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New Hotel Honors The Mother of Houston

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The landmark Allen Center, in downtown Houston, has been going through a complete renovation and re-identification thanks to Brookfield Properties. Anchoring the center will be the C.Baldwin Hotel, (formerly the DoubleTree Hilton) a luxury property that will embody everything modern day Houston has to offer. Named after Charlotte Baldwin Allen, known as the mother of Houston thanks to her generous donations that helped fund the city.  Keep Reading

Five Star Service at The Post Oak Hotel Spa

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The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown is the only AAA Five Diamond rated hotel in Houston and now has another prestigious award under their belt. Recently the spa, which opened three months prior, was awarded Forbes Five Star Rating. This milestone is incredibly exciting especially because it is now the only Five Star Rated spa in the state! The spa continues the tone of the entire hotel with impeccable service, lavish design, and high-quality amenities.  Keep Reading

Escape to Houston’s Living Room: Bayou & Bottle

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The Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Houston was designed to be “Houston’s Living Room.” A place where luxury meets Texas hospitality. The team has accomplished both said reputation and more since opening in 1981. The 30-story building has 468 rooms, a pool, spa, Topgolf simulators, 3 restaurants and more. Executive Chef Rafael Gonzalez and his team bring delicious and unique items to all three concepts that include a contemporary Italian restaurant, Quattro, and a chic bourbon bar, Bayou & Bottle.  Keep Reading

Your Complete Neighborhood Guide to Memorial

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The Memorial neighborhood has upgraded its status from a suburb on the outskirts of the city to a staycation destination and an accommodation option for business travelers. Hotel Sorella’s location in CityCentre, an inviting retail and dining hotspot paired with green space, makes for a strategic launching pad to explore the area whether you’re here for business or pleasure, or a mix of both. Keep Reading

Celebrate The Azalea Trail at The Houstonian

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This year marks the 84th annual Azalea Trail put on by the River Oaks Garden Club. The event, March 1st through the 3rd, kicks off the spring season in Houston. Over the years the event has grown into much more than a fundraiser for horticultural education, conservation, and civic beautification. It has become a place for both women and men from the greater Houston community to come together and take in the beauty of the cities blooming azaleas.

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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

Reinvigorated Texas Landmark: The Lancaster Hotel

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This past fall, the historic Lancaster Hotel reopened its’ doors after a multi-million dollar renovation. The hotel, which has been open since 1926 in Houston’s Theater District, is known for its hospitality and being home to many celebrity guests. The Shinn family of Dallas, who took ownership of the hotel in July 2017, kicked off the renovations with the goal of keeping the hotel’s charm and adding a focus on the visual arts.  Keep Reading

Treat Yourself: Primp & Pamper at these Top Spas

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Whether you’re seeking selfcare or in need of pampering without apology, leave it to the professionals at Houston’s top spas. Each spa on our “me time” tour takes a unique approach to the spa experience from ambiance to special ingredients in their signature treatments. With so much variety in H-Town’s spa scene, you might have to try them all.    Keep Reading

Tribute Celebrates The City’s Past, Present and Future!

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TRIBUTE, The Houstonian’s newly renovated restaurant opened this fall and the city is buzzing!  “TRIBUTE is a name that reflects the past, present, and future of The Houstonian brand in a timeless way and allows us to pay homage to our great city, our authentic and regional cuisine, and the enduring traditions of our guests,” said The Houstonian Hotel General Manager, Steve Fronterhouse. TRIBUTE is coining a new term for the type of food they are offering, “Tex-Lex” to account for the inspiration that comes from Texas, Mexico, and Louisiana. Keep Reading

Your Complete Neighborhood Guide to the Galleria & Uptown

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The Galleria is more than just the shopping mall anchored at the corner of Post Oak Boulevard and Westheimer. The Galleria area is home to a bustling business district, Williams Tower, the tallest building outside of Downtown Houston, and the nearby tony neighborhood of Tanglewood and childhood home of ZZ Top guitarist, Billy Gibbons. Always expanding, with more ritzy retail and restaurant options in every direction, it’s no surprise that the Galleria area also goes by the name Uptown.  

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