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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Finding your favorite park is a great way to officially assimilate into a new neighborhood. If you’re on the hunt for your new green space near Memorial Hills, check out the newly renovated Eleanor Tinsley Park on Sabine Street. The park is famous for it’s clear view of the city’s skyline, and it's conveniently located […]
The ever-present Houston sun streams through green treetops. It casts a glow across runners and bikers. It washes ebbing waters in bright blue hues. It dapples a wide concrete path with light. This is the scene that unfolds every day at Buffalo Bayou Park, a beloved green space nestled right in the midst of the […]
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Campesino Coffee serves unique coffee blends, and locals have taken notice to the delicious cups of java that are being poured at this coffee shop. All the beans that are used at Campesino Coffee are sourced from South America, Central America, or Mexico, and while the bean selection rotates, guests can expect flavorful cups of […]