Scholars may disagree about the precise moment when the scales tipped, but not the outcome of our ancient rivalry with Dallas. From our food scene to arts offerings, diversity, and quality of life, it’s Houston that’s the name on everyone’s lips these days, while Dallas is increasingly—sad to say—a national afterthought.

In This Feature:

Houston vs. Dallas

From our food scene to arts offerings, diversity and quality of life, it’s Houston that's the name on everyone’s lips these days.

08/01/2013

Dallas Hair

A primer

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

A Rivalrous History

Up until 1900, Galveston was Houston’s chief rival. And then came the Great Hurricane.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

A First Trip to Dallas

How awful is it really? A scientific inquiry

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Cultural Command

When it comes to the arts, we leave Dallas in the dust.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

D-List

Houston v. Vegas (oops, Dallas)

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Dallas Fashion

A defense

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax