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Author: Paula Nino Kehr
  • August 10, 2018
    Back to school is around the corner and many parents are still scrambling to get that last-minute shopping done. Houston has plenty of big box stores and malls to shop for back to school wears but you shouldn’t miss a visit to these small local shops that offer carefully selected clothes and accessories for your little ones. Tax-free weekend from Aug. 10 to 12 so what better time to pay them a visit? Big Blue Whale , an independent toy store in the Heights, carries an amazing selection of...
  • July 31, 2018
    With summer coming to an end, we want to make sure you don't miss out on any of the action. From live music and theater performances, to pre-season NFL games for the Texans, this August has something for everyone! That’s Entertainment To be, or not to be: that is the question. Shakespeare fans will be excited about Miller Outdoor Theatre’s Houston Shakespeare Festival. From Aug. 1 - 5, the theatre will be alternating between performances of The Comedy of Errors and Hamlet ....
  • July 19, 2018
    The official end of summer doesn’t come until September but with roughly one month left before kids head back to school, time is running out to take advantage of Houston’s many summer activities. Our last-minute Houston summer to-do list has activities you won’t want to miss, even if you don’t have children. Take Advantage of Summer Deals You can enjoy many of Houston’s top attractions, including Typhoon Texas and most of its top museums at a discount through...
  • June 29, 2018
    July in Houston is packed with fun events, Independence Day celebrations, concerts and theater performances. If you’re looking for things to do or planning a visit to Bayou City in July, this guide takes you through July’s most exciting events, new restaurant openings and exhibits. 4th of July The month wouldn’t be complete without a Fourth of July celebration and Houston knows how to celebrate. From concerts to fireworks to festivals, there is something for everyone. In...
  • 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...
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