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Flashback Friday: Comicpalooza

Usually around this time of year we’re gearing up for one of the highlights of May: Comicpalooza. However, due to COVID-19, this year’s annual pop culture convention is being postponed until 2021. We’re just as sad as you are, but to tie you over, we thought we’d take a walk down memory lane of all the fun times we’ve had at years prior to get ready for 2021. ✨ #FBF Ways To Support Even though you can’t attend the convention this year, you can still make sure that the people that work so…

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Sun’s Out, Buns Out: Happy National Hamburger Day!

With the sun out this summer, it’s only right that you celebrate with your buns out! Hamburger buns that is. To celebrate this traditional American favorite, be sure to visit some of your favorite local restaurants for National Hamburger Day on May 28 with some delicious entrees that you won’t want to miss. Don’t eat beef? No problem! Make sure to also check out their vegan and veggie options. View this post on Instagram Our version of brunch…

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Off To The Races: Enjoying The Buffalo Bayou Regatta

How to Participate of Spectate in Texas’ Largest Canoe and Kayak Race On your marks. Get set. Paddle! From canoe and kayak novices and professionals to kids just looking for a fun adventure, the Buffalo Bayou Regatta is for everyone! In its 48th year, the race twists and turns for 15 miles of the Houston landscape. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. and is open to paddlers ages 12 and up. Grabs some friends or family and hit the water. The entry fee is $50/person but note that does not include the…

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Your Guide to June in Houston

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…

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Your Guide to April

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 of Latino art…

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Houston in Full Bloom: Where to Find Bluebonnets In and Around Houston

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 enjoying the…

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Houston’s Children’s Boutiques for Back To School Shopping

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 toys…

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Houston Must-Dos This August

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 . This is a ticketed…

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Chicago, We Have a Problem. Beans Like Houston Better.

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 Chicago Bean on a tour of…

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National Autism Awareness Month

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, inspires and…

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