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You Don't Have to Understand Wine to Enjoy It

"My deficiencies in the note-detecting department in no way stop me from enthusiastically enjoying the stuff."

02/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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An Ode to the Magical Cure-All That Is Walking

Just avoid freeways, if possible. And also, streets.

01/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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How to Visit a Russian Bathhouse

A spa day, without the quarrelling and murdering

12/31/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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The Story of a Tiny Wreath and a Heaping Helping of Joy

Even gnomes need holiday cheer.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Word of Thanks for the Houston Arboretum

"As time’s gone on, I’ve come to love, and to appreciate, this place above just about any other in the city."

10/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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How to Survive the End of a Trip

Hint: It’s food. (Of course it’s food.)

09/21/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Our 51st Best Restaurant Pick Is Not What You'd Expect

We probably shouldn't be admitting this.

08/17/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Simple Act of Kindness Can Go a Long Way

That time we were unknowingly festooned with extraneous lingerie.

07/20/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Introducing Our Guest Pawlumnist, Frankie

What is it like being a dog in Houston? Awesome.

06/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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How to Accidentally Grow a Tree in Your College Apartment

On coming of age in Houston.

05/29/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Put Away That Same Old Shabby Dress and Treat Yourself

In which our guide to the 100 best shops in Houston serves as a reminder to this editor.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Word of Warning About This Month's Issue

Tacos + beer + Astros + Houstonians = trouble.

03/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Six Months Later, the Memory of Harvey Lingers

"In many ways, the city has picked itself up and moved on. Except for where it hasn't."

02/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Dedication to All the Amazing Women in My Life

"They’ve endured so much while they’ve seen the world around them change—in some ways, especially lately, for the better."

01/30/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Stepping Out in San Antonio

In which we learn that the Riverwalk is much more than a tourist trap.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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A Farewell to a Hero

In memory of Houstonian Seth Stone, a decorated Navy SEAL Commander, poet and friend.

12/04/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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When Bad Dates Go Good

Here's to weird beginnings and happy endings.

10/30/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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After Harvey, a Day to Remember

August 30 was a beautiful day in Houston. But I couldn't enjoy it.

10/02/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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We Found Houston’s Destination for 'Accidentally Healthy' Cuisine

Even the toughest of tough customers will love this place.

08/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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When the Great Hurricane Came

When a storm story reaches the great-grandchildren, you know it was bad.

07/18/2017 By Catherine Matusow