Houston Memorial City for Anyone
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Forget NASA—Houston is a tremendous, multicultural center, with an abundance of arts, fine food, and down-to-earth Texas charm. Among the largest cities in the Lone Star State, Houston is a place where you'll never run short of new experiences to explore.
Houston, TX 77024, USA
Fans of 20th-century fine art will love this small gallery on a quiet street away from the Interstate. Scottish expat gallery owner Muir focuses mainly on artists with a “feel good factor,” so if you’re feeling down, stop by and brighten your day...
1324 W Clay St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
Indulge your inner typography nerd at this wonderfully niche museum devoted to the history, science, and art of printing. To get the most out of it, book in for a guided tour (still only $7 at time of writing), where you get to take part in...
7951 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024, USA
A laid-back smoking lounge for cigar aficionados to browse one of Houston’s best selections of cigars in the temperature-controlled, Spanish cedar–lined humidor and then relax in comfy leather armchairs and smoke them. There are TVs, Wi-Fi, and a...
Brasil (cafe, 2604 Dunlavy St, Houston, TX 77006, USA
440 Wilchester Blvd, Houston, TX 77079, USA
The Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary comprises nearly 18 acres of woods in West Houston. It serves as the outreach headquarters of the Houston Audubon Society, a Texas Historical Site, and a peaceful respite for city residents. The sanctuary...
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd, Houston, TX 77084, USA
If you're looking for a place to let off some steam, compete (in a friendly way) with your friends, and play around in the outdoors, TopGolf is a great place to do all three. While it looks like a traditional driving range, micro-chipped balls...
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...
801 Town and Country Blvd #A120, Houston, TX 77024, USA
You have to agree with the motto of Sweet, a café and bakery in northern Houston, Texas. Dainty, sugary confections tempt anyone who's ever had a sweet tooth. Try a seasonal cupcake, baked fresh daily (pumpkin, white chocolate peppermint,...
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,...
12393 Kingsride Ln, Houston, TX 77024, USA
Three Brothers Bakery is a tradition in Houston, where the Jucker family continues to use Eastern European recipes that betray Polish roots. Everything from custom cakes, to challah, to petit fours is on offer, and you can even order online via...
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...
2305 West Alabama Street SteR2, Houston, TX 77098, USA
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...
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...
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...
14532 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77079, USA
Blue Willow Bookshop is an independent, neighborhood bookstore on the west side of Houston, with a strong sense of community. They have a selection of literature that will interest all ages, as well as family games, book clubs, readings, and book...
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