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
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
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
The Museum District is the center of Houston’s culture, art, and beautiful parks. With 19 cultural institutions, the pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is the perfect area to spend a Saturday afternoon. Keep Reading
Colorful, unique and creative murals are popping up on empty walls all over the country and Houston is no exception. When it comes to vivid murals there is one person who knows them the best, lifestyle and fashion blogger, Carrie Colbert. Her self-titled blog offers readers in-depth guides to murals and hot spots in Houston and other Texas cities. Whether you use murals to guide you through exploring the city’s public art scene or for cute photo ops, here are our top 5. Keep Reading
Twice a year, Houston is treated to one of the very best home décor and design markets around: DASH (an acronym for Design-Art-Style-Home). This expertly-curated, four-day event brings some of the best local and national vendors of antiques, art, textiles, clothing, jewelry and more to Houston, producing a market that’s versatile, comprehensive, and just plain fun. DASH Spring Market launches at Silver Street Studios on Thursday, April 26 and runs through Sunday, April 29—circle those dates in red on your calendar!
Keep a weather eye on the horizon… Tall Ships® Galveston is coming to town! From April 6-8, you’re invited to Galveston for a weekend of family-friendly fun. Explore this enchanting city’s historic harbor and downtown, all while enjoying daily events, eye-catching ships, live music, food, and more!
“The more things change, the more they stay the same” is a fitting tagline for Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, an area that somehow retains its eclectic roots as construction cranes continue to fill the air.
Happy hour makes everything better. Pinot’s Palette has made good use of this universal truth with their winning pairing of wine and painting with friends. Their program has become a favorite across the nation, drawing crowds for birthdays and bachelorette parties alike. Now, prepare for even more fun: Every third Wednesday from April through September, join Pinot’s Palette and the Houston Downtown District at Main Street Square for happy hour al fresco, beneath one of the city’s favorite public art installations, Trumpet Flower.