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Flashback Friday: Comicpalooza

Usually around this time of year we’re gearing up for one of the highlights of May: Comicpalooza. However, due to COVID-19, this year’s annual pop culture convention is being postponed until 2021. We’re just as sad as you are, but to tie you over, we thought we’d take a walk down memory lane of all the fun times we’ve had at years prior to get ready for 2021. ✨ #FBF Ways To Support Even though you can’t attend the convention this year, you can still make sure that the people that work so…

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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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Deals & Discounts for Frontliners

Businesses across the city are showing their appreciation to those on the frontline of the pandemic. We’ve rounded up deals and discounts exclusive to health care workers, first responders, and military personnel. Tip: Have your valid work ID handy. Thank you from all of us at Visit Houston for your vital work. #MissingHou Willie G’s by Landry’s…

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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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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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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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Your Guide to December

It's nearly the end of 2019, but it’s only the beginning of the most festive month of the year. Whether it’s holiday parties and sporting events or festivals and concerts, the city of Houston is buzzing with something for you to get into to. Check out these events for a fun end to the year and the decade. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Avenida Houston (@avenidahouston) on Nov 18, 2019 at 5:08pm PST Prismatica Now – Jan. 5 Avenida…

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Local Houston Gift Guide for the Homesick Houstonian

Looking for unique Houston-inspired gifts this Black Friday? You’re in luck. The Pop Up Shop at The Galleria is a one-stop shop for locally-made gifts, clothing, accessories, and more. Not only will you be able to snag some great gifts for the people on your list, you’ll also get to learn more about the Houston makers, artists and business owners who made them. Here’s a quick guide to some of the businesses you’ll find at the Pop Up Shop so you can get a head start on your Black Friday shopping…

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Thanksgiving Parking in Downtown Houston

It's almost that magical time of year again! Thanksgiving season is almost here, and with that comes all of the fun activities that accompany the holiday season in Downtown Houston! The Thanksgiving Parade is a must for both locals and out of state visitors, but parking can be a bit daunting. To help make the holidays all fun and no stress, we've gathered all the downtown parking information you'll need to navigate your holiday fun with no worries. 😉 No matter where you are downtown, we have…

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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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