Travel Games and Activities for Kids

If you’re planning a long flight, a road trip or any type of travel where your children need to be entertained for hours at a time, it’s nice to come equipped with games and activities to stimulate their mind and stave off boredom. Believe it or not, it’s possible to keep a toddler happy and


Galveston Island on a Budget

Historic Galveston Island is just about an hour away from Houston, and it’s a favorite year-round destination for many in our area because it’s low-key and very affordable. It has 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family-friendly attractions and several National Historic Landmarks. Many of the island’s most popular attractions are great for anyone


Be Creative! Choosing a Unique Prom Theme

Are you looking to give your high school prom a revamp this year? If you’re on the prom planning committee, now’s the time to start thinking about a unique prom theme that will set your school apart from all the others! Here are several of the unique prom themes that are trending for high schoolers!


The 8 Best Houston Sights & Landmarks

San Antonio is the home of the Alamo, and Austin has the State Capitol, but Houston — the first capital of Texas — is also full of history. Here are some sights worth seeing.   1. Sam Houston Monument In Hermann Park, you’ll find a statue of General Sam Houston riding on horseback. The bronze


Prom Night Fun: How to Keep Your Kids Safe

From the pressure to look “prom perfect” to the expectation of a “dream date”, prom night can be a stressful time for teens. As a result, it’s often up to parents to make sure that their kids stay safe on prom night. If you’re a concerned parent, here’s what you need to know about prom


15 Things to Do in Houston This Month

41st Annual International Watermedia Exhibition Through Sunday, April 1 Watercolor Art Society – Houston Come see why watercolorists from around the world are so excited. This exhibition highlights artistic excellence from 100 global participants in a gallery exhibit in the city’s popular Museum District. Art collectors and enthusiasts alike can enjoy this collection of paintings.


10 Excellent Reasons to Drink More Whiskey

In honor of International Whiskey Day, which takes place tomorrow on March 27, we’d like to share some interesting facts about a favorite liquor. 1. Show me the money. Whiskey was used as currency is 18th century Pennsylvania. Whiskey loyalty would eventually start the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion, where farmers fought against taxes threatening their liquor

Don’t Miss the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Don’t Miss the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 59th Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade, produced by the Houston St. Patrick’s Parade Commission, will take place Saturday, March 17, at noon — rain or shine! The parade starts at the Clock Tower at MinuteMaid Park, located at 1800 Texas Avenue, and goes west. The two-hour parade is a free event, and it has


Best Spring Break Destinations

Spring Break can mean different things to different groups of people. For college kids, it could mean a chance to get on a plane and party for a week. If you’re 18-24 and looking for a wild and crazy time, some of the top Spring Break destinations include: Las Vegas, Nevada Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


Oscar Awards: Some Interesting facts

Hollywood will celebrate its biggest night of the year! On Sunday, March 4, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host the world’s preeminent movie-related event: the 90th Academy Awards, perhaps better known as the Oscars. The Oscar statuette weighs 6 3/4 pounds and stands 13 1/2 inches high. A total of 24


Choosing the Ideal Transportation Option to Hobby

As Houston’s William P. Hobby airport grows, it is expected to serve more customers with its domestic flights. When you plan to take advantage of these domestic services, you might give consideration to your transportation needs to and from the airport. You can actually get a ride to Hobby by utilizing one of these transportation


Boots On and Bellies Ready for the Rodeo Cook-Off

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest is a bucket list item for barbecue connoisseurs from around the globe. BBQ aficionados and pit masters come to Houston to participate in this annual event, slated this year from Feb. 22-24, to show off their creative cooking skills and secret recipes. It will be

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Let’s Get Ready to Rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is here! Although the biggest in Houston doesn’t officially get started until Feb. 27 at NRG Park, there are plenty of fun Rodeo events to attend between now and when the it ends on March 18. Rodeo Houston — The premier activity is the Rodeo itself. From Mutton Bustin’