Happy in Houston

The Pursuit of Happiness: 60 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever

New decade, new you.

12/27/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

Top Stories

Hotel Boomtown

The Houstonian’s Guide to the Best New Hotels in the City

Call it Southern hospitality.

12/27/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Ice House

How Did a Houston Med Student Fall for a Major Psychic Scam?

“They’re selling false hope.”

12/27/2019 By Dianna Wray

H-TOWN DIARY

A Digital Purge for a New Decade

One writer takes stock of who, exactly, he’s become.

12/27/2019 By Craig Hlavaty

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Ice House

5 Reasons to Be Stoked About the New Gordy

Stages Repertory Theatre’s brand-new, $35 million home opens to the public this month.

12/27/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

On the Town

The Secrets of Stonehenge Come Alive at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

The museum’s traveling exhibition “Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries” is a fascinating look at an enigmatic monument.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Eat & Drink

Ice House

Why Did My Bordeaux Just Get More Expensive?

A 25 percent tariff on imported French wine is hitting consumers just in time for Valentine’s Day.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

On the Table

Falling Hard for Savoir

The Heights restaurant offers a fun, creative menu and a wine list to match.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

On the Table

Rosie Cannonball Is a Stunner

The Montrose restaurant lives up to the hype, and then some.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Pour

Want a Grown-Up Capri Sun? Head to Monkey’s Tail.

This tasty cocktail is a cross-cultural throwback.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

On the Table

These Are Our Picks for Houston’s Best No-Meat Eateries

Vegan and vegetarian fare doesn’t have to be boring.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Editor’s Note

A Trip Through Time

An Editor's Evolution

Who was that person who hated leftovers, anyway?

12/27/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Health & Wellness

Ice House

How Many Bananas Does It Take to Refuel Houston Marathon Runners?

This month’s marathon, by the numbers.That answer and more in the 48th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half by the numbers.

12/27/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

News & City Life

Ice House

How Did a Houston Med Student Fall for a Major Psychic Scam?

“They’re selling false hope.”

12/27/2019 By Dianna Wray

H-TOWN DIARY

A Digital Purge for a New Decade

One writer takes stock of who, exactly, he’s become.

12/27/2019 By Craig Hlavaty

BAYOUGRAPHY

Meet Houston’s Real-Life Rosie the Riveter

At 94, Frances Vinelli finally flies in a B-25.

12/27/2019 By Heather Saucier

ICE HOUSE

January’s Perfect Party: A-Star-Is-Born Edition

The first fete of the new decade calls for a feline guest of honor.

12/27/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Did You Know One of the World’s Top Ferrari Racing Teams Is Right Here in Houston?

Risi Competizione burns up the track and brings home the trophies.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

The Drawl

Face-Off: Houston 2010 vs. Houston 2020

Yes, there was a time before Altuve, Harden, Watson, and Watt.

12/27/2019 By Craig Hlavaty Illustrations by Amy Kinkead

Happy in Houston

The Pursuit of Happiness: 60 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever

New decade, new you.

12/27/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors

Hotel Boomtown

Suite Digs: Houston’s 7 Most Lavish Hotel Reservations

All new or newly revamped, these suites will have you clamoring to check in.

12/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Open Road

Port Aransas Is a Nostalgic Seaside Trip

How one writer recaptured his shore-filled childhood.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Hotel Boomtown

Which of These 8 New Hotels Is Right for Your Staycation?

From Instagram ops to on-site eats, here’s where to find what.

12/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Hotel Boomtown

3 Coming Attractions to Houston’s Hospitality Scene

More new lodging options to get excited about.

12/27/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hotel Boomtown

How to Have a Night on the Town—with Help from C. Baldwin

One of downtown’s newest hotels carries an old name.

12/27/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Hotel Boomtown

One Indulgent Night at the Post Oak Hotel

Now this is living.

12/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Hotel Boomtown

The Houstonian’s Guide to the Best New Hotels in the City

Call it Southern hospitality.

12/27/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux