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Celebrate The One You Love This Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is always special no matter how you celebrate! Houston restaurants always pull out all the stops to make the evening with your loved one, girlfriends or family extra special.  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places to go this V-Day, whether you’re in the mood for romance or a fun night out, we’ll point you in right direction via cupid’s arrow. Keep Reading

Sweetly-Selected Gifts for your Valentine

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Look no further for your special someone’s equally special gift for this upcoming Valentine’s Day! Lauren Ashley Studio, the hand-curated gift box company, features bundles of meaningful and memorable gifts that are sure to make lasting impressions on the ones that you love. The diverse collection ranges from sets of elegant spa-day salves for her, to dapper grooming necessities for him, with each sets’ name as creative and thoughtful as the items of which they are comprised. Keep Reading

Top Places to Ring in The New Year!

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Can you believe 2018 is almost over? Whether you are looking for a place to enjoy a lavish romantic dinner or a bar to casually ring in 2019 we have you covered!  Keep Reading

Reindeer Games & Festive Fun: Christmas Village at Bayou Bend

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The 4th Anual Christmas Village at Bayou Bend kicked off recently and is bringing you holiday cheer until January 5th! Each year the Museum of Fine Arts Houston fills the 14-acre estate with a light trail, carolers, a hand-crafted model train, and festive activities, including a cotton snowball toss, reindeer games, and a 90-foot faux snow sledding slope! It wouldn’t be a holiday event with a photo opp and the Christmas Village doesn’t disappoint. Take those last minute holiday photos with Santa, Rudolph, and a giant sleigh! Keep Reading

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at A.D. Players Club

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It’s A Wonderful Life is a classic American Christmas story that has been reimagined many of time and popular with all age groups. This Holiday season A.D. Players at The George Theater is turning the story into a 1940’s broadcast radio show. With just 6 actors and actresses playing multiple characters the classic story will unfold in a unique way.  Keep Reading

‘Tis the Season to Shop: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

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‘Tis the season to shop and you’re in just the right place! Ever since the city struck liquid gold, the finest brands and boutiques have dropped a pin on the Texas Gulf, well aware that Houston visitors and locals alike had a keen eye for the crème de la crème. The legacy of that appreciation for quality lives on today — no matter the occasion or holiday, Houston is guaranteed to offer the perfect token to show your friends and loved ones how much they mean to you.

As the leaves change and the weather cools, Christmas jingle bells and the soft light of menorahs make our worlds more merry and bright. Our extended Holiday Gift Guide has something for each occasion: Shower your loved one with the sparkle of diamonds from the premier jeweler, de Boulle. Mosey down to Pinto Ranch to be fitted for a pair of handmade boots and bundle up in all things western. As for the home, discover Kuhl-Linscomb‘s emporium of upscale goods including décor, beauty, furniture and kitchenware. Whether it’s for your significant other, your home or even you, we point you in the direction of the perfect gift.

Discover our Fall+Holiday cover girl, Caroline [Harper] Knapp’s, picks for her favorite items (stared below) on our thoughtfully curated list. If you dig her style, be sure to follow her @houseofharper, for more gifting ideas as the holidays approach.

Happy shopping!

Axis Clutch from Strom Rinzen | Rolex from Deutsch Houston | Boots & Pocket Knife from Pinto Ranch | Cashmere Wrap from Mirth | Menorah from Kuhl Linscomb | Necklace from J. Landa | *Humidor from Gordy & Sons | Bangles from deBoulle | Cuff from Collectivo | Earrings from Christina Greene Jewelry | Decanter & Bow Tie from Contemporary Arts Museum Houston | Suitcase from Away  | Vase from Asher Gallery | Guitar from Marchione Guitars | Chocolate Gift Set from Cacao & Cardamom | Duffle from King Ranch Saddle Shop | Julie Vos Jewelry from The Monogram Shop

Ditch the Apron: Top Places to Dine this Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is around the corner and as much we love a homemade meal we know that sometimes for one reason to another that can’t happen. Thankfully the great chefs of Houston are here for us! We rounded up the top places to either spend Thanksgiving or pick up classic TG dishes to pass off as your own. Keep Reading

It’s Time For The Holidays Largest Shopping Event

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The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Cruising into Christmas returns to NRG Center November 8-11. Over 270 merchants will showcase unique gifts such as home décor, food, apparel, toys, jewelry, and more. Whether you are shopping for a loved one or just perusing holiday gifts, you’re bound to find something you love at the Nutcracker Market! Keep Reading

Spend Halloween at Hotel Alessandra: It’s a Treat!

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Hotel Alessandra is celebrating Halloween in a different way than one may expect. Lucienne will be hosting a themed prefix dinner menu on the evenings of October 29, 30 and 31 for $65 per person (plus tax + gratuity). Whether you want to kick off your evening with a nice meal or skip putting on a costume and still be on theme, this is the perfect option. Keep Reading

Celebrate the Dad in Your Life!

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Father’s Day is around the corner and whether your dad wants to spend the day enjoying the golf course, exploring the city with the family or having a delicious meal, we have you covered on where to celebrate dad!
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