Children's Museum Houston (photo courtesy of the museum)

TWO OF THE city's most beloved summer-heat havens have new bragging rights! The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced that Children's Museum Houston and the Harris County Public Library system are two of just 10 recipients of the 2024 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. It's the highest honor given to institutions that make gamechanging contributions to their communities.

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A FEW SHORT years ago, the Covid pandemic had the whole world questioning if the travel and hospitality industries would ever recover. In a report released this week by Houston First Corporation, the region's marketing organization, it seems that those sectors in Houston not only bounced back, but are continuing on a strong upward trajectory.

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HGO's West Side Story returns (photo by Lynn Lane)

FEATURING A NUMBER of arguably the world's most beloved and recognizable operas, the 2024-2025 season announcement from Houston Grand Opera had culture vultures buzzing yesterday.

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