Day Trippin'

Spring Into Action with These 7 Day Trips

Got a day? We've got a road trip for you.

02/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Top Stories

The Perfect Pairing

The Houstonian's Guide to Texas Wine and Cheese

The Bayou City's wine and cheese scene comes of age.

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Timothy Malcolm

News

Will the UH Men's Track Team Make History?

Over the past couple of years, the UH men’s track team has had a stunning rise. With Nationals and the 2020 Olympics swiftly approaching, could the Coogs make it to the top?

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Open Road

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, a Lovely Resort Stay and a Mystical Quest

Do you believe in the Aluxob?

02/25/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Today in Houston History

Houston's Past Is Now In Calendar Form

The Houstorian Calendar: Today in Houston History pulls together notable city events, Houstonians’ birthdays, sports milestones, and other fascinating moments in time—one for each day of the year.

02/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Visual Art

At the MFAH, a Breathtaking van Gogh Retrospective

More than 50 pieces from the prolific—and troubled—artist will be on display this month.

02/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Eat & Drink

The Perfect Pairing

The Houstonian's Guide to Texas Wine and Cheese

The Bayou City's wine and cheese scene comes of age.

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Timothy Malcolm

The Perfect Pairing

9 Perfect Texas Cheese and Wine Pairings

From Lubbock to Driftwood, Blanco to Grapevine, Texas cheeses and wines have been garnering awards and cult followings. Now it's time to enjoy the two together.

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Perfect Pairing

How to Craft the Perfect Cheeseboard

Snag the right meats, fruits, veggies, bread, and more to go with your cheeses.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

The Perfect Pairing

7 Places to Buy That Perfect Bottle of Wine

Get to know your local wine shop.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

The Perfect Pairing

We Asked Local Cheesemongers Questions About Cheese So You Don't Have To

Talk funky cheese to us.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

The Perfect Pairing

How Houston Dairymaids Stepped Up Houston's Cheese Game

You can thank Lindsey Schechter for Houston's local cheese renaissance.

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Drawl

3 Highly Specific Trivia Nights For the Super Fan in You

Generalists are not welcome here.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Fry Time

Load 'Em Up: Houston's Best Spots for Mile-High Fries

From gyro to bulgogi, fried eggs to "magic sauce," these are the fixins you must try on your fries—and where to find them.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Mudbugs

3 New Hot Spots for Bayou City Crawfish

We peel the tail back on Houston's newest crawfish joints.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Restaurant Review

Classic American and Unexpected Houston Flavor Meld at B.B. Lemon and Indianola

Two ambitious restaurants—one sweeping, one super-specific.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Editor’s Note

Editor's Note

You Don't Have to Understand Wine to Enjoy It

"My deficiencies in the note-detecting department in no way stop me from enthusiastically enjoying the stuff."

02/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

News & City Life

Perfect Party

March's Perfect Party: Cheer-Up-Puddles Edition

The Puddles Pity Party is coming through town this month, and the melancholy singer appears to need a little cheering up. We’ve got you, Puddles.

02/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Are the State's Cannabis Laws Set to Change?

The Houston Academy of Cannabis Science is ready to educate those interested in the marijuana business—just in case they do.

02/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Judge of all Trades

Does the Hon. Christine Weems Ever Sleep?

We chat with the new judge of the Texas District Court 281.

02/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Just Married

Why Is a New Zealand Couple Honeymooning in Houston?

No offense to us, but we're a little confused.

02/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Inside Houston’s Competitive Pinball Scene

With growing groups like the Space City Pinball League and Belles & Chimes in action, this retro sport is all the rage again.

02/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

News

Will the UH Men's Track Team Make History?

Over the past couple of years, the UH men’s track team has had a stunning rise. With Nationals and the 2020 Olympics swiftly approaching, could the Coogs make it to the top?

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bayougraphy

This Missouri City 11-Year-Old Has Raised Thousands of Dollars for Animal Rescue

After Hurricane Harvey, Frannie Joseph wanted to help the animals abandoned during the storm evacuations. So she made lemonade.

02/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Style & Shopping

Kicked Off

How NASA Are Nike's New NASA-Themed Sneakers?

We investigate.

02/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Travel & Outdoors

Day Trippin'

Spring Into Action with These 7 Day Trips

Got a day? We've got a road trip for you.

02/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Spring Day Trips

Learning About Texas History In Beaumont

Yes, Beaumont.

02/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Spring Day Trips

5 Spots In Galveston for Architecture Lovers and History Buffs

Galveston is bursting with history and, as notorious pirates and European explorers would attest, just begging to be prospected.

02/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Spring Day Trips

Conroe Is Full of Surprises

Barbecue, breweries, and walking all of it off in the Sam Houston National Forest.

02/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Spring Day Trips

How to Treat Yourself In Sugar Land

An itinerary for a day of unabashed indulgence and relaxing fun.

02/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Spring Day Trips

A Day of Birding, Gardens, and History in Brenham

Only two hours away is another world that just happens to be the birthplace of Texas.

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Spring Day Trips

How to Eat Your Way Through Katy

Katy is having a foodie moment. Here's what to hit on your restaurant crawl.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Spring Day Trips

Finding Family-Friendly Fun In Kemah

The Kemah Boardwalk and Lighthouse District are perfect for toddlers and their parents.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Open Road

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, a Lovely Resort Stay and a Mystical Quest

Do you believe in the Aluxob?

02/25/2019 By Bill Wiatrak