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  • Spring in Houston
    February 26, 2024
    In Houston, the weather is beautiful in spring! Before the summer heat returns, get outside and enjoy all that Bayou City has to offer. Here is our list of spring festivals and activities worth checking out! ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES Houston is jam-packed with events and things to do year-round, but there’s something about spring weather that makes getting out and exploring that much better! Grab your 10-gallon hat and get ready for amazing food, concerts, carnival rides, and more at...
  • HOUSTON RODEO EXPERIENCE Credit: HLSR
    February 19, 2024
    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) is an epic experience for those looking for prime entertainment, amazing food, and to dust off their cowboy hats and chaps! If you’re planning on heading to the Rodeo, running from Feb. 27 to March 17 at NRG Park, check out our list of recommendations below for lassoing up a good time and embracing your inner cowpoke. GETTING THERE Getting to NRG Park isn’t always the funniest part of the Rodeo experience, but we’ve got all the...
  • ROMANCE IN BAYOU CITY
    February 8, 2024
    Houston is for lovers, and we’ve got the top spots to celebrate love, rekindle a romance, or nurture a burgeoning relationship. Check out our recommendations for mixing up date night in H-Town. Where To Eat Barcelona Wine Bar Nothing sets the mood quite like romantic lighting, wine/cocktails, and delicious bites in a cozy atmosphere. With tapas shaped by Mediterranean, Spanish, and South American influences, Barcelona Wine Bar offers nearly 400 wines on their wine list. The restaurant...
  • WHERE TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR IN HOUSTON Credit: ChPlAm
    December 22, 2023
    Check out our list of top spots in Houston to welcome 2024 to the stage. PEARL BAR Photo: Courtesy via @vonkiss Ring in the new year at one of the country’s only lesbian-specific bars! Pearl Bar is hosting a New Year’s Eve bash complete with amazing music, VIP accommodations, and a complimentary toast. Hosted by Amber Whittington, the celebration will kick off at 8 pm, and guests will enjoy tunes by DJ Von Kiss as well as a free champagne toast at midnight. The cover is $10, and...
  • Gift Me Up Credit: CHPlAm
    December 9, 2023
    The holiday season is upon us and sometimes we tear our hair out trying to find the perfect gift. Sure eggnog, holiday films and, of course, Queen of Christmas Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You,” can turn any Grinch into Saint Nick in minute, some can’t shake the fear of not locating the perfect gift. Whether it is for a white elephant party, that special someone or your fur baby, never fear the gay elves are always here to assist. Let these local...
  • Pride 2.0 Credit: Tasha Gorel
    December 4, 2023
    What’s better than one Pride organization? Two! The dynamic Houston LGBTQ+ community cultivates rich, fertile ground for new ideas, faces and leadership. This is progress in action. Welcome to the stage, Houston’s New Faces of Pride! The new nonprofit, which launched in October 2023, aims to spotlight LGBTQ+ organizations year-round by making philanthropy one of the main cornerstones of their mission. Bryan Cotton, president and founder, and his board of directors have hit the...
  • Let's Get Lit Credit: Houston First Corp.
    November 27, 2023
    Cher has released her holiday album, Mariah Carey has begun her “Queen of Christmas” duties, and Houston is illuminated with twinkle lights around the city. That can only mean one thing—the holiday season has officially arrived! Strolling about and enjoying holiday lights is a perfect and affordable way to soak up the magic of the city, all while making the yuletide gay. City Lights Downtown Holiday Magic, presented by Shell Energy, invites guests to celebrate the holiday...
  • Hot LGBTQ+ Holiday Events in Houston Credit: ChPlAm
    November 22, 2023
    You’ve decked the halls and now it’s time to party! The holiday season is a perfect time to gather with friends for a festive night out or to party with a purpose—or both. Embrace your inner Mariah Carey and check out our list of hot LGBTQ+ holiday events around town this season. Trinity Episcopal Church Midtown’s “Drag Me To Church” December 5, 2023 Trinity Episcopal Church Midtown is hosting a drag fundraiser, “Drag Me To Church” on...
  • Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Ideas Credit: ChPlAm (licensed)
    November 11, 2023
    Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and while most of us associate the holiday with family, food and football, it is so much more. It is about taking the time to give thanks and reflect on all the positive things in life. Luckily, for those looking to get out of the house and make new memories, there are events and many places to eat for those who belong on Worst Cooks in America . Take the stress out of this holiday and pass the responsibilities on to one of these Houston places. Fabulous Food
  • Rich’s is Back Girl! Credit: RICH'S Houston
    October 28, 2023
    Rich’s has been a staple in Houston club scene since it was birthed in the early 1980s. The two-story, mega dance club became known as the “Studio 54 of the South,” guaranteeing bumpin’ beats, great drinks and a massive dancefloor that could fit hundreds. The lovechild of Jeff Harmon, he always had bigger plans for Rich’s to be more versatile and he recently found a way to make his dream a reality. “Back in 2016, I saw there was an aspect of the Houston...
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