Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

What's Up Next For Buffalo Bayou?

The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is already hard at work on the next leg of redevelopment east of Allen's Landing.

12:00pm By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

How Did the Once-Largest Bank Heist in Houston History Happen?

Fifty years ago, with the Bayou City exploding, a bank that couldn’t keep up paid the price.

12:00pm By Adam Doster

Obituary

Noted "Force of Nature" Terry Hershey Has Passed Away

The conservationist was one of the great champions of Houston's oft-overlooked natural side.

01/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food History

What Did Texans Eat in the 19th Century?

A tour of menus in the days when lunch was "dinner" and dinner was "tea."

11/11/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Preservation

Saving Houston's History, One Home at a Time

Of the 15 historic Houston homes in this River Oaks oasis originally spared the wrecking ball, 11 will soon be relocated to make room for a high-rise development.

10/27/2016 By Marene Gustin

Hidden Houston

A Houston Sports Fan’s Lament

To be a Bayou City supporter is to be perpetually disappointed—and perpetually hopeful.

10/26/2016 By Jeff Balke

Hidden Houston

Courtland Place: Going Behind the Gates

How one Montrose neighborhood conserved its century-old charms

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Web Extra

Behind the Scenes at SugarHill Studios

The oldest continually operating recording studio in the country is a legend in its own time.

09/17/2016 Photography by Todd Spoth

Play It Cool

A Look Into Houston's Cool Past

How did anyone live here before air conditioning? This is how.

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

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

Lecture

Gods and Monsters of the Amazon

Explorer and archaeologist Ed Barnhart discusses ancient Mayan deities and iconography at HMNS.

03/18/2016 By Sarah Douglass

History

History and Art Blend for HMH's Taking Flight

Holocaust Museum Houston's latest exhibition highlights artistic efforts to represent 1.5 million who perished during the war.

03/15/2016 By Max Jefferson

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Spindletop and Gladys City

In Beaumont, paying homage to the place where our big boom began.

03/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Author Talks

There Will Be Blood (and Oil)—Local Historian Edition

Author and local historian Bartee Haile recounts Texas' early oil days in Texas Boomtowns.

03/01/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Statues

Why Are Houstonians Honoring Someone Who Fought for Slavery?

Considering the legacy of Dick Dowling as the city wakes up from a long bout of amnesia.

03/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

History

History's Lost and Found

HMNS' latest exhibition digs up the past with Amber Secrets: Feathers from the Age of Dinosaurs.

02/19/2016 By Nick Esquer

Born on the Bayou

Celebrate 50 Years of Bayou Preservation Tonight

"Laura Day" will commemorate the first ship to prove Houston's worth as a port city.

01/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

History

The Forgotten Gravestones of Houston’s History

Restoring the city’s oldest African-American cemetery, one headstone at a time.

01/05/2016 By Brittanie Shey

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: The "Painted" Churches You May Have Missed

The oldest Catholic church in Fayette County sits high on Hostyn Hill, while another holds a treasure trove of recovered Old World masterpieces.

12/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Arts & Culture

Visiones Dei

HMNS' latest exhibit, La Virgen de Guadalupe, is a poignant look at the forming of a religious culture in the New World.

12/07/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood