and decided to…

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H-Town Guide to World Series Specials

Once again, the Houston Astros are gearing up for the World Series. Read on for tasty food and drink specials unique to the World Series. Just one more thing to celebrate! Check here to see where to watch and what homerun specials are running around in H-Town. Where to Watch Courtesy of @hungrylikethewolfhouston on Instagram Hungry Like the Wolf - The ONLY 80s diner in Houston will be showing the games 920 Studemont St #900 Houston, Texas 77007 Star Cinema Grill – a locally-owned full-service…

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Your Guide to November

Houston is busy in November as it celebrates the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos and it starts gearing up for the holidays with multiple celebrations. You’ll want to pencil these Houston events into your calendar so you don’t miss out on the fun. Courtesy of @texrenfest on Instagram Texas Renaissance Festival Nov. 1 – 28 Grab a turkey leg, enjoy some mead, and revel in the merriment of the Texas Renaissance Festival. From dragon slayers and kings, to the lowliest of pub crawlers, adults…

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Your Guide To Astroworld Festival

After a one-year break due to the pandemic, Travis Scott’s annual Astroworld Festival is returning to NRG Park this November 5 and 6. This year, for the first time, the event will take place over two days. The line-up, curated by Scott, has yet to be announced, and if 2019 is any indication, it may not be until very close to the time of the event. Travis Scott launched Astroworld Festival in 2018 to coincide with the release of his album, Astroworld. His idea was to recreate the now defunct…

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The Joys of Traveling Solo

Traveling doesn’t always have to happen with company. Whether you’re in Houston for work or you’re simply looking to get away for some alone time, there is no shortage of lodging, dining and entertainment options here for the solo traveler. So, read on to find out about the best things H-Town has to offer visitors, including those who like to travel alone, and start planning your trip. Hotels Courtesy of @Hotel_Icon on Instagram Houston has many hotels to choose from. For the solo traveler…

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Top Chef Selects Houston to Host Season 19

With a focus on celebrating culture and diversity, the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning culinary competition Top Chef selects Houston (ranked the nation’s most diverse city) for its series’ 19 th season. The series, produced by Magical Elves, will premiere on Bravo in 2022. A new batch of talented chefs will be challenged all over the city, and host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio, and judge Gail Simmons will all be back to crown the next Top Chef . Hosting Top Chef is a prime example…

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Your Guide to October in Houston

The month of October could quite possibly be the best time of year in Houston. The weather has cooled off and outdoor activities abound. Check out our list of great things to do in October in Houston, and get started making memories with your loved ones. Photo by Michael Tamul Kemah Boardwalk Craft Beer Fest Oct. 2, 2 – 5 p.m. Craft brews and good views are served up at the Kemah Boardwalk Craft Beer Festival. Sample over 72 craft beers from over 24 breweries including local favorites like 8th…

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