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Things To Do at the Kemah Boardwalk

Experience endless fun for everyone at the Kemah Boardwalk, open daily! Conveniently located a mere 30 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk offers a delightful array of attractions. Indulge in delectable waterfront dining options, explore charming retail stores, immerse yourself in exciting amusements, and be enchanted by the captivating festivals and seaside shows that take place every single day. Come Along for the Rides Thrill-seekers, rejoice! The boardwalk has a variety of…

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Where to Eat and Stay Around Minute Maid Park

Take me out to the ballgame, but show me where to eat and stay to make the experience a grand slam. That's our game plan! Take a swing at these baller dining establishments, hotels and ways to get around Downtown. Xochi 1777 Walker St. Houston Chef Hugo Ortega knocks it out of the park with Xochi (photo above), offering fans a dining experience that celebrates the culinary and indigenous richness of Oaxaca, Mexico and its varied geographic regions. Biggio's 1777 Walker Street This multi-level…

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Father's Day in Houston

It’s Father’s Day…almost! Do you have your plans set for Sunday, June 16th? Whether you’re celebrating a dad, grandpa, or father figure, get out and about because there is plenty to do. Where to Dine Brennan's Head to New Orleans without leaving Houston by brunching at Brennan’s. The menu is mouthwatering. Brennan's is known for its snapping turtle soup. Not feeling the turtle soup, enjoy the jumbo lump blue crab ravigote, duck crêpes and blueberry gastrique or even eggplant parmigiana…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Houston

There is much to celebrate on Juneteenth this year. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed, soldiers landed in Galveston with news the war was over and all slaves were free. Often called “Freedom Day,” it is a time to celebrate liberty and freedom from a dark period in American history. It has been a cornerstone holiday in Texas and this year there is no shortage of ways you can participate in the anniversary of June 19, 1865…

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Summer Bucket List

Summertime and the living are easy, especially if you’re in Houston. Between the awesome hotel packages, free activities, and indoor/outdoor fun, we’ve got experiences for all ages and stages. Check off everything in your summer bucket, including skateboarding, farmer’s markets, lazy rivers, spa services, and more. What To Do in Houston Market Square Park Grab a blanket and your best buds for any number of fun (and free) activities at Market Square Park (photo above). Located in the center of…

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Best Houston Summer Camps

School's out for summer! That means your children may be looking for a thing or two to do once they've caught up on sleep. Luckily, H-town hosts a variety of summer camps for kids and teens with a variety of interests to keep them stimulated, learning, and moving all summer long. Space Center Houston Kids ages 4-11 can experience Space Center Houston (photos above) firsthand with hands-on learning experiences in engineering, science, and technology. The Explorer camps are divided by age group to…

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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 12. How are you celebrating? Houston is filled with options to spend the day. Here are a few of our picks to help you plan. Houston Ballet at Miller May 10, 11, 2024 Take your mom to the Miller Outdoor Theatre and experience together the magic of dance with Houston Ballet, the fourth-largest ballet company in the country. The internationally acclaimed company of dancers will take the stage, showcasing incredible athleticism and artistry from some of our most…

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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

‘ritas, fajitas, and more! Houston is famous for its Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, and the Cinco de Mayo celebration is a perfect opportunity to explore it. Many restaurants and bars, from Mexican and American to Japanese, Korean, and Italian, among others, are rolling out Mexican food and drinks. Offers abound, and special events are scheduled. Some restaurants have even decided to kick off parties two or three days in advance. Get ready for a myriad of flavors, good drinks, and a festive vibe…

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Business Travelers: What To Do Around GRB Convention Center

It's clear Houston is an easy pick for business travel. An array of hotels, restaurants galore for feeding the hungry workforce and the sheer amount of people and businesses in this city make it a common destination. And chances are, if you're traveling for a convention or conference in Houston, you'll likely be spending time in Houston's historic George R. Brown Convention Center. Complete with free Wi-Fi (of course), a Starbucks (also, of course), skywalks, ample parking and ample places to…

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Saint Patrick’s Day in Houston

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, green beer is had (for those 21+, of course) and sometimes you get pinched (though maybe not this year). If you're looking for a place to celebrate, you're in luck! Houston has something Irish themed to suit every taste. Houston St. Patrick's Parade and Celebration March 16, 2024 Join an…

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