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5 Things Houstonians Should Know When Filing Harvey Insurance Claims

How to file and who to call to recoup Hurricane Harvey costs

09/07/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Ice House

There Will Be a New Addition to Houston's Skyline in 2019

Bank of America will move into the new 750,000-square-foot, 35-story office tower downtown, the current state of Houston's commercial real estate scene notwithstanding.

08/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Mental Health

At Melanin and Mental Health, Helping to Facilitate Tough Talks in Minority Communities

“There’s no denying that our communities are strong and resilient and all those things, but imagine how much better we would be if we got help.”

07/31/2017 By Allyson Waller

Shoot for the Moon

We Tried (and Failed) to Conquer Houston's New Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room

If Escape Hunt Houston's new room seems like rocket science, that's because it is.

07/19/2017 By Cara Maines and Allyson Waller

Ice House

Protective Workwear That's Suited for Women Has Finally Arrived

Hot Stuff Safetywear manufactures flame-retardant clothing that actually fits female forms, and it officially launches this month.

05/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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