Category: Social Life

The Galleria announces new store openings, relocations!

The $30 million renovation of the Galleria’s luxury wing is one of several developments happening at the shopping hub. The wing will house the retail district’s flagship Saks Fifth Avenue store, scheduled to open April 28. The full wing renovation will be complete in 2017. Temporary locations have been established for other stores as retailers [...]

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Museum of Fine Arts unveils $450 expansion project!

When the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston‘s $450 million master plan expansion is completed in 2019, the city as well as the museum will be poised for an enviable uptick in national and international cachet. The plan, which will be officially unveiled at a museum luncheon today, reimagines the 14-acre campus as a cultural drawing card complete with several [...]

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Five DON’T MISS Events this weekend in Houston!

On tap this week is a show presented by sexy gals,a film festival with notable premieres, a day that celebrates the city’s artsy prowess, a catastrophic vaudevillian musical and a cooking class so you don’t ruin high-end proteins. Dem Damn Dames presents “Party Like a Popstar” You absolutely have to love the titillating gals that [...]

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Summer Fest Fashion Guide!!

Get ready to pretend you’re artsy (even if it’s just for 48 hours) and endure the humidity for your favorite bands because Free Press Summer Fest is finally here. To kick off your summer, the up-and-coming music festival hits Houston Saturday and Sunday with some hot and not-so-hot artists. But who’s complaining? As long as you have [...]

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Ready for Outdoor Dining? Take advantage of Patio Seating Weather with these deals at CITYCENTRE

Although Houston’s patio weather days sometimes seem numbered, the European-style open-air layout of CITYCENTREmakes al fresco dining a breeze — and a number of restaurants offer just the right deals for guests to enjoy it all season long. “Our patio seems to be really popular with the lunch and post-work crowd during the workweek, and it’s [...]

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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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Halloween is here! (Almost)

Years ago, there was only one way to celebrate Halloween in Houston: Fright Fest at Astroworld. Well, those days are long gone. But you still have plenty of options if you’d like to get more than one wear out of your homemade costume: Scream on the Green Discovery Green steps up yet again to provide [...]

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The Queen Vic – Houston’s Dressed-up Pub

I’ve been driving by The Queen Vic for a while and meaning to venture inside. The gilded sign and charming terrace seemed worth a visit. But when it came time to pick a restaurant on Friday nights, this pub-with-a-twist never came to mind because it’s tucked away on Richmond, past the chaos of the Kirby [...]

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Houston’s Back to Football

Houston always welcomes September with open arms. The first month of autumn brings cooler temps and football, two things that are greatly missed during the summer. This year, the start of football season is more exciting than ever since it almost didn’t happen due to a potentially devastating lockout. But now we’re “back to football.” [...]

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The West Alabama Ice House

New clubs and bars open in Houston every month. Each one comes up with a new theme, a menu of $14 drinks and lofty appetizers, and hopes for the best. Some of them make it. Most of them don’t. At least not for eighty years, like the treasured West Alabama Ice House. The Ice House’s [...]

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