Rhinoceros Hornbill in a tree

Birds of the Houston Zoo: Meet Your Friendly Winged Neighbors

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Then head to the Houston Zoo where you can see one of the largest bird collections in the United States. It features more than 200 species and 800 individual birds. Visitors can explore three main exhibits. Birds of the Houston Zoo Rhinoceros Hornbill First up, the rhinoceros hornbills at the […]

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Find Incredible Works of Contemporary Art at the Moody Gallery

Since 1975, contemporary art at the Moody Gallery has featured works by a variety of American artists. It emphasizes those who live and work in Texas, and many have been recognized on a national level. Highlights include: Helen Altman Based in Fort Worth, Helen Altman earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Texas, Denton […]

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Celebrate Houston’s Culinary Heritage at the Tamale Festival Houston

Feeling hungry? Ring in a hot Texas December with some hot and spicy tamales at the largest tamale festival in Texas—the annual Tamale Festival Houston. Taste Houston’s Culinary Heritage December is the start of tamale season in Houston. And the Tamale Festival Houston is the perfect place to taste a piece of Houston’s Hispanic culinary heritage. […]

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Houston skyline. Bayou Bend.

Bayou Bend Features an Impressive Collection of American Furnishings

Not far from Melia Medical Center is a fascinating destination. It features one of the world’s finest collections of American furnishings, ceramics, and paintings. We are talking about Bayou Bend, and it’s found inside the former home of Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg. The house sits on fourteen well-maintained acres in the historic River […]

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