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Into the Storm

How Weather Shaped Houston's History

Our inclement-weather-prone city has seen it all over the past 100 years—fires, hurricanes, floods, and yes, even snow storms. Let's talk about it.

07/18/2017 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

Top Stories

Top Doctors

These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable

A network of Houston hospitals forms one of the world's seven clinical sites in the international Undiagnosed Diseases Network.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Are the Latest Endeavors from Beard-Recognized Chefs at Xochi and The Pass Worthy of a Medal?

The newest offerings from Houston's top chefs provide much food for thought.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

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Arts & Culture

Ice House

Critical Operación: A Group of Venezuelan Ex-Pats Fights a Crisis Back Home

What started as an informal drive for medical supplies grew into Houston-based Operación Saludos a Venezuela.

07/18/2017 By Jasmina Kelemen

Music

An Arizona Tribute Band Keeps the Spirit of Selena Alive

“She was a true inspiration to me as a Latina and a singer," says lead singer Evelyn Molina. "And now, I get to do this tribute with a lot of love and respect.”

07/18/2017 By Chris Becker

Best of Houstonia

Into the Storm

How Weather Shaped Houston's History

Our inclement-weather-prone city has seen it all over the past 100 years—fires, hurricanes, floods, and yes, even snow storms. Let's talk about it.

07/18/2017 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

Eat & Drink

Editor's Picks

Hot Snacks and Cool Drinks: Our 9 Favorite Food Stands

Food stands are the perfect hybrid of restaurant and food truck. And where else would you get Doritos topped with gummy bears?

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Picks

Our Top 10 Restaurants in Alief

Southwest Houston is more than just "Little Saigon," and we've got a diverse line-up of dining options to prove it.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

Hop On Our Own Mix-and-Match, Budget Brewery Tour

We're not saying it's better than other brewery tours, but also we're definitely saying that.

07/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Restaurant Review

Are the Latest Endeavors from Beard-Recognized Chefs at Xochi and The Pass Worthy of a Medal?

The newest offerings from Houston's top chefs provide much food for thought.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

On the Table

Say Yes, Please to These Local Goat Cheeses

August is National Goat Cheese Month, and we're celebrating the creamy fromage from local farms.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Drink Eat Up

You Can Eat Your Cocktail at This Galveston Bar

It may look like noodles, but Daiquiri Time Out's Thai Bowl is chilled and boozy rather than spicy and savory.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor’s Note

Editor's Note

When the Great Hurricane Came

When a storm story reaches the great-grandchildren, you know it was bad.

07/18/2017 By Catherine Matusow

News & City Life

Ice House

At UH, Creating the Country's First Spanish-Language Creative Writing Program

The program begins this month, and hopes to engage the local Hispanic community in telling their own stories.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

Who Is That Marine on the Montrose Bridge?

Mark Perez regularly stands on the Woodhead Street bridge over the Southwest Freeway in salute to raise awareness of PTSD.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

August's Perfect Party: Cash-Us-Inside Edition

We'd love to chat up a new Women's Basketball Hall of Famer, Top Chef winner Paul Qui, and other movers and shakers in Houston. And we have some questions for Danielle Bregoli.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

5 Stand-Up Paddling Spots to Try This Summer

These waterways will show you what's SUP, no matter your paddle-boarding speed.

07/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

What Happens When You Change a Street Name?

Dowling Street recently became Emancipation Avenue—but what exactly does that process entail?

07/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

At Casa Juan Diego, a Home Far, Far Away from Home

What's the driving force behind the oldest Catholic Worker community in Houston? Endless opportunities to help—and the zealous Louise Zwick.

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hunker Down

A Century of Houston Weather in Photos

If there's anything that history teaches us, it's that no matter what we do or where we build, this city has and always will continue to flood.

07/18/2017 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors

These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable

A network of Houston hospitals forms one of the world's seven clinical sites in the international Undiagnosed Diseases Network.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Hunker Down

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Houston Weather

Space City Weather's Eric Berger and Matt Lanza answer your most pressing questions about our city's weather and how it's changing.

07/18/2017 By Eric Berger and Matt Lanza

Hunker Down

10 Tips for Surviving a Hurricane in Houston

Don't worry—you probably won't die.

07/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Hunker Down

When the Weather Gets Nasty, Houstonians Take Refuge in Laughter

It's better than panicking.

07/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Style & Shopping

Clutch City

You Need These Workplace Supplies with Middle School Mojo

They'll bring you back to your Lisa Frank days.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel & Outdoors

Travel

Seeking Ghosts of Summer Past in San Francisco

A journey to discern the San Francisco of myth from the San Francisco of reality at a time when misplaced nostalgia is all the rage

07/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Drawl

Can You Navigate the Most Hectic Block in Houston?

It's not Frogger, but tackling the busy stretch of White Oak Drive between Studewood and the Heights Bike Trail is as tough as any video game we've played.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Illustrations by eBoy