Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 05

River Oaks Theatre

The River Oaks Theatre is a staple of the Houston community. Originally built in 1939, the Art Deco movie theater is nestled in the middle of the River Oaks Shopping Center. In 1976 Landmark Theatres took over operations and has maintained the venue ever since. The theater serves a niche market by being one of […]

August 05

Glenwood Cemetery

Today we took a trip to the Glenwood Cemetery, which is hidden away on Washington Avenue. Now, we know what you’re thinking. Who on earth would want to hang out in a cemetery? We asked ourselves the same question, because none of us had ever been there. However, a few of our history-loving friends talked […]

August 02

Oishii Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Sushi night doesn’t have to be expensive, and Oishii proves it. This low key Japanese restaurant serves great food that won’t break the bank. The inconspicuous restaurant has wood paneled walls, broken-in booths and basic tables. But the strip center location and the unpretentious decor don’t take away from the number of people who feverishly […]

August 02

Saint Arnold Brewing Company

Ever wondered what Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory would be like for adults? If so, you need to head to Downtown Houston and check out the Saint Arnold Brewery. Tours of the facility started years ago and with the passing of time the call for more helped grow the brewery into what it is today. The […]