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  • Freedom of the Press Summer Fest
    February 15, 2017
    Houston’s biggest summer music festival is set to kick off with some of the biggest names in music. The ninth annual Free Press Summer Fest (FPSF) will take over Eleanor Tinsley Park on the banks of the Buffalo Bayou June 3-4, 2017. The festival typically showcases some of the most revered indie-rock, EDM, and hip-hop music artists. This year’s headliners are Lorde, Flume, G-Eazy, Cage the Elephant, Houston-native Solange, The Shins, Tove Lo, Carnage, Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert, Jon...
  • Ono Poke Credit: Ono Poke
    February 9, 2017
    Sushi and ceviche lovers are going to be ecstatic about poke—the newest food trend to sweep the city. Pronounced poh-kay, the Hawaiian staple centered around sashimi-grade fish started to gain steam in Houston last year, but an influx of newcomers in 2017 makes it clear that the craze isn’t slowing down. The raw fish salad traces its roots to the Pacific islands, where its served with fresh add-ins (avocado, masago and scallions, for example) and is seasoned with soy sauce. Most...
  • Crawfish in plate
    February 3, 2017
    It’s that time of year again! Crawfish season came early again after warmer winter weather throughout the region. We pulled together a list of the 12 mudbug staples in Houston along with a few picks from our local readers in a Battle of the Mudbugs to help you navigate this delicious time of year. Whether you prefer Vietnamese or Cajun style boils, Htown has them all! (Pro Tip: If you don't know the proper way to eat crayfish, need beer pairings, or want a great recipe, check out our...
  • Houston Texans Grille Credit: Houston Texans Grille
    February 2, 2017
    Still unsure of where to watch the Super Bowl in Houston? While many prefer to watch the game in the comfort of their home, some of you may be looking to join other fans this Sunday -- and Houston has plenty of options to offer. We’ve gathered and handful of top options, from sports bars to breweries, to help you decide. 8th Wonder Brewery , one of Houston’s many craft breweries, has been celebrating all week for Super Bowl LI. On Sunday, it’ll host Wonder Bowl, a free event...
  • Early Houston at Memorial Drive Credit: Chris Multop Photography
    January 24, 2017
    Super Bowl LI hits Houston starting this weekend with plenty of events, parties and concerts ahead of the big game. Locals as well as visitors are encouraged to party like never before, but it's important to plan ahead. Certain roadways, particularly Downtown around the George R. Brown Convention Center, will be blocked and parking will likely be trickier to find. Here are a few tips on enjoying it all without the fuss. Use MetroRail Houston's MetroRail now runs 23 miles, connecting...
  • Super Bowl Live
    January 20, 2017
    We’re sure you already have Super Bowl Live and the NFL Experience on your to-do list, but what else? Downtown Houston is busting with excitement and there are tons of places to explore while you are visiting. Below are our top ten recommendations, in no particular order! 1. Super Bowl Opening Night - The NFL kicks off Super Bowl LI festivities on Monday, January 30 by hosting the participating teams and fans in primetime at Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade at Minute Maid Park....
  • Houston Marathon Credit: Houston Marathon
    January 9, 2017
    You don’t have to be running the Chevron Houston Marathon to experience the rush and excitement on Jan. 15. Show your support to the runners enduring the 26.2 mile loop around Houston’s iconic neighborhoods by coming out and cheering them on the morning of the race. The race begins at 7:00 a.m. and for some can be an all-day event. We've put together a list of essentials to pack the night before so you can be ready to go first thing in the morning. Breakfast You will need to...
  • Willie Nelson
    January 9, 2017
    The month of March will once again give music lovers in H-Town something to cheer about, as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced the 20-day concert lineup. Acts include: Tuesday, March 7 – Aaron Watson (First Responders Day) Wednesday, March 8 – Old Dominion (Armed Forces Appreciation Day) Thursday, March 9 – Chris Stapleton Friday, March 10 – Alicia Keys (Black Heritage Day) Saturday, March 11 – Alan Jackson Sunday, March 12 – The Chainsmokers...
  • Lumen and Crimson NYE party Credit: Lumen and Crimson NYE Party
    December 29, 2016
    Ready to kick 2016 to the curb? Ring in the New Year at some of Houston’s most exciting New Year’s Eve parties with live music, epic fireworks, and delicious food. Here’s a short list of some of our favorite happenings around town. Hotel Celebrations Hotels are expected to bring the most style and panache to Houston’s New Year’s Eve events. From a 50,000-balloon cascade at midnight to glamorous dance parties and multi-course fine dining, hotels around town will...
  • Houston Skyline More Sky
    December 23, 2016
    Houston was recently named one of the top trending travel spots for 2017 by TripAdvisor, and for good reason. 2017 will be one of Houston’s most exciting years on record. From hosting Super Bowl LI to opening new museums and outdoor parks, Houston is the place to be this coming year. Check out a few highlights from our most anticipated projects and events. Super Bowl LI For the first time in over a decade, the Bayou City will host the biggest game in sports. Super Bowl festivities have...
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