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Author: Paula Nino Kehr
  • June 15, 2018
    It’s sunny and warm in Houston. The kids are home from school and they’re eager to get out and explore. The good news is that Houston is filled with kid-friendly museums, attractions and restaurants for you to fill your days. Whether you’re a local or just visiting for a few days, build your summer fun itinerary from this list of Houston’s top activities. Museums Houston has an array of world-class museums, and while they’re great year-round, during the summer...
  • Father and son at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    June 7, 2018
    Looking to do something different with Dad this Father’s Day? H-Town has many fun and unique activities perfect for the whole family or for father-daughter and father-son outings. If you don’t have plans yet for Sunday, June 17, here’s a list of fun things to do for Father’s Day in Houston. From free museum exhibits to brewery barbecues, there’s something for every Dad to love. Go Fishing Kids will love spending a day with Daddy at the ranch. Oil Ranch, just...
  • Comicpalooza Credit: Comicpalooza
    May 10, 2018
    Comicpalooza , Texas’s largest pop culture convention, arrives in Houston the weekend of May 25 to 27, bringing hours of programming for the whole family. Whether you’re into anime, comics, gaming, cosplay or you just want to people watch, this three-day event at the George R. Brown Convention Center has it all. But so much activity can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-timer, so we’re here to give you a quick guide to help you plan your visit. And...
  • Bayou Bend Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    May 7, 2018
    Show your love and appreciation for Mom this Mother’s Day by treating her to one of Houston’s many attractions and activities. Whether she loves shopping, art or a great performance, Houston has something for Mom to enjoy this Sunday, May 13. Read on for our favorite ideas. Treat Her To A Performance Mother’s Day weekend in Houston is filled with exciting performances for moms who love the arts. Pack up a picnic and take her to one of three free performances (May 11-13) of...
  • April 2, 2018
    Spring is in the air in Bayou City and that means it’s time for some of the city’s biggest seasonal festivals. These fun events celebrating children, art cars, food and more are wonderful opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the warm spring months. So gather your friends or family and head out to one of these exciting Houston festivals. Houston Children's Festival: April 7-8 Kick off April spending time with the little ones in your life at the Houston...
  • March 8, 2018
    Being torn between the desire to travel and the love for your dog can be difficult. Luckily, there’s Houston: a city that provides ample opportunities for both dogs and their owners to relax, sight see, eat, drink, exercise, sleep and anything else a traveler might wish for. Organizations like Dog-Friendly Houston have worked for years to expand the list of businesses, events and parks that allow dogs, making for happier people and happier pooches. Man’s best friend deserves a...
  • Houston Zoo wild nature area Credit: Houston Zoo
    March 7, 2018
    Spring Break is around the corner. If you’re wondering how to spend those days of no school with your kiddos, we have some ideas for you. There is plenty to do around town to keep your family occupied. Read on and plan to have loads of fun. Spring Break At … Many of Houston’s top attractions are hosting a slew of fun activities during Spring Break. Head to Avenida Houston for Spring Break Week at Discovery Green (March 12-16) and enjoy free mad science shows, salsa dancing,...
  • Rodeo Houston fashion Credit: Pinto Ranch
    February 26, 2018
    Houston, it’s rodeo time! Get ready for three weeks of livestock shows, music, carnival games, food and loads of fun at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo from Feb. 27 to March 18. Still looking for that perfect rodeo outfit? Read on for the latest trends and where to shop. Just like in mainstream fashion, denim is big this year in western wear. Elizabeth Goetz of Pinto Ranch, a fine Western wear boutique with locations on Post Oak Boulevard and George Bush Intercontinental Airport,...
  • Wiess Energy Hall at HMNS Credit: Houston Museum of Natural Science
    February 19, 2018
    If you want to learn about the energy industry that drives Houston, head to the Houston Museum of Natural Science for an immersive experience at the Wiess Energy Hall. The recently renovated exhibit hall – now in its third iteration – features interactive, cutting-edge exhibits about the science and technology of energy. Once you step off the elevator on the fourth floor of the museum, you’ll be greeted by a realistic depiction of the floor of an offshore drilling rig...
  • ReelAbilities My Hero Brother Credit: ReelAbilities
    February 5, 2018
    Mark your calendars! Starting Feb. 12, Houston will host a free citywide film and arts festival that promotes inclusion and showcases the lives of people living with disabilities through film, music, art, and seminars. The ReelAbilities Film and Arts Festival kicks off on Feb. 12 with ReelArt , an exhibit at the Center for Art and Photography at Celebration Company with visiting artist Brandon Lack, an Austin resident who has Down syndrome. From the story of a ballerina who relearned how to
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