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Houston Restaurant Weeks 2020: Takeout and To-Go Options

UPDATE, 8/31/2020: Houston Restaurant Weeks has been extended through the month of September! Houston Restaurant Weeks 2020 has landed and our tastebuds have never been more excited! Given the ongoing call for staying home and staying safe, restaurants around the area have opted to offer their HRW menus for takeout and to-go for the first time ever. Browse the selections below and pick one (or, a few) to support this month. A portion of all proceeds goes to benefit the Houston Food Bank and…

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Juneteenth and Emancipation Park: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

Not only is the official start of summer just days away, but also one of the most important days in U.S. History - Juneteenth. Juneteenth - short for June 19 - officially marks the end of slavery in Texas. Did you know that Texas was the first state to consider Juneteenth a formal holiday? It all began back in the 1860s after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by former President Abraham Lincoln. Although signed, the Emancipation Proclamation didn’t affect slaves in Texas unless they…

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Top Events in Houston this Spring/Summer

Postponed Or Cancelled Events And Conferences Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ March 3 - 22, 2020 Rodeo time has been a tradition in Houston since 1932, and the three-week extravaganza at NRG Park continues to consume the city every spring. The kickoff for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ is the Rodeo Parade, after trail riders ride into town and set up camp in Memorial Park. All 20 championship rodeo competitions are concluded with entertainment by music superstars. Hermann Park…

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Off To The Races: Enjoying The Buffalo Bayou Regatta

How to Participate of Spectate in Texas’ Largest Canoe and Kayak Race On your marks. Get set. Paddle! From canoe and kayak novices and professionals to kids just looking for a fun adventure, the Buffalo Bayou Regatta is for everyone! In its 48th year, the race twists and turns for 15 miles of the Houston landscape. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. and is open to paddlers ages 12 and up. Grabs some friends or family and hit the water. The entry fee is $50/person but note that does not include the…

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Your Guide to March 2019

** NOTE: Please verify all dates and times of events with hosts, as most large-scale events have been postponed or cancelled due to health-related safety concerns** Your Houston agenda is sure to be packed in March as the city hosts a slew of fun festivals and events, including the popular Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. With so many options, you may wonder how you’ll find the time to experience these must-do activities. We’re here to help you choose! Check out our guide to Houston in March…

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Your Guide to March

Whether you’re a full-time resident or just visiting for the weekend, Houston is chock full of great things to do for the whole family. You can hang out with cowboys, take a leisurely garden stroll or even join in on a bit of revelry. Whatever your choice, you certainly won’t be bored. Check out a few favorite events happening in Houston. View this post on Instagram A post shared by River Oaks Garden Club (@riveroaksgardenclub) on Feb 12, 2020 at…

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FAQs: The Houston Outlaws

Houston, there’s a new sports team coming to town – esports, that is. The Houston Outlaws, one of the twelve founding teams of the Overwatch League, are bringing their game to Houston’s Revention Music Center for the first time ever, the weekend of February 29-March 1. On Saturday (2/29) the Outlaws take on the London Spitfire, and Toronto Defiant on Sunday (3/1). Wondering what the Overwatch League is and why you should go support The Houston Outlaws? Keep reading. What is the Overwatch…

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Houston Through the Lens of Luxury

It’s been said that there are two certainties in life, death and taxes. By this point, most of you have probably filed your taxes and hopefully Uncle Sam rewarded you with a nice tax return. Some of us save our returns, but some of us tend to splurge the extra cash. From the poshest hotels and fine dining to private transport via aircraft, if you’re looking to spend, Houston has no shortage of ways to indulge and live large, even if only for a day. Luxury Living Let's start with where to stay if…

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12 Crawfish Staples in Houston

Ooh wee! It’s that time of year we’ve all been waiting for – crawfish season! The tasty seafood staple isn’t just about pinching tails for seasoned, succulent meat. The appearance of crawfish on menus across Houston signifies the start of warmer weather and outdoor gatherings with family and friends. A good crawfish party is one of the best things to do in Houston during spring break. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular places around town where you can dig in and get your hands on a few…

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Houston Rodeo: Concert Lineup

Get ready to kick up your heels and get your groove on at the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The highly anticipated official schedule of concerts for this year’s event has been released, and the talent doesn’t disappoint. Check out the partial schedule below for some time-test favorites and a few newbies. Tuesday, March 3 - Midland Wednesday, March 4 – Willie Nelson Thursday, March 5 – Becky G Friday, March 6 – Chance The Rapper Saturday, March 7 – Maren Morris Sunday, March 8 – Ramon…

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