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  • Dog-gonnit!
    September 13, 2019
    Everyone loves hanging out with their best friend. Whether catching a few rays at the park or a few beers at the bar, it’s always good to be up on places that can accommodate comradery. And if your best friend happens to be covered in fur and walk on all fours then you want to make sure you’re in a welcoming atmosphere especially if you’re visiting Houston from elsewhere. Here are some great spots for doggie tourists and their owners. Houston is rife with restaurants that...
  • Veggie Tales: The Best Vegetarian Spots in the City
    September 10, 2019
    Texas and meat are pretty much synonymous. You can’t pass a block in Houston without seeing a barbeque joint, Tex-Mex restaurant or burger joint. Therefore, it’s not surprising that our vegetarian friends don’t feel the love they deserve in our great city. Next time you want to go to dinner, put down the ribs and consider going healthy at one of these veggie havens serving healthy, natural cuisine with some of the freshest ingredients the city has to offer. Verdine Verdine...
  • Stuck Like G.L.U.E. Credit: G.L.U.E. Weekend
    September 10, 2019
    October is just around the corner and with it comes cooler temps and the opportunity to wear layers...maybe. While everyone is loading up their Starbucks card in preparation for pumpkin spice latte season, the Houston leather community is polishing their gear in anticipation of one of the most entertaining weekends in the south, G.L.U.E weekend from October 11-13. G.L.U.E. stands for Gear, Leather, Uniform, Etc.. It’s an annual weekend in the leather community where enthusiasts gather to...
  • Brunch of the Month: Verdine
    September 3, 2019
    Vegan food gets a bad rap. Sadly, people sometimes equate it to just eating leaves and berries without giving it a try and seeing that you don’t need meat and dairy to be full of flavor. Take Verdine, our September Brunch of the Month, for instance. The Heights restaurant stemmed from the Ripe Cuisine food truck from chef-owner Stephan Hoban. Her philosophy of a “truthful, green dining” and having a 100% vegan eatery has put Verdine on the map as one of Houston’s...
  • 10 Underrated Houston Views
    September 3, 2019
    Everything is bigger in Texas — our great state is larger than France, Spain, Germany, and Japan. You can drive for 12 hours straight and still be within our borders. Along our western side are sprawling, brick-red mountains in a desert that was once under the prehistoric ocean. Deep in our heart is the Hill Country with its eponymous hills teeming with rocky cliffs, lush forests, and Czech sausage. The massive metropolis of Houston is decidedly flat, hovering barely 50 feet above sea...
  • Time Out
    August 29, 2019
    Part of Houston’s charm is its dancing dichotomy between the slow pace of a southern town and the hustle and bustle of a big city. This duality is reflected practically everywhere — five minutes on our freeways and you’ll see the way we effortlessly drive fast while somehow still in traffic. Our inner city is freckled with green spaces between the concrete. We make tea the slow way (in the sun) and then we drink it fast. Speaking in terms of Selena songs, the city’s...
  • Where's the Beef? Credit: José Ignacio Pompé
    August 21, 2019
    Houston is a big city with over 6 million people in the greater area. In most cities of similar size, the fancy foodie scene is ruled by Michelin Stars and tasting menus. Houston, per usual, does things a little differently. It’s not that we don’t have some of the most diverse and tasty food in the whole world, we do. But the top restaurants in Houston are less caviar and more filet mignon. If you’re coming to Houston then you need to save room for steak. Pappas Bros....
  • Improving With Age: Four Historic Houston Icons
    August 19, 2019
    When Houston was established in 1837 there were about a dozen residents. Over 180 years later that number has grown to 2.3 million and clocks in as the fourth largest city in the country. And although it isn’t the official capital of Texas (even though it was for two years 1837-1839) it is by far the cultural capital of the south. Houston’s stats may be great but nothing beats exploring the history first hand. These days, even historic buildings have taken on new purposes. Where an...
  • Vocal Local: Bob Morrissey Credit: Bob Morrissey via Instagram
    August 14, 2019
    Bob Morrissey doesn’t fit the mold, regardless of what that mold is for. “I’m a bad gay,” he says. “I don’t get involved in anything gay other than standup and talking about my gay sex life on stage in front of people.” He prefers the slower pace of a coffee shop, scribbling in his ever-present notebook, his flat affect dropping a joke that doesn’t hit you immediately. Unlike the comedians who ham it up and jump around on stage and in...
  • Houston Restaurant Weeks Credit: @hourestaurantwk
    August 7, 2019
    More and more, Houston is drawing international attention for its booming food scene. Just this past June, global lifestyle magazine, The Robb Report, named Houston’s own James Beard award-winning chef, Chris Shepherd, the best chef in the world (yes, WORLD). All this buzz adds weight to an idea that Houston’s residents have always known — Houston has some of the best food in the world. From August 1st-September 2nd, over 200 beloved Houston eateries participate in Houston...
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