Category: Tools

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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It’s Not Me, It’s You: On Bad Driving in Houston

Bad driving is one of the biggest points of contention for Houstonians and visitors to this city. If you Google Houston, no doubt you’ll find tons of hits and forums where people complain endlessly about how terrible Houston drivers are. People pull out in front of you. Drive next to you in YOUR lane. Blah, [...]

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SWF Seeks BFF

I recently stumbled on a fully-entertaining and useful blog–MWF Seeking BFF–by Rachel Bertsche, an O mag web producer and journalist, about her quest to find a bestest buddy in her new town of Chicago. In other words, a BFF. You know, that gal (or guy!) you can tell everything too, cry in front of, and [...]

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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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Getting Around

Sometimes I’m completely overwhelmed by how big this city really is. When I think about all the newcomers, I have a lot of sympathy. It’s one thing to move here. But it’s another thing entirely to get around the city with ease and confidence. And in one piece. Driving in Houston is a skill all [...]

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Around Me for iPhone

I’m embarrassed to say this, but I honestly don’t know what I would do without my iPhone. It’s so much more than just a phone in the same way that Kitt from Knight Rider is more than just a car. What can I say? I am a product of my generation. Take the Around Me [...]

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