Essential Grilling Items for a Memorial Day BBQ at Phoenician Apartments

Essential Grilling Items for a Memorial Day BBQ at Phoenician Apartments

With summer just around the corner, it's time to take stock of the grilling items needed for a BBQ. Here's a list for your refrigerator. 1. Long-handled tongs The shorter seven inch, or even the nine-inch tongs, will suffice. However, if you are a newbie, longer just might be better. Find a pair that is light with scalloped oval shape or looped head. … [Read more...]

Enjoy a Picnic at the Phoencian Picnic Area this Summer

Enjoy a Picnic at the Phoencian Picnic Area this Summer

The Phoenician apartments picnic area is a wonderful place for family and friends to gather and enjoy good food. Here are some tips to pack your picnic like a pro. A great basket Traditional wicker picnic baskets are still a fun option if large enough to hold your items. A modern twist is a backpack basket with all of the utensils and supplies you … [Read more...]

Relishing Burgers at Pappas Burgers-Houston

Relishing Burgers at Pappas Burgers-Houston

Attention burger aficionados! If you are looking for burger restaurants near Westheimer Road, you're in luck. Pappas Burgers is located at 5815 Westheimer Road and is home to one of the best burger menus in the city. Open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m., you can experience a … [Read more...]

Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend at Carnival Houston

Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend at Carnival Houston

If the first thing that pops into your head when someone mentions Carnival is Rio de Janeiro, you're probably not from Texas. In the Lone Star State, everyone knows that the word refers to the Carnival Houston Festival. Just like in Rio, Carnival Houston is a fun-fueled celebration of food, dance, drink, and costumes. The 2015 Houston Carnival will run … [Read more...]

Host the Best Memorial Day Weekend BBQ

Host the Best Memorial Day Weekend BBQ

Spring is in bloom, and Memorial Day weekend is approaching. This is a great chance to get the summer season started right by hosting a Memorial Day BBQ for friends and neighbors. Here are some hosting tips for parties at home to help keep you on budget. Be the organizer; not the sponsor. Make a list of everything you'll need, and then have each guest … [Read more...]

Spruce Up the Bedroom in Time for Spring

Spruce Up the Bedroom in Time for Spring

Spring cleaning is not one of those things which many of us look forward to. However, spring cleaning is a great time to look at your room and decide if it could work better for you. This weekend, spend some time in one of the most intimate rooms in the house. With these bedroom re-decorating tips for spring you can create that relaxing retreat you have … [Read more...]

Save & Party on Budget for a Memorial Day BBQ at Phoenician

Save & Party on Budget for a Memorial Day BBQ at Phoenician

When it comes to hosting a Memorial Day party, the price can sometimes get in the way of fun. With these Memorial Day BBQ tips, brought to you by Reader’s Digest, you can plan the most successful get-together yet, without breaking the bank. Buy Cans Instead of Bottles- Place cans in a cooler of ice, for guests to grab, instead of placing out bottles. … [Read more...]

Decorate the Phoenician Bathroom for Spring

Decorate the Phoenician Bathroom for Spring

Are you looking for a wonderful spring decorating project? Then here are some great tips for bathroom decorating for spring. Use textiles. When you display beautiful towels that don't have to be super expensive, you can alter the look of your space. Go for a new shower curtain with bold colors or interesting geometric shapes. Think about the floor, … [Read more...]

Grab a Burger & Beer at BRC GastroPub-Houston

Grab a Burger & Beer at BRC GastroPub-Houston

If you don't feel like cooking, skip getting fast food and head out to a locally owned restaurant. One place near our Phoenician Apartments where you can dine on a uniquely created burger and drink craft beer is BRC GastroPub. The signature BRC Pub burger is topped with cheddar, maple bacon, marinated tomatoes, iceberg lettuce, and a secret … [Read more...]

3 Special Cocktails at Down the Street in Houston

3 Special Cocktails at Down the Street in Houston

Houston, TX has many places to enjoy a meal and a drink with a friend, however, in the Cottage Grove area of this great city is place that might be tucked in a little too much for some people. The cocktail menu at Down the Street in Houston has something for everyone. A few ideas for a great experience are: High West Campfire with Grand Mariner, … [Read more...]