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  • July 31, 2018
    With summer coming to an end, we want to make sure you don't miss out on any of the action. From live music and theater performances, to pre-season NFL games for the Texans, this August has something for everyone! That’s Entertainment To be, or not to be: that is the question. Shakespeare fans will be excited about Miller Outdoor Theatre’s Houston Shakespeare Festival. From Aug. 1 - 5, the theatre will be alternating between performances of The Comedy of Errors and Hamlet ....
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    July 23, 2018
    In recognition of National Buffalo Soldier Day , Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is opening their doors to the public for a free art exhibition July 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with live painting sessions, artist talks, and more. Presented by Black Art in America, Military Inspired Art (M.I.A.) pays homage to the bravery, heroism and artistry of veterans, active duty men and women as well as other modern and contemporary artists who may have been influenced by the military. African Americans
  • July 19, 2018
    The official end of summer doesn’t come until September but with roughly one month left before kids head back to school, time is running out to take advantage of Houston’s many summer activities. Our last-minute Houston summer to-do list has activities you won’t want to miss, even if you don’t have children. Take Advantage of Summer Deals You can enjoy many of Houston’s top attractions, including Typhoon Texas and most of its top museums at a discount through...
  • July 16, 2018
    Searching for the best movie theater in Houston? Cinephiles are in good company in H-Town. From drive-in movies and retro cinemas to independent film outlets and dine-in theaters, Houston is a great place to catch all sorts of Big Screen flicks. Want to know where to watch the next blockbuster? Check out our top movie theaters in Houston. 1. Alamo Drafthouse Don't even think about talking during a movie at Alamo Drafthouse . The Austin-born concept is as known for its no mid-show chatting...
  • Pitch 25 Beer Park Credit: Pitch 25 Beer Park
    July 6, 2018
    As we head into the final days of the World Cup, it’s not hard to see that Houston is home to a large number of dedicated soccer fans. While basketball, baseball and American football may often steal the spotlight, a large number of Houstonians share a passion for the world’s most popular sport. For these fans, often relegated to second-class status in most sports bars, the time has come to proudly let their fútbol flags fly! Pitch 25 This soccer-themed bar may be the new kid...
  • Bluebonnet Houston Credit: Chris Multop (purchased photo)
    June 25, 2018
    You may have heard of Gerald D. Hines Waterwall park or taken pictures at Discovery Green downtown, but Houston is full of beautiful scenery that often goes unnoticed. This is not a comprehensive list, however here at Visit Houston we have put together just a few of our under-appreciated picture perfect places in the area. What are some of your favorite Houston views? Graffiti Park At the corner of Leeland and St. Emanuel in EaDo, you can find a stunning display of talent from some of...
  • June 15, 2018
    It’s sunny and warm in Houston. The kids are home from school and they’re eager to get out and explore. The good news is that Houston is filled with kid-friendly museums, attractions and restaurants for you to fill your days. Whether you’re a local or just visiting for a few days, build your summer fun itinerary from this list of Houston’s top activities. Museums Houston has an array of world-class museums, and while they’re great year-round, during the summer...
  • Father and son at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    June 7, 2018
    Looking to do something different with Dad this Father’s Day? H-Town has many fun and unique activities perfect for the whole family or for father-daughter and father-son outings. If you don’t have plans yet for Sunday, June 17, here’s a list of fun things to do for Father’s Day in Houston. From free museum exhibits to brewery barbecues, there’s something for every Dad to love. Go Fishing Kids will love spending a day with Daddy at the ranch. Oil Ranch, just...
  • Paloma Nail Salon Credit: Paloma Nail Salon
    May 31, 2018
    Massages, manicures and facials are often go-to gifts for women, but many spas offer the same services for men, with a twist. From whiskey at check-in to plush leather chairs, serene atmospheres and even televisions playing his favorite teams, there’s no shortage of ways for men to be pampered and groomed this Father's Day. Maryam Naderi’s spa Paloma , a non-toxic nail space, is the perfect spot for a bit of male pampering. Offering beverages, including whiskey and beer for...
  • May 18, 2018
    The day of the Royal Wedding has arrived! Since you're reading this, we'll guess that you weren't able to make the hop across the pond to celebrate with the newlyweds and their nine million closest friends. Fret not, for you can have your own royal British day in Texas' largest city. Care for a Spot of Tea, My Darling? One of Houston's finest boutique hotels offers a proper high tea fit for a queen (or, newly married princess.) Even though the Hotel Granduca is...
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