Category: Rice University

Living is good at The Fairmont

What happens when you take a little bit of Paris and a pinch of Abu Dhabi and mix it with a whole lot of Montrose? You get Fairmont Museum District, of course.

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Don’t-Miss September Events in Houston

Summer might be over. But September has plenty to offer you, with tons of awesome events happening inside the loop and around the Houston area. Here are my top picks! Rice vs. Texas in Reliant Stadium On Saturday, September 4, 2010, an old rivalry in Texas college football will have a long over-due rematch. Rice [...]

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Ten Reasons to Make Houston Your Home

Houston gets a lot of bad press. Frankly, it breaks my little heart the way people beat up on us. The weather’s lousy, they say. We’re in a swamp. Everybody has guns. Mosquitoes are the size of parakeets. Crime is on the rise. It takes forever to get anywhere. It’s too hot to live. Blah, [...]

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Neighborhood Crash Course: Montrose

Those who have never been to Houston think smog, traffic, and humidity when they imagine our beloved city. Well, they’re not entirely off point. But many people also assume that Houston is not a diverse city, that it’s a homogeneous place where everyone looks, thinks, and does that same things as everyone else. Nothing could [...]

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RA Sushi + Bronx Bar

It’s Friday night in Houston, folks! I hope everyone has fun plans for the evening, plans to get out in this beautiful city and have some fun on a hot summer night. If you’re all dressed up with no place to go, here are a few hints: RA Sushi (Westheimer)3908 Westheimer Rd (Highland Village) Houston, [...]

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Rice University To-Do’s

Since it’s Rice Week here at Inner Loop Living, and you could write a whole blog about the place, I thought I’d share some of the great things to do ON CAMPUS at Rice University. After all, we can’t all be learning superstars, right? You don’t have to be a Rice alum to still enjoy [...]

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Neighborhood Crash Course: Rice University

Rice University is a very unique area of Houston. You can easily forget you’re in the nation’s 4th largest city as you cruise the streets of this ‘quaint’ neighborhood. Students bombard the crosswalks with books in hand, mom’s chauffeur their kids here and there. It’s a town within a town. The Rice district obviously revolves [...]

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