Ten Underrated Things About Houston (For Now)
Change is what Houston's all about these days. Last year's deserted Downtown is this year's Downtown Living Initiative. We never take what makes this place special for granted, so we took a look at a few things about Houston culture that make us happy to live here.
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10. Westheimer Road
If you're new here, or maybe just terrible with directions, Westheimer becomes the default artery for getting around town, especially during a freeway traffic crush. In some ways, it's a pathway through all the socioeconomic levels of Houston from over-the-counter pharmaceuticals to lap dances.
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Who wants the extremes of the coasts? It's either too cold or too hot, or too much of the same thing every day. The heat and humidity will soon remind us why summers here are brutal. But that's what this Houston living is all about, and at least this year's bipolar climate nearly gave us a sense of what it's like having four seasons.