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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ice House

The Houstonia Step-By-Step Guide to Gentrification

Track your neighborhood’s progress!

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Style & Shopping

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

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

Starry Eyed

An Evening in Space, Starring George Clooney

An occasional dissection of the social scene

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel & Outdoors

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

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