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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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Bleisure Travel with Family - What To Do Around GRB Convention Center

When non-Houstonians are asked what brought them to Houston, there are usually two answers: business or family. Houston has a lot to offer, but people don't come here for the scenery or the weather. So, if you're in H-town on work with your family in tow, we have a list of things to do post-meetings and conferences. Luckily, Houston is always buzzing with indoor (in case it's our sauna season) and outdoor activities. And, of course, there is always a lengthy list of unbelievable restaurants with…

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A Reason to Celebrate: Fall Festivals are in Full Force

As the weather cools off in Houston, everyone looks for a reason to head outside and enjoy the best of what our city has to offer, which often includes food, football, and festivals. Whether you’re looking for good eats, delicious drinks, wanting to put on a costume, or just people-watch, we’ve got you covered with plenty of fall festival options. Texas Renaissance Festival October 7 - 26, 2023 Hear ye, hear ye, first up in our festival line up is the iconic Texas Renaissance Festival. The…

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Your Guide to August in Houston

While summer starts to wind down, we’re all looking for last-minute vacations and activities. August is a very busy month in Houston with festivals, concerts, and shows. Fill up your calendar and soak up the season with these fun activities. SEE A CONCERT! August is insane for concerts in Houston. You can find just about any genre in any part of town! Take a look at some of the highlights below. Big Time Rush - Aug. 3 (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion) Thomas Rhett - Aug. 4 ( Toyota Center) Post…

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Father's Day in Houston

Celebrating Father’s Day in H-Town It’s Father’s Day…almost! Do you have your plans set for Sunday, June 18th? Whether you’re celebrating a dad, grandpa, or father figure, get out and about because there is plenty to do. Where to Dine Backstreet Café Backstreet Cafe is a go-to spot for celebrations of all kinds, especially Father’s Day. This fun and family-friendly atmosphere is offering a special three-course menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The prix fixe menu is $49 per adult and $15 per child…

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A Guide to Comicpalooza

Another revolution around the sun and we’re back again for Comicpalooza! Houston’s biggest multi-genre and pop culture festival return to the George R. Brown Convention Center May 26-28 for a weekend of anime, comics, gaming, literature, cosplay, celebrity panels, and much more. The countdown to Comicpalooza 2023 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…

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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 14. How are you celebrating? Houston is filled with options to spend the day. Here are a few of our picks to help you plan. Watch a Performance If Mom loves the performing arts, what better way to celebrate than with a Mother's Day Serenade? Join the Houston Latin American Philharmonic for its annual serenade at the Hobby Center. Grab your tickets for this beautiful performance beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 12. Over at Jones Hall, Mother’s Day weekend…

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