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  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Four Wheeling
    September 24, 2019
    Many queer adults today didn't get to grow up with the sweet, nostalgic experiences of young love the way straight folks do. Bringing a date to prom, slow dancing at the sock hop, wearing someone's letter jacket for all to see — many idyllic rites of romantic passage are a bit delayed for us. Put on your rainbow-tinted glasses, though, and you might find that a missed experience is just an opportunity for doing things on your own terms, on your own time. One absolute must on the...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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