The Road Ahead

20 Long Weekend Trips to Take in 2018

2018 stretches before us, Houston, and so does the highway, beckoning us out of town for a long weekend away.

12/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

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Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Meet the Four Texans Fighting for the Air We Breathe

If you smell something, say something.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Why Doesn't Houston Have Its Own History Museum?

The fourth-largest city in the country doesn't have a museum dedicated to its own past. Why?

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Music

Two Musical Mavericks Meet to Tell Stories and Sing

Terry Allen and Joe Ely, both from Lubbock, will take the stage at the Heights Theater for a "song-swap."

12/29/2017 By Chris Becker

Best of Houstonia

The Road Ahead

20 Long Weekend Trips to Take in 2018

2018 stretches before us, Houston, and so does the highway, beckoning us out of town for a long weekend away.

12/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Eat & Drink

Restaurant Review

Two Houston Favorites Reinvent Themselves

With new digs, new menus—and one new name—Kiran's and Alice Blue are reborn better than ever.

12/29/2017 By Scott Vogel

Editor's Picks

Dining with the Tots: Houston's 9 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Both you and your little ones will love these spots.

12/29/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Pour

Midtown Welcomes Its Own Winery

Sable Gate Winery offers its own custom blends.

12/29/2017 By Jeremy Parzen

Editor's Picks

It's Winter, Which Means It's Strawberry Season

We don't have to wait until spring or summer to get our fresh berry fix.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Picks

10 Places to Get Your Poke Fix in Houston

The city's poke boom hasn't slowed down yet.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Editor's Note

Stepping Out in San Antonio

In which we learn that the Riverwalk is much more than a tourist trap.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

News & City Life

News

Meet the Four Texans Fighting for the Air We Breathe

If you smell something, say something.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's That Robot Doing Downtown?

Behold, the security person of the future.

12/29/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

Engines of Our Ingenuity Turns 30

More than 3,000 episodes later, the little radio program that could from UH is still going strong.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

January's Perfect Party: It's-Been-a-Year Edition

Are we inviting Karen Fonseca? Of course.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Why Did Trump Sign the Wall at NRG Center?

And is his signature still there?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Winter Is For the Birds. Specifically, Purple Martins.

When they arrive this month, the North American swallow needs to be cared for by Houston "landlords."

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

H-Town Diary

A Houston Sports Fan Learns to Love Again

After the World Series, Houston sports fans have multiple real, honest-to-goodness reasons to hope.

12/29/2017 By Jeff Balke

Bayougraphy

David Adickes Is Larger Than Life

The legendary artist has left a monumental mark on Houston.

12/29/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

Why Doesn't Houston Have Its Own History Museum?

The fourth-largest city in the country doesn't have a museum dedicated to its own past. Why?

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel & Outdoors

Long Weekend Trips

Take a Shopping Pilgrimage to Canton

The city's First Monday Trade Days are the oldest—and one of the largest—events of its kind in the country.

12/29/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Long Weekend Trips

The Perfect Kid-Friendly Weekend Can Be Found in Marble Falls

Fun for the whole family awaits in the Hill Country.

12/29/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Long Weekend Trips

Go on a Foodie Tour of San Antonio

Here's what you should eat besides Tex-Mex and barbecue.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Long Weekend Trips

Encounter Both Gators and Gambling in Lake Charles

Welcome to Swamp Vegas.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Long Weekend Trips

There's More to Waco Than What HGTV Shows You

The famous Fixer Uppers aren't all this town has to offer.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt