The Drawl

Who Reps H-Town Best: Drake vs. the Greater Houston CVB?

When it comes to representing the city to the world at large, who does a better job, Drake or the giant civic organization that promotes Houston?

07/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Neighborhood Watch

So, What Does the Department of Neighborhoods Actually Do?

A morning cruise with Houston's blight fighters

07/18/2016 By Adam Doster

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Foodie Finds

Including the best butcher and the city's best grocery store corridor.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Diversions

Including the best DJ night, best museum exhibition and the best spot for air-conditioned bouncing.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Beauty

Including where to find the best spa treatment and the best colorist worth the six-week wait.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Shopping

Including where to find the best furniture with a story behind it and the city's best boutique row.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Out & About

Including the best bike-in movie theater and the best place to pretend you’re a human drone.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

International Affairs

What You Need to Know About Nice

The French town is one of Houston's sister cities, but what does that mean?

07/15/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best of the City

Best of the Bayou City

New and old, ephemeral and eternal—a snapshot of what endears Houston to us, right here and now.

07/15/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Traffic

The Hardy Tollroad Shuts Down for the Weekend

You've never seen a toll road closure of this magnitude.

07/14/2016 By Adam Doster

News

Study Suggests Lethal Police Shootings Less Likely in Houston

A Harvard study examines use of police force in 10 cities across the nation, including our own.

07/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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