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FAQs: Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival

The one-of-a-kind Via Colori Street Festival is back and bigger than ever! If you’re thinking about attending, here are a few things you need to know before you enjoy the amazing art taking over downtown Houston. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Via Colori (@viacolori) on Nov 18, 2018 at 6:45am PST What is the Via Colori Street Festival? Each November, the Via Colori Street Festival brings together hundreds of amateur and professional artists from around…

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HUE Festival Showcases Houston’s Urban Art Scene

The Houston Urban Experience (HUE) Mural Festival is an excellent way to experience the work of local and international artists on the grandest of scales. From Nov. 18 – Nov. 20, visitors will have the opportunity to see artists take their work from concept to completion across Houston, including sides of buildings, street corners and other public structures. Founded and produced by Houston artist Mario “GONZO247” Figueroa Jr., the festival’s mission is to create festival event of murals, art…

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Astros Baseball Watch Bars in Houston

The Astros are back in the World Series for the second time in three years! With the series starting on Tuesday, October 22, you need to figure out where to watch the game. Minute Maid Park will be filled to capacity, so whether the 'Stros are home or not, here are the top watch bars to root for the home team. Schedule Game 1 on Tuesday, 10/22 - Nationals at Astros Game 2 on Wednesday, 10/23 - Nationals at Astros Game 3 on Friday, 10/25 - Astros at Nationals Game 4 on Saturday, 10/26 - Astros…

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Your Guide to October in Houston

The month of October could quite possibly be the best time of year in Houston. The weather has cooled off, the kiddos are in school, and there are a ton of fun and festive events happening throughout the city that the whole family can enjoy. Check out our list of great things to do in October in Houston, and get started making memories with your loved ones. View this post on Instagram A post shared by stARTup // Art Fairs (@startupartfair) on Sep…

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The Guide: Texas Renaissance Festival

Ready to encounter knights, fairies and other mythical creatures? Head over to the Texas Renaissance Festival, where the King and Queen will welcome you to their magical kingdom for endless frivolity and entertainment. This year’s Ren Fest runs from Oct. 5 to Dec. 1, but you can get an early taste of the festivities in Houston during RevelFest on Sep. 19. This kick-off celebration brings 16th century fun to Saint Arnold Brewing Company in honor of the festival’s 45th anniversary. Following is…

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10 Underrated Houston Views

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Well, want you to behold some of the truly beautiful places available right here in Houston. The Bayou City has amazing green spaces, parks and other experiences that will take your breath away. We’ve compiled a few of the more popular scenic views in Houston. Take a look (pun intended). GRAFFITI PARK Some of the best art in Houston isn’t hanging up in the Museum District, but it’s painted on the side of buildings at Graffiti Park in EaDo. At the corner 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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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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