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Marcy de Luna


A native Houstonian, Marcy de Luna has freelanced for CultureMap since it first launched in November 2009. She has also contributed to PaperCity Magazine and is currently editor of Zagat Houston. She writes about a host of topics for CultureMap and also appears in the popular Bottoms Up! video series that visits Houston newest restaurants and bars.

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KHOU & CultureMap

Spend some green at local stores and restaurants to help keep Houston green

By Marcy de Luna

Eat up, shop 'til you drop and show some love for the city’s green spaces this weekend. Several local non-profits, including Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Houston Audubon and Katy Prairie ...

New Contract For Dominique

Longtime Houston TV anchor renews contract with provision for more family time

By Marcy de Luna

Fans of Dominique Sachse have cause for celebration. The long-time KPRC Channel 2 news anchor has renewed her contract. While Sachse’s prior contract, inked in 2008, was a seven-year ...

Astrodome Seat Sale

There's still time to own a piece of the Astrodome in colorful stadium seat sale

By Marcy de Luna

While the future of the Astrodome remains a contentious issue, many Houstonians are still crazy after all these years for the Eighth Wonder of the World, as proven by the ...

Houston's Own Movie Star

Houston's new movie star: Native son goes from reality TV to standing toe-to-toe with Ben Stiller in new flick

By Marcy de Luna

While We’re Young — a new comedy-drama from writer-director Noah Baumbach playing at River Oaks Theatre — showcases a Houston-born reality TV star. Houston's own Ryan Serhant is already garnering ...

Downtown Bar Reborn

Locked out downtown bar rises from the dead: New locale adds to speakeasy vibe, restores couple's dream

By Marcy de Luna

Barringer Bar has a new lease on life. The downtown Houston nightlife spot has quietly reopened at a new address — 108 Main St. Owners Chieko and Robby Cook were shocked ...

Hot New Bars

Houston's hottest new bars and must-try cocktails: Where To Drink Right Now

By Marcy de Luna

Can't decide where to grab a drink? Let us help you decide. From a neighborhood joint to a wine haunt, here are some new Houston hotspots to check out ...

Easter Dining Specials

Easter dining specials: These restaurants are open to serve holiday brunch and breakfast faves

By Marcy de Luna

If you haven't yet made reservations for Easter, fear not. Below are seven under-the-radar restaurants, not normally open on Sundays, but throwing out the welcoming mat this Easter holiday ...

Suds and socializing

Hot young professionals and a Miss Texas party at a Washington Avenue bar — for a good cause

By Marcy de Luna

The sun shined on Women of Wardrobe's 10th annual "Spring Fling." The weekend weather provided a gorgeous backdrop as more than 200 guys and gals gathered inside and out ...

CultureMap Video

Squeal with delight! Video of Rodeo pig races features our own Hamye West

By Marcy de Luna

The competition is fierce at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. And no, we're not referring to the bull riding or steer wrestling contests. More than just roping, riding ...

KHOU & CultureMap

Food truck festival showcases diverse dining options — everything from lobster to Spam

By Marcy de Luna

There’s something for everyone at the 5th annual Haute Wheels Houston festival, which rolls into Houston Community College’s southwest campus this weekend (March 21-March 22; noon-5 p.m ...

Cauliflower Crazy

Broccoli-hating former president finally finds a vegetable he truly loves

By Marcy de Luna

Along with most kids, and a lot of adults, President George H.W. Bush has made his distaste for broccoli well known. In 1990, while serving as the 41st President ...

St. Patrick's Day Parties

Go green! Procrastinator's Guide to St. Patrick's Day: Best places to eat, drink and dance a jig

By Marcy de Luna

St. Patrick’s Day, which dates back to the 17th century, has evolved into an international party celebrating Irish culture. From bagpipes to special eats, most of these customs are ...

Getting Over The Hump

We are the champions! CultureMap ace beats a slew of media all-stars in death-defying camel race

By Marcy de Luna

It was a weekend like no other for Sam Houston Race Park. The fourth annual Camel Night Races packed the house, attracting a crowd of more than 24,500 to ...

Most Eligible Singles

Houston's Most Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes: 10 hot singles that will put some spring in your life

By Marcy de Luna

Heating things up on a cold winter's day as spring approaches, click through for latest edition of Houston's Most Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes.

Tequila Party

Sellout crowd learns the finer points of savoring tequila in agave good time

By Marcy de Luna

Tequila has a reputation for leading to amusing nights and Wednesday’s Tequila Appreciation Society event was no exception. More than 150 tequila enthusiasts were entertained at the tasting hosted ...

Wild Valentine's Days

The most over-the-top Valentine's Day options: How the rich get sexy

By Marcy de Luna

Flowers, dinner and a bottle of wine . . . we thought we had it all figured out when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s Day. Until a trio of over-the-top deals below ...

Best Happy Hours

Houston's hottest happy hours: New restaurants and bars offer deals that let you drink (and eat) cheap

By Marcy de Luna

The happy hour deals at some new Houston hotspots give you the perfect reason to leave work early. These are bars and restaurants where you can have a drink (or ...

Where To Watch Super Bowl

Super feast: 10 hot spots to drink, enjoy great food and watch the big football game in style

By Marcy de Luna

Get ready for some football (and the halftime show): More than 110 million people are expected to watch Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots ...

Houston's New Fitness Craze

Celebrity beloved Austin fitness craze hits Houston: New Heights studio pushes indoor cycling

By Marcy de Luna

RIDE Indoor Cycling, the Austin-based fitness boutique that's started a cycling craze in the state capital and counts celebrities like Zooey Deschanel and Brooklyn Decker amongst its fans, has ...

Beauty Tips From The Pros

Tricks of the Trade: TV anchors and hosts reveal beauty secrets on how to look your best — on camera or off

By Marcy de Luna

Start the New Year with a fresh look thanks to makeover tips from these Houston TV personalities. 

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