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Emily Lunstroth has 72 articles published.

Local Houstonian and Editor + Digital Director of Houston Hotel Magazine. Follow her on Instagram for her latest adventures, @emilylunstroth.

Summer is Here: Top Pools to Cool Off

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Summer is officially here; even though here in Houston the weather doesn’t follow the pattern of kicking off Summer on Memorial Day and ending on Labor day – the heat, unfortunately, started a few weeks ago. But what’s the best way to stay cool? Hanging out by or in a pool. We have rounded up the top hotel pools in town to escape the heat!  Keep Reading

East Hampton Sandwich Co. is Kicking Off Summer!

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East Hampton Sandwich Company is opening not only one location in Houston this summer, but two! The Dallas based restaurant is known for taking a cue on everything from decor, vibe, and food from [as the name implies] the East Coast! When you step inside, you feel like you’ve entered Gurney’s Montauk or a beach cottage; for us Texans that means white oak, boxwood ivy and playful art including vintage New York Magazine covers.  Keep Reading

The Famous Nobu Sushi Arrives to Houston

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Nobu is an iconic name in the restaurant, tourist and luxury dining world. Founded by partners Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper they opened the first Nobu in New York in 1994. Now, Nobu is world renowned with 30 restaurants in 6 continents and is adding Houston to the list June 1st! Located in the Galleria the city is buzzing this excitement.  Keep Reading

The New MFAH Glassell School of Art + Pavilion and Rooftop

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The new and highly anticipated Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Glassell School of Art is opening May 20th! Houston as a community is invited to experience Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Column, explore the building, the Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza and the BBVA Rooftop. “I think Houstonians will quickly grasp that our project intends to create a new destination in Houston,” says Gary Tinterow the MFAH director.  Keep Reading

Downtown’s First Cycling Studio Balances Sport and Luxury

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Indoor cycling studios are not necessarily a new form of exercise but they are newer to the boutique fitness studio market. Ryde Houston had it’s first class three years ago this month at their flagship River Oaks location. This week they opened downtown Houston’s first indoor cycling studio. Design firm Rottet Studio (behind Hotel Alessandra) oversaw the space which is the firms first fitness-focused project. Meaning the interiors and overall feeling of the studio will not disappoint and leave you feeling inspired both creatively and physically.  Keep Reading

Celebrate Mom This Year With a Delicious Meal

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Debating where to spoil your Mom this Mother’s Day? The list of options can be daunting, but we have narrowed it down to our top 8… there are just so many fun things happening!  Keep Reading

Underbelly is now more than four walls with a kitchen!

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“Underbelly is now more than four walls with a kitchen. It’s a philosophy that we use as our compass, not just in cooking, but in life. 

We opened UB Preserv to preserve what we started at Underbelly, but we’re taking it even further. Houston doesn’t limit itself, and neither are we. Houston is the most diverse city in the country, and our menu reflects that. Let’s break bread together and learn something new.” – Chris Shepherd, Chef and Owner

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Mother’s Day Pop Up Shop

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The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft will be hosting a pop up this weekend in the Asher Gallery, Saturday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 13, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., with a wide variety of earrings made by celebrated jewelers from all over the country.  Keep Reading

One of a Kind Hand-Painted Vintage Bags

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Painting on designer handbags has been happening for years, starting with Goyard painting stripes and initials on their bags since 1853. Now in 2018 painting a designer handbag, new or vintage, has become more of a creative art, giving your bag a one of a kind unique touch.

“Custom painting one of a kind luxury handbags, luggage and accessories with your monogram, initials or personally inspired work of art is an even more significant way to make your style stand out in a crowd.” – Donae Cangelosi Chramosta of The Vintage Contessa Keep Reading

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants go all out for Cinco de Mayo in Houston! Here are our top 5 spots who will be having amazing specials all day.  Keep Reading

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