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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 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hotel ICON…

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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. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kemah Boardwalk (@kemahboardwalk) Kemah’s Boo on the Boardwalk Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October Boo on the Boardwalk is back and as…

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8 Reasons Your Dog Wants To Visit Houston

We all need a little vacay from the daily perils of life now and then – work, school, bills – but that doesn’t mean we want to take a break from man’s best friend. On the contrary, statistics show that hanging out with your furry companions actually helps you relax even more. Thankfully, Houston is a city that has a growing number of hot spots that show lots of love to those four-legged friends. The Dog-Friendly Houston organization actively advocates for businesses to become more accommodating…

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Your Guide to September

Fall is inching closer with the arrival of September and Houston has plenty of exciting happenings to keep you entertained. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Monarch ZaZa (@monarchzaza) Zaza Tasting Series Sept. 1 and Sept. 15 This September, indulge at Hotel Zaza’s Tasting Series. Each night will focus on a different libation, with white wine taking center stage on Sept. 1 and whiskey and bourbon on Sept. 15. The tasting will take…

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Small Business Spotlight: West University/Rice Village

Tucked away between Rice University and the Galleria are West University and Rice Village. These areas are beautiful pockets of Houston filled with stunning architecture, tree-lined streets and lovely small businesses. For the best of eating, drinking, shopping and playing, check out a few of the many small businesses that are worthy of a shoutout. Simon on Sunset | Cavo Coffee | Dao Chloe Dao Boutique | Under the Volcano | Main Street Theater Simone on Sunset View this post on…

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A Guide to Houston Theater Week

Houston Theater Week is a week-long celebration where you can purchase buy one get one free tickets to amazing live performances! Starting August 22 to 29, choose from over 60 shows from 18 professional performing arts organizations. Enjoy this special opportunity to explore Houston's Theater District and see incredible local talent perform in musicals, plays and concerts. From Winnie The Pooh at the Hobby Center to Good Vibrations at the Houston Ballet, there is a show for everyone! Here’s our…

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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 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Smither Park (@smitherpark) This Instagram-worthy Smither Park in south Houston is covered in…

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Small Business Spotlight: Downtown

Downtown Houston has it all. Whether you’re looking for amazing eats, the latest plays, intimate live venues or a good drink, we certainly suggest heading Downtown. While typically viewed as Houston’s center of commerce and business, the Downtown area is great for business people, tourists and Houstonians alike and has lots to offer everyone. Plus, if you’re visiting on the weekdays, you can explore the ultra-cool 7.5-mile-long Downtown Tunnels System that links office buildings with restaurants…

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Small Business Spotlight: Museum District

One of Houston’s most culture-filled and pedestrian-friendly sectors, the Museum District is a haven for artists and art-lovers alike, touting 19 diverse museums alongside 4 walkable zones. From the acclaimed Museum of Fine Arts and the Contemporary Art Museum Houston to the celebrated Rothko Chapel and Asia Society Texas Center, the neighborhood's institutions truly offer something for everyone — a quality that also extends to its surrounding small businesses. Nestled between statuesque museums…

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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 just the huge designer labels that this shopping mecca is known for. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Off The Wall Gallery- Houston. (@offthewallgallery) Off The…

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