News

Far from the Turmoil of Home, Six Houston Artists Pursue Their Creative Dreams

These refugees and immigrants explore their deepest emotions through their art.

04/17/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

H-Town Diary

My Two Moms

This Houston man will be wishing two parents Happy Mother's Day this month.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Bayougraphy

Meet the Airbnb Host Bringing the World to the Third Ward

Ed Pettitt didn’t even set foot in Houston until 2011—but when he did, a spark ignited.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

May's Perfect Party: Overall-Quite-Fresh Edition

We rarely invite the same guest twice, but we occasionally make exceptions.

04/14/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

April's Perfect Party: Who's Adorable Edition

Adoration might be a strong word, but we definitely appreciate the good things these Houstonians have been doing lately.

03/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Meet the Houston Woman Compelled to Rescue "Homeless" Heirlooms

“If you love history, genealogy can swallow you whole,” says Janet Foster.

03/21/2017 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Bayougraphy

Bill Worrell, Play-by-Play Announcer, on His Iconic Sports Broadcasting Career

After three-plus decades with the Rockets and the Astros, few have witnessed sports changing the way Worrell has.

03/21/2017 By Jeff Balke

H-Town Diary

Waffles: The World's Worst Dog

She may be a nightmare, but she’s mine.

03/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Women Making History

From Mentee to Mentor, Annise Parker Shares Lessons on Female Leadership

In honor of Women’s History Month, the former mayor of Houston shares the mentorship experiences that shaped her career.

03/13/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ice House

March's Perfect Party: Tell-Us-Something-Good Edition

There's still plenty of good news going on in the world.

02/20/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

How Did Heights Funeral Home Grow Into the World's Largest Death-Care Company?

What began as a small family funeral home in the 1920s is now a modern, booming business.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Bayougraphy

Dr. Madhureeta Achari: Brain Foodie

This doctor is out to prevent disease, not just treat it.

02/20/2017 By Karen Abercrombie

Ice House

The Secret Life of the Sign Spinner

What’s that guy listening to? Where did he learn those moves? And how is he so happy when it's so hot outside?

02/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Q&A

Is J.J. Watt A Budding Style Icon?

J.J. Watt talks style, the trouble with shopping and his date night look at the Nordstrom launch of Mizzen + Main.

02/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Houston, Texas, Baby

Beyoncé Stepping Up Production of Mini-Beyoncés

This is the best possible version of twinning.

02/01/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Essay

I Am a Refugee

In the streets of downtown Houston this weekend, as we chose humanity over fear, I felt at home.

01/30/2017 By Judy Le

Ice House

Looking for Love in All the Right Places

Forget Tinder and OkCupid. These niche dating sites are where you need to be.

01/23/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Ice House

February's Perfect Party: No-Thanks-We’re-Good Edition

Our perfect party would still not include Rick Perry or Rex Tillerson.

01/23/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Bayougraphy

The Boss: Myrtis Dightman, Jr. on Preserving the Tradition of Black Cowboys in Texas

At the stables with the man behind the oldest African American trail ride in Texas

01/23/2017 By Jeff Balke

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