Ice House

June’s Perfect Party

Okay-fine-we-watch-RHOD edition.

05/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Newstonians

Escaped Converts: Adam Doster

Our occasional check-in with the flood of recent arrivals—poor, huddled and yearning to clog our freeways.

05/31/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Museum News

Met Vet Rebecca Rabinow Aims to Move the Menil Into the 21st Century

After 25 years in NYC, the world-class curator returns to her favorite museum in the country.

05/27/2016 By Laura Gillespie

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Lea McKinney Tcholakian

Fashion is just another canvas for this effervescent artist.

05/25/2016 By Jamie Smith

Q&A

Aerin Lauder and the Scents of Summer

The beauty expert on what makes the perfect summer fragrance and the magical place that inspired her latest scent.

05/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Pop Culture

Alexis Bledel Has a Kinda-New Baby and So Much Chill

No one in Hollywood can keep a new baby a secret quite like Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel.

05/19/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Obituary

R.I.P. Vern Smith, Legendary Griff's Trivia Master

Thursday nights in Montrose will never be the same.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail

We're Worried About Mattress Mack's Gambling Habit

With his latest election bet, isn't this getting a little out of hand?

05/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bayougraphy

How Life Feels for Best-Selling Author Justin Cronin

A Houston author, and a trilogy of books about much more than vampires.

04/28/2016 By Daniel Carlson

Elements of Style

Jill Reno: Jewelry Designer, Houstonian, Rock Star

Reno's colorful pieces have quite a fan club: Felicity Huffman, Kristen Bell, Hayden Panettiere and Olivia Munn all have worn them on the red carpet.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Final Act

At Rice University, a Legend Retires

Famously energetic English professor J. Dennis Huston exits the stage after 50 years of teaching.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Poughkeepsie to Polunsky

In Texas, Death Row Inmates Through the Eyes of a New York Artist

A supermax prison isn't the best place to sit for a portrait, but Peter Charlap's subjects have no other choice.

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Home & Design

6 to Watch: These Top Design Trends Will Be Hot in 2017

Fresh from her turn as a Style Spotter at High Point Market, Houston designer Marie Flanigan shares her favorite new looks, from wood to wallpaper.

04/25/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Chris Brown

Houston's new city controller on where to make a fiscally sound suit purchase.

04/12/2016 By Jamie Smith

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Georgeta Teodorescu

The Romanian-born marketing powerhouse on keeping it fresh on those long international flights and how she uses her wardrobe to win business.

03/31/2016 By Jamie Smith

This Must Be the Place

Freedom Place: Once a Summer Camp, Now a Home for Healing

When Freedom Place opened its doors in 2012, it was Texas’s first residential treatment center for domestic children who are victims of sex trafficking.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Bayougraphy

Bobby Lee Hilton, Galveston Island Treasure

This 82-year-old historian and Hotel Galvez ambassador never gives the same tour twice.

03/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Hello City

We’re Big on Japan—Like, Really Big

This year’s Japan Fest is expected to draw over 30,000 people—which, as it happens, is 10 times the size of our actual Japanese population.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ice House

April’s Perfect Party

Time to bring out a table for the tough and the brave.

03/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Praising the Bar

Meet the Lady Who Lives in an Ice House

Just 10 days after Mack’s Icehouse closed down, Ann Herbage moved in. Now the bar counter remains at center stage.

03/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen