Giving Back

Help Keep Buffalo Bayou Park Lean and Green This Weekend

Volunteers are needed to weed, mulch and beautify the bayou.

02/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

Backpacking 101: How to Avoid Rookie Mistakes

These five pitfalls could derail your outdoor adventure.

02/17/2017 By Andrea Park

Starry Eyed

Food Fight: What's the Difference Between One Michelin Star and Two?

Comparing and contrasting Alice Ristorante and Seta in Milan.

02/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

For What Ails You

When is Liqueur Medicine? When It's Imbibed at the World's Oldest Pharmacy

Dominican monks began sharing their elixirs with the public in 1612 at Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella in Florence.

02/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Get Out

Enjoy Tapas on the Trails at the Houston Arboretum This Weekend

This Valentine's Day dinner is a breath of fresh air.

02/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

There's Much More to Memphis Than Graceland

Visit the city where three Kings exerted an enormous influence over our nation's history and music.

02/08/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Fitness Friday

Top Golf's First-Ever Swing Suite Debuts in Downtown Houston

Friends can share the luxury gaming experience inside the Four Season Hotel's new Bayou & Bottle bar.

02/03/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

3 Reasons to Book That Alaskan Cruise Right Now

Even if you're cruise-averse, a ship-based trip to the northernmost state might change your mind.

01/31/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Travel

Visiting the Affordable and Amazing Azores

These stunning Portuguese islands are one of the best-kept secrets in the Atlantic.

01/24/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

New York City's First Foods and Where to Find Them

You haven't eaten a Reuben (or a hot dog, or Baked Alaska, or eggs Benedict) until you've eaten the original iterations in the Big Apple.

01/20/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Obituary

Noted "Force of Nature" Terry Hershey Has Passed Away

The conservationist was one of the great champions of Houston's oft-overlooked natural side.

01/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Four Decades After Elvis's Death, Graceland Expands Once Again

The King's legacy lives on in Memphis, the home of rock 'n' roll.

01/19/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Texas Travel

3 Reasons to Visit Gruene Right Now

Don't wait until high tourist season in the Hill Country; visit this historic town while you can have it all to yourself.

01/18/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Get Out

Hermann Park Needs Your Help

Green thumb or not, The McGovern Centennial Gardens and the Japanese Garden depend on volunteers to keep our parks pristine.

01/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spotted

There Are Bald Eagles in Houston?

As crazy as it may sound, the majestic bird of prey is fairly common in these parts.

01/14/2017 By Jeff Balke

Get Out

The Top 5 Spots to Watch the Chevron Houston Marathon (and Where to Eat When You're Done)

The 45th annual race takes to Houston's streets this Sunday—and so should you.

01/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt With Amber Tong

Travel

4 Reasons to Budget for a Trip to Billings

Montana's Magic City may be the farthest destination from your mind when planning your next vacation, but maybe it shouldn't be.

01/13/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Hot Stuff

New Mex Cuisine: A Tale of Green Chiles

What's the difference between Tex-Mex and the food served in New Mexico?

01/13/2017 By Victoria Haneveer

Parks & Rec

When Is the Jamail Skatepark Reopening?

Houston's signature skateboarding facility was supposed to reopen in October 2016.

01/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Finding a Spiritual Motherland in Punta Mita, Mexico

Every journey south of the border feels like coming home.

01/05/2017 By Loreta Kovacic