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...]

Discover Independent Films at WorldFest-Houston

Discover Independent Films at WorldFest-Houston

The Phoenician prides itself on providing our residents with access to luxury living in Houston. We also keep you abreast of the happenings around Houston in an effort to help our residents connect to their passions. This spring, discover the world of indie movies at the independent film event WorldFest-Houston. WorldFest-Houston takes place from April … [Read more...]

Re-Decorate Your Apartment Just in Time for Spring

Re-Decorate Your Apartment Just in Time for Spring

One of the biggest tasks which we must take on as the weather gets nicer outside is spring cleaning. To make what can seem like an arduous chore more fun, think about spring cleaning not as getting down your hands and knees and scrubbing behind the fridge, but as a chance to re-decorate. With these apartment decorating tips for spring you will have a clean … [Read more...]

Celebrate Culture with the Houston International Fest

Celebrate Culture with the Houston International Fest

One of the most interesting free events for the entire year is just around the corner; the Houston International Festival. This is a great place to take your family and friends and learn more about other cultures from around the world. Every year, the International Festival picks a country or region to highlight, and this year they are honoring Australia. … [Read more...]