Category: Entertaining

Most anticipated restaurant openings for fall 2016!

These are a few of the most anticipated restaurants opening through the end of the year 60 Pioneers: The owners of Southern Goods plan to open a restaurant with a menu inspired by Texas history and its culinary influences (French, Spanish, Mexico, German, Czech, Cajun/Creole). The location is the Heights, and October is the goal. [...]

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Thousands gather to kick off Houston’s new theater season!

Originally published on: chon.com Thousands of people milled about downtown Houston’s Theater DistrictSunday as the city’s robust industry of performing arts kicked off its 2016-2017 season. Marching bands hammered beats in the streets, costumed ballerinas eluded eloquence, actors paraded in renaissance garb and youngsters banged, bowed and blew at the “instrument petting zoo.” The doors of Houston’s great [...]

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How much do you love your home? The story behind the Disney movie, Up!

Do you love your home as much as Edith Macefield, the 84-year-old Seattle woman whose story is remarkably similar to the plotline in the movie “Up”? She turned down a $1 million offer in 2006, then forced developers to build their five-story shopping mall around her little cottage. Do you love your home as much [...]

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Montrose Rollerblader enjoys glide into fame into the next round of America’s Got Talent!

You may have have noticed him rollerblading around Montrose in a Spandex jumpsuit with bedazzled inline skates, but now Juan Carlos is getting national attention. The YouTube sensation hit the big screen on NBC’s America’s Got Talent  in an encore performance Tuesday night and about 50 friends and fans joined him at Phoenicia’s MKT Bar for a viewing party that turned into a big celebration. [...]

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Tips from an A list designer to make your home Houston Design Savvy!

Good design only comes with a curated layering of collections, textures and materials, an overlapping process that brings energy and soul to a home. That’s the philosophy interior designer Jay Jeffers shares in his debut monograph, Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool: The Art of Bold, Stylish Interiors. Founder of the full-scale Jeffers Design Group based in San Francisco, the Texas native will [...]

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Looking for fun activities in Houston this Weekend? Look No More.

On the calendar this week are a green-loving, white-themed young professionals bash, a quirky best-of-the-best show, a performance in which Brahms and The Beatles feel right at home, a spicy food battle and a musical journey to Hungary. Urban Green Young Professionals hosts “Birthday en Blanc: Still White Hot at 100 Years Old” You can always [...]

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The New Happy Hour

Happy hour serves two functions in Houston: an excuse to socialize with friends and something to do while waiting for the traffic to clear out. There is definitely some comfort in visiting the same places over and over again. But sometimes, you want to try something new. Our favorite, CultureMap Houston, recently published an exciting [...]

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Walking Westheimer Might be Better than Walking Washington

Washington really took off in the last few years as the most popular nighttime destination in Houston. Some say the bloom is off the flower when it comes to the Washington scene and seek out smaller pockets of culture to enjoy after the sun goes down. One of these pockets is on Westheimer just west [...]

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Spec’s Liquor – Midtown

Spec’s in Midtown With Thanksgiving just a week away, I have food on the brain. I’m sure this state of mind will dissolve next Thursday the moment I throw my fork down in surrender. But in the meantime, I’m consumed (ha! consumed!) by all the yumminess headed my way. It’s times like these when I [...]

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