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10 Reservations to Make During Houston Restaurant Weeks

Need another reason to dine at your favorite restaurant or try a new one in town? You’re in luck because August marks the start of Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW), a five-week-long event where participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus and a portion of the proceeds benefit The Houston Food Bank. From August 1 through September 6 (Labor Day), participating restaurants will donate $1 from the $20 lunch and brunch menus, $3 from the $35 dinner menus and $5 from the $49 dinner menus. With more…

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Summer's Last Stand

Summer is well underway and there’s still time for you to book a relaxing staycation or getaway in Houston. Pack your swimsuit and get ready to cool off in the city’s top hotel pools while taking advantage of amazing summer hotel deals. Ready to book? We’ve gathered a few suggestions. Courtesy of @TheWhiteHallHouston on Instagram The Whitehall Spend your days relaxing in the private poolside cabanas at The Whitehall. The outdoor pool is the perfect summer escape in the middle of Houston’s…

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8 Places To Take Selfies & Photos In Houston

Looking for a place to snap that perfect shot while exploring Houston? With its many green spaces, museums, sculptures and street art, you don’t have to look too hard to find an interesting backdrop for your photos and selfies. Read on to discover some of the coolest spots to take pictures. Smither Park This Instagram-worthy Smither Park in south Houston is covered in fun and colorful mosaic art. The park’s Lindley Fish Amphitheater, created by Nashville artist Matt Gifford using street…

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Neighborhood Breakdown and Airbnb Recommendations

Come, stay and play! As the fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston is definitely worth the visit. H-Town’s storied past and continued expansion yields a huge city dotted with intimate neighborhoods perfect for artistic, gastronomic and touristic exploration. Over the last decade, we’ve seen the popularity in home shares increase tremendously. In addition to hotels, travelers are looking to AirBNB and VRBO in search of vacation accommodations. For those heading to H-Town and interested in this…

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Supporting Black-Owned Business in Houston

Protests are an essential part of implementing change, but they are just one of many ways to be an ally to the black community. Another impactful way you can aid in lifting up the black community is supporting local black-owned businesses. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a round-up of some of the many local businesses here in Houston that you can support to make a difference: Restaurants The Breakfast Klub 3711 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002 Midtown View this post on…

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Doggy Date Day

Dogs make our lives better, literally. Did you know that playing with your dog has a number of health benefits? First, when you’re playing with your pup, you’re relieving stress and getting mental stimulation. For your pup, a fun day of activity helps maintain heart health, keeps the joints lubricated, and improves overall balance and coordination. In the spirit of celebrating our four-legged friends and all that they do for us, reward your dog with a date day that includes a trip to the dog…

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Small Business Spotlight: Heights

Houston’s Greater Heights area is bustling with great restaurants and businesses. Located northwest of downtown, the historic area is home to gorgeous residential homes, the 19th Street Shopping District, and a variety of retail developments. Yet despite its fast growth, shopping small and local seems to remain a part of the Heights’ ethos. We’ve rounded up three small businesses to support in Houston Heights. View this post on Instagram A post…

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10 Underrated Houston Views

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Visit Houston (@visit_houston) RICE UNIVERSITY’S TWILIGHT EPIPHANY SKYSPACE Take the trek to Rice University for a truly unique experience at the James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace. Built in 2012, this art installation is a cross between a space-inspired structure and an imitation of a natural sunrise or sunset. From the upper sitting area, visitors can view the splendor of Houston’s skyline…

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Healthy in Houston

It's never too late to get healthier. If you’re looking to include more exercise, outdoor time or healthy food into your 2021 routine, Houston has everything you need to accomplish your goals. Keep reading to find out more about H-Town restaurants, markets, fitness classes, and outdoor spaces that will help you lead a healthy lifestyle this year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hermann Park Conservancy (@hermannpark) Hit the Ground…

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Houston Cultural District Roundup

When it comes to the arts, Houston has endless options. With multiple cultural districts, the city offers much to explore, including art galleries, museum exhibits, murals, and performances. Read on to find out what’s happening around Houston’s cultural districts. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alley Theatre (@alleytheatre) A Christmas Carol Houston’s Theater District is making the best of the pandemic by bringing audiences…

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