The weather in Houston is finally starting to heat up, but we’re still in the sweet spot right before summer hits when it’s warm without being stifling hot and humid. Right now is the perfect time to go outside and enjoy the sun. Luckily, Houston has plenty of free parks to try this spring. Here
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While outsiders often think of Houston as a perpetually hot and sunny city, few realize just how dark and rainy it can get here in the Space City. Even when it’s 73 degrees in the dead of winter, that doesn’t mean we’re treated to blue skies and sunshine. More often than not, Houston is plagued
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
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
If you work in a corporate environment, chances are you or some of your coworkers occasionally get to attend retreats, off-sites or team-building events. But if you’re lucky, it’s not just about sitting around a conference table and having a meeting. Instead, you get to experience something new and fun while connecting with your coworkers.
October is a great month for Houston sports fans. It’s the time of year when baseball, football, basketball and soccer are all happening at the same time, and Houston has professional teams for each of those sports. Houston Astros The defending World Series champions, the Houston Astros, began the current Major League Baseball season on
If you have an important client coming to Houston, then it is important that you do your best to make sure that he is as comfortable as possible. There are several ways that you can make his trip enjoyable, and you need to make sure that you provide a favorable impression of your company. Here
As the unofficial last day of summer, Labor Day marks the end of lazy afternoons at the beach, delicious family barbecues, and warm nights out on the patio. But it’s not over yet! We have one final three-day weekend to bid farewell to summer in style. When it comes to celebrations, Houston is the place
Cities big and small have had murals on the side of buildings for years and years. Local artists paint advertisements, personal masterpieces and encouraging words for all to see. But Instagram and other social media outlets have made vibrant street art all the rage, with folks hunting them down to take cooler, more colorful photos.
We all know summer in Houston can be sticky and hot, but that shouldn’t stop you from being spontaneous, finding new adventures and checking out new places. For those of you with kids or grandkids, there is still a couple weeks before school starts and plenty of time for fun. If you created a summer
No prom night is complete without prom pictures! Some of the best prom pictures make use of outdoor venues and attractions and Houston is home to several great outdoor spots for taking photos. Here are four of the best places to take pictures for prom in Houston. 1. Kemah Boardwalk Kemah Boardwalk is one of
2019: February 22 Fat Tuesday – March 5 One of the biggest events of the year is approaching Galveston this weekend. Mardi Gras dates back thousands of years and is a widely celebrated festival across the globe. Get prepared for the famous public festival where over 300,000 tourists and revelers gather each year. With Colony
If you are planning on a big party to celebrate New Year’s Eve, then there are some things that you need to do to ensure that everyone stays safe. Many accidents occur on New Year’s Eve, and most of them are preventable. You can keep your family and friends safe by following these simple tips.
Driving around to see Christmas lights is a favorite holiday ritual for people of all ages. But why not make sure everyone enjoys the ride? Improve your tradition by renting a limo or party van for the night, and pile in all your friends and family to see the lights. Your holiday jaunt could include
What’s old is new again, and it wouldn’t feel like the holidays without The Nutcracker. The Houston Ballet has debuted a fresh production of The Nutcracker that is a “must see” for the holiday season. The celebrated Christmas tradition takes a new spin with an elaborate production by artistic director Stanton Welch. The Houston Chronicle
In a city full of Christmas lights, the drivers at Colony Limo know the best spots in and around Houston for viewing the best and most beautiful seasonal displays. Let us help you plan your holiday light-seeing excursion. Here is part one of our recommendations for the best neighborhood Christmas lights. Read the second part
When the weather in Houston is especially warm during this time of year, wouldn’t it be nice if the atmosphere of Christmas was only a drive away? Rather than jetting off to a snowy location, you can drive to the beach next weekend (Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2018) to get in the holiday mood.
Houston is a busy city that is filled with bustling clubs, museums and restaurants. This makes it easy to find activities that will keep you entertained while you are spending a night on the town. Since there are so many attractions to choose from, you may find it difficult to narrow down your choices. These
Sept. 28 is National Drink Beer Day, and there are several great spots for craft beer in the Houston area. Whether you’re a beer connoisseur or just looking for a fun spot to sit outside and enjoy a cold brew, here are some of our favorite breweries: Saint Arnold Brewing Company 2000 Lyons Ave Houston,