H-Town Diary

A Novel Adventure

Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.

09/03/2013 By Chitra Divakaruni

Essays

Ike’s Peak

A singularly harrowing account of Hurricane Ike’s fury and the four souls whose lives it nearly took.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis's Last Best Chance

At 31, Brad Davis, the Dynamo’s all-star midfielder, is fighting for a place on America’s World Cup team.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

Death Becomes Him

Ryan Donowho has made an acting career out of dying.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Million-Dollar IDeas

Finally, Someone Bottled Vietnamese Iced Coffee

A new way to drink an old favorite hits the shelves—invented by a Houstonian, naturally.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

The Perfect Party

This month’s guests bring big things in various size packages.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Food Porn for Fish

A Katy man invents a better fishing lure, and we beat a path to his door.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Ice House

Wheels of Fortune

An interview with Juan Carlos, the Montrose Rollerblade Guy.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Perfect Party

August’s Perfect Party

The people we’d like to get down with this month

08/15/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Slideshow

A Fond Farewell to Caroline Collective

The city's first co-working space closes after a 5-year run.

08/08/2013

On the Town

Afternoon Delight

Taking English tea with the founder of Elegant Manners International

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

H-Town Diary

Hay-soos Saves

Texan, Mexican, sergeant, stepdad

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Criminal Justice

A Legend Continues

Famed prosecutor Kelly Siegler moves to television in her new show "Cold Justice."

08/01/2013 By Gabrielle Cosgriff

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Bayougraphy

Our Lady of the Buses

One woman, 55 years, hundreds of souls in need.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

Elements of Style

The Word Made Flesh

Few men wear their vocation as literally as David Tomas Martinez wears his.

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

A Chance of Change

Braving the weather with an expert guide

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Refresher Course

As the school year starts, a cautionary tale.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

Requiescat In Pace

Requiem For A Troubled Montrose Mainstay

Numbers owner Robert Burtenshaw faced criminal charges a week before he reportedly took his own life.

07/31/2013 By John Lomax