Perfect Party

March's Perfect Party: Cheer-Up-Puddles Edition

The Puddles Pity Party is coming through town this month, and the melancholy singer appears to need a little cheering up. We’ve got you, Puddles.

02/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Judge of all Trades

Does the Hon. Christine Weems Ever Sleep?

We chat with the new judge of the Texas District Court 281.

02/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Bayougraphy

This Missouri City 11-Year-Old Has Raised Thousands of Dollars for Animal Rescue

After Hurricane Harvey, Frannie Joseph wanted to help the animals abandoned during the storm evacuations. So she made lemonade.

02/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Perfect Party

February's Perfect Party: Bring-On-the-Smoked-Meat Edition

Barbecue pitmasters will always have a seat at our table.

01/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

H-Town Diary

Remembering George H.W. Bush

"Another admirable quality of Bush 41 has escaped notice amidst all the high-profile encomia: his kindness to the little people in his life. Like me."

01/28/2019 By Richard J. Smith

Bayougraphy

Genevieve Keeney's Life Is All About Death—In a Good Way

The president of the National Museum of Funeral History was born for this role.

01/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Perfect Party

January's Perfect Party: Everyone-Take-Your-Seat Edition

All the new faces in our government are invited to our party this month.

12/31/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Bayougraphy

Jeanne Celestine Lakin Has One Million Reasons to Not Give Up

The Rwandan native survived a childhood of genocide and abuse. Her nonprofit hopes to stop that from happening to others.

12/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Essay

Forget Me Not

A story of Alzheimer’s disease, the Texas juvenile justice system, and the miraculous power of unconditional love.

11/26/2018 By Haley Horan

Perfect Party

December's Perfect Party: Everybody-Gather-Round-Elton Edition

Rocket Man's coming through town, so of course he's at the head of our table this month.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Bayougraphy

Harper Watters Wants You to Follow Him (on Instagram)

The ballet artist turns social media followers into dance fans.

11/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Perfect Party

November's Perfect Party: Maybe Cesar-Will-Cook Edition

Did you know that the author of Crazy Rich Asians used to live in Clear Lake?

10/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Who Was Neil Armstrong?

Learn more about the first man on the moon from his relics at a Dallas auction this month.

10/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

Bayougraphy

James Prince Has Made It

Houston's hip-hop mogul on respect and success.

10/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Perfect Party

October's Perfect Party: Everyone-Loves-Snoop Edition

Snoop Dogg's musical is coming to the Hobby Center, so of course he's invited to our party.

09/21/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Bayougraphy

Art Acevedo Likes to Be Heard

“I love being a cop. You get to stand up for your cops when they’re right. You get to hold them accountable when they’re wrong. When we talk about justice, it’s for everyone.”

09/21/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Perfect Party

September's Perfect Party: Thanks-Coach Edition

Invited to our party this month: Legendary high school football coaches, skincare saviors, poker stars, and whoever donated $3 million to cover tuition for the first class of the new UH med school.

08/17/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Bayougraphy

Julia Morales Will Do Anything to Keep Fans Engaged

"I love it all,” the Astros field reporter says, “once I do it.”

08/17/2018 By Jeff Balke

Helping Houston

6 Houston Activists We Admire, In Their Own Words

"Everything that is happening in our country is happening in Houston. We can be the model for this country, and we are not afraid.”

07/20/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Ice House

August's Perfect Party: Boys-Drool Edition

This month, it's all about the ladies.

07/20/2018 By Catherine Matusow