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Celebrating Diwali in Houston

Diwali or the “Festival of Lights” is one of the largest celebrations on the Hindu calendar, but is also celebrated by Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The festival can last up to four or five days and in Houston, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this special holiday. Diwali Celebrations Diwali Mela will take place at the West Oaks Mall on Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year’s…

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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, the kiddos are in school, and there are a ton of fun and festive events happening throughout the city that the whole family can enjoy. 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 stARTup // Art Fairs (@startupartfair) on Sep…

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9 Jewish Restaurants in Houston that Will Convince You to Keep Kosher

Need a nosh? Houston has a variety of local restaurants serving authentic, kosher-certified fare. For those not familiar with Jewish cuisine, “kosher” is a Yiddish word that means “suitable,” “pure,” and disease-free. However, the kosher restaurants in Houston are not always your bubbe’s traditional Jewish eats, which is always delicious, but also exciting takes on ethnic cuisine too. From mouth-watering steaks to Chinese and Middle Eastern delicacies, even pizza, the menus aim to please. So…

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The Guide: Texas Renaissance Festival

Ready to encounter knights, fairies and other mythical creatures? Head over to the Texas Renaissance Festival, where the King and Queen will welcome you to their magical kingdom for endless frivolity and entertainment. This year’s Ren Fest runs from Oct. 5 to Dec. 1, but you can get an early taste of the festivities in Houston during RevelFest on Sep. 19. This kick-off celebration brings 16th century fun to Saint Arnold Brewing Company in honor of the festival’s 45th anniversary. Following is…

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Q&A with Four Houston Latinx Artists

With its world-class museums, galleries, and diverse art scene, Houston is a welcoming place for artists from all over the world, offering visitors a chance to see unique art that they may not see elsewhere. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we spoke to four Latin American artists who call Houston home. Gerardo Rosales, Visual Artist When Venezuelan artist Gerardo Rosales came to Houston 20 year ago, he wasn’t expecting to stay long, but the city captivated him. His upcoming exhibit…

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Houston's Oktoberfest Roundup

Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and get ready to have a good time as the city of Houston gears up for Oktoberfest season. This time of year is peppered with festivities centered around the mashup of German and Texan culture, where beer, sausage, music and dancing are the heartbeat of many celebrations throughout the city this fall. So brush up on your German and “Czech” out these events that are fun for the whole family. Oktoberfest Houston 2019 The “official” Oktoberfest 2019 celebration takes…

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Cultural Roundup: Festivals Galore in Houston

With the end of summer comes the beginning of something awesome: fall festivals! We know, it’s not quite autumn yet (September 23rd is the official start of fall), but with the kiddos back in school and cooler weather on the way, we can all look forward to a steady stream of fun weekend events in the form of festivals. Here are a few festivals to get you out of the house and into some fun in Houston! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Taste of the Caribbean…

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7 Tacos in Houston to Up Your Breakfast Game

Breakfast tacos are a decidedly Texas culinary phenomenon. With roots in the Hill Country around Austin and San Antonio, today the warm tortilla wrapped around eggs and an assortment of meats, cheeses and other ingredients can be found from Beaumont to Laredo. Here in Houston, finding the best places is almost a right of passage. Here are a few spots to check out. El Rey Taqueria For 18 years, El Rey Taqueria has been a staple in Houston, fusing both Mexican and Cuban cuisine. Don’t miss the…

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Your Guide to August in Houston

Summer vacations are coming to an end, so it’s the perfect time to squeeze in some fun Houston activities into your agenda. If you have children returning to school this month, make sure you take advantage of Houston’s water parks and exhibits that are coming to an end. Here’s our guide of things to do in Houston in August. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Four Seasons Hotel Houston (@fshouston) on Jul 29, 2019 at 2:53pm PDT Houston…

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Summer Bucket List

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Well, look no more! Houston offers up a variety of summer activities for the whole family… and you don’t have to break the bank to have a good time. Check out these suggestions, and get ready to have a blast in the Bayou City. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Historic Market Square (@marketsquarehou) on Jun 20, 2019 at 5:31pm PDT Market Square Park Grab a blanket and your best buds for…

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