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Home Dreams

Make Yourself at Home: The Best of Design and Décor in Houston

These 50 local shops and visionary designers are turning dreams into reality.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Top Stories

Culture Compass

Culture Compass: A Guide to Houston’s Top Fall Arts Tickets

Keep Houstonia’s 2016 Fall Arts Guide handy, and you’ll have no trouble finding your way this season

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Cougar Town

As UH Football Mania Mounts, Can the Squad Live Up to the Hype?

"There’s no such thing as just a day at the University of Houston football program. Just another day doesn't exist."

08/15/2016 By Adam Doster

Fashion Forward

To the Manor Born: Fall Fashion 2016

This fall's textiles—elegant brocade, rich velvet, resplendent silks, delicate lace—will make you want to get all dressed up, even with nowhere to go.

08/22/2016 Styled by Brittany Winter Edited by Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Make America Vote Again

In the Election Trenches, Finding at Least a Few Houston Voters

Despite challenges from Texas's voter identification law, organizations like Mi Familia Vota are helping to bolster the voter sign-up sheet.

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

Restaurant Review

Is Houston's First Food Hall Worthy?

Heading down—way down—to review the city’s new subterranean food court, Conservatory.

08/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Fall Arts Guide 2016

This Season's 7 Must-See Visual Arts Shows

If you thought Picasso was all about Cubism, The Menil would like to prove you wrong.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

5 Fall Festivals to Celebrate the Cool(ish) Weather

This isn't your grandma's International Quilt Festival.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Culture Compass

Ann Patchett on Her Newest Novel and the Future of Local Bookstores

The Nashville novelist reads from her lastest, Commonwealth, tonight at the Alley Theatre.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

This Fall's Top 10 Concert Tickets to Book Now (While You Still Can!)

From Alabama Shakes to Adele, this season's concert line-up will have you singing along.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

8 Great Readings and Comedy Shows Coming This Fall

If not Jonathan Safran Foer, then how about a little Jim Breuer?

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

The 5 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This Fall

Brazos Bookstore staffer Benjamin Rybeck recommends the best page-turners for the upcoming season.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Culture Compass

Hand to God—These Are This Season's Can't-Miss Performances

Christian puppets gone rogue head home to Houston, plus 14 other plays, operas and ballets you'll want to book now.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Culture Compass

Culture Compass: A Guide to Houston’s Top Fall Arts Tickets

Keep Houstonia’s 2016 Fall Arts Guide handy, and you’ll have no trouble finding your way this season

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Eat & Drink

Hey, Chicha

Pineapple Rinds and Purple Corn Combine to Make One Surprisingly Refreshing Beverage

Peru’s been serving up the original purple drink for centuries.

08/22/2016 By Jenna K. White

Restaurant Review

Is Houston's First Food Hall Worthy?

Heading down—way down—to review the city’s new subterranean food court, Conservatory.

08/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

9 Straight-A Spots in West University

From Peruvian pick-up and fajitas to-go to late-night hot dogs and weekend morning Greek brunches, West U is a magna cum laude dining destination.

08/21/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Picks

7 Brand-New Burger Joints to Try Right Now

There are plenty of burger spots in Houston, which is why these seven are worth checking out.

08/21/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

When It Comes to Home Design, It Pays to Consult the Experts

What does your home say about you?

08/22/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Home & Real Estate

Home Dreams

Make Yourself at Home: The Best of Design and Décor in Houston

These 50 local shops and visionary designers are turning dreams into reality.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design Issue 2016

Great Home Décor Stores, from Lighting to Linens

We're talking bed, bath and way beyond.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Jeanne Lyons Davis

Design Issue 2016

Inside the Apartments at the Regency, the Unlikely Hub of Houston's Design Scene

When you weren't looking, the Regency House quietly became the coolest building in town.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design Issue 2016

20 Try-This-Now Design Tips and Tricks from Houston Pros

Starting with a coat of high gloss paint on those ceilings.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design Issue 2016

Room Service: How 6 Houston Designers Created Their Favorite Spaces

We asked these designers to share what they love about their favorite rooms—along with their best tips and tricks.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

News & City Life

Culture Compass

Taking a Master Class with Legendary Houston Sculptor Jesse Lott

Sharing decades' worth of wisdom over a game of dominos

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Culture Compass

Meet the Houston Ballet's Only Bayou City-Born Principal Dancer

Jared Matthews tapped into dance at an early age—8, as a matter of fact.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bayougraphy

Meet Houston's Real-Deal Snake Charmer: Clint "The Snake Man" Pustejovsky

Meet the man who’s taught one million people to revere, not fear, the snake.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Pool Party

Catching Up with the First Trans Candidate to Win a Primary in Texas

Only 20 transgender politicians hold an elected office in the world, and Jenifer René Pool hopes to make it 21.

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

Dazed and Kush-Fused

So What Exactly is Kush? (City Council Is Asking)

For starters: Kush is not—repeat, is NOT—marijuana.

08/22/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Make America Vote Again

In the Election Trenches, Finding at Least a Few Houston Voters

Despite challenges from Texas's voter identification law, organizations like Mi Familia Vota are helping to bolster the voter sign-up sheet.

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

For the Record

Did ABC 13's Dave Ward Really Set That Guinness Record?

Even with 50 years behind the anchor desk, there might be another contender for Ward's title.

08/22/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

September's Perfect Party

Here's who we want to hang out with: Grandma-Gunn edition.

08/22/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Y-M-C-A

On Childhood Memories and Adult Beverages at Camp Cullen

In light of Houston's first-ever adult summer camp, we take a look back at the other "upgrades" from our childhood.

08/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mystery Meet

Are the Odd Fellows Really All That Odd?

"People think we’re bleeding goats and all that kind of stuff. But it’s not nearly as weird as you can imagine.”

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

Endless Summer

Tanker Surfing, Born in Galveston Bay, Remains an Extreme, Elusive Sport

Dropping in on the exclusive, members-only sport, trailing tankers and riding the waves.

08/22/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Cougar Town

As UH Football Mania Mounts, Can the Squad Live Up to the Hype?

"There’s no such thing as just a day at the University of Houston football program. Just another day doesn't exist."

08/15/2016 By Adam Doster

Style & Shopping

Fashion Forward

To the Manor Born: Fall Fashion 2016

This fall's textiles—elegant brocade, rich velvet, resplendent silks, delicate lace—will make you want to get all dressed up, even with nowhere to go.

08/22/2016 Styled by Brittany Winter Edited by Sarah Rufca Nielsen