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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 who have also been essential in making Houston and the world better. In honor of the centennial anniversary of women's right to vote, we are highlighting 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…

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Houston Art Car Parade 2020

Houston's Art Car Parade has celebrated local artists for the past 33 years, creating an environment that showcases hundreds of mobile masterpieces created by both trained and untrained artists, student groups, non-profit organizations, and anyone a vision to create. Not only has it created a celebration of local art, it has also awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to Art Car artists and artist teams and has become an important and inspiring art program for many schools across the Greater…

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31 Space-Themed Businesses to Try During Space City Month

We've rounded up 31 businesses that reach for the stars in achieving space city theme status. Check them out! 1. Neil’s Bahr – Conveniently located in east Downtown, Neil’s Bahr is Houston’s self-proclaimed premier nerd hangout with weekly karaoke, video game tournaments and movie nights. Far out! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eureka Heights Brew Co (@eurekaheights) on Jul 3, 2019 at 1:30pm PDT 2. Eureka Heights Brewing Company…

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Get Outdoors this Fall with Biking and Walking Tours

Sure, summer vacation is great, but fall is when Houston really shines. The cooler temperatures make it the perfect destination to get outside and enjoy experiences you won’t find anywhere else. What do we suggest for the perfect weekend? A light jacket, a comfortable pair of shoes and a ticket to ride (or walk) through the city in style. BIKING EXPERIENCES Cruise through museums on-foot and the streets by bike with the Museum Explorer Pass. Unlimited hour-long rides with pick up and drop off at…

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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. Hear ye, hear ye, first up in our festival line up is the iconic Texas Renaissance Festival. The festival begins Sept. 29 and runs through Nov. 25…

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Top 13 Labor Day Weekend Deals & Things to Do

Unfortunately, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. Fortunately, it gives us another excellent excuse to party. It's time to start crafting those three-day weekend plans, and what better way to do that right here in Houston. Here are a few favorite holiday-specific things to do and deals going on. THINGS TO DO 1. Annual Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival Date/time: Aug. 31 to Sept. 2; time varies Cost: Varies Location: Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center Beer, barbecue and tequila…

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Feel the Music…BIORHYTHM is Here!

There is something about music that connects, inspires and moves people. Something that can't be defined. At least it couldn’t be, until now. It’s BIORHYTHM. From the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science ("The Health Museum") comes BIORHYTHM: Music and the Body, a traveling exhibition that explores the connection of rhythm and the body. But what is it? Well, several sources define biorhythm as an innately determined “rhythmic biological” process. This is exactly what The Health…

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10 Amazing Historical Attractions in Houston

There’s no question that Texas has a rich history. San Antonio has the Alamo, and Austin has the Capitol, but Houston remains the historical center of Texas. Houston was the first capital of Texas, where the first national bank was founded, and the Galveston Daily News was the first Texas newspaper. It’s worth mentioning that Houston has various buildings in and around downtown that have stood for over a century. Whether you’re a visitor or native Houstonian, you’ll be surprised to learn of…

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Houston Hidden Gems

Guest written by Adam Winters Did you know that Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the 4th most populous in the US? “Houston”, also the first word spoken from the moon, is of course home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center where all flight controls for manned space missions take place. Needless to say, this incredibly big city, which is almost the same size as the island of Oahu, is one of the biggest hubs in the country for all kinds of activities and interests. This bustling center is…

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Beyoncé’s Houston

Long before she was dubbed “Queen Bey” or “Sasha Fierce” Beyoncé Knowles-Carter spent her childhood and formative teenage years in Houston’s Third Ward neighborhood. Since then, she has sold over 100 million records, won 20 Grammy Awards, and performed all over the world. The international icon is headed home to Houston next week for the final leg of her Formation World Tour. Houstonians know Beyoncé rarely visits Htown without making some appearances at some of her favorite spots around town…

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