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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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Hotel Granduca Named Condè Nast Traveler’s Top-Rated Leading Hotels

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Exciting news for Hotel Granduca, one of Houston’s leading luxury hotels. Recently named Condè Nast Traveler’s Top-Rated Leading Hotels, the award-winning hotel is celebrating another accolade. The Italian-style hotel boasts fine quality service and amenities that will make any stay memorable! 

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Hotel or Museum?: How Art Enlightens Local Hotels

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Walking off the street into a hotel lobby is dramatic, by design. Lighting, music, scent, furniture, color are carefully assembled to create a distinctive ambiance. A hotel’s curated art collection can personalize that experience — transporting guests to a new sensory and emotional level.  As hoteliers seek to distinguish hotel stays, a notable art collection is a vibrant progressive approach to rise above the competition. Keep Reading

The Post Oak Hotel: A Five AAA Diamond Level and Experience

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The Post Oak Hotel has gone from American businessman Tilman Fertitta’s new project to the all-the-rage, popular destination for discerning travelers in just six months. Now, it’s the only AAA Five Diamond rated hotel in Houston, congrats! The Post Oak is one of only 89 properties to receive this prestigious rating and just one of two in Texas. As AAA puts it, “The five AAA Diamond levels describe the kind of experience members can expect.” Visitors can expect a lavish experience that combines comfort, culinary excellence, and a glimpse of Houston’s finest offerings. Keep Reading

Upscale and Modern Stay at Hotel Alessandra

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With 223 luxury rooms, fine dining at Lucienne, the lounge at Bardot, rooftop pool and an extensive list of other opulent offerings, Hotel Alessandra is not to be missed on the hot Houston scene. Opening this past fall, it is growing in popularity and Instagram fame with never-ending photo ops throughout.
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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

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