Augmented Reality

Houston's Top 10 Spots for Catching Pokémon

Gotta catch 'em all!

07/12/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Broken Glass

As Curbside Glass Recycling Ends, the City Adds More Drop-off Locations

The mayor hopes to make it a little easier for you to drop off those glass empties.

06/29/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

All You Need Is Love

Second Issue of Love Wins Texas Hits Newsstands July 3

Despite the Orlando tragedy, the second issue of our sister publication remains a celebration of love and pride.

06/27/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Don't Touch That Dial

Texas's Oldest Black Radio Station Finds a New Home on FM

After a rocky couple of years and a changing of hands, the historic KCOH plays on.

06/23/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Port Authority

The Strange Case of a Port and Its City

To some extent, Houston’s ignorance of its port can be traced to geography, though there’s more to it than that.

06/20/2016 By Adam Doster

Play It Cool

100 Ways to Beat the Houston Heat

Summer may be our winter, but at least no one has to shovel the sunshine, so chill out—we’ll show you how.

06/20/2016 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt With Ellie Sharp, Marianella Orlando, Layne Lynch, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Alice Levitt

Pretty in Pink

At MD Anderson, Putting on a Prom for Teen Cancer Patients

With a Great Gatsby theme, skyline view and catering by eight of the city’s best restaurants, this prom was nicer than our own.

06/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Liquid Courage

Houston’s Hottest New Hangover Cure Comes in a Bag—an IV Bag

ThrIVe Drip Spa is the city’s first to offer a much-touted “multivitamin-in-a-bag.”

06/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Dept. of Bad PR

How Can Anyone Hate a Possum? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Defending the good name of Houston’s most misunderstood marsupial

06/20/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Who You Gonna Call?

Houston’s 311 Calls: The Common, Unusual and Service Requests

Who’s still picking up the phone to complain about the Ashby High Rise?

06/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Dept. of Partially Solved Mysteries

Whatever Happened to the Fifth Ward Recovery Center?

Two years after a promised renovation, the former St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is even worse for the wear—so what gives?

06/20/2016 By Adam Doster

Broken Glass

Through the Losing Glass: What the Recycling Conundrum Says About Houston

What happens now that glass recycling has gone the way of Astroworld?

06/20/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Philanthropy

Private Donors Give Nearly $2 Million to Help Tax Day Flood Victims

The nation's most charitable city gives back—to itself.

06/01/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Get Out

The Best of the 'Burbs

Postcards from beyond the Beltway, where day-trip-worthy destinations await.

05/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Ted the Head

Brutal Blows: Life After the NFL—and the Concussions, and the Addictions

From NFL superstar to table-busser to radio host, Ted Johnson searches for meaning in it all.

05/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Come Out to Sugar Land

Take in America’s favorite pastime at the Goldilocks of ballparks.

05/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Visit Pearland

Relive the retro roller rink days of your youth.

05/31/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Explore The Woodlands

Where a very different kind of big game hunting awaits...

05/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Greetings from Clear Lake

The area is home to Armand Bayou Nature Center, one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the U.S.

05/31/2016 By Andrea Park

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Welcome to Katy

Did you know Katy has one of the nation’s only velodromes?

05/31/2016 By Ellie Sharp