Category Archives: Shopping

July 15

Saint Cloud Boutique

Founded by fashion buyer Cecilia Marquez and former oil and gas consultant Jessica Rodriguez, Saint Cloud Boutique hosts a fusion of global luxuries in the heart of Rice Village. This upscale boutique is home to hand-picked pieces from fashion capitals all over the world including New York, Milan and Paris. The eclectic mix of items […]

June 25

Brazos Bookstore

For 40 years, Brazos Bookstore has stood tall with their friendly, mom & pop personality against encroaching behemoths like Amazon. Brazos may be quaint, but this little brick and mortar book shop down Bissonnet speaks volumes about its locally owned presence in Houston. Upon walking in, the openness of the front room reflects the demeanor […]

June 18

Taxi Taxi

Searching for an alternative clothing destination? Parked on Westheimer, the Taxi Taxi bright yellow and black building stands out in the heart of the Montrose area. As Taxi Taxi’s name implies, this clothing exchange has an outfit for wherever your imagination takes you, all for the fare of a cab ride. Don’t be intimidated by […]

July 17

Market Square

In the center of Downtown’s Historic District, Market Square is a small plaza placed in a spot where one would think a building should stand. Since its grand re-opening in 2010, it has acted as a cure-all for anyone in need of a quiet taste of culture. In the Square you will find a charming […]

Cactus Music

Musicians and music lovers, rejoice! There is still hope for humanity, and that hope is spelled C-A-C-T-U-S. Today it seems like everything is getting digitized, and there is no room left on Main Street for mom and pop shops. As a result, we love to find those special places that stand the test of time […]

June 24

Phoenicia Specialty Foods

We normally wouldn’t gush over a grocery store, but believe us when we say this one is special. The variety of food and drink is astonishing. Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a bite or do some grocery shopping for later, Phoenicia has got the goods. You can find everything from French bakery […]