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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 A post…

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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. Courtesy of @simoneonsunset on Instagram Simone on Sunset Travel to Europe without leaving Houston by heading to Simone on Sunset. This…

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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: 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. Courtesy of @offthewallgallery on Instagram Off The Wall Art Gallery Whether you’re a serious collector or just looking to browse beautiful works, head to Off…

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A Guide to Comicpalooza

The countdown begins with one of the greatest pop-culture festivals ever held in Houston. The return of Comicpalooza signals the comeback of events and happenings post-pandemic, and you can feel the excitement and normalcy in the air. Coming this July on the 17th & 18th, George R. Brown Convention Center will be littered with artists, vendors, cosplayers, celebrities, fans, and families from all over the country. This event will unite, inspire, and entertain and I have all the perfect places for…

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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. Courtesy of @burgerjointhtx on Instagram The Burger Joint Known as “The Best Burger in Houston,” this…

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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. Courtesy of…

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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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Your Guide to April

April has arrived, spring is in full force and Houston is buzzing with activities. You’ll find Easter festivities, baseball, performing arts, and opportunities to get outside. Courtesy of @houstongalleria on Instagram Bunny Photo Experience at The Galleria Apr. 1 – 4 If there’s one piece of family nostalgia that makes for great laughs, it’s Easter bunny pictures. From a funny looking bunny to kid’s faces, Easter photos are a must-do holiday activity. For a safe and planned experience head to…

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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. Since April is National Autism Awareness Month, we selected five sensory friendly activities that we think you’ll love. Courtesy of @WeRockTheSpectrumHou on Instagram Play at We Rock the Spectrum Trampolines, tactile toys, and an inclusive environment make We Rock the…

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