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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. Photo by Michael Tamul Kemah Boardwalk Craft Beer Fest Oct. 2, 2 – 5 p.m. Craft brews and good views are served up at the Kemah Boardwalk Craft Beer Festival. Sample over 72 craft beers from over 24 breweries including local favorites like 8th…

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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. Courtesy of @simoneonsunset on Instagram Simone on Sunset Travel to Europe without leaving Houston by heading to Simone on Sunset. This…

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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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Your Guide to September

Fall is inching closer with the arrival of September and Houston has plenty of exciting happenings to keep you entertained. Courtesy of @housymphony on Instagram Once Upon A Time: Alan Menken’s Broadway Jones Hall Sept. 3 – Sept. 5 Alan Menken is a legendary composer that gave life to songs like “Under the Sea” and “Friend Like Me.” The Houston Symphony will be honoring this Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning recipient with an entire concert dedicated to his work. Enjoy nostalgic hits from…

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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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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 Courtesy of @houstonrestaurantweeks on Instagram Houston Restaurant Weeks 2021 Aug. 1 – Sept. 6 Houston has no shortage of amazing restaurants. From the most flavorful xiao long bao to a perfectly cooked steak, our…

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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. Courtesy of @offthewallgallery on Instagram Off The Wall Art Gallery Whether you’re a serious collector or just looking to browse beautiful works, head to Off…

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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. Courtesy of @houstoncarnival_hcf on Instagram Caribbean Fête Weekend July 1 – 4, Times Vary Get on island time without…

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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. Courtesy of @farrahfarleyfm on Instagram Thiên…

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Your Guide to June in Houston

Summer is in full swing, so whether you’re looking for outdoor fun or a cool indoor activity, we’ve got a full list of must-do June attractions. Houston hotels are also offering hot summer deals for your upcoming trip, included below. We look forward to spending our summer with you in H-Town! Cool Summer Fun Courtesy of @mfahouston on Instagram Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature June 1 – 20 June is the last month to catch the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of…

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