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Houston's New Fitness Craze
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 ...
Join The Club
Whether it is for barbecue or tacos, people have long looked to Texas Monthly as an arbiter of iconic Texas flavors. Now the publication is putting its stamp of approval ...
Hello Sunshine
Texas twins Amanda and Laura Ernst are on a mission to spread the good vibes associated with vacation through new lifestyle e-store Sunshine Tienda. “The peace you feel when traveling ...
KHOU & CultureMap
If you're looking for some hands-on family fun, head on over to the Health Museum to check out its newest exhibit, "Beyond the X-Ray." This week's KHOU CultureMap ...
Hot New Hotel Perk
Umbrellas are so 20th century. Now the concierge at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston is offering guests the use of a Selfie Stick so they can capture special ...
Houston Named Nerd City
The Greater Houston area, including the Woodlands and Sugar Land, is No. 1 overall metro area in America for professionals in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), according to a ...
KHOU & CultureMap
This week's KHOU CultureMap Moment highlights a Houston couple receiving national attention for their unusual business concept: A photo booth on wheels. Self-taught photographer Brittany Havican and her husband ...
Hometown Glory
Southern Living has come out with its 2015 list of 50 people changing the South, and Houston is well-represented, with four entrepreneurs, including the only woman in Texas on the ...
Private Travel Perks
A new Texas startup hopes to save super-commuters from the hassles of airports with the convenience of private flights. Texas Air Shuttle is stepping into the growing Uberization of the ...
Science Smart
Belize's Great Blue Hole, a large submarine sinkhole touted as one of the world's best snorkeling and scuba diving locations by the late undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, may ...
House Towed Away
A Spring Branch couple spent two and a half years building an eco-friendly dream house-on-wheels from raw materials in hope of reducing their environmental impact. Unfortunately, the mobile nature of ...
Big Ideas For 2015
Houston's always been a city with great big ideas, and the year 2015 will, no doubt, see more innovative plans proposed and carried out. Here are just a few ...
Coolest New Businesses
A mobile photo booth developed by a Houston couple has made the list of 50 Coolest New Businesses in America. Business Insider compiled the list, after searching "high and low ...
Plastic Bag Ban Myths
Dallas' new plastic bag law went into effect on Jan. 1, requiring supermarkets and other retailers, such as convenience stores, malls and boutiques, to charge a nickel for every "single-use ...
Hip Hop Hooray
A vocal warm-up is a ritual common to many reporters before going on air. What isn't common is when the reporter opts out of a standard "Sally-sells-seashells-by-the-seashore" and instead ...

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