Guest Post by Dream by MJS Interiors in Houston
As the fourth largest city in the nation, the sprawling Metropolis of Houston has been growing even bigger, thanks to its booming economy. It also has one of the highest numbers of Fortune 500 companies in the country, currently sitting at 21 .
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With all the jobs in Houston, combined with relatively affordable housing, it’s no wonder so many are moving to Houston. If you’re thinking of following them, there are a few things you should know.
Houston Texas has a thriving food scene with diverse, mouthwatering options that not only include its famous Tex-Mex but just about every time of cuisine you can imagine.
From food trucks and streets stands to high-end restaurants, Houston restaurants offer some of the finest cuisine in the country.
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That strong economy has provided a huge boost to Houston’s cultural sector, resulting in a wide range of institutions to explore. It would take months, even years, to explore them all, which means living in Houston gives you the perfect opportunity to check them off your list.
One of the highlights is the Menil Collection, a local treasure that draws visitors from across the globe, showcasing over 16,000 works dating from the Paleolithic era to the present, including surrealist works by Max Ernst and Salvador Dali, as well as paintings by Picasso and works by Andy Warhol. The city has its own arts district too, home to more than 300 artists and other creatives.
Fascinated by outer space? Space Center Houston is a Smithsonian affiliate dedicated to the history of space exploration. As a visitor you can see astronauts train, tram through NASA facilities for a behind-the-scenes look, view the spacesuit collection in the Astronaut Gallery, or experience a real “blastoff” with an impressive visual of launches on the five-story-high screen in the Blastoff Theater.
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On a scorching hot day there are few pedestrians on the streets because the locals in Houston, Texas share a secret. That secret is that the underground is one of the best ways to escape the heat. The Tunnels is a system that connects many downtown buildings. Here you can eat, shop, or take a speed walk, and all in air-conditioned comfort.
If you like sports, there are many ways to cheer on the home team here. Houston hosts the NFL Texans, the MLB Astros and the NBA Rockets. It’s also a great place to be for those who like rodeo. Don your cowboy hat and boots and enjoy this fun event that brings Houstonians together every year.
Houston Rodeo or RodeoHouston, also known as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, is the largest rodeo and livestock exhibition in the world.
When searching through homes to buy in Houston, be sure to think about the commute. Living in the suburbs often means a long commute as it tends to be a heavy-traffic city. If you’ll be working in downtown and would rather live the suburban life, there are ways to relieve that stress such as a remodel through bathroom interior design, perhaps including a large soaking tub that provides the ultimate relaxing end to your day.