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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 pool-side 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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Father's Day in Houston

How will you make Dad feel appreciated this Father’s Day? In Houston, you’ll find an array of options – from activities to fun gifts – to help celebrate Pop this June 20. Read on and start planning your Father’s Day activities. Courtesy of @VisitConroe on Instagram Go fishing You’ll find great fishing holes not too far from Houston, so you can escape for the day and spend some quality and relaxing time with Dad. See our list of Fishing Holes to plan your itinerary. Or book a charter trip with…

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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 9. 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 by returning to Miller Outdoor Theatre? On Mother’s Day weekend (May 7 and 8), the Houston Ballet will perform live with the Houston Ballet Orchestra for the first time in over a year. Get your free tickets for the seated section online or pack up a…

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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. Courtesy of @MagpiesPeacocks on Instagram Magpies & Peacocks This non-profit is Houston’s answer to fast fashion. By collecting and reusing post-consumer clothing, scrap textiles, and accessories…

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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. Since April is National Autism Awareness Month, we selected five sensory friendly activities that we think you’ll love. Courtesy of @WeRockTheSpectrumHou on Instagram Play at We Rock the Spectrum Trampolines, tactile toys, and an inclusive environment make We Rock the…

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Spring Break: Family Friendly Things To Do In Houston

With Spring Break just around the corner, Houston is blooming. The city’s museums, parks and hotels have planned an array of fun – and safe – family friendly activities guaranteed to combat boredom. Take note and plan your itinerary, so you’re ready to head out and explore everything Houston has to offer this Spring Break. Courtesy of @TheHealthMuseum on Instagram The Health Museum’s “Make a Day of It” program takes much of the thinking out of planning an activity by including everything you…

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Where to Watch the Big Game in Houston

Ready for the Big Game this Sunday? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the Kansas City Chiefs in Tampa Bay during Super Bowl LV, and you can catch all the excitement at these Houston establishments. Prefer to stay home? We’ve also included some irresistible to-go options for your at-home Super Bowl spread. Courtesy of @Pitch25htx on Instagram Pitch 25 Beer Park It may be known for its soccer theme, but Pitch 25 is well equipped for Super Bowl Sunday. With ample seating outdoors and a large interior…

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Small Business Spotlight: Heights

Houston’s Greater Heights area is bustling with great restaurants and businesses. Located northwest of downtown, the historic area is home to gorgeous residential homes, the 19th Street Shopping District, and a variety of retail developments. Yet despite its fast growth, shopping small and local seems to remain a part of the Heights’ ethos. We’ve rounded up three small businesses to support in Houston Heights. View this post on Instagram A post…

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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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