God Bless Américas

Happy Hour of the Week: Américas

Score lobster corn dogs on the new happy hour menu at this River Oaks mainstay.

10/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Fall Back

Celebrate Out of the Box: Autumn in Houston

There's no better place to celebrate fall's return than on a pretty patio with a Texas craft beer.

09/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Sept. 5-11

Changes abound in East Downtown—especially for those with furry friends.

09/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Lawless Spirits & Kitchen

An Art Deco classic is restored, revived and serving the city once again.

09/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

'Cue It Up

The Bravado Spice Boys Host a Labor Day BBQ

Make the most of your day off by letting someone else do all the barbecuing—and clean up.

09/04/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

Pet Peeves

Of Pools and Puddles: Whither the Bev Nap?

What ever happened to giving customers a coaster with their drinks?

09/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

12 Bars & Cafes for Fun & Games

Whether you prefer to play bocce ball and giant Jenga or old-school Nintendo and pinball machines, there’s a watering hole here for you.

09/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: MFAH

A plan that Ferris Bueller himself would approve of (if he were of drinking age).

08/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

Extended hours on Mondays and Thursdays pack in the crowds at Prohibition even when there's not a show.

08/21/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Lovin'

Celebrate Out of the Box: Date Night

Treat your sweet to Movies on the Lawn at Tiny Boxwood's where Saturday nights are reserved for the classics.

08/19/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Liberty Station

Belly up to this Washington Avenue watering hole, which hosts a different food truck every night.

08/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Moving Sidewalk

Change your life, swear to God.

07/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

#DTHTX

Take a Staycation: Hotel Icon

Downtown is rapidly transforming into an ultra hip place to hang—so why not stay awhile?

07/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Happy Birthday!

Celebrate Out of the Box: Summer Birthdays

Don't let the summer season overshadow your birthday—celebrate it out of the box with spicy food and craft cocktails.

07/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Party

The Power of Self(ie)

Local art party group, WhateverForever, embraces the age of the selfie

07/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Julep

Attention, oyster lovers.

07/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Woodbar

A little generosity goes a long way.

07/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hot Houston

Celebrate Out of the Box: Houston's NOT Flooded

It's been weeks since we've needed our rain boots, umbrellas and canoes. Let's put #HoustonFlood to rest and celebrate the summer the right way.

07/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails

The most useful spot in Midtown offers an equally useful daily happy hour.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Weights + Measures

An impressive selection of dirt-cheap draft beers is only the beginning at this Midtown hot spot.

07/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt