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

H-Town Diary

Becoming a Houstonian, Mile by Mile

"I’ve associated Houston itself with driving for as long as I can remember, and hard, crazy driving at that, full of traffic and complicated roadways that could throw off even the most seasoned drivers."

10/28/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Neighborhood Watch

Which Houston-Area Locales Are Among the 50 Safest Cities in Texas?

Eight nearby areas made this year's list, compiled by SafeWise.

10/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

No Sweat

Are E-Bikes the Future of Transit in Houston?

They have all the benefits of bicycling, none of the back sweat!

09/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Haunted Texas

Where Are Houston's Ghosts?

This tour will show you the Bayou City's own haunted past.

09/25/2019 By Chris Gray

A Nightmare In Houston

A Very Houston Haunted House

Where a mutant half-man, half-crawfish creature will chase you from behind, out for revenge after years of watching his mudbug friends get boiled alive.

09/25/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

The Warming Planet

Hundreds Gathered at Houston City Hall on Friday to Protest Climate Change

Similar protests took place in countries around the world. Ours followed yet another "500-year flood."

09/23/2019 By Cameron Wallace

#Imelda

Houston Social Media Reacts to Imelda

We're still under flash flood warnings, so please stay inside.

09/19/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Flood watch

Imelda Was Worse Than Imagined. Here's How You Can Help Others (and Yourself).

Rescues, tips, charities, and more.

09/19/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Rain-pocalypse 2019

Tropical Depression Imelda: We're Not Out Of the Woods Yet

Stay inside, it's flooding out here.

09/19/2019 By Dianna Wray

Rain-pocalypse 2019

Update: Tropical Depression Imelda Is Still Hitting Southeast Texas Hard

Harris County is warning of possible flash floods as Tropical Storm Imelda heads our way.

09/17/2019 By Dianna Wray

Grades Are In

How Healthy Is Galveston Bay in 2019?

There's good news and bad news on the annual Galveston Bay report card.

09/04/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Mother's Helper

Everything You Need to Know About Those Egg-Like Enclosures Around Houston

Spoiler: They have mamas in mind.

08/26/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Driving Change

Think Houston Roads Are Bad Now? Unless We Face Reality, They Could Get Way Worse.

Houston is finally getting serious about public transit. Or it better be.

08/26/2019 By Dianna Wray

Hitting the Books

A Primer on a Few of the New Laws Now in Effect

A roundup of the more unorthodox laws governing our lives as of this month.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Party City

10 Frequently Asked Party Etiquette Questions

Local experts spill the tea on the modern rules for hosting and attending parties.

08/26/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas and Abby Ledoux