Cover Story

Houston vs. Dallas

From our food scene to arts offerings, diversity and quality of life, it’s Houston that's the name on everyone’s lips these days.

08/01/2013

Top Stories

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Emergency Clinics

License to Bill

At a loss to explain your medical costs? So are doctors, insurance companies, and pretty much everyone else involved.

08/01/2013 By Jeff Balke

Elements of Style

The Word Made Flesh

Few men wear their vocation as literally as David Tomas Martinez wears his.

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Bayougraphy

Our Lady of the Buses

One woman, 55 years, hundreds of souls in need.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

H-Town Diary

Hay-soos Saves

Texan, Mexican, sergeant, stepdad

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Film

Shrink-Wrapped

Freudians and Jungians have one thing in common: a love of movies.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Town

Jazz for the Masses

For almost a quarter century, the Houston International Jazz Festival has been bringing the world’s greatest musicians to the Bayou City.

08/01/2013 By Justin Mitchell

Houston vs. Dallas

Cultural Command

When it comes to the arts, we leave Dallas in the dust.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

What the Hell’s on the Side of the Road?

This month: a metal menagerie.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Speed Dating

Dating Games

Where’s this relationship going? Straight down Southwest Freeway.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Books & Literature

Space Spouse

What was it like to be married to an astronaut during the Space Race?

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Best of Houstonia

Cover Story

Houston vs. Dallas

From our food scene to arts offerings, diversity and quality of life, it’s Houston that's the name on everyone’s lips these days.

08/01/2013

Cover Story

Houston vs. Dallas

From our food scene to arts offerings, diversity and quality of life, it’s Houston that's the name on everyone’s lips these days.

07/31/2013

Eat & Drink

The Petrol Station

A Trip to Beernerdia

Either speak the language or have a plan.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Ramen

A Ten-Stop Tampopo Tour of Houston

Find the best noodles in town on a voyage of ramen discovery.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

On the Table

Ramenarama

Getting to the bottom of Japan’s favorite bowl of noodles.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Nick de la Torre

Houston vs. Dallas

D-List

Houston v. Vegas (oops, Dallas)

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Houston vs. Dallas: a Statement of Purpose

Why do we pick on Dallas? Because it is there.

08/01/2013 By Scott Vogel

Home & Real Estate

The Drawl

Hood Rats

Prepare to meet your mascot.

08/01/2013 By Jeff Balke and Scott Vogel

Space City

A Bigger Bungalow

Maximizing a small space

08/01/2013 Photography by Jill Hunter By Katharine Shilcutt

In the Doghouse

Where to Live Now (Canine Edition)

Houston architects ask: why must dog houses literally look like houses?

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

News & City Life

Perfect Party

August’s Perfect Party

The people we’d like to get down with this month

08/15/2013 By Catherine Matusow

On the Town

Afternoon Delight

Taking English tea with the founder of Elegant Manners International

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Houston vs. Dallas

A Rivalrous History

Up until 1900, Galveston was Houston’s chief rival. And then came the Great Hurricane.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

H-Town Diary

Hay-soos Saves

Texan, Mexican, sergeant, stepdad

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Criminal Justice

A Legend Continues

Famed prosecutor Kelly Siegler moves to television in her new show "Cold Justice."

08/01/2013 By Gabrielle Cosgriff

Emergency Clinics

License to Bill

At a loss to explain your medical costs? So are doctors, insurance companies, and pretty much everyone else involved.

08/01/2013 By Jeff Balke

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Bayougraphy

Our Lady of the Buses

One woman, 55 years, hundreds of souls in need.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

Ice House

A Chance of Change

Braving the weather with an expert guide

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Refresher Course

As the school year starts, a cautionary tale.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

Web Exclusive

The J.J. Watt Interview

Houstonia's interview with Texans star J.J. Watt, unedited and uncut.

07/29/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Web Exclusive

Behind the Scenes: Our J.J. Watt Photo Shoot

Exclusive behind-the-scenes video: Texans superstar J.J. Watt sits down with us for a rare photo shoot.

07/29/2013 Videography by Peter Holley

Style & Shopping

Houston vs. Dallas

Dallas Fashion

A defense

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Houston vs. Dallas

Dallas Hair

A primer

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Elements of Style

The Word Made Flesh

Few men wear their vocation as literally as David Tomas Martinez wears his.

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Finishing School

A Crash Course in Men’s Fashion

Pay attention, gentlemen. There will be a quiz.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Travel & Outdoors

Houston vs. Dallas

A First Trip to Dallas

How awful is it really? A scientific inquiry

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow