Organized in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s at The Menil Collection highlights Saint Phalle's forward-thinking, feminist artworks from European collections.
Seemingly before the last tear of joy has been shed on each season’s finale of Top Chef, fans of the show turn their attention to the next season and begin speculating, hoping, dreaming about the next locale. Well, wait no more! Top Chef Season 19 will be planting its ...
With a focus on celebrating culture and diversity, the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning culinary competition Top Chef selects Houston (ranked the nation’s most diverse city) for its series’ 19th season.
Houston is the city for foodies, artists, adventurers, and playful pairs seeking both metropolitan culture and small-town charm. No matter what romance looks like to you—a high-end dinner, an afternoon on the lake, or a day at the spa—it all goes down in H-town.
Reality TV loving foodies, it's time to sharpen your knives. Top Chef, an OG in the reality cooking competition world and still one of the most popular shows in that space, is coming back for a 19th season with more Quickfires, more cheftestants, and almost certainly more Restaurant Wars.
H-Town holds it down as the nation’s most diverse city, and with that blend of nationalities and cultures, the city's food scene flourishes. That is why Bravo saw fit to name Houston the host of hit show Top Chef's Season 19.
Houston. It was the first word spoken from the surface of the moon. It is the most diverse city in the country. It has a legendary food scene. And it also happens to be a particularly smart choice for a destination meeting or event.
Houston First Corporation, the official DMO for Houston, has named Michael Heckman as its next president and CEO. For the last 12 months, Heckman has served as the acting president and CEO after being appointed to the position by Mayor Sylvester Turner. He was charged with overseeing full operations of ...
COMMUNE is coming to Houston this weekend. Organizers call it "a series of micro-events run by a collective of acclaimed chefs. An 'anti-food-festival,' one that is equitable, gives back to the community, champions social justice, and is committed to addressing systemic issues facing the hospitality industry."
The Houston First Corp. has named Michael Heckman as its CEO following a year in which he held the position in an interim capacity. The destination management organization owns the 1,207-room Hilton Americas-Houston hotel, and manages the George R. Brown Convention Center along with 10 other city-owned properties, and ...
“Downtown Houston is where I live and like to unwind, so when I want to stay close to home, I head to Buffalo Bayou Park. I try to snag a space within the Eleanor Tinsley Park section. The greenspace is so picturesque and right off the bayou, making it a ...
I'm Nigerian but born and raised in Houston, the largest population outside of Nigeria...Whenever I would go back [to Nigeria], there's so many nuances that people expected me not to understand because I didn't live there. Like, y'all — it's mini Nigeria in Houston.
The dazzling new Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston confirms the city's status as a cosmopolitan art mecca. Visiting groundbreaking galleries, mind-expanding installations, and under-the-radar incubators nurturing homegrown talent. Michael Agresta opens his eyes to a world of possibilities.
Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center has been outfitted with a fully-fledged broadcast studio, the Avenida Houston Virtual Studio, to “give event planners even more flexibility in how they operate their conventions,” says Michael Heckman, Acting CEO & President of the Houston First Corporation.
In February 2021 - just months before the Blossom Houston Hotel was set to open in the spring - owner Charlie Wang should have been completely focused on getting every detail of his 267-room, 16-floor property ready. But when he heard that some of his employees were dealing with broken pipelines in ...
An obvious choice for business travelers, Hilton Americas-Houston connects to the George R. Brown Convention center via skywalk, yet this downtown flagship property is also a great choice for city explorers on the go.
Selecting a convention destination can be difficult in the best of times; in a pandemic, it's even trickier. Among key considerations now are space for social distancing; ample direct airlift; and safety factors, including health concerns.
After a rollercoaster 15 months of sudden closures and dismal occupancy rates, hotels across the United States are cautiously greeting travelers again thanks to a string of creative measures, with once-exotic technological novelties like...
Its original Trellis Spa always drew me to sit for a spell in quietude. But that was the old Trellis Spa (bless its heart). Folks, hold onto your horses because the new Trellis Spa, reimagined by Blu Spas, Inc., can strut sitting down.
Houston ranked No. 1 among nations most diverse cities in Wallethub, which is the final installment in WalletHub’s diversity study series. It combines household diversity and religious diversity with our previous reports on socioeconomic diversity, cultural diversity and economic diversity.
Urban parks are more important now than ever before. Three American cities - Philadelphia, Houston, and Los Angeles - feature rich green spaces, new and old, that provide history, community and sanity in the 21st Century.
Houston is one of the largest cities in the nation, but it’s also one of the country’s most diverse. In fact, one in four Houstonians are foreign born. So it should come as no surprise that the bustling city’s ever-evolving culinary scene reflects its multicultural influences.