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  • Music Venues to Check Out in Houston
    September 20, 2018
    While Austin is often referred to as “The Music Capital of Texas,” Houston’s music scene has been making a lot of noise and making its presence known – and for good reason. From smaller clubs to midsize venues, the Bayou City has it all and hosts all the top names. Here are some of the best places in Houston to see all your favorites and discover new acts to add to your Spotify playlists. Revention Music Center Revention Music Center has the feel of a large arena...
  • Most Instagrammable Houston Spots Credit: Jonathan Ivy Photography
    September 7, 2018
    With the everyday hustle and bustle of the work week, it is easy to forget to stop, take a moment and enjoy the beauty that Houston has to offer. From the lush gardens and bayous to pockets of art and sculptures, there are tons of spots to take in and photograph. Visit any one of these scenic locations for a picture-perfect Instagram post, #Nofilter necessary. Bayou Bend Gardens Nestled off Memorial Drive, this 14-acre facility houses some of the most beautiful art, paintings and nature in the
  • Thirst Traps: Houston's Finest Wine Bars
    August 27, 2018
    Sometimes, ordering wine feels more like a test than a fun night out. You get handed that dictionary-sized menu and you feel pressure to make a choice quickly. Luckily, Houston has a plethora of wine bars with experts willing to extend a helping hand and wine bottle opener. So, whether you want to become a novice sommelier, or if you only know you like “reds,” head out to one of these bars and sip on a glass because it’s always wine o’clock somewhere. 13 Celsius One...
  • Vocal Local: Ali Lozano Credit: Vocal Local: Ali Lozano
    August 15, 2018
    If you’re anything like me, you’ve definitely been sucked into a marathon of Law and Order: SVU (DUN DUN) on more than one occasion. And if so, you’ve heard the detectives talk about transporting criminals to “the tombs.” Well, it isn’t only criminals who experience going there, sometimes it is individuals fighting for social justice. Just ask Houstonian, Ali Lozano. In April 2011, Ali was arrested and detained for around 26 hours for protesting and...
  • Brunch on the Month: The Breakfast Klub
    August 7, 2018
    Houston’s food scene has exploded over the past few years with so many options, it seems unlikely to expect Houstonians to wait in line at any restaurant. So, the line outside the iconic The Breakfast Klub every weekend seems like an anomaly but after just one outing, you’ll see why this breakfast spot is worth the wait. Over the years, the midtown staple has garnered a plethora of praise including being featured on Good Morning America , and earned spots on Best Breakfast Spot...
  • Trivial Pursuit: Best Trivia in Town
    July 25, 2018
    Here’s an easy question for you: What group activity has taken H-Town bars by storm? Give up? It’s trivia! Trivia nights have become as commonplace at local bars as craft beer and cornhole boards. While some bars have partnered with the popular groups like Geeks Who Drink, some host their own weekly quiz nights for those looking for a little mental stimulus with their happy hours. And while the prizes are nice, the fun group interaction keep Houstonians coming back week after week....
  • Houston's Hottest Tiki Bars Credit: Lei Low Facebook page
    July 24, 2018
    Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! If you can’t squeeze in a tropical vacay this summer, don’t worry. Houston has you covered. Our favorite city has plenty of bars that offer all the fruity cocktails and laid-back atmosphere you could want without setting foot on a plane. We’ve found some of the best around, so grab your fellow rum enthusiasts and escape to one of these local tropical paradises. Lei Low Lei Low is a slice of Hawaii in the Bayou City. This Heights area rum...
  • Houston's Instagrammable Pride Spots Credit: Biscuit Paint Wall
    June 15, 2018
    Let’s face it, in terms of social media these days it is all about Instagram. Even us at My Gay Houston think so ( Don’t forget to follow us! ). Houston is a stunning city and offers plenty of architecture and artwork to get your Instagram plenty of “likes.” Show your LGBTQ pride, and H-Town pride, by snapping a photo at these picture-perfect spots. Rainbow Crosswalk Located at Westheimer and Taft, the colorful pride crosswalk was recently repainted to be as bright as...
  • Brunch of the Month: Alice Blue
    June 2, 2018
    No restaurant embodies the cool, laid-back aura of The Heights more than Alice Blue . This modern American Bistro is open seven days a week but it is their weekend brunch menu that keeps hungry Houstonians coming back for more. Upon entering the quaint restaurant, guests are greeted by a ray of light and an open and relaxed feeling. Oversized booths in cool greys and blues line both sides of the restaurant with walls adorned with a geometric wallpaper that adds pops of yellow. A panel of thin
  • Pride Celebrations for the Whole Family
    May 24, 2018
    June is chock-full of Pride parties for LGBTQ Houstonians , however most tend to occur at clubs or bars. So, what do you do if you have children and want them to learn a little history, culture, or just mingle with other LGBTQ families and allies? Never fear, Pride Houston did not forget about you. There are plenty of events happening during Pride that are family-friendly and will have entertainment for adults and kids alike. We’ve got some ideas on how you ‘rents can celebrate...
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