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Exploring Rice Village: A Guide to Houston's Charming Neighborhood

Rice Village is a quaint neighborhood located in the heart of Houston, known for its beautiful tree-lined streets, diverse food scene, and boutique shopping. With its proximity to Rice University, the neighborhood has a youthful energy and a vibrant atmosphere. Whether you're a local or a visitor, Rice Village is a must-visit destination in Houston.

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Rice University: A World-Class Institution in the Heart of Houston

Founded in 1912, Rice University is a private research university located in the heart of Houston's Rice Village neighborhood. The university is consistently ranked as one of the top institutions in the country, known for its strong programs in engineering, business, and the natural sciences. Visitors can explore the stunning campus, attend a lecture or event, or catch a game at the Rice Stadium.

Shopping in Rice Village: A Guide to Houston's Trendiest Boutiques and Shops

Interior of a trendy boutique in Rice Village, Houston, Texas,

If you're looking for unique gifts, trendy clothing, or artisanal home goods, Rice Village is the place to be. The neighborhood is home to a variety of boutiques and shops, ranging from high-end fashion to eclectic vintage finds. Some popular spots include Emerson Rose, Pavement, and Blue Leaf Houston.

Parks and Recreation in Rice Village: Enjoying Houston's Green Spaces

Rice Village may be a bustling urban neighborhood, but it's also home to several beautiful parks and green spaces. The Rice University campus features picturesque gardens and fountains, while the nearby Hermann Park offers a variety of outdoor activities, from jogging and biking to paddle boating and picnicking. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an active day out, Rice Village has something for everyone.

Places to Eat

Tiny Boxwoods

Local Foods

Ramen Tatsu-Ya 

Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe

The Burger Joint

The Halal Guys

Things to do this month

May 2024

First and third Sundays

9:00 - 1:00 pm

2504 Amherst St

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Homes for Sale in Rice

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