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  • Kenneth Broberg Credit: Kenneth Broberg
    June 1, 2019
    Summer is in full swing now that schools are out and the temperatures keep rising. Water parks and swimming pools are now open, festivals and events are scheduled, and indoor attractions become popular among those looking to escape the heat. Whatever you’re in the mood for, there are plenty of things to do in Houston this June. Here’s our list. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Texas Music Festival (@txmusicfestival) on Jun 30, 2018 at 8:26am PDT Texas Music
  • April 1, 2019
    April has arrived, spring is in full force and Houston is buzzing with activities. You’ll find festivals, concerts, performing arts, cars transformed into art pieces, and opportunities to get outside. Start planning your month with our guide of things to do in Houston in April. Latino Art Now Conference: Sight Lines and Time Frames Join artists, art professionals, educators, scholars, and others at the 6th LAN! Conference, the centerpiece of Latino Art Now’s four-month celebration...
  • Bluebonnets Credit: Blessington Farms - Facebook
    March 22, 2019
    Perhaps one of the most magical things about spring in Texas is the seemingly instant bloom of the Texas bluebonnets. The vibrant petals and stems are eye-catching reminders that spring has sprung, so families everywhere ready their cameras and coordinating outfits for that perfect photo. The bluebonnets are so iconic that they are the Texas state flower and if you visit Houston this spring, you shouldn’t miss this spectacular bit of nature on full display. We just ask that anyone...
  • August 10, 2018
    Back to school is around the corner and many parents are still scrambling to get that last-minute shopping done. Houston has plenty of big box stores and malls to shop for back to school wears but you shouldn’t miss a visit to these small local shops that offer carefully selected clothes and accessories for your little ones. Tax-free weekend from Aug. 10 to 12 so what better time to pay them a visit? Big Blue Whale , an independent toy store in the Heights, carries an amazing selection of...
  • 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 ....
  • Chicago Bean at Museum of Fine Arts Credit: Visit Houston
    May 23, 2018
    A little background on our feud with Choose Chicago: Houston now has it's own "bean" ( Cloud Column ), located at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston . Our friends at Choose Chicago are trying to prove that their bean (Cloud Gate) is better. They are wrong. Nevertheless, they sent us a little gift package welcoming our "newborn" bean; even though, our bean was actually sculpted first... and, is better. Obviously. Well, being that we are super-hospitable, we decided to take...
  • Autism Credit: Andre Hunter
    April 11, 2018
    April is National Autism Awareness Month. It's a time to draw attention to the thousands of individuals facing an autism diagnosis each year, while increasing awareness and understanding. This month also provides a platform to show autism acceptance, as the world celebrates the unique differences of individuals who are part of the autism community. Here are some thing to do to get involved or show support. Health Museum's Biorhythm There's something about music that connects,...
  • January 19, 2018
    Winter birds looking to escape colder temperatures can flock to Houston for a splendid time. From world-class museums to top-notch culinary options, there is plenty to see, do, and taste in Houston for seniors traveling solo or with their families and grandchildren. Read on for our suggestions and make sure you take advantage of free and discounted admissions to many of Houston’s attractions. SEE AND DO Space Center Houston The official visitor’s center of NASA’s Johnson...
  • December 27, 2017
    Houston has so much to see and do that sometimes we locals forget to be tourists in our own town. But it’s never too late to get around to doing Houston’s most iconic activities. We’ve compiled a list of Houston must-dos, one for each month of the year. Look at it as your 2018 Houston bucket list. Are you ready? You’ll be surprised at what you discover as you explore Bayou City. 1. Eat Breakfast at the Breakfast Klub Don’t let the long lines keep you away from...
  • Holiday Market Credit: The CKP Group
    November 12, 2017
    It’s hard to believe that the holidays are upon us. And if you’re like most, finding the “perfect gift” can be a daunting task. Instead of heading to the mall and standing in long lines for this year’s highly commercialized “must-have gifts,” head over to one of these holiday markets and find something truly unique. Come support some great local artisans and start your holiday season off in style. Midtown Mistletoe Market at Bagby Park The...
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