Politics

Houston City Council Votes to Join Lawsuit Against SB4

In a vote of 10 to 6, with one abstaining, the Houston City Council voted to challenge the state's new "anti-sanctuary cities" bill.

06/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Behind the Walls

How Street Art Took Over Houston

A tradition once considered the purview of criminals is now a major part of a citywide beautification project.

06/21/2017 By Paul DeBenedetto Photography by Marco Torres

Summer Survival Guide

50 Ways to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected This Summer

How to survive Houston's stickiest season.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

June's Perfect Party: Is-All-News-Really-Good-News Edition

Houston has seen it all lately, from illegal seafood scams to baby giraffes.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

We <3 Houston?

Houstonians, Are You Happy?

According to a recent WalletHub study, you aren't. We set out to investigate the real truth of those results.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Ice House

Hola, Allah: Welcome to the Country's Only Latino Mosque, Right Here In Houston

At Centro Islámico in southwest Houston, don't be surprised to hear both as-salamu alaykum and buenos días.

05/25/2017 By Adam Doster

Skyscrapers

Peek Inside the Newest Addition to Houston's Skyline

Let us introduce you to 609 Main at Texas.

05/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Design

DesignHive Is Bringing the Stylish Office of the Future to Houston

Four innovative architecture firms have designed cutting-edge workspaces inside 1600 Smith.

05/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bit by Bit

These 'Civic Hackers' Are Creating Tools to Improve Life in the Bayou City

Houston’s got problems? Maybe data is the answer.

05/12/2017 By Amber Tong

This Place Matters

First of Dislodged Freedmen's Town Historic Bricks Replaced

After an overzealous construction team damaged the priceless historical artifacts, Mayor Turner made good on his promise to set it right.

05/01/2017 Photography by Roxanna Asgarian

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