Slideshow

Helping Those Who Protect Us

07/31/2013

Slideshow

Swoope-ing In

07/31/2013

Web Exclusive

The J.J. Watt Interview

Houstonia's interview with Texans star J.J. Watt, unedited and uncut.

07/29/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Bill Stern (1947–2013)

The Loyal Opposition

One of Houston’s most influential architects loved to hate the Bayou City.

07/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Houston Food Bank

Strange Food Fellows

The war on hunger gets its veterans’ day.

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Business

Cultural Currency

Alex López Negrete gives us a trillion reasons to market to Hispanics.

07/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Todd Spoth

Essay

Of Unknown Origin

What are we to make of those who make us? An essay by John Nova Lomax.

07/01/2013 By John Lomax

Elements of Style

No, Necklace. No!

Dee Brown does masculine chic.

07/01/2013 By Kerry H. Photography by Felix Sanchez

Swamplot

Swamp Person

Who, exactly, is the editor of Swamplot?

07/01/2013 By Jenny Staff Johnson Illustrations by Brian Taylor

Ice House

Deriving Miss Maisie

Brasserie 19 or Mideast diplomat? A millionairess decides.

07/01/2013 By Laura Moser

The Perfect Party

July’s Perfect Party

This month, we celebrate persistence in all its forms, from Brittney Griner to...Ice Cube?

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Charlie Powell

Bayougraphy

Into the Deep

Deborah Mouton, poet, shows us the road to honesty and confrontation, paved with pencils.

06/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Charles Ford

Elements of Style

Stand Up Straight

The personal style of Galveston-born singer-songwriter Brandon West.

06/01/2013 By Alex Gilbert Photography by Felix Sanchez

A Fable

The Prince and the Bakery

The story behind the medieval castle—moat, dungeon and all—in Bellville, TX.

06/01/2013 By John Lomax

The Perfect Party

Contradictions: from Macklemore to Orbit

This month's Perfect Party: five people with whom we’d like to spoon in June.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Poets Laureate

In the Company of Gwen

Gwendolyn Zepeda, poetry and po’boys at Jimmy’s.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Lone Star College

Maida in Houston

Of terrorism and terroir.

06/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Classical Music

A Farewell Toast

Maestro Hans Graf ends his 12 seasons as music director of the Houston Symphony with Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony

05/17/2013 By Michael Hardy

The De Menils

Slow Dancing with the Muse

William Middleton landed a contract to write a biography of John & Dominique de Menil in 2002. After more than a decade and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of supplemental fundraising in support of the project, there’s still no book. What happened?

04/29/2013 By John Lomax

Perfect Party

Taylor Swift, the NRA, and a Dog Whisperer

The people we’d most like at our dinner table this month.

04/29/2013 Illustrations by Charlie Powell By Alese Pickering