How to Plan for Holiday Travel

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


Honoring U.S. Veterans

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


How to Tailgate for the Texans Game in Style

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


Remembering Battlegrounds in Texas

Many Americans know the battle cry, “Remember the Alamo!” And many Texans — especially native Texans and those who grew up learning Texas history in school — know the names Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, William B. Travis, Jim Bowie and Stephen F. Austin. But do you know about the cannon in Gonzales, the massacre at


Booking a Limo for the Ultimate Date Night

Don’t get stuck on the couch watching the same old movies with your partner this weekend! If you’d like to add a little spice back into your love life, why not start by planning an ultimate date night for the two of you? Start your evening off with a chauffeured ride in a sleek romance


Top Spots for Fall Weddings

June weddings are certainly popular, but in Houston, the cooler temperatures of fall make for the ideal wedding season. Fall in Houston still offers all of the beauty of summer, but with less humidity and heat. Here are five fabulous fall wedding venues available in Houston. The Crystal Ballroom The Rice Hotel, one of Houston’s


When All the Professional Sports Converge

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


Drive Out for Round Top/Warrenton Antique Weekend

If you’re itching for a road trip and love shopping for antiques, farmhouse-inspired finds or shabby chic home goods, we have the spot for you. From vintage collectibles, jewelry, apparel, home decor, furniture, architectural and industrial salvaged items, guns, antiques and so much more, the Round Top and Warrenton Texas Antique Shows are the place


10 Interesting Things about the Fall Equinox

It may feel like summer for a few more weeks (or even months because after all, this is Houston). But autumn is nearly here. Tomorrow, Sept. 22, is the Fall Equinox. And while typical fall activities like brilliant fall foliage and cold weather may not happen in our great city, there’s still football, fall decorations


Top Movies Filmed in Houston

Houston is a long way from Hollywood, but it has been a great place over the years for filming movies. Did you know all the films were shot in Houston? Urban Cowboy (1980) This iconic and volatile love story between cowboy Bud and cowgirl Sissy was filmed in Pasadena, where the action centers around Gilley’s


All about the Grand Parkway

Imagine you’re driving home to Spring after a relaxing and enjoyable long weekend in San Antonio. You’re making good time when you decide to check the map on your phone or GPS. Suddenly, you realized I-10 is a thick, angry red line to indicate all the cars just sitting on the interstate. How can you

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