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31 Space-Themed Businesses to Try During Space City Month

We've rounded up 31 businesses that reach for the stars in achieving space city theme status. Check them out! 1. Neil’s Bahr – Conveniently located in east Downtown, Neil’s Bahr is Houston’s self-proclaimed premier nerd hangout with weekly karaoke, video game tournaments and movie nights. Far out! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eureka Heights Brew Co (@eurekaheights) on Jul 3, 2019 at 1:30pm PDT 2. Eureka Heights Brewing Company…

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Space Photo Ops in Houston

Houston has a deep connection to all things space, making it an ideal destination to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and capture some out-of-this-world photos. A constellation of Instagram-worthy, space-inspired art, murals and exhibits awaits, so grab your camera and head to these unique Space City locales. Can you check all of them off your list? Challenger at Aerospace Avenue Learn about aviation history and snap a shot of the street signs that mark the intersection of…

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Space City: Houston Hotels and Experiences to Book Now

Houston is a prime location to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this summer. As home to the Johnson Space Center, the city will host a multitude of events and festivities to commemorate this great human achievement. Come to celebrate space exploration and stay for the amazing experiences Houston has to offer. This guide will help you plan your stay in Space City. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hotel Alessandra…

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Juneteenth and Emancipation Park: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

It’s hard to talk about Juneteenth in Houston without talking about Emancipation Park in the city’s Third Ward community. The two have had a special connection since the park was established 147 years ago to commemorate the day many slaves in Texas learned that they were free. Slavery officially ended in the United States when President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, but it wasn’t until 1865 that the abolition of slavery was recognized in Texas. On June 19, 1865…

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Space Month: Things to Do in July

July is going to be a spectacular month in Houston as the city celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The entire nation will be celebrating this monumental achievement, but Houston – home to the Johnson Space Center – played a pivotal role in the Apollo 11 mission, so it will be at the center of it all with countless events and celebrations. Read on for our guide to things to do in Houston in July. You’re in for a treat! View this post on Instagram…

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Your Guide to June in Houston

Summer is in full swing now that schools are out and the temperatures keep rising. Water parks and swimming pools are now open, festivals and events are scheduled, and indoor attractions become popular among those looking to escape the heat. Whatever you’re in the mood for, there are plenty of things to do in Houston this June. Here’s our list. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Texas Music Festival (@txmusicfestival) on Jun 30, 2018 at…

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Your Guide to May

Summer is just around the corner and that means there’s a lot to look forward to during the month of May in Houston. From Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day celebrations to festivals and conventions, it won’t be hard to stay busy in the Bayou City. Houston Dragon Boat Festival View this post on Instagram A post shared by Masahito Sugihara (@masrecorder) on May 5, 2018 at 10:56am PDT Watch more than 30 teams make their way along the…

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Q&A with Three Asian American Artists

Houston has a quirky yet wide ranging art scene. Where else can you admire medieval artifacts in the Menil Collection one day and watch a car designed as a futuristic, hairless cat in the Art Car Parade the next? Houston definitely has eclectic taste. The month of May is Asian American Pacific Islander month, and in honor of the designation, we spoke with three local artists to get their ideas on art in H-Town. Rongrong Devoe, Fashion and Beauty Illustrator, Rongrong Illustration Rongrong Devoe…

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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. 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 you’re coming for an overnight trip. First and foremost, check into the…

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Your Guide to April

April has arrived, spring is in full force and Houston is buzzing with activities. You’ll find festivals, concerts, performing arts, cars transformed into art pieces, and opportunities to get outside. Start planning your month with our guide of things to do in Houston in April. Latino Art Now Conference: Sight Lines and Time Frames Join artists, art professionals, educators, scholars, and others at the 6th LAN! Conference, the centerpiece of Latino Art Now’s four-month celebration of Latino art…

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