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  • 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
  • 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...
  • Celebrate Camp: The Best Places to Camp Around Houston
    October 23, 2019
    Who doesn’t love a good camping (or glamping) trip? There is so much to do like sleeping under the stars, roasting marshmallows and telling stories around the fire. Luckily, there are many campsites that are just a short drive from the city and with Houston’s mild weather, camping is almost a year-round event. We’ve gathered some of the best places for you to pitch your tent and set up camp. Brazos Bend State Park Located just about 45 miles southwest of Houston, Brazos Bend...
  • Vocal Local: Eric Edward Schell Credit: Pride Portraits
    October 11, 2019
    Three years ago, Eric Edward Schell started Pride Portraits, a Houston-based nonprofit photography studio dedicated to giving people a platform to tell their own story. He began taking photos of individuals to show the unification of not being afraid to celebrate pride after the horrific Pulse shooting and he was soon overcome with the outpouring of support his project received. The concept is simple enough: Photograph LGBTQIA+ individuals in front of a Jackson Pollock-like background, painted
  • Brunch of the Month: Eunice Credit: Eunice
    October 1, 2019
    Located in Upper Kirby, Eunice is a Cajun and Creole brasserie headed by chef Drake Leonards. The restaurant is named after Leonards’ hometown and brings the charm and powerful flavors of Southern Louisiana to the Greenway Plaza area. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eunice Restaurant (@eunicerestaurant) on Sep 11, 2019 at 4:15pm PDT When you walk into Eunice, you immediately feel how open and airy it is. Square lanterns, wrapped
  • Full Swing Ahead: Houston's Best Golf Courses
    September 18, 2019
    The is a lot to love about golf: being surrounded by the beautiful outdoors, enjoying a relaxing sporting activity, and of course, the after-game cocktail. Houston has more than 150 golf courses around the city that will impress any golf lover. So, whether you are just starting or consider yourself as a Tiger Woods, grab your clubs, start the golf cart and get ready to yell FORE! Memorial Park Golf Course The Memorial Park Golf Course is recognized as one of the best municipal courses in the
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brunch of the Month: A'Bouzy
    August 1, 2019
    Calling all champagne lovers – we’ve got your next brunch haven where you will definitely leave feeling a little a’boozy . From the former management of Houston’s Brasserie 19, is A’Bouzy – a chic and trendy restaurant located in River Oaks specializing in refined French bistro cuisine. View this post on Instagram A post shared by a'Bouzy Restaurant (@abouzyhtx) on Apr 1, 2019 at 8:37am PDT The first thing you’ll notice when you pop into
  • Vocal Local: Khaliah Guillory
    July 23, 2019
    Don’t sleep on Khaliah Guillory, even though that is exactly the purpose of her new business venture. The self-proclaimed nap enthusiast is making it snazzy to snooze in the middle of the workday with the opening of Nap Bar, a full-service “bar” – think spa and no alcohol – where patrons can rent pods to rejuvenate with a quick catnap. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nap Bar, LLC (@napbarhou) on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:40am PDT Now
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