The world-renounced event designer Todd Fiscus has brought his Dallas-based flower boutique in all its glory to The River Oaks District across from Toulouse Café and Bar this month. His dazzling display will occupy an open and bright 2,500 foot showroom with 19-foot ceilings where the beautiful arrangements can be properly admired. Fiscus pushes the boundaries of conventional conceptions of art with his awe-inspiring and creative works realized through flowers. The boutique draws inspiration from the glitz and glamour of the 1920s and Gatsby injected with a sense of modernity that proves the undeniable link across generations though art and beauty reflected in floral. Keep Reading
Tropicales, is the newest charming all-day café, located where the Museum District meets Rice Village. The name may immediately make you think of clear beaches and that is intended, both the menu and interiors are vacation-inspired. The team drew inspiration from the Caribbean and the lush landscaping of the surrounding historic neighborhood as well as Houston’s rich Latin culture. Keep Reading
The Hiding Place portrays the true story of a Dutch family who selflessly hid Jews during the Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands. The original film released in 1975 has captured the hearts of audiences across the world and throughout the years of its existence. A.D. Players’ very own founder Jeanette Clift George was cast in the film as Corrie ten Boom and was nominated for a Golden Globe and a British Academy Award for her outstanding performance. The world premiere of The Hiding Place in September pays tribute in many ways to the late founder. Keep Reading
Sadly the heat in Houston will not come to halt after Labor Day but that doesn’t mean Houston isn’t celebrating. The best way to enjoy a long [hot] weekend? Be at the pool! Cue, El Segundo Swim Club Houston’s only private outdoor swim club and bar. This weekend they are celebrating with special extended hours.
Like many nostalgic items coming back into trend, popsicles have also found their way back into the hearts, minds, and stomachs of 2019! Unlike their retro counterparts, you’ll now find this summertime favorite made with organic ingredients versus processed sugar. KICPOPS, the popular popsicle company founded by local Houstonian, Clifton Gillock, strives to bring unique flavors to the market. Using as many locally sourced products as possible, as well as whole fruits, this is the perfect healthy sweet treat. Keep Reading
sweetgreen, the national salad chain with a local footprint is serving up salads to Texans for the first time. The first location is in the always popular Rice Village Shopping district, with a second slated to open in Montrose this fall. In the past few years the healthy food scene in Houston has grown and the opening of sweetgreen gives you the perfect fast-casual option. Keep Reading
Over 5 years ago, partners Ignacio Torras and Chef Luis Roger made their mark on the Houston restaurant scene with the concept, BCN (named after the Barcelona airport code). BCN may be quiet and tucked away in Montrose but their newest concept, MAD (after Madrid) is anything but subtle. The avant-garde concept in River Oaks District will transport you out of Houston and straight into Spain. Keep Reading
Atlas Restaurant Group, out of Baltimore, have had their eyes set on Houston for quite sometime and this summer landed two prime location in River Oaks District. Loch Bar and Ouzo Bar are standalone restaurants with only a few [key] things in common, great atmosphere, the highest quality seafood and impeccable service. Keep Reading