What Happened That Tuesday Morning

Many of the children born on that day are now coming of age. They haven’t grown up in a world where we haven’t been at war, in fact, that’s all they know. I’m not sure how sensitive they are to the great loss the we Read More …

History of Labor Day

On Labor Day 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker. Labor Day: What it MeansLabor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social Read More …

Your 4th of July Weekend of Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Fourth of July weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Independence Day, Friday, July 6 to Sunday, July 8, 2018. Get crafty in a BYOB watercolor painting class; run a family-friendly 5K at Karbach Brewery, join a sand Read More …

10 Fun Facts About 4th of July You Probably Forgot

It’s time to stock up on beer, brats, fireworks, and apparel with the American flag plastered all over it because Independence Day is nearly here! Before you fire up the grill and set off those sparklers, bone up on some interesting history with these 4th of July Read More …

Father’s Day Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Father’s Day weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17, 2018.  Hear readings from a New York Times best-selling author, transport to Hogwarts during a magical concert from the Houston Symphony, cheer on hundreds Read More …

Get Mom & This Fun List Of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Mother’s Day weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 11 to Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018.  Create a customized piece of fine jewelry with help from a high-end designer, take a spooky tour of Hotel Read More …

Cinco de Mayo Fun on Your Things to do This Weekend List

  Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 4 to Sunday, May 6, 2018.    Dress up like a flapper girl for a roaring ’20s soiree, catch a free, outdoor performance by the Houston Ballet, drink Read More …

Your Earth Day List of Things to do This Weekend!

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22, 2018.    Bask in the sounds of soaring movie scores by John Williams, spend a night at the zoo, channel your inner ’80s high Read More …

St. Patrick Wasn’t Even Irish…What?

St. Patrick’s Day celebrates the Roman Catholic feast day of the patron saint of Ireland. St. Patrick died on March 17, 461. But did you know that he wasn’t even Irish? Here are some fun facts about St. Patrick day. History: Patrick’s birth name was Read More …

Presidents Day Origins

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became Read More …