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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 8. How are you celebrating? Houston is filled with options to spend the day. Here are a few of our picks to help you plan. Watch a Performance If Mom loves the performing arts, what better way to celebrate than with a Mother's Day Serenade? Join the Houston Latin American Philharmonic for its annual serenade at the Wortham Theater. Grab your tickets for this beautiful performance beginning at 6:30 pm on Sunday. Over at Jones Hall, Mother’s Day weekend features…

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Sustainable Houston: A Shopping Guide

Earth Day is right around the corner. What better time to make small changes to live more sustainably? One way to do that is to support local businesses, and Houston has some great choices. Here, we’ve rounded up six businesses that aim to make Houston a less wasteful, more sustainable community. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Magpies & Peacocks (@magpiespeacocks) Magpies & Peacocks This non-profit is Houston’s answer to fast…

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Sensory Friendly Activities in Houston

Planning an outing for families with autism or sensory sensitivities requires careful planning. Luckily, Houston has a variety of sensory friendly activities and resources to make all visitors feel welcome in their spaces. In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, we’ve rounded up five sensory friendly activities that we think you’ll love. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Museum of Nat. Science (@hmns) Explore the Houston…

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12 Crawfish Staples in Houston

Crawfish season is an exciting time in Houston. Yes, we Houstonians love our mudbugs and come crawfish season, many establishments around the city serve the tasty creatures Cajun-style or seasoned with Houston’s own viet-cajun flavorings. The appearance of crawfish on menus also coincides with the start of warmer weather perfect for a good crawfish boil. Get ready to dig in at one of these popular places around town. New to this boiled crawfish phenomenon? No problem. Read our primer on…

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No Place Like Houston for the Holidays

There’s no place like Houston for the holidays. Aside from being home to a multitude of gorgeous lights displays and holiday-themed performances, the city celebrates the season with foods and traditions from its diverse communities. Read on to find out about H-town’s diverse holiday activities. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tomball German Fest (@tomballgermanfest) GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET Head north of Houston to Tomball for the…

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Give the Gift of Experiences

Gearing up to do some holiday shopping? Skip the material goods this season and treat your loved ones to a one-of-a-kind H-Town experience. Following are six wonderful experiences that most anyone on your list will enjoy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Zoo (@houstonzoo) Animal Encounter Get up, close and personal with some of the Houston Zoo’s beloved residents. Buy the animal lover on your list a gift certificate to an…

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Your Guide To Astroworld Festival

After a one-year break due to the pandemic, Travis Scott’s annual Astroworld Festival is returning to NRG Park this November 5 and 6. This year, for the first time, the event will take place over two days. The line-up, curated by Scott, has yet to be announced, and if 2019 is any indication, it may not be until very close to the time of the event. Travis Scott launched Astroworld Festival in 2018 to coincide with the release of his album, Astroworld. His idea was to recreate the now defunct…

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The Joys of Traveling Solo

Traveling doesn’t always have to happen with company. Whether you’re in Houston for work or you’re simply looking to get away for some alone time, there is no shortage of lodging, dining and entertainment options here for the solo traveler. So, read on to find out about the best things H-Town has to offer visitors, including those who like to travel alone, and start planning your trip. Hotels Courtesy of @Hotel_Icon on Instagram Houston has many hotels to choose from. For the solo traveler…

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Summer's Last Stand

Summer is well underway and there’s still time for you to book a relaxing staycation or getaway in Houston. Pack your swimsuit and get ready to cool off in the city’s top hotel pools while taking advantage of amazing summer hotel deals. Ready to book? We’ve gathered a few suggestions. Courtesy of @TheWhiteHallHouston on Instagram The Whitehall Spend your days relaxing in the private poolside cabanas at The Whitehall. The outdoor pool is the perfect summer escape in the middle of Houston’s…

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8 Places To Take Selfies & Photos In Houston

Looking for a place to snap that perfect shot while exploring Houston? With its many green spaces, museums, sculptures and street art, you don’t have to look too hard to find an interesting backdrop for your photos and selfies. Read on to discover some of the coolest spots to take pictures. Smither Park This Instagram-worthy Smither Park in south Houston is covered in fun and colorful mosaic art. The park’s Lindley Fish Amphitheater, created by Nashville artist Matt Gifford using street…

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