Real Estate 2015

Do You Really Want to Live in a Historic District?

The pros and unlikely cons of preservation

03/30/2015 By Michael Hardy

Real Estate 2015

Is Downtown Finally On Its Way Up?

Thanks to a raft of new residential towers, a new urban core is set to emerge from the old in dramatic fashion.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

Where to Live Now: 2015’s Top 25 Neighborhoods

Whether you’re moving to Houston, relocating or even buying your first home—you need our annual guide to where to live now.

03/30/2015 By Michael Hardy, Jeff Balke, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Real Estate 2015

Houston Real Estate: Experts Predict What Happens Next

We gathered some of Houston’s real estate legends and asked the question on everybody’s mind—what’s really going on with the housing market?

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feature

101 Great Little Shops: Home

Class up the joint with antiques, accessories and other furnishings from these 32 shops—plus, 4 adorable shops for the little ones in your life.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Obituary

Remembering Michael Graves, the Architect Houston Loved to Hate

The iconic postmodernist designed the Houston Federal Reserve branch and several buildings on the Rice campus.

03/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Planted Houston Is Growing a Feast

Check out the urban farming progress that Planted Houston has made at a one-night-only dinner on March 20.

03/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

It's (Still) Cuddle on the Couch Season

Cancel your plans, order delivery, and cuddle up with these stylishly cozy throws.

02/24/2015

Home Design

Biscuit's in Bloom with New Collection

Check out this pretty pair of patterns, inspired by modern art and color.

02/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Interior Design

A Daughter's Decorating Tribute Makes HGTV Magazine

Houstonian Natalie Lea's colorful house keeps her late mother's spirit alive.

02/13/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Slideshow

The Cream of the Crop

Picks (or gift ideas!) for the well-attired gardener and garden

02/08/2015

Spring Gardening Guide

Houston’s 10 Best Nurseries

Whether you’re in the market for native plants or exotic specimens, these nurseries cover your every gardening need.

02/08/2015 By Chris Abshire

Spring Gardening Guide

How to Grow Your Garden Without Breaking the Bank

A luxurious garden need not cost a fortune.

02/08/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Spring Gardening Guide

Slideshow: The Cream of the Crop

Picks (or gift ideas!) for the well-attired gardener and garden

02/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spring Gardening Guide

Insects and the Garden: a Complicated Relationship

There are good bugs, and there are bad bugs. Here’s the wisdom to know the difference.

02/08/2015 By Chris Abshire

Spring Gardening Guide

How to Turn Your Black Thumbs Green

Patiovore owner Jess Haskins used to kill plants; now she teaches Houstonians the secrets of successful urban gardening.

02/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spring Gardening Guide

Plant This Now!

No, really—here are five Houston-friendly plants you need to put in the ground this spring.

02/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spring Gardening Guide

Houston’s 5 Best Public Gardens

No room or time for a garden of your own? These gardens may inspire you.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

Spring Gardening Guide

Foolproof Flora: 5 Plants That Even You Can’t Kill

Not only are these plants easy to grow, they’re also useful (or even delicious).

02/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spring Gardening Guide

The Peculiarities of Gardening in Houston (and Why It’s Worth It)

How to make the most of mucky soil and microclimates.

02/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt