Destination: Downtown

The Houstonian's Essential Guide to Downtown

A revamped, revitalized, verging-on-unrecognizable district

06/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Dive Right In

20 Texas Swimming Holes to Cool You Off This Summer

It’s that time of year again, Houston, when the weather is downright relentless and we have to escape. But don't despair: There are many cool, clear, refreshing lakes, rivers, and spring-fed pools to enjoy right here in this beautiful state of ours.

06/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Best Burgers

Clutch City Combo #1: The Best Burgers and Beers in Houston

Grab your friends and bring your appetite. Let’s start the summer right.

05/24/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Timothy Malcolm

Home Away from Home

The Houstonian's Essential Guide to Owning a Second Home

Always wanted a vacation house? Houstonia is here to help you figure out if you’re ready, and if so, what kind of place—and where—to buy.

05/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Gulf Coast Vacations

It's a Shore Thing: 15 Amazing Gulf Coast Vacations

These beach destinations are all within a day's drive from Houston.

04/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Dream Homes

Dream Big: 10 Swoon-Worthy Homes In Our Top Neighborhoods of 2019

It’s said that peeking inside people’s houses is the last acceptable form of voyeurism. As such, we hope the 10 amazing homes we’ve picked to feature alongside our 10 favorite Houston neighborhoods of 2019 provide a thrill.

03/25/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Day Trippin'

Spring Into Action with These 7 Day Trips

Got a day? We've got a road trip for you.

02/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

The Perfect Pairing

The Houstonian's Guide to Texas Wine and Cheese

The Bayou City's wine and cheese scene comes of age.

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Timothy Malcolm

Happy Trails

Where to Run, Walk, and Bike in Houston Right Now

We’re currently sitting on more than 100 miles of paths and trails. And there’s more—a lot more—on the way. So, come on! Get out there and explore.

01/28/2019 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Best Breakfasts

Endless Morning: A Celebration of Breakfast All Day in Houston

34 ways to enjoy Houstonians' favorite meal—morning, noon, and night

01/28/2019 By Houstonia Staff

The Year of You

60 Ways to Have Fun & Feel Great in 2019

We tracked down the city’s best options and advice, so that we all can look—and feel—better than ever this year.

12/31/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Money, Money, Money

The Houstonian's Guide to Making—and Saving—Money

Improve your financial health this year.

12/31/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Houston's Darkest Hours

12 Crimes That Changed Houston History Forever

Bizarre murders, political bribery, revenge plots, corporate bankruptcies: This city has borne witness to a host of over-the-top criminal misdeeds, whose stories Houstonians have been telling and retelling for years.

11/26/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Cow Town

The Steak Lover's Guide to Houston

Steak is, and always will be, king in Houston.

10/22/2018 By Timothy Malcolm and Mai Pham

Architecture

Houston Architecture, from A to Z

From bungalows to strip malls, we've got it all—well, everything except zoning.

10/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Fork in the Road

25 Texas Food & Wine Road Trips

There are new, interesting, surprising, wonderful things to eat and drink in just about every direction from H-Town, and we took a bullet and tried them for our guide to dining across the Lone Star State.

09/21/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Private School Guide

Houston’s Best Private Schools 2018

The best private schools in Houston, and the cool electives they have that make us wish we were back in school.

09/21/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Morgan Kinney, and Nicki Koetting

Welcome, Newstonians

Newcomer's Guide 2018

Your guide to: Hot neighborhoods, cool parks, important Beyoncé landmarks, great schools, essential bars and restaurants, the city's best boutiques, and more.

08/30/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Best Restaurants 2018

Houston's 50 Best Restaurants in 2018

Where to eat, right now.

08/17/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp