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Local Houston Gift Guide for the Homesick Houstonian

Looking for unique Houston-inspired gifts this Black Friday? You’re in luck. The Pop Up Shop at The Galleria is a one-stop shop for locally made gifts, clothing, accessories, and more. Not only will you be able to snag some great gifts for the people on your list, you’ll also get to learn more about the Houston makers, artists and business owners who made them. Here’s a quick guide to some of the businesses you’ll find at the Pop Up Shop so you can get a head start on your Black Friday shopping…

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Your Guide to November

Houston is busy in November as it celebrates the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos and it starts gearing up for the holidays with multiple celebrations. You’ll want to pencil these Houston events into your calendar so you don’t miss out on the fun. Astroworld Festival November 9 A music festival created by Houston native Travis Scott, Astroworld Festival is hosted near the former home of Houston's Astroworld, an amusement park beloved by many Houstonians. The festival aims to highlight the…

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The Guide: Texas Renaissance Festival

Ready to encounter knights, fairies and other mythical creatures? Head over to the Texas Renaissance Festival, where the King and Queen will welcome you to their magical kingdom for endless frivolity and entertainment. This year’s Ren Fest runs from Oct. 5 to Dec. 1, but you can get an early taste of the festivities in Houston during RevelFest on Sep. 19. This kick-off celebration brings 16th century fun to Saint Arnold Brewing Company in honor of the festival’s 45th anniversary. Following is…

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Q&A with Four Houston Latinx Artists

With its world-class museums, galleries, and diverse art scene, Houston is a welcoming place for artists from all over the world, offering visitors a chance to see unique art that they may not see elsewhere. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we spoke to four Latin American artists who call Houston home. Gerardo Rosales, Visual Artist When Venezuelan artist Gerardo Rosales came to Houston 20 year ago, he wasn’t expecting to stay long, but the city captivated him. His upcoming exhibit…

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Your Guide to August in Houston

Summer vacations are coming to an end, so it’s the perfect time to squeeze in some fun Houston activities into your agenda. If you have children returning to school this month, make sure you take advantage of Houston’s water parks and exhibits that are coming to an end. Here’s our guide of things to do in Houston in August. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Four Seasons Hotel Houston (@fshouston) on Jul 29, 2019 at 2:53pm PDT Houston…

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Space Photo Ops in Houston

Houston has a deep connection to all things space, making it an ideal destination to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and capture some out-of-this-world photos. A constellation of Instagram-worthy, space-inspired art, murals and exhibits awaits, so grab your camera and head to these unique Space City locales. Can you check all of them off your list? Challenger at Aerospace Avenue Learn about aviation history and snap a shot of the street signs that mark the intersection of…

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Space City: Houston Hotels and Experiences to Book Now

Houston is a prime location to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this summer. As home to the Johnson Space Center, the city will host a multitude of events and festivities to commemorate this great human achievement. Come to celebrate space exploration and stay for the amazing experiences Houston has to offer. This guide will help you plan your stay in Space City. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hotel Alessandra…

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Space Month: Things to Do in July

July is going to be a spectacular month in Houston as the city celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The entire nation will be celebrating this monumental achievement, but Houston – home to the Johnson Space Center – played a pivotal role in the Apollo 11 mission, so it will be at the center of it all with countless events and celebrations. Read on for our guide to things to do in Houston in July. You’re in for a treat! View this post on Instagram…

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Your Guide to June in Houston

Summer is in full swing now that schools are out and the temperatures keep rising. Water parks and swimming pools are now open, festivals and events are scheduled, and indoor attractions become popular among those looking to escape the heat. Whatever you’re in the mood for, there are plenty of things to do in Houston this June. Here’s our list. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Texas Music Festival (@txmusicfestival) on Jun 30, 2018 at…

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Your Guide to May

Summer is just around the corner and that means there’s a lot to look forward to during the month of May in Houston. From Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day celebrations to festivals and conventions, it won’t be hard to stay busy in the Bayou City. Houston Dragon Boat Festival View this post on Instagram A post shared by Masahito Sugihara (@masrecorder) on May 5, 2018 at 10:56am PDT Watch more than 30 teams make their way along the…

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