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Fashion & Shopping

101 Great Little Shops

Get to know Houston’s amazing local retail scene, one store at a time.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Top Stories

Feature

Along Holman Street, the Past, Present, and Future of the Third Ward

Witness the rise, fall, and renewal of one of Houston’s most iconic neighborhoods.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy Photography by Brian Goldman

Bayougraphy

The Wizard of University Park

“A patent is not just a single act—it can be a lifestyle.”

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Fajitas on Ice

What’s the Mayor of Reykjavik Doing in Houston?

Stand-up comedian and former mayor Jón Gnarr might just be the next president of Iceland—but for the time being, he’s calling Houston home.

03/09/2015 Photography by Justin Calhoun By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Field of Vision

Can One Man Save 10,000 Children?

Along the shores of Lake Volta in Ghana, thousands of children are pressed into slavery. Chris Field’s goal is to save them all.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Restaurant Review

At Holley’s, a Bold, Cross-Cultural Experiment Awaits

From Thai curry mussels in the luxe dining room to barbecue shrimp in the bustling oyster bar, Holley’s is a study in contrasts.

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Readings & Lectures

Kazuo Ishiguro Comes to Houston

The Japanese-born British writer will read from his first novel in a decade.

03/09/2015 By Justin Mitchell

Pets Guide

Pup-Coming Events

Mark your calendars, animal lovers.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Rodeo

A Chat with Country Heartthrob Hunter Hayes

Nashville’s answer to Justin Bieber makes his second Rodeo appearance on Wednesday night.

03/02/2015 By Michael Hardy

Eat & Drink

Editors Picks

Our 11 Favorite Cafes for National Coffee Day

There’s great coffee to be had across Houstonia, from the Medical Center to Galveston Island.

09/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer

Meet the Guys Behind Texas Beer Refinery

Dickinson’s only brewery does things a little differently.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editors Picks

Where to Eat Now on Washington Avenue

A new infusion of talent is changing the face of Washington Avenue once again.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

At Holley’s, a Bold, Cross-Cultural Experiment Awaits

From Thai curry mussels in the luxe dining room to barbecue shrimp in the bustling oyster bar, Holley’s is a study in contrasts.

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Restaurant Review

The Bread Service at BCN Taste & Tradition Is Excellent

A trip to what is certainly the best restaurant in Houston named after an airport code

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Health

Dining in the Med Center, Where Health and Disease Collide

If you thought the world’s biggest hospital district would have healthier dining options, think again.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Glazed and Confused

Will the Donut Wars Rip Us Apart?

As Krispy Kreme plots its return to Houston, pastry partisans gear up for battle.

03/09/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Pushing the Truth

We all romanticize our youthful shopping experiences.

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

News & City Life

Star Wars

Famous and In Trouble? Kent Schaffer’s Your Man

Meet three celebs who were glad to have Houston’s lawyer-to-the-stars.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Pets Guide

Into the Wild: Meet 3 of Houston’s Best-Known Exotic Pets

Three Houstonia pets that aren’t cats or dogs: their praises and possible pitfalls

03/09/2015 By Chris Abshire

Feature

Along Holman Street, the Past, Present, and Future of the Third Ward

Witness the rise, fall, and renewal of one of Houston’s most iconic neighborhoods.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy Photography by Brian Goldman

Bayougraphy

The Wizard of University Park

“A patent is not just a single act—it can be a lifestyle.”

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Humor

Nobody Passes Us in the Population Rankings

San Antonio may be on an annexation binge, but they’ve got nothing on Houston.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Humor

Diss and Franchise

Houstons are popping up everywhere. Isn’t it time we started protecting the brand?

03/09/2015

Ice House

March’s Perfect Party: A Month of Comings and Goings

We’re inviting Houstonians both coming and going to our nasty little soiree.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Immodest Proposals

Hey, Pool Guys—You’re Not Thinking Big Enough!

If Houston needs a swimming hole, then we’d better build the biggest darn swimming hole there is.

03/09/2015 By Jared Monmouth

Field of Vision

Can One Man Save 10,000 Children?

Along the shores of Lake Volta in Ghana, thousands of children are pressed into slavery. Chris Field’s goal is to save them all.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Repeat Offender

Decades After Recovery, Polio Strikes Back

The nearly-eradicated disease still has a way of making its presence felt, even years after patients have recovered.

03/09/2015 By Peter Holley

Fajitas on Ice

What’s the Mayor of Reykjavik Doing in Houston?

Stand-up comedian and former mayor Jón Gnarr might just be the next president of Iceland—but for the time being, he’s calling Houston home.

03/09/2015 Photography by Justin Calhoun By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Space

NASA Turns 100 Years Old Today—Why Aren't You Celebrating?

Before there was space travel, NACA’s research helped humans get off the ground.

03/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Style & Shopping

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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

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101 Great Little Shops: Men’s Apparel

Everything guys need to suit up or dress down can be found at these 10 shops. Plus: 3 food specialty stores (because shopping should be delicious).

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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101 Great Little Shops: Gifts

These 21 shops have the enticing extras that are perfect to give or receive.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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101 Great Little Shops: Jewelry

Find a little sparkle for every budget at these 11 shops—plus, 3 museum shops for the artsy, odd, and unexpected.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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101 Great Little Shops: Women’s Apparel

27 spots where style-setters shop for local finds and designer goods—plus, 5 resale shops and 4 places to look for your next pair of boots.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fashion & Shopping

101 Great Little Shops

Get to know Houston’s amazing local retail scene, one store at a time.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Pets Guide

6 Places to Pamper Your Pet

Pet owners who demand the very best for your four-legged friends, this is for you.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow and Michael Hardy

Pets Guide

4 Pet Shops for Exotic Tastes

If dogs and cats just aren’t for you, these stores can fulfill all tastes unconventional.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Travel & Outdoors

Open Road

Take the Cruise That Has Everybody Talking

A seven-day Royal Caribbean excursion offers everything but quiet.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Pets Guide

Barks and Recreation: Houston’s 10 Best Dog Parks

It’s a good time to be a pooch in the Bayou City.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt