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Your Guide to December

Where do we even begin with December events in Houston? It seems that everyone is in the holiday spirit and fun events are everywhere. From Houston to Galveston, Spring and beyond, there is fun for all ages. If you’re looking for a round up of the best holiday lighting, we’ve got that on our holiday lights blog. We’re also covering some of the best holiday hotels that make you feel like you’re visiting the North Pole. Happy Houston holidays! View this post on Instagram…

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Small Business Spotlight: West University/Rice Village

Tucked away between Rice University and the Galleria are West University and Rice Village. These areas are beautiful pockets of Houston filled with stunning architecture, tree-lined streets and lovely small businesses. For the best of eating, drinking, shopping and playing, check out a few of the many small businesses that are worthy of a shoutout. Simon on Sunset | Cavo Coffee | Dao Chloe Dao Boutique | Under the Volcano | Main Street Theater Simone on Sunset View this post on…

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Small Business Spotlight: Downtown

Downtown Houston has it all. Whether you’re looking for amazing eats, the latest plays, intimate live venues or a good drink, we certainly suggest heading Downtown. While typically viewed as Houston’s center of commerce and business, the Downtown area is great for business people, tourists and Houstonians alike and has lots to offer everyone. Plus, if you’re visiting on the weekdays, you can explore the ultra-cool 7.5-mile-long Downtown Tunnels System that links office buildings with restaurants…

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Small Business Spotlight: Museum District

One of Houston’s most culture-filled and pedestrian-friendly sectors, the Museum District is a haven for artists and art-lovers alike, touting 19 diverse museums alongside 4 walkable zones. From the acclaimed Museum of Fine Arts and the Contemporary Art Museum Houston to the celebrated Rothko Chapel and Asia Society Texas Center, the neighborhood's institutions truly offer something for everyone — a quality that also extends to its surrounding small businesses. Nestled between statuesque museums…

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Small Business Spotlight: Galleria/Uptown

Beyond all of the glitz and glamour of Houston’s Galleria/Uptown area are a number of local gems that were meant to be explored by Houstonians and tourists alike. From finely tailored men’s clothing to amazing art galleries and delicious eats, you don’t have to stick to just the huge designer labels that this shopping mecca is known for. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Off The Wall Gallery- Houston. (@offthewallgallery) Off The…

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A Guide to Comicpalooza

Another revolution around the sun and we’re back again for Comicpalooza! Houston’s biggest multi-genre and pop culture festival return to the George R. Brown Convention Center July 15-17 for a weekend of anime, comics, gaming, literature, cosplay, celebrity panels, and much more. Now let us help you survive this eventful weekend through hydration, rest, and nourishment as we compiled a list of things for you to do in H-Town! Photo by Dandee Danao Sleep Perhaps we should begin at places where…

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Small Business Spotlight: Chinatown

Houston’s Chinatown is vast, exciting and full of unique finds. Whether you’re visiting or live here, this area of town should not be missed. Though it’s called Chinatown, the neighborhood is a cultural mecca where Chinese shops, restaurants, and cultural centers share blocks with Vietnamese, Japanese, Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern establishments. Take a little tour of the East and be sure to visit some of the area’s small businesses like those listed in our roundup below…

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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 A post shared by The…

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Moon2Mars Festival Visitors Must-Do Itinerary

Houston, are you ready for launch? Space Center Houston’s Moon2Mars Festival, presented by Wellby and powered by JSC FCU is set to launch June 9-12! If you love all things space, you’ll want to attend this annual festival and business conference featuring exciting space exploration ideas to help humans travel to the moon, mars and beyond. There is a one-day business-to-business conference on Thursday, June 9 followed by a three-day festival open to the public Friday, June 10 through Sunday…

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Sensory Friendly Activities in Houston

Planning an outing for families with autism or sensory sensitivities requires careful planning. Luckily, Houston has a variety of sensory friendly activities and resources to make all visitors feel welcome in their spaces. In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, we’ve rounded up five sensory friendly activities that we think you’ll love. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Museum of Nat. Science (@hmns) Explore the Houston…

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