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 […]

Enjoy a Morning Trip Along the Sandy Reed Memorial Trail



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 […]

New Facebook Sweepstakes! Enter to Win an iPad Mini!



To enter the Sweepstakes, visit our Facebook Page and then look for the Sweepstakes tab (image shown below) located on our Facebook Page to enter. Sweepstakes ends August 31st, 2016. We suggest you like our page to keep informed about future sweepstakes and community happenings. For mobile users, click here to enter.

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