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Author: Paula Nino Kehr
  • johnny steele dog park
    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
  • Cupid Crawl Valentine's Day event Credit: Derek Chen
    February 1, 2018
    It doesn’t matter if you’re single or dating, if you want to celebrate V-Day, Houston has something for you. From special Valentine’s Day menus at the city’s top restaurants to bayou cruises and musical performances, the options may tempt even those who prefer to not venture out for the occasion. For Date Night Treat your other half to a decadent flight of Four Roses bourbon paired with chocolate from Cacao & Cardamom at The Little Dipper . Perfect for before or...
  • WiCoWork Credit: WiCoWork
    January 25, 2018
    Whether you're here for work or pleasure, it seems the work emails never stop. Coworking spaces offer affordable and flexible office spaces for our beloved 'bleisure' traveler. All we ask is that you take a break from work to enjoy Houston while in town! A few years back these spaces were rare around Houston, but now the city is seeing a boom with many coworking spaces – both franchises and homegrown – opening up and more on the way. Now those looking to get out of...
  • MFA Group Tour
    January 19, 2018
    Winter birds looking to escape colder temperatures can flock to Houston for a splendid time. From world-class museums to top-notch culinary options, there is plenty to see, do, and taste in Houston for seniors traveling solo or with their families and grandchildren. Read on for our suggestions and make sure you take advantage of free and discounted admissions to many of Houston’s attractions. SEE AND DO Space Center Houston The official visitor’s center of NASA’s Johnson...
  • Houston Skyline
    December 27, 2017
    Houston has so much to see and do that sometimes we locals forget to be tourists in our own town. But it’s never too late to get around to doing Houston’s most iconic activities. We’ve compiled a list of Houston must-dos, one for each month of the year. Look at it as your 2018 Houston bucket list. Are you ready? You’ll be surprised at what you discover as you explore Bayou City. 1. Eat Breakfast at the Breakfast Klub Don’t let the long lines keep you away from...
  • Backstreet Cafe Thanksgiving meal Credit: Backstreet Cafe
    November 2, 2017
    Don’t want to do all the cooking this Thanksgiving? Houston restaurants are ready to lend a hand with Thanksgiving to-go menus ranging from complete meal packages to appealing sides and desserts. Because, hey, you deserve to rest a little. Read on to find out where to stock up on Thanksgiving provisions and make sure to order early since most places have deadlines as early as Nov. 14. George Ranch Historical Park’s old-fashioned cobblers have built a loyal following in town....
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