News

The Long, Complicated History of the Post Oak Boulevard Project

Amidst acronyms and acrimony, questions over the necessity and the constitutionality of an Uptown transit project loom large.

04/18/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Just Asking Questions

Does This Drag Queen Look Like a Houston News Anchor?

On RuPaul's Drag Race, Trinity Taylor gave us us full Dominique-Sachse-behind-the-anchor-desk realness.

04/17/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Plan Downtown

Here's Your Chance to Weigh in on the Future of Downtown

The city's hard at work on a new master plan, and they're taking ideas.

04/12/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Head Scratchers

PaperCity: In Defense of White Chefs?

The magazine takes aim at the Houston episode of Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown, which featured cooks from across the globe.

04/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

How to Tick Off Texas Readers: Accidentally Confuse a Coral Snake for a Milk Snake

An egregious error and its aftermath

04/10/2017 By Scott Vogel

Real Estate

The View from Market Square Tower's Pool Will Totally Freak You Out

This is what looking down 42 stories feels like.

04/07/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Ice House

How Much Will the Border Wall Actually Cost?

We break down Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall plan, in terms of both dollars and sense.

03/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Have You Spotted These 3 Houston Easter Eggs?

Our newly slightly-more-walkable city has led us to rediscover these hidden treasures.

03/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

How Did the Houston Children's Festival Become Such a Big Freakin' Deal?

With 50,000 annual visitors, the downtown fest even made Frommer's 300 Unmissable Events and Festivals Around the World.

03/21/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Ice House

Welcome to Houston, the Armored Car Robbery Capital of the World

Houston doesn’t have particularly high rates of other violent crimes, so why is it that our town has suddenly become The Town?

03/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Drawl

A Look Back to 180 Years Ago, When Houston Was the Capital of Texas

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

03/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Women Making History

From Mentee to Mentor, Annise Parker Shares Lessons on Female Leadership

In honor of Women’s History Month, the former mayor of Houston shares the mentorship experiences that shaped her career.

03/13/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Go Texan

In Photos: The Trail Riders Arrive in Houston After 13 Long Journeys

Rodeo season officially arrived, too, as more than 3,000 riders along with their horses and wagons made their way into the city today.

03/03/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Get Out

A Revitalized GreenStreet Offers Weekly Incentives to Visit

Weekly bootcamps, animal adoption events and free flicks on the lawn are just a few of GreenStreet's newest amenities.

03/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Drawl

On Houston's Freeways, Chaos Reigns

Remember when I-45 was shut down because of a marriage proposal? That's par for the course around here.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Could Solar Power Ever Catch up to Oil and Gas in Houston?

These believers in the energy of tomorrow say yes.

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster