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Last Modified: 23-jan-06

Known for the vibrancy of its visual and performing arts, Houston's Theater District is ranked second in the country in the number of theater seats in a concentrated downtown area per capita and has world-class visual and performing arts organizations.
For information about arts and museums in Houston see:


Officially, Houston is nicknamed the "Space City" as it is home to NASA's Lyndon. B. Johnson Space Center. If you would like to visit NASA see:

Restaurants and Entertainment:
Rice Village (nearest to Rice University Campus)
Fuzzy's Pizza Italian & Sports Café
Dimassi's Mediterranean Café
Buffallo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
Mi Luna Tapas Restaurant
La Madeleine Bakery, Café & Bistro
Fu's Garden Restaurant
Hungry's Café & Bistro
Ruggles Café Bekery
Istanbul Grill & Deli Turkish Cuisine
Two Rows Restaurant and Brewery
Patu's Thai village
Kubo's sushi bar and grill
For other restaurants in the Houston area see:

Rice village has a nice shopping area. Another place is Galleria shopping mall. The complex is located at 5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056.
For more information see:

Outdoor activities close to Rice University campus:
Herman Park:
Houston Zoo: