Presidential Picks

Obama Had Love for Houston in 2019

Here are all the Houstonians who made 44's famous year-end lists of favorites.

12/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

How Did a Houston Med Student Fall for a Major Psychic Scam?

“They’re selling false hope.”

12/27/2019 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

How Many Bananas Does It Take to Refuel Houston Marathon Runners?

This month’s marathon, by the numbers.That answer and more in the 48th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half by the numbers.

12/27/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Drawl

Face-Off: Houston 2010 vs. Houston 2020

Yes, there was a time before Altuve, Harden, Watson, and Watt.

12/27/2019 By Craig Hlavaty Illustrations by Amy Kinkead

Happy in Houston

The Pursuit of Happiness: 60 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever

New decade, new you.

12/27/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

Hotel Boomtown

3 Coming Attractions to Houston’s Hospitality Scene

More new lodging options to get excited about.

12/27/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Woof

These Were the Most Popular Pet Names in Houston For 2019

People actually named their dogs Lizzo and Brisket.

12/24/2019 By Josh Davis

Q&A

Jeannie Mai Talks Stopping Traffic

The stylist and talk show host is on a mission to help end human trafficking.

12/18/2019 By Paola Kustra

The Drawl

This Is Our Dream Houston Airport Terminal

The misery of holiday travel calls for a 24-hour spa, resort-style pool, and a new approach to priority boarding.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

Could the Future of Houston’s Skyline Be...Wood?

Rice University is pioneering mass timber construction.

12/01/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

How The Beacon Is Helping Houston's Homeless, By the Numbers

This year's Come to the Table fundraiser is rescheduled (thanks, Imelda) for December 3.

12/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

This Rosenberg Museum Is Preserving the History of America’s Forgotten Cowboys

Larry Callies used his life savings to finance the Black Cowboy Museum.

12/01/2019 By Morgan Kinney Photography by Michael Starghill

Pastor Yeezy

Kanye West Brings Sunday Service to Lakewood

The rapper's performance and conversation with Joel Osteen drew thousands to the megachurch.

11/18/2019 By Shelby Stewart

Holly, Jolly Houston

The Ultimate Holiday Family Fun Guide

How to make the most of the best time of the year.

10/28/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Holly, Jolly Houston

The Ultimate Holiday Family Fun Guide

How to make the most of the best time of the year.

10/28/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Spacing Out

Who Will Build the First Commercial Space Station?

If everything goes according to plan, Houston-based Axiom Space may start sending people to space starting in 2021.

10/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

The Enforcer

Did You Know That You—Yes, You—Could Write Parking Tickets?

Just complete the City of Houston’s Volunteer Parking Enforcement Program, and the power could be yours.

10/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Thanks to HOU

What We're Thankful For Right Now

No. 1: The Astros.

10/28/2019 By Craig Hlavaty

The Drawl

A Houston Holiday Timeline

The actual season may only last a couple of months, but the planning and the buying and the drinking? They go on all year long.

10/28/2019 By Jeff Balke