Between the freak snow storm and the overall gloomy January weather in Houston, I’ve been stir crazy and itching to get out of the house and do something fun. The rose of my week was definitely getting out an exploring Downtown Houston. Even though I work in the city and regularly go out on the town, it’s amazing to see … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Downtown Houston
5+ Houston Events to Not Miss in January!
If your New Year’s Resolution to put a step in the right direction and cross more things off your Houston bucket list (or start one!), then you’re in the right place. These events that we’re stoked about in January will have you running, cheering, and making friends along the way! We’ll be hitting up most … Continue reading
Lawless Spirits & Kitchen: Hidden Gem of Downtown Houston
I love many neighborhoods in Houston, but I think my favorite go-to place for a good time is Downtown Houston. When people ask for recommendations on where to take out of towners, I always refer them to the hustle and bustle of the heart of our city. I love going to the Conservatory for quick dinners (I have … Continue reading
10 Reasons to do NYE Downtown at the Crystal Ballroom
Ring in the New Year and celebrate at the Crystal Ballroom NYE! New Year’s Eve is coming up fast and if you don’t have plans have no fear! Houston is a hustling, bustling city that has a zillion options to choose from — intimate dinners, house parties with friends, and big ole blow out extravaganzas. … Continue reading
Inside Day for Night 2017
Day for Night is legit y’all. This weekend, I went for the first time and had the most INCREDIBLE time! The festival is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. It’s a combination of music, art installations and speakers–along with fabulous downtown views, post-apocalyptic vibes and fabulous people watching. This year, it took place at Post … Continue reading
Houston, It’s Snowing!
This morning, the city of Houston woke up to a winter wonderland. In a very rare, freak weather occurrence, a legitimate blanket of snow covered much of the city. Here are some pictures from my early morning adventures around Buffalo Bayou looking at the Houston snow! How amazing is this?? It’s not everyday you see … Continue reading
10 Things I Learned During the AIA Buffalo Bayou Architecture Tour
Learning more about Houston history has been on my to-do list for a while. We live in a fascinating modern town that is crisscrossed with reminders of our past that often go unnoticed. I realized just how much I’ve been missing when I went on the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) walking tour through Buffalo Bayou … Continue reading
#SugarAndClothColorWall RETURNS to Houston (with Rainbow Stairs too)!
The Sugar & Cloth Color Wall is back! Fabulous Houston DIY Blogger Ashely Rose of Sugar & Cloth has brought this beautiful gem of a wall to the city of Houston for the second time. Bloggers Color lovers around Houston rejoice! The wall is being retired on Oct. 24. Go see it one last time! What … Continue reading
10 Things I Learned During the Tour d’Art and Sculpture Run
This Sunday, I woke up early and joined 30 something odd runners at the downtown Houston Public Library for an art tour around the city. Over the course of two hours, we ran five miles and paused at over 20 pieces of art to hear their history and see how they weathered the Harvey floods. … Continue reading
I Volunteered for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s How You Can Too!
8/31 UPDATE: Highly recommend registering as a volunteer with the Red Cross (click here). You’ll get on their email list and receive updates when they need people. Ignore whatever it says about 10 hour shifts for 10 days. Just sign up! They need people! You can enter in your availability for volunteering in this survey–someone … Continue reading