A trip to 59 Diner will make you feel nostalgic for an era you weren’t even alive to remember: when waitresses wore pink dresses and jukeboxes played Chuck Berry. The malts and milkshakes are some of the best in town. Open 24 hours... more
Stop by the Toyota Center on game days to watch Houston’s hockey team mangle their opponents. The Aeros won the American Hockey League title in 2003.
Board the UH–Downtown METRORail and exit at Bell Station; walk 5 blocks right on Clay Street... more
Set in an old white house across the street from Brasil (below), this coffee house provides a great place to hang out with friends. Order a cup of coffee or choose from the wide selection of beer and wine, then head up to the second floor to watch the interesting variety of people this place attracts... more
See classic, new, and neglected plays. Check out the "Cheap Thrills” tickets from the Alley's website.
Board the UH-Downtown METRORail at either the Hermann Park/Rice U or the Memorial Hermann/Houston Zoo rail stop, and exit at the Preston Station rail platform; walk 3 blocks right on Preston Street, then 1 block left on Louisiana Street... more
Tasty food with South American and Southwestern flare and lots of low-fat options. Service is expedited by having customers order at the counter. It’s easy to fill up without spending much money. Main dishes include fried plantains and salad... more