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Posts from November 2019

  • Holiday Fun for the Whole Family
    November 29, 2019
    The holiday season is all about three things: family, food and fun. When you are not baking in the kitchen or running to the store to get those last-minute, take some time out to make lasting memories at these holly jolly events around the city. Zoo Lights Each year the Houston Zoo turns into a whimsical wonderland with their Zoo Lights extravaganza. This year there are new attractions, including a 100-foot-long Infinity Tunnel of Light, a 4-D Enchanted Forest, a giant Ice Dragon and a Winter
  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
    November 21, 2019
    Hey, you, come here. Get close. No closer. Closer still. I have a secret that I need to tell you. Now this has to remain between you, me and the readers of this blog. Houston has a secret bar scene and we have the passwords you need to get in. Here are five of the best kept secret bars in Houston. Tongue-Cut Sparrow View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tongue-Cut Sparrow (@tonguecutsparrow) on Jan 5, 2019 at 12:53pm PST This small,
  • Small Business Saturday, Houston-Style Credit: Photo by Korie Cull on Unsplash
    November 20, 2019
    One of Houston’s many nicknames is “The Energy Capital of the World” because we have over 5,000 energy-related businesses in operation across our greater metro area. While Houston is known as a titan of the oil industry, our renowned diversity heralds constant creativity and innovation. We have so many new enterprises in a myriad of industries, and it’s basically impossible to leave empty-handed when celebrating Small Business Saturday in Houston. Whether...
  • Uniquely Houston Gifts Credit: Photo by Kira auf der Heide on Unsplash
    November 12, 2019
    Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the nation, so when you’re looking for a gift to take home after your visit, you’re probably not going to head to the nearest Target. Our local businesses have an expertly curatorial eye that reflect the vibrancy of our artists and makers. The creative underbelly of Houston is like a string of holiday lights that, together, make all 669 square miles of our city shine brighter. Even if you don’t have a gift idea in mind, these...
  • Mind Your Business: Michael's Cookie Jar
    November 12, 2019
    Mind Your Business is a new section honoring LGBTQ-owned businesses in the Houston area. We aim to bring visibility to these wonderful businesses, owned by members of the community. Nothing is better than the smell of freshly baked cookies. The aroma can instantly transport you to memories of your childhood and get your mouth watering. While there is much debate on the perfect cookie (I vote Snickerdoodle) there seems to be one for everyone. In Houston, there is no better place to branch out
  • Holiday Shows and Events Around Houston
    November 7, 2019
    One of the most jubilant times in Houston is when the city gets hit with its first fall chill after a long summer. Usually in late autumn, everyone breaks out their winter coats and scarves, getting into the spirit of the season with changing leaves, sparkling lights, and pumpkin spice everything. Our winters are comparatively mild to other parts of the country, so our holiday celebrations are exuberant, energetic, and a perfect opportunity to observe happy Houstonians in their colorful holiday
  • Peace On Earth Credit: Mariana Cano
    November 7, 2019
    Let’s face it, the holidays can be great, but they can also be stressful. For many LGBTQ people, family time is not always the most relaxing. Sometimes you need to just get away and with an election year on the horizon quiet places will be at a premium. Sure, you could always sit in your empty car in the Target parking lot, or you can choose one of these peaceful Htown places to collect your thoughts and calm your nerves before you head back to the fam. The Menil Collection View
  • Brunch of the Month: Superica
    November 4, 2019
    In Houston, Tex-Mex food reigns supreme. Superica, from native Houstonian chef Ford Fry, is one of five in the country serving up delicious huevos and cocktails every weekend during brunch time. Located in the Heights, this Mexican hotspot has been delighting patrons for more than a year and keep them coming back for more. Upon entering, diners will feel at home with the casual décor. Wooden tables with green and cream chairs, and banquettes line the walls with ornate tile flooring bringing...
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