For Culinary Expert and former Olympian and Bronze Medalist Andrea Magi, challenges are not a problem. Following the success of his Mascalzone restaurant chain in London, UK, his next goal was to set up a restaurant in the US.
Summer is undoubtedly beach season, and there are few places better to go for sun, sand, and surf than Galveston Island. Yet there’s far more to see and do here this summer than you’d expect, including some truly extraordinary experiences you won’t find anywhere else. From exploring a World War II submarine or soaring above Galveston in a helicopter, these adventures serve up unique ways to spice up your stay when you need a break from the beach. Keep Reading
Chef Michael Mina and lifestyle expert Ayesha Curry recently brought their San-Francisco concept restaurant to CityCentre. Mina and Curry first opened International Smoke in San Francisco in 2017 featuring dishes from Mina’s and Curry’s travels and heritage. The San Francisco location was so popular that in just eight months, Mina and Curry opened its doors in Houston.
Former Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Champion, Nick Boulle— of de Boulle, an independent fine jeweler here in Houston and Dallas, is part of Jackie Chan DC Racing’s lineup for next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world’s oldest active sports car race for endurance racing and is held annually since 1923 near Le Mans, France.
Whether you have an upcoming occasion, special night out, or just love to look your best, there’s one beauty routine that’s a cut above the rest: Blowouts from Drybar. The service is just as luxurious as it sounds, too. Forget the cut and color—blowouts are all about getting gorgeous locks, from a show stopping updo to mermaid waves.
Houston has always been a great place to treat yourself to fantastic hair. Drybar has two beautiful boutiques in River Oaks and Uptown Park, and they’ve recently announced the grand opening of a brand new location: Sugar Land in First Colony, which will debut on Friday, April 13.
The new spot is a gorgeous girls’ retreat, with almost 1,500 square feet of space, 10 styling chairs, and too-cute-to-be-true décor: Think custom Italian chairs, tufted fabric walls, marble bars with built-in phone docking stations, and flat screens featuring cult favorite chick flicks. As with every Drybar location, over-the-top customer service and attention to detail will be at the core of your experience—perfect for brides, bachelorettes, and Southern socialites.
Signature in-shop services will include the Classic Blowout, Uptini (an updo), Mudslide Treatment, Bay Breeze Hydrating Shot, Shirley Temple (special service available for ages 10 and under), Barfly Memberships, Dry Pro styling, weddings, group specials, and parties. The Drybar menu has a look for every hair need.
Drybar’s new Sugar Land in First Colony location debuts on Friday, April 13. Its address is 16535 Southwest Freeway Sp 3015, and hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. till 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. These hours are tentative and subject to change.
Featured image courtesy of Drybar.
Keep a weather eye on the horizon… Tall Ships® Galveston is coming to town! From April 6-8, you’re invited to Galveston for a weekend of family-friendly fun. Explore this enchanting city’s historic harbor and downtown, all while enjoying daily events, eye-catching ships, live music, food, and more!
Some things you have to see to believe.
Today, Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta debuts his legacy mixed-use luxury development, The Post Oak at Uptown Houston. Primely located on 10 acres of gorgeous, oak-studded grounds, the 38-story tower is an instant must-visit for global luxury travelers and discerning Houstonians.
Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is less than three weeks away, and Houston is already abuzz about the Astros. Minute Maid Park will be a hot destination all summer long as the team mounts its World Series title defense. Lucky for us, the folks at the ballpark have made celebrating the ‘Stros easy this summer—by stuffing their schedule with fun promotions and unique giveaways. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below. Plan your trip to the old ball game this summer around this fun collection hats, shirts, bobbleheads, and more.
If you’re an aficionado of such luxuries as classic cars and vintage wooden boats, chances are you’re already looking forward to nationally-acclaimed Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, an annual spring showcase that welcomes approximately 200 cars and 100 boats, and has raised more than $1.7 million for local charities. This year’s event will take place May 5 and 6 at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas. The weekend-long showcase draws thousands of participants and spectators from all over the U.S. and Europe—be sure you’re one of them.
Houston, already the nation’s fourth-largest and most diverse city, is growing by the day. There are countless reasons for this, but one of our favorites is its world-class cultural amenities. Beyond its quartet of high-profile professional sports teams and Space Center Houston, Bayou City boasts a thriving museum district and some of the best concert venues in the nation. Look no further than Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land for proof of this — they attract a dizzying array of top-notch talent, running the gamut from classical music to rock and pop to stand-up comedy and beyond. No matter your taste, Smart Financial Centre’s lineup always has the right show for you. Check their website for their full spring lineup and details on each performance; below, we run down a few of our favorites.