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The Big Game

The Local's Guide to Super Bowl Houston

Everything you need to play, party and participate, ticket or no ticket

12/27/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Top Stories

The Big Game

The Local's Guide to Super Bowl Houston

Everything you need to play, party and participate, ticket or no ticket

12/27/2016 By Houstonia Staff

It's 5 o'Clock Somewhere

Houston's Happiest Happy Hours

A handy guide to the city's best food and drink deals

12/29/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Time to Gun

The Texas Duck-Hunting Tradition

A novice tries to understand the appeal of a pastime with deep roots in coastal Texas

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

Chuck Norris: Martial Arts Legend, Water Bottler

If you’re Chuck Norris, and you find a nearly unlimited source of amazing water yards from your bedroom, what’s your next step?

12/28/2016 By Adam Doster

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Reading

Southern Women’s Complex Lives Are at the Center of Always Happy Hour

Mary Miller reads from her new short story collection at Brazos Bookstore this month.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Best of Houstonia

It's 5 o'Clock Somewhere

Houston's Happiest Happy Hours

A handy guide to the city's best food and drink deals

12/29/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Eat & Drink

Editor's Picks

The 10 Hottest Pho Shops

Get your slurp on at these authentic Vietnamese soup spots.

12/30/2016 By Mai Pham

When Life Hands You Lemons

What to Do With All Those Meyer Lemons

You don't necessarily have to make lemonade.

12/30/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The 10 Best Restaurants for Ladies Who Lunch

Bring your friends to these fancy luncheon locales.

12/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Where to Find Your Favorite Foods from Back Home Right Here

Whether you're in search of Detroit-style dogs, Chicago deep-dish or Natchitoches meat pies, you'll find them in Houston.

12/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

7 of Our Favorite (and Most Diverse) Happy Hour Menus

From French frites on the cheap to Chinatown-style afternoon tea, happy hour goes global in Houston.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

Discover the Joys of Japanese Pub Grub

Unleash your sake and biru-loving beast within with some of these exceptional deals

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

Better by the Dozen: The Cheapest (Good) Oysters in Houston

Oysters for a buck or less are one of the greatest Gulf Coast privileges of them all.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

A Breath of Fresh Air: 7 Sunny al Fresco Spots

What winter?

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Guide

What Are You Looking for in a Happy Hour?

We've got the best bars for stuffing your face, getting a cutie's phone number, two-stepping for free and more

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Guide

Happy Hour: An Etiquette Guide

The serial abuses observed most often in Houston’s taverns and tap houses, and how to correct them

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Editor's Note

Reliving the FOMO from the Last Time the Super Bowl Came to Houston

A story of missing both Nipplegate and a Kid Rock sighting.

12/30/2016 By Catherine Matusow

News & City Life

Ice House

Welcome to Crumbville, Texas

At this Third Ward shop, the cookies always come with a hug.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

January's Perfect Party: Welcome-to-2017 Edition

It's a brave new world out there.

12/30/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

A Houston Startup Invented a High-Tech Clapper

Knock it on, knock it off

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

College Station Is Reinventing Itself

Not every Aggie who bleeds maroon is a college student.

12/30/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

Meet the Man Who Turned an Airplane Into a Home

Two planes, actually

12/30/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Ice House

Along the San Jacinto River, Cleaning Up a Decades-Old Disaster

After toxic dioxin was linked to an increase in local cancer rates, the EPA's proposed plan could finally mitigate this ongoing environmental disaster.

12/30/2016 By Paul DeBenedetto

Ice House

In Defense of Houston's Strip Malls

Their aesthetic merits are dubious; their environmental impact, baleful. Yet we argue there’s no purer distillation of Houston itself.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Drawl

Our 2017 Goals, Adjusted for Reality

It's never too early for a reality check.

12/30/2016 By Houstonia Staff

The Big Game

The True Quarterback of Super Bowl LI Isn't Who You Think It Is

Sallie Sargent has spent years — yes, years — planning everything but the game.

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster

The Big Game

Will the Texans Ever Win a Super Bowl?

As the city prepares to host the Super Bowl for the third time, we couldn’t help but have hope.

12/30/2016 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

A Conversation with Propane Jane, Politics Junkie

A Houston doctor makes some noise on Twitter.

12/29/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

News

Texas’s 2016 Execution Tally Was the Lowest Since 1996 — Here's Why

Houston-based Texas Defender Services is trying to ensure the judicial system functions properly even in the most extreme circumstances.

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Time to Gun

The Texas Duck-Hunting Tradition

A novice tries to understand the appeal of a pastime with deep roots in coastal Texas

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

Chuck Norris: Martial Arts Legend, Water Bottler

If you’re Chuck Norris, and you find a nearly unlimited source of amazing water yards from your bedroom, what’s your next step?

12/28/2016 By Adam Doster

The Big Game

The Local's Guide to Super Bowl Houston

Everything you need to play, party and participate, ticket or no ticket

12/27/2016 By Houstonia Staff