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5427 Blossom St, Houston, TX 77007, USA
The people of West End Bicycles are more than friendly, helpful, and knowledgable when it comes to bikes and biking Houston. They have been in business for 20 successful years offering people bike servicing, for sale and rental bikes. Organized...
6142 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057, USA
Open all day every day, though mostly frequented late at night, House of Pies is the place to get something savory or sweet. With dozens of pies to choose from, you can understand how it got its name. The casual and local atmosphere can be a nice...
1008 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Prohibition is the place to celebrate and indulge in Houston's speakeasy revival. The spot draws a unique, classy crowd with craft cocktails, a local menu, and special events. While the venue is charming and the food is delicious, be sure to come...
1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Every person who visits Houston should go to the world-class Museum of Fine Arts, which offers 63,000 works of art spanning entire centuries and continents. From Native American art to impressionism, photography to fashion, there's sure to be...
615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts is home to the active Houston Symphony and the Society of Performing Arts. Many other traveling performance art companies also come through this centrally located theater. Art installations inside the beautifully...
10211 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024, USA
Jim Goode spent his childhood frequenting Texas seaside seafood shacks, so it's only fitting that he would take those flavors and expand on them with Goode Company Seafood. The restaurant, which was founded in 1986, features items ranging from...
909 Texas St #106f, Houston, TX 77002, USA
First named by William Marsh Rice in 1883, the ground over which the current Rice building towers is layered deep in history—and some even say it is haunted. Today the Rice building is 17 stories of luxury apartments in the center of downtown ...
807 Taft St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
The Pass and Provisions are two adjoining restaurants; The Pass is the more formal of the two. It's a realm of culinary experimentation that never fails. These are culinary geniuses at work. Provisions, on the other hand, is a place for families...
1733 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Though it may look simple on the outside, Westheimer Antiques Flea Market boasts a complex puzzle of antique treasures inside. There is a lot of furniture in great condition, and not an overwhelmingly large amount of collectable small items. The...
924 Congress Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA
One hundred percent of this bar’s proceeds are donated to a different Houston-based organization or social cause each month. For each drink purchased, the patron gets a vote towards the next month's nominated organization (a choice of four...
10201-A Katy Fwy Ste. 300, Houston, TX 77024, USA
Smoothie King offers smoothies and juices of all types with the option to add vitamins and supplements for a healthier body. There are so many options here that you'll find whatever your body is needing or craving. Smoothie King was originally...
12141 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077, USA
Crisp, homemade plantain chips with mango salsa and chimichurri is the perfect five o'clock snack. If you disagree, there are 10,000 products from over 50 countries of exotic, hard-to-find goods. The great prices they can offer come from the...
608 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
Chef Marco Wiles focuses on Italian wines and Italian small plates at Vinoteca Poscol. The wines are chosen to complement each dish. The standard of quality that Chef Wiles upholds is what has built his reputation, especially now, with three...
2706 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007, USA
Fitzgerald's has been around since 1977, and has hosted some of the biggest names in music—like James Brown, Tina Turner, and the Ramones—in addition to giving a start to many local bands. The first floor of the two-story building has a full bar,...
11177 Katy Fwy ste.e, Houston, TX 77079, USA
Pizzaiuolo Bill Hutchinson has been certified, in Italy, by Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) organization. Bill trained under the watchful eye of world-renowned Master Pizza Chef Peppe Miele. Having worked at a pizza place that had only certified...
2752 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77027, USA
There’s no better way to spend a Saturday morning than at a farmers market, where the region's bounty takes center stage. At the Urban Harvest Eastside Farmers Market, you’ll find local vegetables, fruits, dairy products, farm...
2520 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
My good friend, who is originally from Houston, told me of the high-energy restaurant Niko Niko's. Being Greek, she has found some of her favorite dishes here that taste just like the way her mother made them. This place is authentic! Try their...
5825 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77057, USA
When my coworker, who is Lebanese and lived in Houston, suggested Mary's for the best Lebanese food in town, I didn't doubt her for a second. It is a family-owned business that has held a good name during its many years in Houston. If you ever...
4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, also known as HCCC, is one of the few venues in the country dedicated exclusively to craft at the highest level. It holds free exhibitions featuring sophisticated crafts made from a variety of mediums....
6736, 3116 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77009, USA
Kaboom Books is the independent bookstore of Houston. They buy books and resell at very fair prices. The staff is half the reason to go in; they are all friendly and knowledgable. There is passion embedded in the walls of this cozy shop that...
5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
You just never know what you’re going to see when you walk through the doors at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, where everything from corpse flowers to terra-cotta warriors have graced the exhibit halls. Permanent exhibits here...
2013 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
The chocolate at Araya is fair-trade Venezuelan El Rey couverture chocolate. This outstanding chocolate is crafted with pink salt, Maker's Mark, Colombian coffee, and homemade chai, just to name a few. Also, don’t forget the 10 flavors of macarons...
3403 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
The best Vietnamese cuisine in Houston can be found at Mai's. The late night hours of 3 or 4 a.m. on the weekends allows ample time each day to make it in for a meal. Mai's is located in Midtown, or the 'Vietnam of Houston.' They offer only...
2305 West Alabama Street SteR2, Houston, TX 77098, USA
2438 South Blvd, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Bikram yoga is thought by some to be the most effective yoga in the world. There is a big emphasis on getting to know your instructor at Bikram Hot Yoga of Houston as well as cleanliness. They have state-of-the-art rooms with ultraviolet light and...
TX-8 Beltway, Houston, TX 77024, USA
Trails run 12.5 miles on Terry Hersey Park's Hike and Bike Trail. There are 10 bridges to cross, over dams and manmade lakes, as well five grade separations to really get your heart pumping. Restrooms and picnic areas allow for this not only to be...
5002 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007, USA
This giant venue provides the real experience of honky tonk dance hall life. Guided dances, mechanical bulls, horns on the walls, and a enormous bar are just a few things that make Rebels Honky Tonk quintessentially Texan. Keep in mind this is a...
Houston, TX, USA
Learn to dance Latin, Ballroom, or Country & Western dances in either a group class or a one-on-one session. The instructors are friendly and well-trained to be able to guide even the most inexperienced two-steppers. Dance classes are an awesome...
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