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No Place Like Houston for the Holidays

With social distancing and health precautions, this year’s holiday season may look a bit different than years past but Houston will still be celebrating in style. Aside from hosting an array of holiday lights and events, the city also celebrates with foods and traditions that reflect its diversity. Keep reading to find out how to celebrate the holidays with Houston-inspired foods and activities. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Picos…

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Your Guide to December

There are plenty of things to do during the month of December. Are you looking for the city’s most amazing light displays, we’ve got that for you here. Are you looking for Christmas and holiday events? There are plenty of opportunities for guaranteed merriment, just click here. Maybe you’re just looking for fun ways to spend the weekend, this list is for you. In-Person Entertainment View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Rustic - Houston…

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Give the Gift of Experiences

The holiday shopping season is kicking into high gear. If you’re still looking for ideas to give the friends and family on your list, consider skipping the material goods and instead giving your loved ones an H-Town experience. Here are six ideas that we think most anyone will enjoy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Museum of Nat. Science (@hmns) HMNS Membership Science lovers and explorers will love a membership to The…

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Socially Distant Fun in Houston

For many of us, getting out of the house has become key to maintaining our sanity, but trips to the workplace or the grocery store don't quite cut it. The truth is we can still have fun while being responsible and observing safety guidelines. So here we present to you five fun socially distant activities to do in Houston right now. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Monica (@momicahou) Visit the Houston Botanic Garden The Houston…

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Houston Chefs Share Holiday Recipes... LIVE!

The holiday season is here and not a moment too soon. To get your creative culinary muscles warmed up, we've partnered with four of Houston's most popular chefs and bartenders to take over our Facebook Live and demo their favorite festive recipes. From sides and secret salsas, to feasts and sweet treats, we're gearing up for a tasty time! Oh, and adult beverages. Several Many adult beverages. Don't we deserve it? YUP. #2020 Take a peek at the plans and which culinary kings and queens are…

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A Taste of Freedom: Mandela at HMH + Peli Peli

Now on view at Holocaust Museum Houston through January 3, 2021, Mandela: Struggle for Freedom explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors of all ages can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a stand in front of a giant 22-foot long by 9-foot tall armored vehicle, make a virtual protest poster on a digital light table, or enter a secret apartment for freedom…

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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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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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