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Valentine's Day in Houston: A Guide

February is the shortest month of the year, but potentially the most anxiety-ridden. Why? Valentine’s Day. Fear not, whether you’re happily coupled up or single in the city, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Thursday, so there are plenty of weekend options for ample ways to celebrate. Our below list is full of activities no matter your interest, budget, or relationship status. THE OUTDOORSY PAIR Love the great outdoors? Houston has no shortage of green…

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Your Guide to January

The holidays have come and gone, so by now the ornaments are likely in the attic and the New Year’s confetti has been swept up. The holiday decompression has commenced, and a fresh year is upon us. We have no qualms saying farewell to 2021, but what to do in 2022? We’ve got a list and while in-person events are still limited, we’re excited to once again welcome visitors back to Space City. H-Town is open and ready! View this post on Instagram A…

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Your Guide to December

Where do we even begin with December events in Houston? It seems that everyone is in the holiday spirit and fun events are everywhere. From Houston to Galveston, Spring and beyond, there is fun for all ages. If you’re looking for a round up of the best holiday lighting, we’ve got that on our holiday lights blog. We’re also covering some of the best holiday hotels that make you feel like you’re visiting the North Pole. Happy Houston holidays! View this post on Instagram A post…

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Very Superstitious: Your Guide to Astros Post-Season Rituals

For some, it’s a lucky pair of underwear or socks. For others, it’s neglecting to shave after the latest win. Superstitions are real and they hit the Houston area hard in the Astros post season. Foolish? Maybe. Necessary? Definitely. After the 2017 season’s World Series-winning run against the Dodgers, there’s no shortage of quirky habits that almost certainly contributed to our World Champion’s post-season juju. We’ve assessed some of the Astro’s super fan rituals from 2017 and decided to…

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Your Guide to November

Houston is busy in November as it celebrates the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos and it starts gearing up for the holidays with multiple celebrations. You’ll want to pencil these Houston events into your calendar so you don’t miss out on the fun. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Texas Renaissance Festival (@texrenfest) Texas Renaissance Festival Nov. 1 – 28 Grab a turkey leg, enjoy some mead, and revel in the merriment of…

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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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