Best Places to Work

Houston’s Best Places to Work in 2015

The results are in: here are Houston’s hottest workplaces, from coolest office space to biggest perks.

11/03/2015 By Lonna Dawson, Fayza Elmostehi, and Brittanie Shey

Made in Houston

Lainie Line Debuts Jewelry for Your Sweet Tooth

Grapefruit, cinnamon sticks and other sweets are featured in the latest designs by West U's Rachel Teichman.

10/06/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Surreal Estate

Phobia Haunted House Scrambles to Find a New Home for Halloween

Terror has a new address. Maybe.

09/29/2015 By Marianella Orlando

High Holy Days

Honeychild's Introduces a Limited-Edition Frozen Custard Flavor for Rosh Hashanah

Look for challah french toast with apples and honey from Houston's favorite homemade custard company.

09/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fast Food

Cycling Concierges Deliver (Nearly) Anything You Need to Your Front Door

Bike-based delivery companies Velo Delivery and Rad Ass Delivery are quickly becoming the food-delivery medium of choice in Houston.

09/01/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

#SLGT

LocalLocal Wants to Make Sure Your Local Food Is Legit

An informative new website aims to connect diners, restaurants, farmers and ranchers.

08/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Back in (Ruggles) Black

Bruce Molzan Turns to Crowdsourced Fundraising for Baby Ruggles

Does the city need another Ruggles? Does it need a paleo bakery? Does Kickstarter actually work?

07/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Life Shavers

How to Quit Your Oil Job and Open a Sno-Cone Stand

Alexx and Rhonda Nanez, owners of Just Chill Out, on finding your own happiness, Houston-style

07/09/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Put a lid on it

Making Their Mark

Haley and Cameron Cooper offer a twist on an untapped market.

07/08/2015 By Katherine Gunn

Potentially Bad Ideas

Rent-a-Kitten: Is This Real Life?

A few important questions for the folks renting kittens out on Craigslist

06/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Business

Meet Edose Ohen, Donut Tycoon

Glazed, the UH MBA’s donut shop, has taken Houston by storm—and word of his success is spreading.

05/31/2015 Photography by Max Burkhalter By Kayla Stewart

The Heat Is On

Bravado Spice Co. Is Bringing Back a Favorite Hot Sauce—with Your Help

The Houston-based hot sauce company is looking to raise $25,000 to bring the heat nationwide.

05/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Route Awakening

Tracking the Frack Daddies

Houston has some of the fastest-growing private jet routes in the world—so where are the jet set going?

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Consumer Protection

The Trouble with Dollar Stores

Cheap goods can come with a price: releasing toxic chemicals into the homes of our city’s low-income shoppers.

03/30/2015 By Bryan Washington

Television

Shark Tank Survivors Share Lessons Learned

Take a long, romantic walk to the bank with three Houston-area contestants on ABC’s hit reality show.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Brew News

Senfronia Thompson Introduces Bill to Reduce Craft Beer Distribution

Small breweries could suffer greatly if a piece of legislation proposed by a state representative from Houston passes into law.

03/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Meet Houston’s Kings of Comfort

Michael Shine and his sons have found success in the simple things—in some cases, making those simple things just a little snazzier.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail Therapy

Knot Standard Brings Custom Suits For All

Affordable bespoke tailoring comes to Houston via a new e-commerce showroom.

01/13/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Redeeming Creature

Andrew Fastow Plots an Afterlife

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

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Business

Single Bright Females

Three entrepreneurs share their secrets and their struggles in one of America’s best cities for women-owned businesses.

11/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow