Houston

May 19, 2017
America’s Most Diverse City: A (Former) Local’s Guide to Visiting Houston premium
From 2001-2014, I happily called Houston home. As America’s fourth largest city, Houston offers everything one would expect from a major city, but with traditional Texan charm. Big oil has built this city, which is reflected in downtown’s skyscrapers. However, Houston isn’t all business.
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January 21, 2014
48 Hours in Houston: Favorites from a Local premium
Having called Houston home since 2002, you’d think that I’ve experienced all that the city has to offer. In reality, I’ve only scratched the surface. As America’s fourth largest city, Houston is often overlooked as a tourist destination. I’m here to tell you, the Bayou City has a lot going for it. Houston was named […]
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January 14, 2013
I Heart Houston: Favorites from the Bayou City premium
Often overshadowed by Austin for its funky vibe, San Antonio for its historical and tourism value, and Dallas for its cosmopolitan reputation, Houston has all of those qualities and more.
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July 17, 2012
Houston’s Discovery Green premium
All great cities have great parks. New York’s Central Park, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, and Chicago’s Millennium Park are just a few of the best urban parks in the United States. But what does Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city, have to offer? You might be surprised.
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March 11, 2012
HLSR: The Greatest Show on Dirt premium
World’s largest this. World’s largest that. When it comes to Texas and Texans, we love all things big. So, eighty years ago when Houston began their livestock show and rodeo, it’s no surprise that it (HLSR) became the world’s largest in both categories.
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October 19, 2011
My Favorite Place on Earth premium
A couple of years ago I was killing time at Borders Books prior to a meeting. As always, I went directly to the travel section. I scanned the latest guide books for my obsession de jour, and then moved on to the travel memoirs. Mixed in with the latest Frances Mayes and Bill Bryson books, […]
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