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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 and outdoor activities abound. 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 Kemah Boardwalk (@kemahboardwalk) Kemah’s Boo on the Boardwalk Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October Boo on the Boardwalk is back and as…

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Your Guide to September

Fall is inching closer with the arrival of September and Houston has plenty of exciting happenings to keep you entertained. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Monarch ZaZa (@monarchzaza) Zaza Tasting Series Sept. 1 and Sept. 15 This September, indulge at Hotel Zaza’s Tasting Series. Each night will focus on a different libation, with white wine taking center stage on Sept. 1 and whiskey and bourbon on Sept. 15. The tasting will take…

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Small Business Spotlight: West University/Rice Village

Tucked away between Rice University and the Galleria are West University and Rice Village. These areas are beautiful pockets of Houston filled with stunning architecture, tree-lined streets and lovely small businesses. For the best of eating, drinking, shopping and playing, check out a few of the many small businesses that are worthy of a shoutout. Simon on Sunset | Cavo Coffee | Dao Chloe Dao Boutique | Under the Volcano | Main Street Theater Simone on Sunset View this post on…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Father's Day in Houston

Celebrating Father’s Day in H-Town It’s Father’s Day…almost! Do you have your plans set for Sunday, June 19? Whether you’re celebrating a father or father figure, get out and about because there is plenty to do. To Dine View this post on Instagram A post shared by Backstreet Cafe (@backstreetcafe) Backstreet Café is a go-to spot for celebrations of all kinds, especially Father’s Day. This fun and family-friendly atmosphere is offering a…

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Small Business Spotlight: Chinatown

Houston’s Chinatown is vast, exciting and full of unique finds. Whether you’re visiting or live here, this area of town should not be missed. Though it’s called Chinatown, the neighborhood is a cultural mecca where Chinese shops, restaurants, and cultural centers share blocks with Vietnamese, Japanese, Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern establishments. Take a little tour of the East and be sure to visit some of the area’s small businesses like those listed in our roundup below…

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