Logo
 
We'd appreciate your feeback!

Please help us with a short survey and you could WIN a $400 Amazon e-gift card

Yes, I'll give feedback No, Thanks

placeholder

Blog

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Houston For Snowbirds: A Guide

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 Space Center, Space…

Continue Reading

What to Do on a Rainy Day in Houston

If you wake up to the pitter-patter sound of rain, you may think “there’s nothing to do today.” Although Houston has many excellent outdoor attractions, there are just as exciting opportunities to escape the rain and have fun doing it. Museum-hopping When the weather is wet, it’s a great opportunity to see many of the museums in Houston! The Houston Museum District includes great options like the Children’s Museum, Museum of Fine Art, Museum of Natural Science, Contemporary Craft and more. 19…

Continue Reading