Ice House

At Rummy's Beach Club, the Swimming Pool Has Gone to the Dogs

At the private, one-acre dog park in Spring, water is for loving, not loathing.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

News

How White Oak Music Hall Hit a Series of Flat Notes with Its Northside Neighbors

For residents who live next to this "big, beautiful, awesome, iconic outdoor stage," the show must not go on.

04/14/2017 By Adam Doster

The Unfriendly Skies

Twitter Drags United for Forcibly Dragging Passenger Off Plane

Video shows an older man bloodied and screaming as he's removed to make room for United crew on an overbooked flight.

04/10/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Nightly Noticias

Can Univision 45, Houston's Spanish-Language News Leader, Keep Its Edge?

As it jockeys month-by-month with Telemundo for Houston’s ratings crown, Univision looks to the future in more ways than one.

03/21/2017 By Adam Doster

News

Updated: At Texas Monthly, a New Editor and a New Direction

"Texans don’t care about politics," says TM's new editor-in-chief. What do they care about? "Lifestyle."

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

How Did Heights Funeral Home Grow Into the World's Largest Death-Care Company?

What began as a small family funeral home in the 1920s is now a modern, booming business.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Less Than Zero

Alexander Muse Dishes Up CultureMap's Financial Drama—and Quickly Deletes It

"What is a website that loses more than a million dollars a year worth?"

02/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

CultureMap Acquired by Houston-Based Gow Media

The digital publication was last sold to ViewMarket two years ago.

02/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Houston Is in Bad Financial Shape, Says Fiscal Times

Thanks in part to pension woes, the city's finances rank among the worst in the nation.

01/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Essay

Boom 92: A Eulogy

A farewell to the format-upending radio station that changed Houston—and the nation—in its two short years on the air.

01/10/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Airwaves

Boom 92.1 Is Dead, Replaced by Radio Now

Despite initial raves, the classic hip-hop radio format Houston pioneered had short success.

01/05/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Welcome to Crumbville, Texas

At this Third Ward shop, the cookies always come with a hug.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

A Houston Startup Invented a High-Tech Clapper

Knock it on, knock it off

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

College Station Is Reinventing Itself

Not every Aggie who bleeds maroon is a college student.

12/30/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

'Tis the Season

Uber Offering Free Rides to Five Houston-Area Malls

Here's one less excuse to lose your cool this weekend.

12/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Weird Stuff

If You Ever Wanted to Buy a Car From a Vending Machine, Here's Your Chance

You literally stick a giant coin into a slot, and out comes your pre-chosen new car.

12/14/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

The Friendly Skies

United Airlines to Offer Less Room for Luggage, Older Planes in 2017

Is the airline still on a quest to be less awful or not?

11/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Transportation

Uber Stays in the Picture, Promises Mayor Turner

Can you imagine a Super Bowl weekend in Houston without Uber? Thankfully you don't have to.

11/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Inside Houston’s New Rage Room

The owner of Tantrums, Houston’s first rage room, knows that sometimes you just need to break stuff.

10/24/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Ice House

Those Million Mattress Firms Aren’t Going Anywhere—for Now

Wondering what will change with the Firm’s purchase by a South African furniture giant? So were we.

10/24/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian