News & City Life

On the go

Airbnb Names Houston as a Top Destination for Digital Nomads

Consider yourself a "digital nomad"? Here's why Houston may be the best city for you.

08/10/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Health

Monkeypox Cases Are Rising in Houston

Houston currently has 223 reported cases of monkeypox.

08/10/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Football Season

Seven Takeaways from the Texans Training Camp That Show New Promise

With the upcoming season on the horizon, new changes and improvements offer some hope for the Texans this year.

08/04/2022 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

LAND OF THE TRILL

Bun B’s Trill Burgers Named Best Burgers in the Nation on Good Morning America

Trill Burgers went up against Lucky’s Last Chance of Philadelphia, The Companion of Atlanta and Babe’s Meat & Counter of Miami.

07/29/2022 By Shelby Stewart

City Hall

Here’s Who Has Announced They Are Running for Mayor

Amanda Edwards, John Whitmire, Robin Williams, and Chris Hollins have announced they are running for Houston Mayor in 2023.

07/28/2022 By Kennedy Sessions

Treasure Trove

Discover Houston's Best Hidden Gems

From community grocery stores to Mexican candy vendors, speakeasies and thrift stores, these are Houston's best-hidden treasures.

07/22/2022 By Houstonia Staff

H-TOWN PRIDE

Trae Tha Truth Releases the Epic Lineup For 2022's Trae Day Weekend

Free gas, school supplies, and more giveaways await this year's Trae Day in Houston.

07/20/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Astrobytes

Houston’s NFT Landscape Is Changing the Way We Look at Art

Meet the digital wizards reshaping Houston through virtual spaces.

07/14/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Hidden Gems

The Backbone of Bayou City’s Warehouse District

The neighborhood shop has built a following with convenience-store staples and unique style, from candy and beer to clothing and handpicked trinkets.

07/14/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Michael Starghill

Houston Strong

What You Can Expect This Season from the Houston Rockets

After a difficult 2021–22 season, here’s a look at what’s to come for the hometown NBA basketball team—and how they got here.

07/13/2022 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

HOUSTON STRONG

How to Celebrate 7/13 Day This Year

The Houston holiday includes a book signing with Lil Keke, a live concert at Sanman Studios, and cocktails uniquely priced at $7.13.

07/07/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Fiscally Responsible

Rice University Named the Best College Investment in Texas

Located in the Museum District, Rice University takes the crown as the only Texas-based school to rank in the top 10 nationally.

07/06/2022 By Brianna Benitez, Jessica Lodge, and Alexia Partouche

LET FREEDOM RING

Where to Catch Fourth of July Fireworks in Houston

Catch amazing fireworks shows from Downtown to Katy, Nassau Bay, The Woodlands, and more.

07/04/2022 By Brianna Benitez

Politics

Legal Challenges Currently Affecting the LGBTQ+ Community in Texas

Plus, learn what score Houston received from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation index of LGBTQ-friendly cities.

07/01/2022 By Shelby Stewart Research by Brianna Benitez

Fourth of July

What You Need to Know about Shell Freedom Over Texas

The Shell Freedom Over Texas fireworks show will be held in person this year with Clay Walker as the headliner.

06/28/2022 By Stephanie Bartels

Pride Parade

RECAP: Houston Pride Parade 2022

Thousands gathered in Downtown Houston to celebrate the city's 44th annual Pride Parade.

06/27/2022 By Daniel Renfrow and Amarie Gipson Photography by Anthony Rathbun

What's The Law

What You Need to Know about Abortion in Texas

This is where Texas stands on abortion after the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

06/27/2022 By Danielle Wright

Celebrating Freedom

POST HTX's First Juneteenth Celebration Marked with Music, Food and Cars

The weekend marketplace was hosted by Houston Poet Laureate Outspoken Bean and Samantha Blair.

06/22/2022 By Shelby Stewart Photography by Marco Torres

LIFE-CHANGING MEDICINE

A New Permanent Medical Cannabis Location Opens in the Heights

Texas's largest medical cannabis provider, Texas Original, opened a permanent pickup location on Houston Avenue in the Heights.

06/22/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Gentrification

Gentrification Spreads Through Houston's Oldest Communities

Neighborhoods such as Third Ward, Fourth Ward, Fifth Ward, Studewood and Sunnyside are battling a disorienting tension between the past and future.

06/22/2022 By Amarie Gipson