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Your Guide to March

Whether you’re a full-time resident or just visiting for the weekend, Houston is chock full of great things to do for the whole family. You can hang out with cowboys, take a leisurely garden stroll or even join in on a bit of revelry. Whatever your choice, you certainly won’t be bored. Check out a few favorite events happening in Houston. View this post on Instagram A post shared by River Oaks Garden Club (@riveroaksgardenclub) on Feb 12, 2020 at…

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Black History: Art in Houston

Houston has one of the most active and vibrant art scenes in the country, and thanks to the city’s status as the most diverse in the nation, we enjoy works by artists from a variety of backgrounds. Some have a formal education in particular medium, while others are completely self-taught. Whether it’s oil or acrylic paintings, statues made from recyclable materials or photographs of real life, the vast array of options satisfies Houston’s insatiable appetite for visual art. View…

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Houston Rodeo: Concert Lineup

Get ready to kick up your heels and get your groove on at the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The highly anticipated official schedule of concerts for this year’s event has been released, and the talent doesn’t disappoint. Check out the partial schedule below for some time-test favorites and a few newbies. Tuesday, March 3 - Midland Wednesday, March 4 – Willie Nelson Thursday, March 5 – Becky G Friday, March 6 – Chance The Rapper Saturday, March 7 – Maren Morris Sunday, March 8 – Ramon…

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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 Done piece!!! ————————————— Thanks again to @ngenradio for sponsoring this years 🔲 and to @viacolori for putting on the Dopest #chalkartfestival thru art we are able to give back to #thecenterforhearingandspeech A…

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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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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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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. Museums Galore There are plenty of restaurants around Houston offering deals on meals for Dad’s special day, but the Father’s Day Brunch at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum has a smorgasbord of activities. Tickets…

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Q&A with Houston's Asian American Artists

JooYoung Choi, Artist JooYoung was born in Seoul, South Korea but soon made her way to the United States through the international adoption program. She was raised in Concord, New Hampshire and completed her undergraduate studies at Massachusetts college of Art and Design. She soon returned to Korea to find her birth family. In her last semester before completing her BFA, she became friends with artist Trenton Doyle Hancock who was visiting from our very own, Houston, Texas. Her plan was to…

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A Guide to Nightclubs In Houston

Hip Hop, country, rock, pop … no matter what genre of music you like, Houston’s sure to have a nightclub where you can dance like nobody’s watching. With some of the most popular DJs in the South spinning hits from around the world, Houston’s club scene rivals those of other big cities across the country. So if you’re ready to get down (or turn up), check out these options to help you paint the town red. Etro Lounge View this post on Instagram A…

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