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Day for Night: A Day to Night Guide

Solange, St. Vincent, Thom Yorke and Pretty Lights all in Houston for one weekend? You’re not dreaming. This amazing lineup is just one perk to attending the Day for Night festival. The festival takes place Dec. 15 – 17 at Post HTX. Along with concerts, the festival will feature 18 art installations (think LED displays that will blow your mind) and performances by internationally renowned visual artists. The festival aptly describes itself as, “a visually immersive art and music festival…

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‘Tis the season: Local craft breweries serve up bold, fresh flavors for the holidays

Houston’s warm climate in the fall and winter months might not always lend itself to cozying up by the fire with a hot chocolate in your hands, but how about a night on the patio with friends sipping a cool, craft beer? Several breweries in the Houston area offer seasonal flavors to keep your spirits merry and bright through the holidays. Here’s a preview of what’s on tap. Saint Arnold Brewing Company The state’s oldest craft brewery has five holiday beers that will be released now through…

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H-Town Guide to 2017 World Series Specials

For the first time since 2005, the Houston Astros are gearing up for the World Series. Read on for tasty food and drink specials unique to the World Series. Just one more thing to celebrate! Xochi Set in Downtown’s Marriott Marquis Houston, Xochi (pronounced so-chee) represents another creative endeavor from James Beard award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega. Special during the series, enjoy a Houston Strong Margarita, Astros Alphabet (Diplomatic Venezuelan Rum (for Altuve), Calvados, Mezcal Vago…

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Houston Hidden Gems

Guest written by Adam Winters Did you know that Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the 4th most populous in the US? “Houston”, also the first word spoken from the moon, is of course home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center where all flight controls for manned space missions take place. Needless to say, this incredibly big city, which is almost the same size as the island of Oahu, is one of the biggest hubs in the country for all kinds of activities and interests. This bustling center is…

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Still Don’t Know Where To Watch Super Bowl LI? Try These 5 Spots

Still unsure of where to watch the Super Bowl in Houston? While many prefer to watch the game in the comfort of their home, some of you may be looking to join other fans this Sunday -- and Houston has plenty of options to offer. We’ve gathered and handful of top options, from sports bars to breweries, to help you decide. 8th Wonder Brewery, one of Houston’s many craft breweries, has been celebrating all week for Super Bowl LI. On Sunday, it’ll host Wonder Bowl, a free event that’s sure to pack…

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An Outsider's Guide to The Galleria

Houston was recently named among the top shopping destinations in America by U.S. News and World Report. So it’s no surprise that an entire neighborhood of the city is named and anchored by Texas’ largest shopping mall, The Galleria. The shopping destination is home to more than 375 stores, two hotels, an ice rink and 30 restaurants. But the shopping district is also surrounded by countless other attractions, restaurants, nightlife, and entertainment. Here’s a guide to some of our favorite parts…

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Beyoncé’s Houston

Long before she was dubbed “Queen Bey” or “Sasha Fierce” Beyoncé Knowles-Carter spent her childhood and formative teenage years in Houston’s Third Ward neighborhood. Since then, she has sold over 100 million records, won 20 Grammy Awards, and performed all over the world. The international icon is headed home to Houston next week for the final leg of her Formation World Tour. Houstonians know Beyoncé rarely visits Htown without making some appearances at some of her favorite spots around town…

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40,000-square-foot Urban Market Breaks Ground in the Heights

The trendy Houston Heights neighborhood will soon add an impressive low-rise urban market to its retail district. The Heights Mercantile project promises a 40,000 square feet of shops, restaurants, a fitness studio, and a hike-and-bike trail connecting to Donovan Park. Construction began last week on the six-building complex that sits along Heights Boulevard and 7th and Yale Streets. Heights Mercantile will act as an “anti-mall” offering an open park concept with bike paths, green space, and an…

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White Oak Music Hall Claims Live Music Dominance

Houston was just named one of America’s top 10 music scenes by Travel + Leisure . The addition of a 38,000 square foot new live music entertainment complex probably doesn’t hurt either. Just minutes from downtown, White Oak aims to become “the best live music venue in Texas”. We visited White Oak this week to see how construction was coming along before its grand opening July 2. The Lawn stage is completely finished and already hosting big name concerts each weekend like The Lumineers, The…

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19 Dating Adventures in Houston

Photo by Jonathan Ivy at jonathanivyphoto.com Are you looking to elevate your next date above ordering pizza and watching Netflix from your couch? Whether you’re keeping an old flame alive or looking for ways to spark a new one, Houston has dozens of activities for your next romantic date out on the town. Catch a Show Houston is bursting with theatrical, musical, and comedic talent. Upgrade the run-of-the-mill movie date to a more romantic showing at the Showboat Drive-in or Sundance Cinemas…

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