Ice House

Russia Also Tried Meddling In... the Texas Secession Movement?

We get the story behind a Russia-created Facebook page called "Heart of Texas."

12/04/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

An Ode to the 2017 Houston Astros

This year, the stories of a city and its team became intertwined.

12/04/2017 By Scott Vogel

Ice House

Where Are Houston's Weather Balloons?

They do help with more accurate forecasts, but we don't have any.

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

New Territory, Literally

Sugar Land Annexes Two Communities, Grows Even More

As of December 12, Greatwood and New Territory will officially be part of Sugar Land.

11/17/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Let the Booze Flow

The Heights Is Dry No Longer

Heights restaurateurs and bar owners are cheering as the measure to disband the Heights' historic dry area passes by a wide margin.

11/08/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Slice of Life

30 Years Later, Photographs of Houston's Fourth Ward Are a Window Through Time

The historic African American neighborhood has been heavily gentrified, making these 1987 images artifacts of a different era.

11/07/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Houston Strong

Scenes From the Astros World Series Victory Parade

About one million Houstonians attended the parade, an Astros and Houston pride-filled extravaganza.

11/04/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Love & Sex

67 Great Dates in Houston

Good, bad, or ugly, we’ve got the guidance you need to make dating great, from the city’s best date nights to the real truth about romance in the Bayou City from readers just like you.

10/30/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Love & Sex

67 Great Dates in Houston

Good, bad, or ugly, we’ve got the guidance you need to make dating great, from the city’s best date nights to the real truth about romance in the Bayou City from readers just like you.

10/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney, Nicki Koetting, Alice Levitt, Marianella Orlando, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Out of Catastrophe, a Wild New Opportunity at the Houston Arboretum

In the aftermath of a great tree-mortality event, the Arboretum has created a new master plan.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Where Do Animals Go During a Hurricane?

Harvey left us wondering: do critters hunker down during natural disasters?

10/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

DIY

TXRX Labs Hosts Houston's First Repair Cafe This Weekend

Don't throw it away—fix it. Don't know how? These folks do.

10/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

It's Not Halloween!

Where to Celebrate Día de los Muertos Across the City

From fun runs to ballet folklorico, these are the seven Day of the Dead celebrations to seek out this year.

10/26/2017 By Anita Gomez and David Montalvo

Green Again

Houston, Get Your Green Cans Ready: Curbside Recycling Returns Next Month

The city is resuming normal recycling schedules soon after removing 1 million cubic yards of Harvey debris.

10/25/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Troubled Waters

The Deliberate Flooding of West Houston

Thousands of Houstonians have been left with gutted homes—and many, many questions.

10/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

What's In a Woodlands Street Name?

The story behind the master-planned community's themed neighborhoods and street names.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Dept. of Optimism

What the City of Houston Will Do, Post-Harvey

The city's going to change now, right? Right?

10/02/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best of Houstonia

The Heroes of Harvey

How a devastating storm brought out the best of Houston during the worst of times.

10/02/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

On Learning to Live within a Flood-Prone Prairie

Houston really isn't built in the best place to withstand hurricanes. Or flooding.

10/02/2017 By Jeff Balke