Texian Market Days Festival is a Celebration of Texas History

Texian Market Days Festival is a Celebration of Texas History

If you're looking for a great day out in Texas this fall you should visit the Texian Market Days Festival on Saturday, October 25. The festival takes place at George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond and is a fantastic celebration of 150 years of Texan history. All the family will thrill at the historical reenactments and live entertainment offered … [Read more...]

Pressed for Time? Check Out These Quick Thanksgiving Dishes

Thanksgiving Dinner

Not all Thanksgiving dishes need to be time intensive. Here are quick Thanksgiving dishes for you to whip up for your celebration here at Phoenician Apartments:   Sauteed spinach topped with crispy pancetta is easy to make and ensures that loved ones get at least a little greenery on their plates, too. Cranberry relish doesn't have to be … [Read more...]

Get Farm-Fresh Groceries for Thanksgiving Dinner at the City Hall Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Instead of the same old boring food from your generic grocery store this Thanksgiving holiday, purchase your feast day food from the City Hall Farmers Market in Houston this year. The City Halls Farmers Market is the perfect place to pick up locally grown produce for your Thanksgiving meal this year. Aside from locally grown produce, they also have … [Read more...]

Buy Unique Gifts at the 9th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market

Art Market

Instead of going to the mall to do your shopping this holiday season, think outside the box, and try to buy something more unique. Some of the best holiday shopping in Houston, TX can be found at the 9th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market, which is being held at the Winter Street Studios. The Art Market will have work by over 60 different artists in … [Read more...]

Holidays Activites Abound at the 13th Annual Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights

The holiday season is coming up fast, which means there will be several holiday activities around Houston, TX. One event you do not want to miss is the 13th Annual Festival of Lights. The festival is scheduled to take place at Moody Gardens at One Hope Boulevard, which is not too far from our Phoenician Apartments. It is scheduled to run November 15th, 2014 … [Read more...]

New to Houston? Take an Audio Walking Tour of the City

New to Houston? Take an Audio Walking Tour of the City

Houston is a big city full of many unique attractions. To learn more about the city, you should participate in one of the audio walking tours of Houston. Taking an audio tour of downtown Houston gives you information on the city that many residents don't know. There are three different audio tours that you can download for free and play on any mp3 player … [Read more...]

Indulge in Baklava at the Original Greek Festival

Indulge in Baklava at the Original Greek Festival

We hope our Phoenician residents managed to experience the great Original Greek Festival in Houston, TX. If you missed it this year, be sure to not miss it next year! This festival is a celebration of Greek culture in its many forms. Guests were treated to demonstrations of traditional Greek dance by children and adults, live Greek music, and the … [Read more...]

Tired of the Same Old Jack O’Lantern? Try these Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Tired of the Same Old Jack O’Lantern? Try these Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

One of the things we love most about autumn is Houston, is the transformation the Phoenician undergoes as residents decorate their homes for the season. Of course, pumpkins abound this time of year, but this year leave the traditional Jack O'Lantern behind. The home decorating experts at The Nest have a plethora of unique pumpkin decorating ideas for the … [Read more...]

MECA Houston Presents: Dia De Los Muertos

MECA Houston Presents: Dia De Los Muertos

We love connecting our residents with unique ways to spend a day out on the town. During Halloween weekend, ditch the traditional trick-or-treating for the Dia de los Muertos Houston, TX festival. Presented by the Multicultural Education and Counseling Through the Arts (MECA), the Dia de los Muertos festival honors the dead and celebrates the future of … [Read more...]

Time for a Road Trip! Rock Out at the Austin City Limits Music Festival

Time for a Road Trip! Rock Out at the Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin is just a short two-and-a-half hour drive away from Houston and has many different attractions that are well worth making a road trip to see. One of the best known events in Texas' capital city is the Austin City Limits Music Festival, hosted each October in the city's 46-acre Zilker Park. Known to locals and yearly visitors as the ACL Festival, … [Read more...]