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Celebrating Diwali in Houston

Diwali or the “Festival of Lights” is one of the largest celebrations on the Hindu calendar, but is also celebrated by Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The festival can last up to four or five days and in Houston, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this special holiday. Diwali Celebrations Diwali Dinner at the Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop Guests can enjoy a festive luxurious…

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How You Can Help Hurricane Laura Victims

We are so fortunate that Houston was spared from the destruction of Hurricane Laura, but Southeast Texas and Louisiana did not fare well and were hit with a Category 4 storm. Are you looking for ways to lend a helping hand to our neighbors? Here’s how you can give back and make difference for those affected by the Hurricane Laura. The Houston Food Bank Houstonians can help volunteer sort product and pack boxes at their center, located at 535 Portwall St, Houston, Texas 77029. Houston Food Bank…

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Celebrating Extraordinary Houston Women

From ingenious dreamers to creative problem solvers, some of Houston’s best and brightest are women who have helped not only give birth to this city, but who have also been essential in making Houston and the world better. In honor of the centennial anniversary of women's right to vote, we are highlighting the contributions of some of the city's extraordinary women--past and present--who are pioneers, community leaders, and culinary and cultural moguls. Irma Galvan Irma Gonzalez Galvan was…

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Sizzling Fajita Roundup

Fajitas are without a doubt a Houston staple with a long, delicious history in the Lone Star State. But where can you find Houston’s best fajitas, worthy of a drive across town to satiate your craving? Let’s check out some of the Bayou City’s most popular, crave-worthy bites of skirt steak. El Tiempo 2814 Navigation Blvd. Houston, TX 77003, East of Downtown Started by the same family who established next-door Ninfa’s on Navigation, El Tiempo continues to serve “Mama Ninfa’s-inspired” recipes…

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Meatless Meals Even Carnivores Will Love

Meatless Monday may end up being one of your most flavorful days of the week. Houstonians are spoiled with a bounty of vegetarian options that won’t feel like a substitute for a meaty dish. Our Indian vegetarian cuisine with a tradition going back thousands of years, and our locally-sourced, American-style dishes might make you forget about those fajitas for even longer than 24 hours. Kiran’s 2925 Richmond Ave, Suite 160 Houston, TX 77098, Upper Kirby This spacious, elegant northern Indian…

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A Taste of Houston's Asian Dining

Spicy. Sweet. Tangy. Delicious. Houston’s Asian dining is legit awesome, because we have it all. From Japanese noodle bowls to South Indian dosas and everything in between. Join us on a culinary adventure through some of the city’s most beloved Asian restaurants and food trucks. Qin Dynasty 5115 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77005, Upper Kirby Located in Houston’s posh Upper Kirby neighborhood, Qin Dynasty melds quality ingredients, a comfortable environment, and a dash of friendly…

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Houston First to celebrate the “Spirit of Travel” for National Travel and Tourism Week

What is your idea of the perfect trip? Catching a flight? Or perhaps a road trip to your favorite destination? No matter what your preference, travel inspires many of us to go beyond our traditional home fronts in search of adventure, relaxation, and even personal growth. The first full week of May is the time the U.S. travel community celebrates the value the travel and hospitality industry holds for our economy, businesses, and personal well-being. This year's theme for National Travel and…

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Sun’s Out, Buns Out: Happy National Hamburger Day!

With the sun out this summer, it’s only right that you celebrate with your buns out! Hamburger buns that is. To celebrate this traditional American favorite, be sure to visit some of your favorite local restaurants for National Hamburger Day on May 28 with some delicious entrees that you won’t want to miss. Don’t eat beef? No problem! Make sure to also check out their vegan and veggie options. View this post on Instagram Our version of brunch…

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Mark Your Calendar For These Space City Events Outside of Houston

July 20 th is the Houston-wide celebration of the 50 th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. While there are tons of things happening in Houston to celebrate the monumental event, surrounding cities are also getting involved. Check out some of the events happening outside of Houston in honor of man’s first walk on the moon! Conroe Community Moon Landing Celebration Saturday, July 20 Heritage Place Park 500 Collins Street, Conroe 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Free admission Join the Conroe community in…

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10 Pizzas You Need

Is there anyone on the planet who doesn’t love pizza? Thankfully, Houston doesn’t have a shortage when it comes to pie style. Here’s a list of the cannot miss places to fill your craving! View this post on Instagram A post shared by A Houston Foodstagram (@hungerhouston) on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:45pm PDT Pi Pizza 181 Heights Boulevard Neighborhood: The Heights Pi Pizza used to churn out creative combinations all over Houston courtesy of their…

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