Houston Rocks!

I have vouched for this town most of my life and I’m glad we’re finally getting recognized for all the things I hopelessly preach about.  Below is just a sampling of the recognition we have received over the past few years.

Best Cities for Your Career in 2013

Payscale.com (as reported by Monster.com) – January 3, 2013

Places to Go in 2013

New York Times – January 11, 2013

Best New Restaurant 2012Underbelly

Esquire – 2012

America’s Best SeafoodREEF 

U.S. News & World Report– October 2012

Top 10 New Restaurants in the U.S.Sorrel Urban Bistro

Gayot – 2012

The Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2012Oxheart

Bon Appetit – September 2012

Best Places to Live 2012 – Spring

CNN Money – August 15, 2011

Great Places in America: Public Spaces – Buffalo Bayou

American Planning Association – October 3, 2012

How America Gives by Total Contribution – Houston MSA

The Chronicle of Philanthropy – August 20, 2012

America’s Coolest Cities to Live

Forbes – July 26, 2012

Most Fun Cities in America

Trident (as reported by rollingout.com) – April 28, 2012

Most Racially/Ethnically Diverse Large Metro Area

Kinder Institute for Urban Research & The Hobby Center for the Study of Texas – March 2012

America’s Best Wine BarsSonoma Wine Bar

Travel+Leisure – March 2012

Top Good Samaritan City

On Star (as reported by KUHF News) – March 11, 2012

Top 10 Urban B&BsLa Maison in Midtown

Bedandbreakfast.com – March 2012

Top 12 Best Children’s Museums in the U.S. –  Children’s Museum of Houston

Forbes – January 30, 2012

Most Generous U.S. City

The Daily Beast – December 12, 2011

Best Places to Live 2011 – Lake Jackson

CNN Money – August 15, 2011

America’s Coolest City ParksDiscovery Green

Travel + Leisure – April 2011

 Top 10 Budget Travel Destinations for 2011

Budget Travel – January 7, 2011 



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