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Father's Day in Houston

It’s Father’s Day…almost! Do you have your plans set for Sunday, June 16th? Whether you’re celebrating a dad, grandpa, or father figure, get out and about because there is plenty to do. Where to Dine Brennan's Head to New Orleans without leaving Houston by brunching at Brennan’s. The menu is mouthwatering. Brennan's is known for its snapping turtle soup. Not feeling the turtle soup, enjoy the jumbo lump blue crab ravigote, duck crêpes and blueberry gastrique or even eggplant parmigiana…

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A Guide to Comicpalooza

Houston’s biggest multi-genre and pop culture festival returns to the George R. Brown Convention Center May 24-26 for a weekend of anime, comics, gaming, literature, cosplay, celebrity panels, and much more. The countdown to Comicpalooza 2024 is running at high speed, and excitement is already in the air throughout the city! The GRB will be packed with artists, vendors, cosplayers, celebrities, fans, and families from all over. This unique pop culture event unites, inspires and entertains…

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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 12. How are you celebrating? Houston is filled with options to spend the day. Here are a few of our picks to help you plan. Houston Ballet at Miller May 10, 11, 2024 Take your mom to the Miller Outdoor Theatre and experience together the magic of dance with Houston Ballet, the fourth-largest ballet company in the country. The internationally acclaimed company of dancers will take the stage, showcasing incredible athleticism and artistry from some of our most…

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Must-See Asian Pacific American Heritage Sites

Houston is known as one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in the United States and is also home to one of the largest Asian communities in the country. Each May, we celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month to honor various communities' contributions to our city's development. The cultural sites of Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and other Far East and Southeast Asia…

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Art Car Parade Rolls into H-Town

You don’t need a museum to see some incredible works of art during the 37th annual Houston Art Car Parade Weekend, April 11-14. This event, powered by the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, celebrates the "drive to create" and has become one of the most recognized and beloved events in Houston. It boasts entries from across the United States, Mexico, and Canada, making it the largest Art Car Parade in the world. With more than 250 cars, bikes, and just about anything else on wheels, this…

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Your Guide to April

As the flowers bloom and the weather warms up, Houston gears up for a lively April filled with a diverse range of events and activities. With tons of festivals and even the famous Art Car Parade, there is something for everyone to enjoy in our bustling city. Get ready to make the most of the beautiful weather in Houston this spring! Night Light April 6, 2024 Aurora Picture Show and Buffalo Bayou Partnership co-present Night Light, a free public event featuring artists’ video projections…

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Celebrating Extraordinary Houston Women

From ingenious dreamers to creative problem solvers, some of Houston’s best and brightest are women who have helped not only give birth to this city but also have been essential in making Houston and the world better. Discover the contributions of some of the city's extraordinary women -past and present- who are pioneers, community leaders, and culinary and cultural moguls. Irma Galvan Irma Gonzalez Galvan was born in Brownsville, TX, and moved to Houston in 1946 with her mother and siblings…

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Your Guide to March

In March, spring is in bloom, making it the perfect time to get out and about in Houston. Plus, March marks the beginning of bluebonnet season and crawfish season. Wondering where the best spots are to see the bluebonnets? We’ve got an entire list of locations! Want to eat the best crawfish in town? We’ve got a list for that too. Aside from bluebonnets and crawfish, we’ve got plenty of other things to do in Space City this March. Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo February 27 - March 17, 2024…

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Black History Month: A Guide to Houston’s African American Landmarks

Black history is layered throughout Houston — you just have to be open to exploring. In a city lauded for its cultural diversity, it should come as no surprise that Houston neighborhoods provide storied pockets that explore African American’s plight, perseverance, and progression throughout history. From green spaces rooted in Emancipation celebrations to arts venues that fostered sounds of soul, these nine Houston African American landmarks are a must-visit during Black History Month and…

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Your Guide to February

From the romantic ambiance of Valentine's Day to the cultural celebrations of Lunar New Year and Black History Month, February in Houston provides something for everyone. Check out these exciting and unique events happening around our city! Tapas on the Trails (Houston Arborteum) FEBRUARY 10, 2024 Celebrate Valentine's Day a few days early with a delicious adventure at "Tapas on the Trails" presented by the Houston Arboretum! Enjoy casual evening stroll through nature with tasty bites along the…

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