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Author: Kathleen Landry

lshah@visithouston.com 

  • Paloma Nail Salon Credit: Paloma Nail Salon
    May 31, 2018
    Massages, manicures and facials are often go-to gifts for women, but many spas offer the same services for men, with a twist. From whiskey at check-in to plush leather chairs, serene atmospheres and even televisions playing his favorite teams, there’s no shortage of ways for men to be pampered and groomed this Father's Day. Maryam Naderi’s spa Paloma , a non-toxic nail space, is the perfect spot for a bit of male pampering. Offering beverages, including whiskey and beer for...
  • Glassell School Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    May 16, 2018
    On May 20, join the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from noon to 4 p.m. for its Celebrating Community: Opening Day event . The celebration marks the completion of the Glassell School of Art, Brown Foundation Inc. Plaza and BBVA Compass Roof Garden, part of the museum’s $450 million renovation project. The inaugural event includes entertainment for all ages including art-making activities, wearable flower brooches, a story booth, a storybook picnic, lemonade stand, a performance by the Texas...
  • May 9, 2018
    This Memorial Day, we hope you’ll find time to honor the men and women who have given their lives while serving our country. As with most holidays, Houstonians are great at celebrating and enjoying the day off. As the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is filled with good bar-b-que, finding the nearest body of water and enjoying the sun. In and around Houston, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate. Whether your visiting Houston for a long weekend or enjoying a...
  • Czech Center Museum of Houston Credit: Czech Center Museum of Houston
    April 24, 2018
    Join the Czech Center Museum Houston for its exhibit Eugene Cernan " A Czech on the Moon " starting on Apr. 27 and running through Aug. 18, 2018. Space enthusiasts will know Cernan as commander of the 1972 Apollo 17 mission in and the last person who has walked the moon. Cernan’s mother was of Czech ancestry and as such, the CCMH is delighted to tell his compelling and deeply personal experience as an astronaut. The film received the Texas Independent Film Award from Houston...
  • March 15, 2018
    The azaleas are in full bloom all over Houston, which means hibernation is over and it’s time to enjoy being outside. After one of the coldest winters in recent memory, we’re in need of some fresh air picnicking. With so much great food in Houston , what better way to savor it than the great outdoors? Levy Park Want a spot to spread out with your family? Look no further than Levy Park. Complete with a splash pad, climbing walls and numerous jungle gyms, families can spend a full...
  • shay mcelroy's irish pub Credit: McElroy's Irish Pub
    March 5, 2018
    St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, a day when those who are Irish celebrate the patron saint of Ireland and those who aren’t technically Irish express their appreciation for all things Irish. Green is worn, beer is had (for those 21+, of course) and sometimes you get pinched. Surely with so many celebrations in Houston, we’ve got the Luck of the Irish in our city. Family-Friendly Festivities McGonigel’s Mucky Duck Pub Saturday, March 17 starting at 11 a.m. It...
  • December 19, 2017
    The quick turnaround from Christmas to New Year’s Eve can make ringing in 2018 somewhat of an afterthought. With a pulse on the city’s happenings, Visit Houston has compiled a list of the top 15 parties as well as kid-friendly events that are sure to suit your celebration tastes. After quite the year for our city, it seems Houston is ready to leave behind the highs and lows of 2017 and welcome 2018 with a bang. We wish our readers a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year! Popping...
  • Day for Night Credit: Julian Bajsel
    November 27, 2017
    Solange, St. Vincent, Thom Yorke and Pretty Lights all in Houston for one weekend? You’re not dreaming. This amazing lineup is just one perk to attending the Day for Night festival. The festival takes place Dec. 15 – 17 at Post HTX. Along with concerts, the festival will feature 18 art installations (think LED displays that will blow your mind) and performances by internationally renowned visual artists. The festival aptly describes itself as, “a visually immersive art and...
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