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Post Oak Being Transformed into "Grand Boulevard"

A major thoroughfare in the Uptown area will be completely transformed by the end of 2018, creating a pedestrian-oriented corridor designed to keep pace with a rapidly changing district. The Uptown Houston District is leading the effort to redevelop the entire length of Post Oak Boulevard from Richmond Avenue to I-610 West. What will emerge is a heavily-landscaped, grand boulevard lined with shops, restaurants and residential buildings. Sidewalks are being widened, extensive lighting installed…

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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

May 14th is a day to celebrate a special woman in your life – your mother. Houston is filled with great options to spend the day, and here are a few of our picks. A Mother’s Day Brunch Nothing beats taking your mother out for a delicious meal, especially when it’s brunch. Many local restaurants offer excellent specials to start Mother’s Day off right. The Omni Houston Hotel offers an exclusive meal, along with the Houstonian and Hotel Granduca. Sambuca’s Mother’s Day Brunch includes live music…

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Chef Hugo Ortega Wins 2017 James Beard Best Chef Southwest Award

Chef Hugo Ortega is bringing a James Beard medal to Houston. After six nominations for the prestigious James Beard Awards, Ortega was named Best Chef Southwest 2017 last night at a black-tie gala in Chicago. “Oh my goodness, what a moment,” Ortega said upon taking the stage at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He dedicated his award to “the great city of Houston,” his family and staff and concluded by saying: “What can I say? America is beautiful and I’m living the dream.” Ortega, whose authentic…

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6 Houston Museums You May Not Know About

Houston is well-known for its Museum District -- home to 19 cultural institutions within walking distance. However, these are just a few of the many diverse museums the city has to offer. Here are seven museums in Houston you may not know about. National Museum of Funeral History A museum that pays homage to everyone’s eventual fate – that’s the idea behind the National Museum of Funeral History. Located north of downtown, just past Beltway 8, this museum offers exhibits on coffins, hearses…

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Houston Happenings in May

What’s coming in May? Here’s a list of a few top events in Houston. To find out what else is going on, check out our Events Calendar. Party on the Plaza – Every Wednesday in May and June - Free One of Houston’s favorites is back, and it’s taking place in Avenida Houston! Party on the Plaza consists of nine weekly concerts in May and June, showcasing local and regional artists from 7-9pm. Enjoy food trucks, DJs, prizes and surprises. Playing in May: Los Skarnales w/ Muddy Belle (5/3), Allen…

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