• 5 Things About Living in Houston Texas

    5 Things to Know About Living in Houston Texas

    Guest Post by Dream by MJS Interiors in Houston

    Houston

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    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.

    No Shortage of Outstanding Dining Options

    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.

    The Essential 38 Houston Restaurants, April 2015 - Eater Houston

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    From food trucks and streets stands to high-end restaurants, Houston restaurants offer some of the finest cuisine in the country.

    The 50 Best Things to Eat in Houston Before You Die

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    Got Time to Explore All the Cultural Attractions?

    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.

    Houston Texas

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    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.

    30 Awesome Things To Do In Houston

    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.

    NASA Space Center

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    In Summer Stay Cool in the Tunnels

    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.

    Ready to Cheer

    Toyota Center in Houston TX

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    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.

    Be Sure to Consider the Commute

    Main street Houston TX

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    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.

2 Responsesso far.

  1. Janet Huey says:

    Listing food first was spot on!
    Houston is also a huge pet community, which is great.
    The medical facilities are world class.
    I am blessed to be able to avoid the commute and am a hit weather person.
    Great article.

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