Cleveland Park: A Community Park Close to Home



A beautiful space just a half-mile from Memorial Hills, Cleveland Park is a go-to destination for fun, games, and meeting with neighbors. It’s a quiet, good-sized park with space to roam and relax. There’s a track that’s perfect for walking or jogging, and it’s dog-friendly as well. You can play a pickup game at the […]

Don’t Forget to Bring Your Pup to Yappy Hour in Bagby Park



On Friday, September 23rd, Bagby Dog Park will be home to a special happy hour for humans and dogs too. From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., bring your pup out for playtime with other dogs at this popular park. Dogs will enjoy the treats, and you'll enjoy the giveaways, contests, and more. Plus, It's completely free […]

Bring Your Pup to Underdogs Pub



More than 300 liquors; 200-plus craft beers; 18 rotating taps. If you like variety, Underdogs Pub is the place to go in Houston. There's no shortage of options when it comes to the drink menu, which also encompasses roughly 200 different types of whiskey and 30 infused liquors. Come by on Wednesday night to try […]

Discovery Green: An Urban Oasis in the Heart of Downtown Houston



From an upscale residential area to a desolate pair of parking lots, the land adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center deteriorated quickly in the 20th century. By 2002, local philanthropists decided they had to do something about it, so they teamed up with the city to transform these parking lots into a stunning […]

Yoyo’s Hot Dog Serves Loaded Hot Dogs Near You



Most people don’t think of a hot dog as an upscale meal, but at Yoyo’s Hot Dog, it is. The hot dog stand is regularly rated one of the best restaurants in Houston, offering dogs that come stacked with an array of flavorful toppings that are unlike any combination you've ever had. Try the most […]

Take a Step Back from City Life at Hermann Park



Named for George Hermann, the man who gifted the park to Houston in 1914, Hermann Park has long been a part of the urban landscape in this Southern city. At nearly 450 acres, this sprawling park attracts roughly six million visitors every year, both city dwellers looking for an escape and out-of-towners wanting to explore […]

Brown Bag Deli Is a Go-To Spot for Delicious Sandwiches Near You



There are many outposts of the popular Brown Bag Deli, a spot for top-notch sandwiches and salads, including one location that is just two miles from Memorial Hills. The sandwiches come in all the varieties you can imagine—try the egg salad on jalapeño cheddar bread for something with a kick, or try a classic roasted […]

Grab a Seat on the Patio at Onion Creek



When you sit out on the patio at Onion Creek on a warm, breezy night, you might forget you're in Houston. According to regulars, Onion Creek feels more like an inviting Austin eatery on these warm evenings, especially with the colorful cocktails and board games. Perhaps the best time to visit is during brunch on […]

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