Ice House

October's Perfect Party: Non-Houston-Celebrities Rebuilding Houston Edition

These famous faces helped Houston post-Harvey even though they aren't from here.

10/02/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many, many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Heroes of Harvey

Glen and Alex Mayo: Diving in Head First

A father-and-son duo, both HPD divers from Westchase, risked it all to save others.

09/29/2017 By Jeff Balke

#HarveyHmag

Elizabeth McIngvale Hosts a Hurricane Harvey Survivors Support Group

The family that keeps giving back to Houston is now offering a mental health resource.

09/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Kieu Hoang Donates $5 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

The Californian billionaire and Vietnamese immigrant holds Houston close to his heart.

09/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

And the winner is...

Miss Texas Is Not a Fan of White Supremacists, Donald Trump

The Lamar High School grad took the president to task during last night's Miss America pageant.

09/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHMag

How One Houston Couple Is Spreading the Good News of Hurricane Harvey

The “Hope for Harvey” Instagram account is the pick-me-up Houston needs right now.

08/31/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bayougraphy

How a Young Sugar Land Fitness Fan Became a YouTube Sensation

Christian Guzman has built a fitness empire on top of being a social media star.

08/21/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

News

Meet the Harris County Judge Who Wants to Abolish Our Cash-Bail System

Darrell Jordan says he’s simply following the law when he releases defendants who can’t pay bail.

08/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

September’s Perfect Party: Good-Sad-Heartbreaking Edition

In which we don’t invite the state senators who would make life more difficult for a 7-year-old girl.

08/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Education

TSU's President Remains Positive about the Future

Houston’s premiere HBCU is thriving under new president Austin Lane, threats to higher ed funding notwithstanding.

08/14/2017 By Allyson Waller

Mental Health

At Melanin and Mental Health, Helping to Facilitate Tough Talks in Minority Communities

“There’s no denying that our communities are strong and resilient and all those things, but imagine how much better we would be if we got help.”

07/31/2017 By Allyson Waller

Houston Hustle

How an Online Contest Gave Two Local Creatives Their Big Break

Out of 15 global winners, two Houstonians were picked to pursue their passions by Volcom's #ThisFirst contest.

07/25/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Apples to Alcohol

Houston’s First Cidery Will Change Everything You Know About Hard Cider

Opening The Permann’s Cider Company allowed a recently-widowed accountant to flip the script on grief.

07/20/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Ice House

Who Is That Marine on the Montrose Bridge?

Mark Perez regularly stands on the Woodhead Street bridge over the Southwest Freeway in salute to raise awareness of PTSD.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

August's Perfect Party: Cash-Us-Inside Edition

We'd love to chat up a new Women's Basketball Hall of Famer, Top Chef winner Paul Qui, and other movers and shakers in Houston. And we have some questions for Danielle Bregoli.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

At Casa Juan Diego, a Home Far, Far Away from Home

What's the driving force behind the oldest Catholic Worker community in Houston? Endless opportunities to help—and the zealous Louise Zwick.

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mixing It Up

Meet the Man Who’s Trying to Put Houston on the Map…for Podcasting

It took an unlikely Houston transplant to launch a successful podcast about the quirks and charms of the Bayou City.

07/11/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Ice House

July's Perfect Party: Got-a-Gig Edition

'Tis the month for Houstonians and Newstonians to get new jobs.

06/22/2017 By Catherine Matusow