Imagine walking into a swanky, sultry bar with nothing but a single nondescript door to the street to denote its entrance. Upon entering, you’ll quickly notice the stylish atmosphere finished with leather chairs and tables, with candles and crystal chandeliers setting the tone for the evening. Here, you aren’t allowed to drink light beer or wear baseball caps. Instead, you’ll quickly be transported to the pre-Prohibition era where vintage decor and strong drinks are readily available. The Violet Hour, located just off the Damen Blue Line stop, is a departure from most Wicker Park bars in the neighborhood. This unique spot is […]
Now that spring is in full swing, you may be looking for ways to brighten up your apartment, get a jump start on the warmer weather and get rid of those winter blues. And even if it is still too early to break out your spring dresses and all your favorite swimsuits, it’s not too early to begin your apartment makeover! When it comes to brightening up your apartment and decorating for the spring, you’d be surprised at how small changes can make big differences and include a lot of added benefits. Whether you’re out all day or working from home, […]
Some people seem to think that renting an apartment will refrain them from making the changes they want to create their dream-worthy home. And while renting may prohibit you from making certain permanent changes, there’s no reason it should stop you from having that beautiful kitchen you’ve always envisioned. When it comes to transforming your kitchen, there are plenty of quick fixes you can make to spruce things up and give your cooking space a brand new look.
Add or change the lighting
Not only is this an inexpensive change, but it’s also a fairly easy one to make! No matter if […]
With the weekend quickly approaching, you may be sitting in your apartment pondering over what activities you’ll be getting yourself into. But hold on right there, because we’ve got the perfect place for you and your friends to try out or try again. Introducing SweetWater Brewing Company—a local favorite brewery dedicated to good times and even better beer. Started in 1997 by two college friends, this brewery has since then catapulted its way into the forefront of the craft beer industry. Turns out everyone’s love for beer in college can actually work itself out in the long-run. Take that, mom and […]
There’s no denying that when it comes to Houston, there’s plenty to do. From the food and drink options to the museums and endless festivals, it’s nearly impossible to be bored in a city so great. But, if you’re interested in getting out of your comfort zone and exploring something completely new, then it’s time for you to head on over to the Eclectic Menagerie Park. This isn’t your average park. Here, you’ll be surrounded by large metal sculptures, all created by local artists and designers.
The open-air collection of sculptures began in 1987 when Texas Pipe and Supply’s chairman of the board […]