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Real Estate

Houston's Hottest Neighborhoods

What does the future hold for Houston's neighborhoods? How are our wants and needs changing? Hint: It's all about livability.

03/31/2016 With Houstonia Staff

Top Stories

Drama

Grab Your Popcorn: Houston’s Latest Movie Wars Are Getting Intense

As the turf wars between chain theaters and independent concepts heat up, are Houston filmgoers losing out?

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Bayougraphy

Bobby Lee Hilton, Galveston Island Treasure

This 82-year-old historian and Hotel Galvez ambassador never gives the same tour twice.

03/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Reality TV

From BET to TLC, Houston Is Getting Its Own Set of Shows

Who needs The Real Housewives of Dallas when we have Billion Dollar Buyer—and a whole new crop of shows featuring actual, interesting Houstonians?

03/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

This Must Be the Place

Freedom Place: Once a Summer Camp, Now a Home for Healing

When Freedom Place opened its doors in 2012, it was Texas’s first residential treatment center for domestic children who are victims of sex trafficking.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Fashion

Sunshine Daydream: New Fashions for Spring

The best souvenir of a well-traveled life is a style that includes textures, colors and attitudes inspired by every stamp in your passport.

03/31/2016 Styled by Brittany Winter and Hair and Makeup by Shane Mondren

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Go Ahead and Jump

At This Month’s CounterCurrent Arts Festival, a Houston House—Yes, a House

“Instead of trying to get them to come to our crazy house, let’s bring our crazy house to them.”

03/31/2016 By Laura Gillespie

King of the Hill

Houston Is Getting the Great New Music Venue It Deserves

Opening soon next to the new Raven Tower, White Oak Music Hall has its first show booked: French electronic rock band M83.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

Reality TV

From BET to TLC, Houston Is Getting Its Own Set of Shows

Who needs The Real Housewives of Dallas when we have Billion Dollar Buyer—and a whole new crop of shows featuring actual, interesting Houstonians?

03/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Drama

Grab Your Popcorn: Houston’s Latest Movie Wars Are Getting Intense

As the turf wars between chain theaters and independent concepts heat up, are Houston filmgoers losing out?

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Eat & Drink

Editor's Picks

Houston's Top 10 Filipino Spots Will Make You Halo-Halo

From Humble to Sugar Land, we've got the best places to indulge your palate for all things Pinoy.

04/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Deal, Sealed: Houston's 10 Best Business Lunches

You don't need to break out the expense account to have your guests treated like VIPs at these smart spots.

04/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

Why This Fortified Wine From Spain Is Making a Comeback

As sherry experiences a resurgence in popularity on the coasts, Pax Americana is leading the charge at home.

03/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Reviews

Steakhouses Never Change—But Should They?

At Killen’s and the newest Pappas Bros., two modern steakhouses struggle with the pressures of contemporary cuisines and crowds.

03/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Who Else Threw a Basketball Over Their Neighbor’s Fence?

There’s a word for the community that shaped you: neighbors.

03/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Home & Real Estate

Real Estate

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2016

From demographic data to average commute times, we've got everything you need to know about Houston's 149 neighborhoods.

04/11/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Real Estate

Houston's Hottest Neighborhoods

What does the future hold for Houston's neighborhoods? How are our wants and needs changing? Hint: It's all about livability.

03/31/2016 With Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

The Top 7 Spots to Live: 2020 and Beyond

These areas of town may not be ready for their close-ups yet, but plans are in the works to make these the must-live neighborhoods of tomorrow.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

News & City Life

This Must Be the Place

Freedom Place: Once a Summer Camp, Now a Home for Healing

When Freedom Place opened its doors in 2012, it was Texas’s first residential treatment center for domestic children who are victims of sex trafficking.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Futurama: What’s Next for Houston’s Neighborhoods?

We asked the experts on population, workability, walkability and more.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Bayougraphy

Bobby Lee Hilton, Galveston Island Treasure

This 82-year-old historian and Hotel Galvez ambassador never gives the same tour twice.

03/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Om-Ha-Ha

Behold! The Power of Positive Giggling

In laughter yoga, you can improve physical and mental health by laughing for no reason, and playing like a child. Plus, you don’t even a mat.

03/31/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Hello City

We’re Big on Japan—Like, Really Big

This year’s Japan Fest is expected to draw over 30,000 people—which, as it happens, is 10 times the size of our actual Japanese population.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

The People’s Court

So, What Exactly Is the Harris County Commissioners Court?

With an enormous amount of power and an annual budget of roughly $1.5 billion, it’s time you knew exactly what your county commissioners are doing.

03/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

April’s Perfect Party

Time to bring out a table for the tough and the brave.

03/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Tex-Mex on Flight

Steaks on a Plane

Fajitas at 39,000 feet? Singapore Airlines thinks it’s an idea whose time has come.

03/31/2016 By Scott Vogel

Praising the Bar

Meet the Lady Who Lives in an Ice House

Just 10 days after Mack’s Icehouse closed down, Ann Herbage moved in. Now the bar counter remains at center stage.

03/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Style & Shopping

Fashion

Sunshine Daydream: New Fashions for Spring

The best souvenir of a well-traveled life is a style that includes textures, colors and attitudes inspired by every stamp in your passport.

03/31/2016 Styled by Brittany Winter and Hair and Makeup by Shane Mondren

Travel & Outdoors

Sea Swell Sea Shells

Malacological Mayhem on Florida’s Gulf Coast

“Warning: Militant Sheller. Step away from that junonia and nobody gets hurt.”

03/31/2016 By Scott Vogel