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10 Reservations to Make During Houston Restaurant Weeks

Need another reason to dine at your favorite restaurant or try a new one in town? You’re in luck because August marks the start of Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW), a five-week-long event where participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus and a portion of the proceeds benefit The Houston Food Bank. From August 1 through September 6 (Labor Day), participating restaurants will donate $1 from the $20 lunch and brunch menus, $3 from the $35 dinner menus and $5 from the $49 dinner menus. With more…

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​​Underground Art Round-Up

Saddle up and strap down your hunting boots because we are about to round up the top underground art destinations in Houston that most people don’t even know exist. Yes, H-Town is big and vast so you kind of have to be in the know to hunt down these locations. Don’t stress, we are here to share the treasures of our local artists and you’ll be glad you stuck around. Without further ado, here is the list of Houston’s prime art adventures and locations. Photo by Shelley Vi Seismique Have you ever…

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Your Guide to August in Houston

While summer starts to wind down, we’re all looking for last-minute vacations and activities. August is a very busy month in Houston with the festivals, concerts and hotel packages to boot. Fill up your calendar and soak up the season with these fun activities. What To Do In August Courtesy of @houstonrestaurantweeks on Instagram Houston Restaurant Weeks 2021 Aug. 1 – Sept. 6 Houston has no shortage of amazing restaurants. From the most flavorful xiao long bao to a perfectly cooked steak, our…

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Small Business Spotlight: Galleria/Uptown

Beyond all of the glitz and glamour of Houston’s Galleria/Uptown area are a number of local gems that were meant to be explored by Houstonians and tourists alike. From finely tailored men’s clothing to amazing art galleries and delicious eats, you don’t have to stick to the just the huge designer labels that this shopping mecca is known for. Courtesy of @offthewallgallery on Instagram Off The Wall Art Gallery Whether you’re a serious collector or just looking to browse beautiful works, head to…

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Summer's Last Stand

Summer is well underway and there’s still time for you to book a relaxing staycation or getaway in Houston. Pack your swimsuit and get ready to cool off in the city’s top hotel pools while taking advantage of amazing summer hotel deals. Ready to book? We’ve gathered a few suggestions. Courtesy of @TheWhiteHallHouston on Instagram The Whitehall Spend your days relaxing in the private pool-side cabanas at The Whitehall. The outdoor pool is the perfect summer escape in the middle of Houston’s…

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A Guide to Comicpalooza

The countdown begins with one of the greatest pop-culture festivals ever held in Houston. The return of Comicpalooza signals the comeback of events and happenings post-pandemic, and you can feel the excitement and normalcy in the air. Coming this July on the 17th & 18th, George R. Brown Convention Center will be littered with artists, vendors, cosplayers, celebrities, fans, and families from all over the country. This event will unite, inspire, and entertain and I have all the perfect places for…

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Your Guide to July

July is the pinnacle of summer! The weather is hot, kids are already complaining that they’re bored, and vacation travel is at its peak. If anyone is looking for a getaway or staycation, Houston has plenty of activities for friend groups, couples or the entire family. From Fourth of July fireworks to a Trap Wine Fest (yes, trap music and wine), come stay and play in Houston. Courtesy of @houstoncarnival_hcf on Instagram Caribbean Fête Weekend July 1 – 4, Times Vary Get on island time without…

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8 Places To Take Selfies & Photos In Houston

Looking for a place to snap that perfect shot while exploring Houston? With its many green spaces, museums, sculptures and street art, you don’t have to look too hard to find an interesting backdrop for your photos and selfies. Read on to discover some of the coolest spots to take pictures. Smither Park This Instagram-worthy Smither Park in south Houston is covered in fun and colorful mosaic art. The park’s Lindley Fish Amphitheater, created by Nashville artist Matt Gifford using street…

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Small Business Spotlight: Midtown

If you were to poll Houstonians on the city’s best area to eat and party, they will likely point you to Midtown. This area has a reputation for bars and restaurants catering to 20-somethings, but actually, Midtown is actually for everyone! With walkable parks, restaurants, stores and clubs, Midtown is a plethora of excitement for all ages. While you’re there, make sure you check out a number of the small, local businesses unique to this community. Courtesy of @farrahfarleyfm on Instagram Thiên…

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Father's Day in Houston

How will you make Dad feel appreciated this Father’s Day? In Houston, you’ll find an array of options – from activities to fun gifts – to help celebrate Pop this June 20. Read on and start planning your Father’s Day activities. Courtesy of @VisitConroe on Instagram Go fishing You’ll find great fishing holes not too far from Houston, so you can escape for the day and spend some quality and relaxing time with Dad. See our list of Fishing Holes to plan your itinerary. Or book a charter trip with…

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