When you think of Houston, warm weather and fun in the sun instantly come to mind. But when the weather starts cooling down, you may be scratching your head thinking about what activities you can actually do during winter. Despite the cooler weather, Houston offers all the hustle and bustle in winter as it does
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A Quinceañera is the Hispanic tradition of celebrating a girl’s coming of age on her 15th birthday. The tradition has become a mix of religious customs and a very big party for friends and family members that include great food, music and dancing. The celebration also highlights the virtues of family, God and social responsibility
By the time January hits, it starts to feel like winter has been going on for months. There’s something about January that feels particularly depressing for Houston residents, who are used to sunny skies and warm weather 24/7. Once January starts, the holiday season is officially over. Work resumes, school starts back up, and gorgeous
We know you have many options when it comes to hiring a driver for your transportation needs. App-based companies like Uber and Lyft continue to increase in popularity as a common way to get around these days. But many of these companies have come scrutiny lately, and we believe there are several reasons why a
Looking for and applying for a new job can always be a bit nerve-wracking. But once you actually land an interview, the real test awaits. Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for their job interview. Here are some tips for selling yourself and putting your best foot forward during an interview.
It’s that time of year again – it’s time to celebrate the close of 2018 and ring in 2019 in high style! In just a few days, you have the perfect occasion to dress like the most twinkly disco ball and dance the night away! Or perhaps you’ll join friends for cocktails and fun conversations?
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other… Wish you all Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! Stay safe while continuing to enjoy this holiday season! Planning for a holiday trip can either be a lot of fun or a lot of stress.
It’s the time of year to eat, drink and be merry. But of all the festive occasions you attend this month, holiday parties can be the trickiest to navigate, especially if it’s a work-related event. Of course, you want to have fun. But there are certain Dos and Don’ts you might want to abide
With nice weather and days off coming up from school and work, the end of the year is a great time to see live music at a variety of venues in Houston. Local bars, clubs and music halls support a myriad of genres and a wide range of musicians. Here are some of the best
With Thanksgiving now behind us, end-of-year holiday parties are coming up for many employees working in the Houston area. Our region is a major corporate center and headquarters to 23 Fortune 500 companies. Many multinationals and domestic companies, including more than half of the world’s top foreign-based corporations, have offices or warehouses in Houston, so
The holiday season is a busy time for many people. With so much shopping, socializing, cooking and traveling, it can hard to fit in time for much else. But we encourage you to stop and take a look around you – especially at people and places in your community that may need some assistance. Volunteering
With more than a dozen distinct shopping areas, Houston is the style capital of the South. Our great city fulfills all shopping needs, from vintage to high-end designer. And when it comes to Christmas shopping, you should be able to find everything on your various lists easily. Of course, we have all the “big box
The holiday season has officially begun and that means it’s time to hit the road to visit friends and family. Holiday travel, though, can be a particularly hectic endeavor. With the possibility of inclement weather, missed airline connections, and the trouble of maintaining the peace during a long car ride, there is no shortage of
On Sunday (and also on Monday as a holiday for federal employees), we honor military veterans. On Veterans Day, we pay tribute to all American veterans and give thanks to living veterans who served our great country honorably during war or peacetime. Back on November 11, 1919, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to
Tailgating is about much more than just hanging out together before watching the Texans play. It is about getting together with your friends and fellow fans and building a spirit of camaraderie that will encourage the players once they hit the field. In order to make sure that your tailgating party is the best in
Right now is a very busy time of year for Houston photographers. Many families are making plans – and taking advantage of cooler weather – to take annual family portraits. Many of these pictures take place outdoors and will be used for holiday cards. They will also be blown up and printed to hang on