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  • Get Adventurous - Your Guide to Group Fun Credit: iFLY Houston Facebook Page
    July 28, 2017
    Exploring the city on your own is fun and checking it out with your partner can, well, double your pleasure. But if you want to really have a ball, get a whole group on board. While touring museums, checking out the latest blockbuster or shopping are always great standbys, we have something a little more adventurous for your crew--Bayou City Style. One, two, three, throw If you’re looking for something completely different, we just may have found it for you. Axe throwing. You heard that...
  • Vocal Local – Mike Holloman Credit: Monica Kressman
    July 17, 2017
    Mike Holloman is a Houstonian born and raised, having lived in Houston his entire life aside from his time at Texas A&M studying finance. “Since college I have lived in central Houston, in the Montrose, Upper Kirby, and Rice University areas. So, I’m a pure native Texan and Houstonian.” As far as work goes, Holloman owns the central Houston franchise of Murphy Business Brokers, a national business brokerage firm, where he works as a business broker. “After working...
  • Beat the Heat this Summer
    July 7, 2017
    If there's one thing that Houston is known for its heat. When June rolls around you can be sure that Houstonians are on the lookout for clever ways to beat the heat. The good news is H-Town is filled with great escapes marked by cooler temps. Whether you're a foodie, an adventure seeker, an arts connoisseur, or a lover of all things H2O, you will find your heat free heaven here in the bayou city. Here are seven things to do in Houston when the summer heat has you running for cover....
  • 10 "Must Stop" Pizza Spots
    June 20, 2017
    When it comes to pizza, one person’s perfect pie is another person’s close but no cigar. H-Town has so much great pizza to offer that whether you love it super crispy and charred or deep dish and gooey, you are sure to find your pizza profile somewhere close. Here are a handful of the city's best spots, as well as an extended list for some more delicious diversion. Bombay Pizza Co. Italian pizza with Indian flavors is what you’ll find at Bombay, like Tandoori Chicken,...
  • Local Voices: Jack Berger
    April 4, 2017
    Jack Berger got a later start than most at age 46. Rather late in life, he says, "but I have been trying to make the most of my journey by getting involved and staying active ever since.” Berger is a Syracuse grad and “the extremely proud father of two sons.” Over the last 11 years, he's happily volunteered his time with the organization Bunnies on the Bayou, helping raise funds through events that then go to other nonprofit LGBT organizations. He even served as...
  • Local Voices: David Goldberg
    March 9, 2017
    “One of my friends once described me as a unicorn. I am gay, white, Jewish and from Laredo -- something that does not exist in reality,” David Goldberg explains. When he first moved to Houston, he didn’t know anyone in the LGBTQ community. So, one of his friends recommended that he volunteer for an organization that's serves that community. “I started to volunteer at Bering Omega,” Goldberg says. “It changed my life. I witnessed firsthand some of...
  • Local Voices: Brad Odom-Harris
    February 14, 2017
    Born-and-raised Houstonian Brad Odom-Harris was the 2016 Male Grand Marshall of Houston Pride, an honor he is rightfully extremely proud of. "It all goes by in a flash," he says. "But I know that along with the other amazing grand marshals before and after me, we have all shared a passion and dedication to making Houston a better place to be out and proud!” Apart from his husband, whom he met ten years ago when Odom-Harris was President of Pride, his loves in life include...
  • Local Voices: Tonya Evinger
    January 26, 2017
    Tonya Evinger, a native of Odessa, Missouri, hasn’t lived in Houston long, but she’s quickly making her mark on H-Town. “I am quick to jump in on things like the recent fundraising auction at Pearl Bar and I often work with self-defense events at my local gym,” she says. Evinger is a professional athlete so most of her hobbies involve sports in one way or another, making training her work and her play. Helping out in the community is one of the few things that Evinger...
  • Local Voices: Stephanie Carpenter
    December 8, 2016
    Stephanie Carpenter was raised in Cleveland and Porter, Texas. Having grown up surrounded by what she calls “a lot of wonderful, conservative, and well-meaning Christian people” who raised her “to believe that God hated me and I was going to hell,” Carpenter moved to more liberal locales – first Austin, then San Marcos, and ultimately Houston. That was a long time ago. Now Carpenter is a Houston do-gooder who inspires a lot of people to the same. When...
  • Home for the Holidays Event Raises Money for Local Charities
    November 29, 2016
    If you are in Houston this weekend and want to meet people and make a difference, you’ll want to attend this year’s Home for the Holidays Party. It’s definitely where the girls are – not to mention more than a few of the boys. Carol Wyatt-Woodell and Sallie Wyatt-Woodell actually host the annual festive event in their home, and many call it the highlight of the season. We chatted with Carol Wyatt-Woodell on the event’s history and what guests can expect this...
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