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Neighborhood Guide: East Downtown…EaDo for Short!

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EaDo is more than just a designation for its proximity east of downtown. EaDo is also a neighborhood with trendy bars and restaurants to match its catchy nickname, along with a past life as the home to Houston’s original Chinatown. Hotel Alessandra’s downtown location allows guests a convenient path for exploring the area just beyond the skyscrapers and the George R. Brown Convention Center. Keep Reading

5 Exciting Things to Do In Galveston This Summer

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Summer is undoubtedly beach season, and there are few places better to go for sun, sand, and surf than Galveston Island. Yet there’s far more to see and do here this summer than you’d expect, including some truly extraordinary experiences you won’t find anywhere else. From exploring a World War II submarine or soaring above Galveston in a helicopter, these adventures serve up unique ways to spice up your stay when you need a break from the beach. Keep Reading

Experience a Late Night Party at The Museum of Fine Arts

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will transform into a late-night party for Mixed Media by BBVA Compass on July 20 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy cocktails, food, live music, and art in Houston’s largest museum. Keep Reading

The 4th Annual Southern Smoke Festival

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The Southern Smoke Foundation was originally founded to raise money for MS; after co-founder Chris Shepard learned of his good friend and former sommelier Antonio Gianola was diagnosed. Since 2015 they have raised  $454,000 for the MS Society and added a second cause to their focal point- people in the food and beverage industry affected by Hurricane Harvey. This years event will continue to support both causes.
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Where to Celebrate & Eat on the 4th of July

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Even though 4th of July lands on a Wednesday this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the holiday! The city and its’ businesses are celebrating in different ways and we’ve rounded up a few options for you to enjoy Independence Day in Houston!  Keep Reading

Bamboo Waves Flood The Museum of Fine Arts

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Artists Mike and Doug Starn have reconceived their internationally acclaimed Big Bambù project for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Considered an ever-evolving installation, experience thousands of bamboo poles, pathways, and waves engulfing two levels of Ludwig Mies van de Rohe-designed galleries from June until September 3rd, 2018. Keep Reading

Sound of Summer: Houston’s Top 5 Music Venues

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When it comes to live music Houston attracts the best artists and bands from all genres of music. Our venues range from saloons operated by local firemen to mega stadiums that gather fans in the thousands! We have rounded up our top 5 spots, hope you get a chance to enjoy.  Keep Reading

Summer Saturday’s at River Oaks District

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During the Summer months of June and July, the River Oaks District will be hosting a community based ‘Summer Saturday’s’. It is fun either the entire family can enjoy or make for a unique date! There will be live music and workout classes hosted by Equinox, and smoothie and juices from Fuel Kitchen and Health Bar along with kid-friendly games.  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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Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio Comes to Town

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Now through August 5th, you can experience the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston‘s Right Here, Right Now series that focuses on 19 artists and collectives living and working in San Antonio, Texas. This exhibit has it all, offering fresh pieces from a plethora of creative minds spanning from all over SA Town.
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