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  • Pride All Night Long
    June 19, 2019
    When the Pride Parade ends on June 22, the celebration definitely won’t be stopping. The festivities continue well into the morning with after parties celebrating the LGBTQ community throughout the city. Almost all Houston-area bars will be featuring drink specials and rejoicing in Pride so don’t forget to check our listings of LGBTQ bars in the city before making your final choice of where to take your night. But here are some of the hottest goings-on after the last float goes...
  • Brunch of the Month: Brasserie du Parc Credit: Asked for permission to use for Spanish blog
    June 3, 2019
    Located in the très chic One Park Place tower, is a quaint French bistro with all the food and fare of Paris, but none of the arrogance. Brasserie du Parc – from the owners of Uptown Park’s Etoile Cuisine et Bar – is on the Northern side of Discovery Green and has an attached creperie for guests on the go. Brasserie du Parc gets our recommendation this month not only because of the delicious French food but its proximity to Discovery Green and how it makes the perfect...
  • An Insider’s Guide to Pride
    May 24, 2019
    June means Pride Month for LGBTQ people around the world, and this year Houston will celebrate its 41st Pride celebration. Born from the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969 in New York, a group of LGBTQ people, famously led by transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson, fought off police who had been raiding the fledgling bar intent on harassing LGBTQ customers. That riot turned into protest marches and those evolved into what is commonly known as the Pride parade. Although the parade has taken on
  • Brunch of the Month: La Sicilia
    May 2, 2019
    Located on Westheimer in the Montrose District, the gay-owned bakery, La Sicilia Italian Bakery & Cafe, is heaven for anyone with a sweet tooth. Couple Antonio Rios and Diego Chiarello have brought a slice of Sicily to the Houston neighborhood with authentic pastries, desserts and a scrumptious lunch menu. View this post on Instagram A post shared by LA SICILIA Bakery & Cafe (@lasiciliausa) on Jun 19, 2018 at 8:03am PDT Inside this rustic
  • Brunch of the Month: Harold's
    April 1, 2019
    Nestled on bustling 19th Street in The Heights, is a Louisiana oasis serving up authentic Southern Creole cuisine that has been delighting Houstonians for years. Harold’s is not just a bar and restaurant, it is a Houston landmark. Originally a men’s clothing store, owner Alli Jarrett transformed the nearly century-old building into a brunch paradise with downstairs bar, and upstairs dining room and terrace providing a wonderful view of the neighborhood. View this post on
  • Run for a Cause at the Gay 10K
    March 20, 2019
    Ready… Set… Go! It’s once again time to put on your running shoes and run for a cause at Houston’s third annual Gay 10k run on April 6. Rain or shine, participants are invited to come out for Houston’s most vibrant and colorful 10k run and walk. Started in 2016, the Gay 10k has raised more than $7,000 and nearly doubled in participants. The race’s vision of “One Love, One Finish,” is to make a positive impact in the LGBT community, strive...
  • Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar Comes to Houston
    March 11, 2019
    Pull up your Instagram app because your new favorite obsession just opened its doors in Houston. The Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar, located at Montrose and Westheimer, is a whimsical new eatery celebrating everyone’s favorite and nonexistent animal: the unicorn. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Magical Dessert Bar (@magicaldessertbar) on Feb 21, 2019 at 2:40pm PST Dreamt up by the owners of Chills 360, this magical place is the
  • Brunch of the Month: BB Lemon
    February 28, 2019
    Located on Washington Avenue, BB Lemon, the cozy sister restaurant to the masculine B&B Butchers, is Benjamin Berg’s new restaurant that is brightening up the Houston restaurant scene – and no, not just because of the neon yellow sign out front. Like an old-school lemonade stand, there is something refreshing and nostalgic about BB Lemon upon first glance. The green, wood paneling mixed with the vintage-inspired marquee give a retro feel that’s immediately welcoming....
  • Vocal Local: John Ross Palmer
    February 14, 2019
    John Ross Palmer is The Hardest Working Man in the Art Business. No, really, that’s the name of a documentary about him that can be found on YouTube. But taking into account his thriving gallery, John Palmer Fine Art Gallery, mentorship program Art Launch, charitable work and much more, it is a well-deserving title. This born and raised Houstonian now proudly owns a three-building studio/gallery off historic Heights Boulevard where he hosts and sells his art, as well as give opportunities...
  • Rodeo Days
    February 6, 2019
    They say, “Everything is bigger in Texas,” and nothing embodies that more than the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The largest in the world, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo attracts around 2.5 million people each year and is considered H-Town’s signature event. Now, if this is your first Rodeo, navigating it can be quite overwhelming. Well, don’t worry partner! Dust off your boots because here’s a quick rundown of all you need to know to enjoy this...
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