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05/20/2014
Enjoy night life! Enjoy Houston!

The city in all its charm will render you a glittering night life which is famous for its bars, clubs and music halls and here the enjoyment will be come in full swing as the presence of the wide range of musicians for that matter.

Here the musical performance is based on the musical history coupled with unique rhythm.

The night life in the city of Houston is ideal for enjoyment and relaxation and for both with a plenty of options of enjoyment the nightlife; the city brims with spirit and joy all along with bars and pubs, drinks and merriment with its bars, live music venues, theatres and clubs…the list endless!

The city life renders plenty of options for dining and cuisines and there are well known restaurants fine tuned to the spirit of the city night like all along with its dinner and dancing. For a nice drink along with the glittering nightlife will find an ideal space in the Marfreless. The nightlife here in the city becomes eventful with its vast array of bars with its nice dinner service and a light fare menu.

The city’s lifeline of night life is promptly punctuated with its sleek lounges, laid back pubs along with its LED clubs and you can go on exploring the city from place to place.

You can joyously move on to the Washington Avenue for night life enjoyment with its Hughes Hangar, the expansive gastropub along with its nice patio, Ei8ht and Manor will sure to lead you to the LED-happy clubs adding to your charming experience of nightlife.

The nightlife in the fun filled with so many bars and restaurants and the cowboy-chic country bar Armadillo Palace with its local flavor and southern charm is a mesmerizing piece. In the same vein the Firehouse Saloon boost your spirit with its music club and bar along with the Eagles on the jukebox, fancy video games, outdoor-style wooden booths, etc.

05/22/2014
Houston Night Bites

Memorable food and cuisines


The city of Houston is famous for its Flying Saucer restaurant with its varieties of beer may bring in large crowds together and keeping the party till wee hours of the day.

The celebration will add much charm with its eclectic mix of offerings like bratwurst nachos, salmon pesto wraps and goat cheese salad.

The restaurant boats of functioning Monday- Wednesday, until 1 a.m., and Thursday through Saturday, until 2 a.m. and Sunday, until midnight.

The Frank's Pizza with its prime item of New York-style pizza is available till midnight and an added highlight of the nightlife here in the city.

The late night specialities like the Barbeque Chicken, Hawaiian or Chicken Fiesta pizza find favour with many people.

The Hearsay pub serves you with its warm-baked Goat Cheese Salad and Mahi-Mahi Tacos with fresh pico de gallo, spicy habanera sauce and southwestern mango slaw.

The Last Concert Cafe will be a nice melting pot for Tex-Mex fare and live music. You will find the Last Concert Cafe's kitchen functioning till midnight Friday and Saturday night, while the bar and concerts keep rocking until 2 a.m.

The Lucky Strike Lanes with coconut shrimp and Asian chicken skewers and crispy pizzas along with the sausage burger will be a grand feast.

05/24/2014
TEX-MEX or MIX UP Houston

The "Tex-Mex" is an attractive item and its appealing taste make it instant hit with people.

You will find it being a regional American cuisine, it is prepared by the right mix up of the food products available in the United States along with the culinary items of the Mexican-Americans influenced by Mexican cuisine. The mix up cuisines has admirers from the states such as Texas and those in the Southwestern United States and even in Canada.

It is interesting that in certain places, i.e. outside of Texas, "Tex-Mex", you will find it being used to refer to the regional version of the Mexican cuisine, a common reference for all these foods as the "Mexican food".

Coming to the ingredients, the items common in the Mexican cuisine, has it the shredded cheese, meat like beef and pork), beans, and spices, along with the Mexican-style tortillas. The availability of the dish items like the Texas-style chili con carne and fajitas make the dishes all the more appealing.

A sumptuous meal here in the city cannot avoid such items as the imported flavors from other spicy cuisines like the cumin.

05/25/2014
Make it your way! A Houston exploration
Your visit to Houston will be affordable in case if you invluce the places that are accessible on free of cost and it will be interesting to see a list of them;

  • The Health Museum - FREE Thursday 2 – 5 pm
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum - FREE Monday 10 am - 5 pm
  • The John C. Freeman Weather Museum - FREE Thursday 12 – 4 pm
  • Children's Museum of Houston - FREE Thursday 5 – 8 pm
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - FREE Thursday 10 am – 9 pm
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science - FREE Tuesday after 2 pm

The city pass is needed here in Houston for making visit to the top most destinations in the city and you can easily fetch it for $39 for adults and $25 for children. With the help of the CityPass, it will easy for you to move on from one place of interest to the other for that matter. Obtaining a pass means your easy accessibility to the points like the;

  • Space Center Houston
  • Downtown Aquarium
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston OR Children's Museum of Houston

This city pass will be available to your once you contact the Houston Visitors Centre or it is available through online as well. Then if you are in a mood to visit some of the museums with free entry, you can find a host among them

  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Houston Center for Photography
  • Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Lawndale Art Center
  • The Menil Collection
  • The Jung Center of Houston
  • Rice University Art Gallery
  • The Rothko Chapel

There are aplenty of museums in the city and they have earmarked free time zones for entry as well;

  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum - FREE Monday 10 am - 5 pm
  • The John C. Freeman Weather Museum - FREE Thursday 12 – 4 pm
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science - FREE Tuesday after 2 pm
  • Children's Museum of Houston - FREE Thursday 5 – 8 pm
  • The Health Museum - FREE Thursday 2 – 5 pm

05/26/2014
The Menil collection-a memorabilia for your past

The Menil collection in Houston will take you back you to the art collection of philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil. The local treasure, as you can see, has turned the spot into an international tourist destination. It was opened in 1987 to house the art collection of philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil.

It is simply great with its greatest collection of the 20 th century is a fitting eulogy to it while we consider its whopping amount of 16,000 works from the Paleolithic era till date.

The uniqueness of the place is the way its artifacts are being exhibited in the four areas with its collection like Antiquity, Byzantine and Medieval, Tribal, and Twentieth-Century Art.

You can enjoy the span of genius that the museum truly represents. There is simultaneously the works of paintings, and sculptures, decorative objects, and prints, drawings along with photographs, and added to all these the collection of rare books.

The collections are of a varied nature representing eclectic passions like the Surrealist works by Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Man Ray, etc along with the Cubist and School of Paris paintings by Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse, etc.

05/27/2014
Getting around the city in easy travel

Your enjoyment and exploration of the city of Houston depends on its easy and well connected transportation system. The Metro transportation system will make your journey hassle free and memorable as the city’s tourist places.

The first comes the Light Rail with its span of 7 miles from Downtown to Reliant Stadium criss crossing midtown, Hermann Park, Museum District, Rice University, Medical Center, etc

Availing Local bus system is available option here in the city that will facilitate your journey through ease of transportation with its services connecting city streets, with stops at every corner along its route.

On the other hand, the Park& Ride service is for long-distance commuting and you can see that the METRO’s 28 Park & Ride services render services to key destinations in the region.

The city is also well connected by the taxicab services and there are nearly 2,200 taxis in its fleet making commutation services here in the city along with the advantage of a $6 flat rate in downtown. You can see that the city boasts of having the $6 fare within the Central Business District.

The city’s Wave is a jitney service with its services to the Houston's primary nightlife areas like the Midtown, Montrose, Downtown, Uptown, Rice Village and the Washington Avenue corridor, etc for that matter.

05/28/2014
Houston the city of galleries and museums

On the visit to the city you will be attracted by the numerous art galleries with most of them having the distinction of keeping up the international standards for that matter.

The city boasts of having a whopping number of nearly 60 art galleries with its distinction of being one of the most diverse art markets in the country.

The art gallery spaces are being vividly filled up by the artists from the metropolis' large pool of painters, sculptors, photographers, and conceptual talents and you will catch its diversity of talents and quality of works etc.

So too is the Houston Museum District! An association of 20 museums, the visitor will also be led to the galleries, cultural centers and community organizations promoting art, science, history and culture here.

The Houston Museum District currently includes 20 museums that recorded a collective attendance of just over 8 million in 2012. All of the museums offer free times or days and 11 of the museums are free all the time.

The Museum District, as you can see here, established way back in 1977 and later changed into the Museum District Development Association of Houston (MDDAH) shortly thereafter. The Museum District is a beehive for tourist, visitors, students etc from all backgrounds and countries and here the efforts are taken to celebrate art, history, culture, and nature at an international level.

05/29/2014
Houston’s way with children

You might me wondering what it is to do with your children in Houston. In fact our nr worries are out of place. There are plenty of spaces for your children to get around and enjoy The Downtown Aquarium can be a sure shot option for your children with its 500,000-gallon under-water adventure complex with its Ferris wheel, an aquatic carousel, Shark Voyage, a white tiger exhibit, etc.

So also is the Kemah Boardwalk and its view of the Galveston Bay, the Kemah Boardwalk features themed restaurants, retail shops, all absorbing fro your kids and family.

Your children will enter into the world of science and wonder while at the Space Center Houston, and its fame as the sole place for out-of-this-world journey is a true manifestation of human adventures in space.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science has been facilitated your children’s knowledge regarding many topics and amenities here include the IMAX Theatre, Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell Butterfly Center, along with its permanent exhibit halls.

Houston Zoo: Set in a 55-acre lush tropical landscape, the Houston Zoo is home to more than 4,500 exotic animals representing more than 800 species.

With its Zuma Fun Centers, spots of family entertainment, attractions like the go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, bumper boats, and the place is sure to attract your children.


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