placeholder

What's Trending

 

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Arboretum (@houstonarboretum) Discovery Days: Eco Explorers Aug. 2 Enjoy a morning of nature discovery! Bring…

Continue Reading

8 Reasons Why Donuts Are Better in Houston

Donuts. What a beautiful creation they are. It's like dessert for breakfast. They come in dozens of variations, are beautiful enough to post pictures of, and of course, they taste amazing. Almost every Texan has been to Shipleys, but there are dozens of exquisite specialty shops in and around Houston. Many of these shops have their own unique flair, so you will have to decide what matters most to you. We’ve put together a small list to help you get started on the quest for your new favorite…

Continue Reading

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. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Frozen the Musical…

Continue Reading

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. View this post on Instagram…

Continue Reading

Black History Tour: Houston

The city of Houston has a rich history as diverse as its population. The African American community in particular has made powerful contributions to the fabric of the city for generations. Whether you have just a day or a weekend, here are a few historical spots to check out during your Tour of Black Houston. Start your day with a stop at one of our museums. Houston has several dedicated to highlighting the history and culture of Black Houstonians. View this post on Instagram…

Continue Reading