Winter 2021: 60 Reasons Everyone Is Moving To Houston

Houstonia: As we enter a season of celebration and gathering, where to get the best holiday treats, gifts and things to do in the city are top of mind. However, as we enter year two of the pandemic, Houston is growing now more than ever. From vibrant neighborhoods to live in and the best DJs, music and food, we uncovered 60 reasons everyone is moving to Houston.

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

NATIONAL DJ DAY

Meet Houston's Next Generation of DJs

Transforming the local underground DJ landscape through their own spin on the 1s and 2s.

01/20/2022 By Kiana Fitzgerald and Amarie Gipson

MUSICIAN PROFILE

Rapper Kari Faux Finds Her Truth in the South

The Little Rock, Arkansas-born artist wants you to know that she is here to stay.

01/06/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Musician Profile

How Rich O’Toole Battled His Anxiety Through The Pandemic

A Houston native, Country singer Rich O’Toole cracked the Texas Country music chart with his single “17 Wild Horses”.

01/04/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

Bayougraphy

Stomp Down Is Houston's Newest Music Label With A Stacked Roster

Meet the two young business professionals leading the city’s most flourishing Hip-Hop talent.

01/04/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Musician Profile

Mental Health is the Motive for Rising Star Monaleo

Monaleo got her first taste of rapping when she took her younger brother to a recording studio for his birthday in 2019.

01/03/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Music

A Timeline of Houston’s Most Significant Music History

Some of history’s most significant music happenings since the mid-1900s.

12/30/2021 By Flash Gordon Parks and Amarie Gipson

A Legacy

In Loving Memory of DJ Screw

After more than 20 years since his untimely passing, multiple projects addressing his legacy go mainstream.

12/29/2021 By Camilo Hannibal Smith

On The Town

The Best Music From Houston Artists In 2021

A countdown featuring our favorite hometown superstars.

12/27/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Local Artist Profile

Houston-Based Contemporary Artists You Should Know

Get to know JooYoung Choi, Jamal Cyrus and Emily Peacock.

12/22/2021 By Amarie Gipson

HOUSTON HISTORY

DJ Flash Gordon Parks Is Houston’s Living Encyclopedia of Music

Meet the ethnomusicologist uncovering the city’s rich history.

09/02/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Eat & Drink

Meet the Chef

Chris Williams Is In A Lane Of His Own

Williams has turned his Museum District spot into one of the best restaurant's in Houston serving southern cuisine.

12/24/2021 By Nandi Howard

Sweet Tooth

5 Spots to Shop Holiday Treats

Local bakeries, Three Brothers Bakery, Sweets By Belen and Sinfull Bakery are ready to make something sweet to the city.

12/23/2021 By Danielle Wright

Home & Real Estate

Space City

This Texas Entrepreneur Created The Easiest Way To Move With His Latest Venture

The Harvard graduate has found a way to make moving less of a hassle for all.

01/04/2022 By Nandi Howard

Space City

Shop These Top Home Essentials For 2022

Revamp your space wit furniture from Home Source Furniture, High Fashion Home and Exclusive Furniture.

01/04/2022 By Danielle Wright

Christmas Cheer

Deck the Halls with Holiballs

This family pack created a must-have product inspired by the holidays.

12/21/2021 By Geneva Diaz

News & City Life

Open Road

Try These Editor-Approved Restaurants And Spas In Houston

HoustoniaEditor-In-Chief, Nandi Howard, shares her favorite places in Houston.

01/06/2022 By Nandi Howard

Style & Shopping

Clutch City

Houstonia's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

A Holiday Gift Guide from Houstonia's 2021 Winter Issue

12/09/2021 By Danielle Wright and Nandi Howard

Travel & Outdoors

Open Road

7 Ways To Experience Colorado This Winter

How to enjoy Colorado – without the skis.

12/24/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong