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The Last Minute Houston Mother’s Day Guide

Mother’s Day is fast approaching (May 8) and it looks like you still don’t have a gift for one of the most important women in your life. Be honest, that’s the main reason you’re reading this. Lucky for you, Houston has a wide range of events around town that could be the perfect fit for a memorable date with mom. We've highlighted a few of our favorite options but you can find a complete list here. Brunches and Dinners The culinary and cultural capital of the South has quite the brunch and…

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11 Things You Didn't Know About Beauty and the Beast

A tale as old as time, true as it can be. Beauty and the Beast is a Disney classic that has captivated audiences not just onscreen but on Broadway as well. And no the musical does not include the hilarious parody “Bonjour Gurl.” Now the musical is asking you to be their guest when it begins its run at the Hobby Center later this month. Here are 11 things you probably didn’t know about this production. 1. Beauty and the Beast is the ninth longest running show on Broadway with a total of more than…

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Houston Chefs Celebrate 10 Years of a Good Cause

A number of acclaimed Houston chefs are coming together for a good cause and a fun weekend this spring. The Recipe For Success Foundation is a Houston nonprofit that aims to combat childhood obesity by educating kids about healthy food choices. Over the last decade, the group has empowered more than 30,000 children in Houston through a variety of award-winning programs offered in local schools. In May, the foundation is hosting an historic three-part celebration dubbed Delicious Alchemy in…

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Final Four by the Numbers

The 2016 Houston Final Four festivities downtown and at NRG Park left an indelible mark on the city and its place as a leading U.S. travel destination. From record-breaking event attendance to millions of dollars spent locally, Houston's Final Four was a slam dunk. Let’s do the numbers: 149,845 The two-session Final Four attendance was the second-highest attendance in Men’s Final Four history. 74,340 The championship game attendance was also the second-highest in championship game history…

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Biggio’s Sports Bar Set to Open this Fall

Astros fans rejoice. Houston baseball legend Craig Biggio announced yesterday that his sports bar Biggio’s is set to open across from Minute Maid Park this November. The two-level restaurant will be a part of the new Marriott Marquis hotel and convention district downtown. Biggio’s menu is fit for foodies as well as sports fans. The upscale sports bar plans on offering high quality steaks, burgers, and wings as well as local craft beers, wines, and cocktails. Diners can watch all the big games…

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19 Dating Adventures in Houston

Photo by Jonathan Ivy at jonathanivyphoto.com Are you looking to elevate your next date above ordering pizza and watching Netflix from your couch? Whether you’re keeping an old flame alive or looking for ways to spark a new one, Houston has dozens of activities for your next romantic date out on the town. Catch a Show Houston is bursting with theatrical, musical, and comedic talent. Upgrade the run-of-the-mill movie date to a more romantic showing at the Showboat Drive-in or Sundance Cinemas…

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