Oktoberfests Abound in Texas: Unpack your Lederhosen!

by Samantha Strom on September 5, 2017

Everyone loves a good Oktoberfest. Beer, German food, and dancing. The funny thing is, they don’t always happen in October! Even in Germany, where the celebration originated, they start the party in September.  Here are...

Hope for Harvey: Fashion Fundraiser

by Kaitlin W. Blaylock on September 2, 2017

As of this writing on the first of September, the White House estimates Hurricane Harvey damaged or destroyed over 100,000 homes, displacing more than 30,000 people, many of whom had relocated to Houston following Katrina....

#TravelTuesday: The Stella Hotel Takes Modern Luxury to the Country

by Autumn Rhea Carpenter on August 29, 2017

The twin cities Bryan/College Station are known for wide-open spaces and avid college football fans. It’s a place where tailgating and country-western dance halls prevail. Known as ‘Aggieland,’ the college town has evolved from an...

Eclipse Viewing, Texas-Style

by Julie Tereshchuk on August 20, 2017

Texans can still have an awe-inspiring view of the August 21 solar eclipse, says Torvald Hessel, even though the Lone Star state does not lie in the primary viewing corridor. Exciting as the rare event...

Best Bets for Back to School

by Family Features on July 31, 2017

Every family needs the right items on hand to ensure students are geared up to succeed in the classroom and on the playing field. These supplies and handy tools are designed to make back-to-school season...

Operation Organization: Planning a Success School Year

by Family Features on July 24, 2017

Each new school year can feel like getting caught in a whirlwind of activity. Before things spiral out of control, take some time to get back to basics and organize your way to success. Whether...

#FoodieFriday: Let The Juices Run At Balls Out Burger

by Gabi De la Rosa on July 14, 2017

Fresh made, local and so tender that if the juice runs down your chin, that's a good thing. Balls Out Burger is a new kid to Houston, but from what they've done so far -...

#TravelTuesday: Perfect Landing Spots In Houston

by Gabi De la Rosa on July 11, 2017

Summer is here which means it is time to plan a weekend trip or staycation in Houston. There are so many choices on where to stay, but none are as close to such a wide...