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Misty Starks

Your Guide to December

It's nearly the end of 2019, but it’s only the beginning of the most festive month of the year. Whether it’s holiday parties and sporting events or festivals and concerts, the city of Houston is buzzing with something for you to get into to. Check out these events for a fun end to the year and the decade. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Avenida Houston (@avenidahouston) on Nov 18, 2019 at 5:08pm PST Prismatica Now – Jan. 5 Avenida…

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FAQs: Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival

The one-of-a-kind Via Colori Street Festival is back and bigger than ever! If you’re thinking about attending, here are a few things you need to know before you enjoy the amazing art taking over downtown Houston. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Via Colori (@viacolori) on Nov 18, 2018 at 6:45am PST What is the Via Colori Street Festival? Each November, the Via Colori Street Festival brings together hundreds of amateur and professional artists from around…

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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, the kiddos are in school, and there are a ton of fun and festive events happening throughout the city that the whole family can enjoy. 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 stARTup // Art Fairs (@startupartfair) on Sep…

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Houston's Oktoberfest Roundup

Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and get ready to have a good time as the city of Houston gears up for Oktoberfest season. This time of year is peppered with festivities centered around the mashup of German and Texan culture, where beer, sausage, music and dancing are the heartbeat of many celebrations throughout the city this fall. So brush up on your German and “Czech” out these events that are fun for the whole family. Oktoberfest Houston 2019 The “official” Oktoberfest 2019 celebration takes…

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Cultural Roundup: Festivals Galore in Houston

With the end of summer comes the beginning of something awesome: fall festivals! We know, it’s not quite autumn yet (September 23rd is the official start of fall), but with the kiddos back in school and cooler weather on the way, we can all look forward to a steady stream of fun weekend events in the form of festivals. Here are a few festivals to get you out of the house and into some fun in Houston! View this post on Instagram A post shared by…

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Summer Bucket List

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Well, look no more! Houston offers up a variety of summer activities for the whole family… and you don’t have to break the bank to have a good time. Check out these suggestions, and get ready to have a blast in the Bayou City. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Historic Market Square (@marketsquarehou) on Jun 20, 2019 at 5:31pm PDT Market Square Park Grab a blanket and your best buds for…

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Indoor Fun for the Family

Kids are usually encouraged to “go outside and play,” but with so many things to do in the great metropolis that is Houston, it’s just as easy to stay inside and have loads of fun for the whole family. Whether the weather is extra hot and steamy or you just want a cool way to spend time together, here’s a list of places and experiences that provide fun for the toddler and the grandparent alike! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jumping…

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10 Underrated Houston Views

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Well, want you to behold some of the truly beautiful places available right here in Houston. The Bayou City has amazing green spaces, parks and other experiences that will take your breath away. We’ve compiled a few of the more popular scenic views in Houston. Take a look (pun intended). GRAFFITI PARK Some of the best art in Houston isn’t hanging up in the Museum District, but it’s painted on the side of buildings at Graffiti Park in EaDo. At the corner of…

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Father's Day in Houston

Dad has been looking forward to Father’s Day all year long. Instead of a tie or handkerchief, how about a great father-son or father-daughter experience instead? Houston has a playground of activities on deck for Sunday, June 16, that’ll help create memories to last a lifetime. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 3rd i Visuals 🎞 (@3rd_i_perspective) on May 15, 2019 at 11:17am PDT Museums Galore There are plenty of restaurants around…

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Q&A with Three Asian American Artists

Houston has a quirky yet wide ranging art scene. Where else can you admire medieval artifacts in the Menil Collection one day and watch a car designed as a futuristic, hairless cat in the Art Car Parade the next? Houston definitely has eclectic taste. The month of May is Asian American Pacific Islander month, and in honor of the designation, we spoke with three local artists to get their ideas on art in H-Town. Rongrong Devoe, Fashion and Beauty Illustrator, Rongrong Illustration Rongrong Devoe…

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