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Top Stories

Essays

Ike’s Peak

A singularly harrowing account of Hurricane Ike’s fury and the four souls whose lives it nearly took.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Seafood

The Strange Case of the Disappearing Gulf Crab

Seafood salad's salad days.

09/03/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Shannon O'Hara

Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis's Last Best Chance

At 31, Brad Davis, the Dynamo’s all-star midfielder, is fighting for a place on America’s World Cup team.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Open Road

Dos Texans

Reconnecting with our Texas roots in Brenham and College Station.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Space City

Living the High Life

Earthbound Houstonians consider something uplifting.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Fine Arts

A Fair to Remember

The third annual Houston Fine Art Fair features galleries from San Francisco to South Korea.

09/20/2013 By Michael Hardy

Dance

Dance Dance Revolution

Jessica Lang brings ballet into the 21st century.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

H-Town Diary

A Novel Adventure

Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.

09/03/2013 By Chitra Divakaruni

Best of Houstonia

Best of Houstonia

Top Doctors 2013

Meet Houston’s best of the best, doctors who prove every day why there’s no better city on the planet to get sick.

09/01/2013

Eat & Drink

Recipes

The Mighty Melanzane

Eggplant, olives and cheese make a great summer bowl of pasta.

09/03/2013 By Robb Walsh

Tiki Tuesday

Holding a Torch for Tiki

Surf’s up at Anvil Bar & Refuge on Westheimer.

09/03/2013 By Dan Derozier

Seafood

The Strange Case of the Disappearing Gulf Crab

Seafood salad's salad days.

09/03/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Shannon O'Hara

Editor’s Note

The Sound and the Fiery

Editor’s Note

What J.J. taught us

09/03/2013 By Scott Vogel

Health & Wellness

Top Doctors 2013

An Annotated Guide to the Texas Medical Center

How well do you know one of Houston’s treasures?

09/03/2013 Illustrations by Michael Byers By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2013

Rejoining Brains to Limbs with Robot Rehab

Dr. Gerard Francisco sees robotic rehabilitation as a way to make a rough road to recovery smoother.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Top Doctors 2013

All About HER

Imagining treatment without chemo’s nasty downsides

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Top Doctors 2013

Curing Disease One Liver at a Time

Dr. John Goss is making Houston into a liver transplant center while saving lives.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Top Doctors 2013

The Man Who Would Reverse Paralysis

Dr. Dong Kim always had faith in stem cells, even when others didn't.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2013

A Heart Can't Skip a Beat Without a Pulse

Dr. Billy Cohn has created the world's first pulse-less artificial heart.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Best of Houstonia

The Top Doctors List

Meet Houston’s best of the best: 580 doctors judged excellent by their peers, who prove every day why there's no better city on the planet to get sick.

09/01/2013

Home & Real Estate

Space City

Living the High Life

Earthbound Houstonians consider something uplifting.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Clutch City

Empty Nest

Two new stores help us fill our fiefdoms with functional art.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

News & City Life

Essays

Ike’s Peak

A singularly harrowing account of Hurricane Ike’s fury and the four souls whose lives it nearly took.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis's Last Best Chance

At 31, Brad Davis, the Dynamo’s all-star midfielder, is fighting for a place on America’s World Cup team.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

Death Becomes Him

Ryan Donowho has made an acting career out of dying.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

When Exes Attack

For Better or Curse

Problems with money? Unlucky in love? You might just be cursed.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Million-Dollar IDeas

Finally, Someone Bottled Vietnamese Iced Coffee

A new way to drink an old favorite hits the shelves—invented by a Houstonian, naturally.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

The Perfect Party

This month’s guests bring big things in various size packages.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Food Porn for Fish

A Katy man invents a better fishing lure, and we beat a path to his door.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Ice House

Wheels of Fortune

An interview with Juan Carlos, the Montrose Rollerblade Guy.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Style & Shopping

Fall Fashion 2013

Fall Fashion 2013

Darkness may fall in a long-abandoned department store downtown, but the season’s metallic accents shine through.

09/03/2013 Styled by Vico Puentes Photography by Richard Brandon Yates

Travel & Outdoors

Open Road

Dos Texans

Reconnecting with our Texas roots in Brenham and College Station.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt