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01/07/2015

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Space City

The Bachelor Pad Gets an Upgrade

Houston gents design spaces in their own stylish images.

Photography by Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spring Awakening

The Greatest Gymnast in the World Is in Spring

Gymnastics phenom Simone Biles enjoys having a normal life...for a few more minutes.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Redeeming Creature

Andrew Fastow Plots an Afterlife

The former Enron CFO’s apology tour comes to Houston.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Open Road

Park City, Utah: A Houston in the Rockies?

Neither self-important nor bombastic, with dreams big and small, Park City resembles the Bayou City in more ways than one.

01/04/2015 By Stan Martinez

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Visual Art

A Veteran Houston Artist Gets His Retrospective

Mel Chin’s politically-charged combination of performance and visual art will be honored across four Houston-area museums.

01/04/2015 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

A Laughing Matter

Houston’s Comedy Scene Finally Gets Some Respect

The first annual “Come and Take It Comedy Takeover” debuts this month at Warehouse Live.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Photography

On the Streets With @VisualContrabrand

Meet Hector, one of Houston’s most intrepid urban explorers (and exciting Instagrammers).

01/04/2015 By Hector*, as told to Sarah Rufca

Best of Houstonia

Get Fit!

Houston Workouts & Fitness

Put a fun new spin on a perennial resolution.

01/07/2015

Eat & Drink

Editor’s Picks

Where to Eat Right Now in Upper Kirby and River Oaks

This hip district boasts a dining scene that offers a range of options, from upscale to down-home.

07/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Houston’s Best Hot Pot

Warm up your bellies this winter with this popular East Asian dish.

01/04/2015 By Mai Pham

Cocktails

At Sanctuari, Changing Minds and Expanding Palates

Triniti’s new bar carves out new territory, both figuratively and literally.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the Table

Review: Jinya Ramen Makes Landfall in Webster

And it just may be the finest ramen shop in all of Houstonia.

01/04/2015 Photography by Kate LeSueur

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Radio

Life After FM Radio

92.1’s sudden format change forced popular talk show Drink of Ages to find a new home.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

January’s Jones

How do you reclaim the worst month of the year?

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Health & Wellness

Fitness 2015

No Sweat: Workout Gear is in Style

Beyond just yoga pants, these fit fashions will have you looking great both in and out of the gym.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness 2015

Turn Up for What? The 2015 Workout Playlist

Finding the right music to spur your savage beast, including a Spotify playlist

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Work It

At Traditional Gyms, Finding New Ways to Compete

Old-school gyms are learning how to stand out in a Crossfit world.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Work It

Bit by Bit: Finding Motivation Through Tech Gadgetry

Walking 10,000 steps a day is easier with a little digital encouragement.

01/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Fitness 2015

Houston’s Hike & Bike Trails Await!

If all goes as planned, the city will soon have around 150 miles of continuous trails.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Work It

At Snap Kitchen, a Crash Course in Eating Right

Can a dining editor survive on health food alone?

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Work It

The Greatest Workout Classes You’ve Never Tried

These creative, often unusual approaches to fitness may just be the thing to get you off the couch.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Work It

A League of Your Own

Get fit with friends old and new by joining one of Houston’s sports leagues.

01/04/2015 By Chris Abshire

Ice House Interview

Ritual Killing: How to Beat OCD

Once told her OCD was too severe for treatment, Elizabeth McIngvale now works to help others overcome their own conditions.

01/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Home & Real Estate

Space City

The Bachelor Pad Gets an Upgrade

Houston gents design spaces in their own stylish images.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

News & City Life

Redeeming Creature

Andrew Fastow Plots an Afterlife

The former Enron CFO’s apology tour comes to Houston.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spring Awakening

The Greatest Gymnast in the World Is in Spring

Gymnastics phenom Simone Biles enjoys having a normal life...for a few more minutes.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

The Comeback Kid

In Evolution of a Criminal, a bank robber-turned-NYU film student confronts his past.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Escape Crusader

Our Man in the White House

Michelle Obama recognizes Third Ward youth program Workshop Houston with a national award.

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Fauna

Five Birds of a Feather

Keep an eye out for Houston’s unique migratory animals.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

January’s Perfect Party

Never count ’em out edition

01/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Throwing Shade

The Trouble With the Trees

If a tree falls in the forest—on someone, that is—who’s really to blame?

01/04/2015 By Jeff Balke

Style & Shopping

Clutch City

Tray Chic!

Just put it on a tray, and call it a day.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel & Outdoors

Open Road

Park City, Utah: A Houston in the Rockies?

Neither self-important nor bombastic, with dreams big and small, Park City resembles the Bayou City in more ways than one.

01/04/2015 By Stan Martinez