History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Top Stories

Restaurant Review

Peli Peli’s South African Cuisine Shines at the Galleria

Chef Paul Friedman’s latest location is the stuff of legend.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Bayougraphy

How Not to Prepare For a Hurricane

Hurricane expert Chris Hebert discusses predicting storms, fighting misinformation, and preparing for this year’s storm season.

07/09/2015 By Jeff Balke

Open Road

Palo Duro Canyon, Second to None

Enjoy the silence, the breathtaking views and the “Smithsonian of Texas”—just 599 miles away.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Outdoors

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

What are you waiting for? Gear up!

07/09/2015 Edited by Sarah Rufca Nielsen By Kyle Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Trey Strange

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Television

Tropic of Cancel: CW’s The Messengers

Televangelism has a new address, but not for long.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Starry Eyed

An Evening in Space, Starring George Clooney

An occasional dissection of the social scene

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Best of Houstonia

Outdoors

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

What are you waiting for? Gear up!

07/09/2015 Edited by Sarah Rufca Nielsen By Kyle Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Trey Strange

Eat & Drink

Wine

Fresh Alternatives to Summer White Wine

We hear you—Red wine? In the Houston summer?—but bear with us.

07/09/2015 By Jeremy Parzen

Restaurant Review

Looking for Levure Bakery and Patisserie

This French bakery is far-flung and difficult to find—and absolutely worth it.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Peli Peli’s South African Cuisine Shines at the Galleria

Chef Paul Friedman’s latest location is the stuff of legend.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Picks

14 Milkshakes to Slurp Down This Summer

And just in time for swimsuit season!

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Where to Get Your Ramen On Right Now

A noodle-lover’s list of the best and newest spots to bury your face in a bowl of broth.

07/09/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Unnatural History

Preserving the most venerable of all Houston’s institutions.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Health & Wellness

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

What Bike Is Right For You?

Not all two-wheelers are created equal. Here are seven options for every kind of cyclist.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Real Estate

Clutch City

Dream Weaver: Rattan Makes a Comeback

The wicker excesses of the ‘80s are far enough behind us for stylish, eco-friendly rattan to make its triumphant return.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

The Houstonia Step-By-Step Guide to Gentrification

Track your neighborhood’s progress!

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News & City Life

Parks & Recreation

The Tide Turns on Buffalo Bayou

Buffalo Bayou Park’s planners remain undaunted after the epic Memorial Day rains.

07/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Roller Derby

Skaters Gonna Skate

A derby dame finds her inner warrior.

07/09/2015 By Maggie Berardo

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

The Other Three-Foot Rule

In a car-friendly city, cyclist-rights activists are demanding attention—and saving lives.

07/09/2015 By Jeff Balke

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

Me, Myself and Bike

Discovering the Houston that drivers never see

07/09/2015 By Kyle Nielsen as told to Sarah Rufca

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

What’s Next for B-Cycle?

Houston BikeShare sets its sights on the Texas Medical Center.

07/09/2015 By Trey Strange

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Bayougraphy

How Not to Prepare For a Hurricane

Hurricane expert Chris Hebert discusses predicting storms, fighting misinformation, and preparing for this year’s storm season.

07/09/2015 By Jeff Balke

The Price is Bite

Dog Bites Man: Houston Edition

Houston is now ranked No. 2 for mailman attacks, but that’s actually an improvement.

07/09/2015 By Trey Strange

Ice House

July’s Perfect Party

This month’s party seating is assigned, no take-backs or trades, so don’t even ask.

07/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Life Shavers

How to Quit Your Oil Job and Open a Sno-Cone Stand

Alexx and Rhonda Nanez, owners of Just Chill Out, on finding your own happiness, Houston-style

07/09/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Travel & Outdoors

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

Joy Ride: 4 Bike-Friendly Itineraries to Get You Rolling

These routes will get you started, plus food, drink and entertainment ideas along the way.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Kyle Nielsen

Open Road

Palo Duro Canyon, Second to None

Enjoy the silence, the breathtaking views and the “Smithsonian of Texas”—just 599 miles away.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Cyclist’s Guide to Houston

Riding With the Pack: A Guide to Houston’s Bike Clubs

Braving Houston streets can be a daunting task for a new cyclist—fortunately, you’re not alone.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Skinny Dipping

Go Jump in the Nake

Just in time for National Nude Day (July 14), we take a trip to Emerald Lake, also known as Houston’s only nudist beach.

07/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow