As we inch closer to Christmas and more importantly, Black Friday, the areas surrounding Houston malls will gradually become clogged with murderous joyous holiday shoppers looking for deals and trying to buy their kids something they won't hate this year (hint: no plaid shirts, mom!). Despite all th ... More >>
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Houston's Most Overrated Attractions
Let's be honest, there's one main reason visitors come to Houston -- to visit relatives. Or, if they're from the hinterlands of Texas, to see a major league baseball game (sorry, you'll have to settle for the Astros) or the rodeo.But Houston, like every other city, has to sell itself as a tourist de ... More >>
Why does taking one's food outside to eat it on a blanket elevate its relevance and romanticism so dramatically? Who knows, but as Houstonians, we truly relish these fleeting moments when the weather allows us to have a picnic. Here are our suggestions for ten great places to get delicious pi ... More >>
The Water Wall. Scene of countless wedding proposals and photos. Houston landmark. Who knew that up until recently, the majority of the Wall was owned by a group of Kuwaiti investors? Or, as John Breeding, the president of Uptown Houston District, tells Hair Balls, "Literally, the Kuwaiti government ... More >>
Looks like another yogurt shop has joined the fray: Flavors of Yogurt (5757 Westheimer, 713-789-1111) just opened up in the Galleria area. The place is self-serve - patrons get to serve themselves ten different flavors of nonfat frozen yogurt, including green tea tart, cappuccino and banana; top i ... More >>
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Spread your blanket and relax at these eight picnic spots
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