Cover Story

The Houstonia Craft Beer Guide

There’s never been a better time to be a beer lover in the Bayou City.

08/03/2014

Top Stories

News

Who Are Frank and Kimberly DeLape?

Generous and high-profile, the couple sits at the very top of Houston society—which is what makes the allegations against them so shocking.

07/26/2014 By Peter Holley

Restaurant Review

Inside the New MF Sushi: an All-or-Nothing Kind of Place

Sushi chef Chris Kinjo’s true artistry can only truly be appreciated if you put him in the driver’s seat.

08/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Education

The Return of the Neighborhood School

A non-profit is looking to turn things around in Woodland Heights—and might just provide a model for other neighborhoods, too.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of Houstonia

The Family Guide to Houston

The city’s best parks, festivals, splash pads, free activities, places to eat, and more—for you and your entire extended clan.

08/03/2014

Jazz

Does Jazz Exist in Houston?

Houston produces some of the country's greatest jazz musicians. So where's the local scene?

07/25/2014 By David Theis

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Menil Collection

Searching For Beauty in the Human Heartbeat at the Menil

Art has always been about matters of the heart, but artist Dario Robleto takes that literally with his new show at the Menil.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Open Road

This Month in Marfa

Should you make your way out west this month, make sure to check out these unique cultural events and exhibitions that only Marfa can offer.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

A Family Guide to Houston

Festivals for Every Member of Every Sort of Family

Houston has no shortage of things to do this summer, even for the pickiest of folks.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

A Family Guide to Houston

The Grandest Parents: a Spirited Guide to Overindulgence

Finally—finally!—you have a grandchild or two to spoil rotten. Here’s where to start.

08/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

A Family Guide to Houston

Bargain Brood: Family Affairs on the Cheap

Think low-cost family fun is an oxymoron? Come on, this is Houston we’re talking about!

08/03/2014 By Peter Holley

A Family Guide to Houston

Flora, Fauna, Family

Outdoor activities that’ll make the whole family want to drop their iPads and get out of the house.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire

A Family Guide to Houston

7 Great Small Houston Parks

Sometimes, you want to relax with the family away from the maddening crowd.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax

Jazz

Does Jazz Exist in Houston?

Houston produces some of the country's greatest jazz musicians. So where's the local scene?

07/25/2014 By David Theis

Best of Houstonia

Best of Houstonia

The Family Guide to Houston

The city’s best parks, festivals, splash pads, free activities, places to eat, and more—for you and your entire extended clan.

08/03/2014

Cover Story

The Houstonia Craft Beer Guide

There’s never been a better time to be a beer lover in the Bayou City.

08/03/2014

Eat & Drink

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Duly Noted: Outtakes from Our Craft Beer Panel

Our panel of craft beer connoisseurs had plenty to say when it comes to Houston's breweries.

08/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Brock Wagner on Saint Arnold’s 20th Anniversary

What’s in store for Saint Arnold’s next 20 years?

08/05/2014 By Chris Abshire

The Drawl

Drive-By Rooting

Few newspaper food critics command our attention than Ken Hoffman.

08/03/2014 By Houstonia Staff

Editor’s Picks

Sweet Treats: Houston’s 10 Best Ice Cream Shops

Keep cool this summer with the city’s best ice cream, custard, and gelato.

08/03/2014 By Phaedra Cook and Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

10 Restaurants to Try in Clear Lake

From Mexican to Middle Eastern, from Nepalese to Thai—and, of course, seafood—Clear Lake has it all.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

8 Great Expense Account Restaurants

Whether you’ve got somebody to impress, or if price is no object, here are the best places in town to spend the company’s dough.

08/03/2014 By Phaedra Cook and Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Inside the New MF Sushi: an All-or-Nothing Kind of Place

Sushi chef Chris Kinjo’s true artistry can only truly be appreciated if you put him in the driver’s seat.

08/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

A Family Guide to Houston

A Growing Family’s Restaurant Guide

Where to take your brood out to eat, from tots to tweens

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Not Your Usual Garage Start-Up: Meet Lone Pint’s Heather Niederhofer

It’s hard to believe, but one of Houston’s best breweries began as a weekend hobby.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Petrol Station’s Owner to Start Selling His Own Beer

Ben Fullelove brews beer, but hasn’t been able to sell it at his own bar. That’s about to change.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Houston’s 6 Best Beer Bars

A great beer bar is more than just a huge tap list—it takes knowledgeable staff, good taste in selection, and excellent ambiance to make the cut.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Growlers: a Guide

How do you enjoy some of Houston’s finest local brews if they’re only available in kegs? Enter the humble growler.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Why Aren’t There More Brewpubs?

Hint: everything’s political.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Craft Beer Guide

The Houstonia Beer Glossary

Do you know your IPA from your APA? Saison from kölsch? If you’re going to drink craft beer, better make sure you know the lingo.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

The Experts Have Spoken: Houston’s 5 Best Breweries

We gathered 16 craft beer connoisseurs, poured them beers, and didn’t let them leave until they agreed on the top breweries in town.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

The Houstonia Seasonal Six-Pack Now at Whole Foods

This month, grab a variety pack of our editors’ favorite local summer brews, only at area Whole Foods Markets.

07/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Brand Parenthood

You don’t need an MBA to have a happy family, but it helps.

08/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

News & City Life

A Family Guide to Houston

The Ultimate Guide to a Houston Family Reunion

Get your get-together together.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax and Katharine Shilcutt

A Family Guide to Houston

How to Be the World’s Best Aunt

Houstonia editor Cathy Matusow shares her secrets.

08/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

A Family Guide to Houston

Houston’s Best Parks Outside the Loop

Who says there’s nothing to do outside the Loop?

08/03/2014 By John Lomax and Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

A Heated Discussion with the City’s Hottest Muralist

You’ve seen Anat Ronen’s work all over Houston—you just might not know it.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Collin Kelly

Nature

Ducks Descend Upon Forest West

Giving ‘Duck Dynasty’ a whole new meaning.

08/03/2014 By Jeff Balke

Our Forgotten History

Mosquitos: the Rodney Dangerfield of the Insect World

Everyone’s least-favorite pest has been shaping our fair city for two centuries.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax

Civil Rights

Meet the Pastor Trying to Overturn HERO

Willie Ray Davis is a pillar of Houston’s African-American community. So why is he trying to overturn the new equal rights ordinance?

08/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

August’s Perfect Party

Our party guests agree: it’s good to have goals.

08/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Education

The Return of the Neighborhood School

A non-profit is looking to turn things around in Woodland Heights—and might just provide a model for other neighborhoods, too.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

News

Who Are Frank and Kimberly DeLape?

Generous and high-profile, the couple sits at the very top of Houston society—which is what makes the allegations against them so shocking.

07/26/2014 By Peter Holley

Style & Shopping

Clutch City

5 Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores to Visit This Bookstore Day

Online retailers just can’t match the human touch of these local shops.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Elements of Style

Elements of Style: Heather Petrey, Free Bird

The Lone Star Vintage owner is a fashionable flash of local color.

08/03/2014 Photography by Felix Sanchez By Sarah Gabbart

Travel & Outdoors

Open Road

Photo Essay: a Marfa Pilgrimage

Leave the big city chaos behind and take a trip out to the peaceful, tranquil jewel of the west.

08/03/2014 By Alese Pickering

A Family Guide to Houston

Houston’s Best Spraygrounds

Far from a fad, the splash pad (or “sprayground”) is here to stay—and there are dozens to choose from.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax