A Family Guide to Houston

Festivals for Every Member of Every Sort of Family

Houston has no shortage of things to do this summer, even for the pickiest of folks.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

A Family Guide to Houston

The Grandest Parents: a Spirited Guide to Overindulgence

Finally—finally!—you have a grandchild or two to spoil rotten. Here’s where to start.

08/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

A Family Guide to Houston

Bargain Brood: Family Affairs on the Cheap

Think low-cost family fun is an oxymoron? Come on, this is Houston we’re talking about!

08/03/2014 By Peter Holley

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 25–27

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 18–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

07/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Guide

Top Five Independence Day Events

Still haven't decided how to celebrate the Fourth? Here are a few last-minute suggestions.

07/04/2014 By Shy Hardiman

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 4–6

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

07/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

July 4

Go Fourth and Conquer: Our Guide for a Perfect Independence Day

In a city this large, there’s an Independence Day celebration for everybody.

06/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Fashion Events

The H-Town Sneaker Summit: a, uh, Sneak Peek

Attracting 6,000 attendees, the 10th annual Sneaker Summit places the Bayou City at the foot fetish forefront.

06/30/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 27–29

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

occasion

Top Eight Summer Solstice Parties

Celebrate the longest day of the year with everything from a mixer at the Museum of Natural Science to Taiko drumming at the Rothko Chapel.

06/20/2014 By Shy Hardiman

Fauna

The Waugh Bridge's Dark Underside

Though not as famous as Austin's Congress Avenue bats, our own 250,000-strong colony is gaining visibility.

06/17/2014 By Emily Donaldson

leisure

Going Outside the Lanes at Bowlero

The Woodlands's new bowling alley-cum-nightclub offers a full bar, touchscreen scorekeeping, and a hot wing challenge.

06/16/2014 By Natalie Reina

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Newsfix

Video: New Summer Fun in the Heart of Houston

There's big fun to be had this summer in the heart of the city, Houston's Museum District.

06/05/2014

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 6–8

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Museum District Guide

Hands-On Fun in the Museum District

Just because you can’t touch the art doesn’t mean you can’t make some of your own—just check out these five workshops.

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Century of Green

Hermann Park at 100

With the wind at its back (and $115 million in the bank), Hermann Park looks to realize its planners’ original vision.

06/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy