Category: Stuff To Do

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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November Events

In case you actually have some free time before the holidays, there are some fun things happening in Houston this month. Add a few cool events to your calendar! Cinema Arts Festival Houston Starting today and continuing through the 14th, the Cinema Arts Festival Houston will honor some of the greatest in film. Guests include […]

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Mo-stache Time

We can’t all be as foxy with a mustache as Mr. Magnum P.I. here. But that sure doesn’t stop some men from trying (see: John Travolta). But, what if you could actually sport a ridiculous mustache for a whole month, and when people point and laugh, you can say, in complete honesty, that it’s for […]

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Best of Houston

So, I don’t know if you’ve heard, but it’s November. Yeah. Oh 2010, where hast thou gone? I might be alone in my mourning for a year that is going by entirely too quickly. But on the other hand, I’m just 30 days away from being able to listen to Christmas music with my head […]

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Trick or Treat Time!

There are many advantages to being a grown-up. No curfews, for one. But every year since I became too old to go house to house on Halloween night, I’ve missed the cool fall weather, the thrill of getting Reese’s instead of Smarties, and dressing up as something genuinely awesome, like a fried egg. In the […]

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The Run-Around

Whoever said Houston is the fattest city in America clearly never observed Rice University at lunch time on a Tuesday, or even a Wednesday or Thursday, perhaps even a Saturday morning, when the runners come out in droves. This is a city with some seriously dedicated runners, some of them may even be of the […]

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Dogtown

Lots of folks might think Houston is the worst place in the world for dogs. That the poor little guys just spend day and night cooped up in tiny apartments and confined to concrete walk ways. But Houston is a surprisingly dog-friendly city. You can hardly drive ten blocks without running into a dog park. […]

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Get Your Groupon

Do you like finding a great deal? Are you always looking for cool things to do and new business to try in Houston. If so, you’re going to love this little gem of a website I just stumbled upon. Recently, a little site known as www.Groupon.com has been shaking up the interwebs. This in-demand, highly […]

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Amazing October Events in Houston

October is finally here, which means we can all celebrate a fresh start with a new month! I just love a new month, don’t you? And who doesn’t love October? One, there are always plenty of fun costume parties. Two, we might have a cool day (or two). And three, we’re one month closer to […]

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Beer-Tasting in Downtown

Don’t you just love those all-too-common Texas days when it starts out with chirping birds and sunny skies and by afternoon, you do well just to hold on to your hat? It’s a-pourin’ rain this weekend, so what in the world is a hard-working, urban professional to do on a dark, wet Saturday? In California, […]

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