Fitness Friday

A Houston Hurdler Readies for Her Final Race

At age 42, Meka Rembert is preparing for her final Olympic Trials and racing against her 16-year-old daughter.

07/01/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

RIP

Houstonians Pay Tribute to Mickey Rosmarin

After his death, customers, friends and employees are sharing stories of the Tootsies founder's kindness and generosity.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Henry Richardson

The mind (and blue eyes) behind DEFINE talks about his style and workout philosophies and the new athletic brand he loves.

06/20/2016 By Jamie Smith

Let the Games Begin

Ready, Set, Rio: Meet Houston’s Olympians

From fencing to tae kwon do, these athletes have gold on their minds for the 2016 Games.

06/20/2016 Edited by Adam Doster With Jeff Balke and Steven Devadanam

Bayougraphy

The Conroe Congressman Who’s Out to Reform the U.S. Tax Code

U.S. Representative Kevin Brady is heading up the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, and he means business.

06/20/2016 By Adam Doster

Elements of Style

Anika Jackson: the Party Girl’s Party Girl

Jackson is taking her trademark hustle to the philanthropic level—with increasingly giant galas.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

July’s Perfect Party

Bachata-or-bust edition.

06/20/2016 By Catherine Matusow

RIP

Houston Loses a Retail Legend: Tootsies Founder Mickey Rosmarin Dies

Rosmarin and his beloved store have been the at the center of Houston's fashionable and charitable worlds for four decades.

06/17/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

Meet the Houstonian Disrupting the Fashion Industry

Merin Guthrie has a crazy idea: Design well-fitting, wearable clothing that women actually want.

06/15/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Q&A

Kam Franklin Is Not Afraid to Wear Yellow (or Anything Else)

The Suffers lead singer on her style obsessions, breaking the rules and feeling confident at any size.

06/07/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

eye candy

Breaking News: JJ Watt Takes Shirtless Pic

"You know when the light catches you at the right angle? I was like, okay, that has to go out. You don't look like that every day."

06/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

H-Town Diary

A Literal Taste for a Physical Tragedy

Sometimes, it’s the opposite of a celebratory meal that stays with us.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Right Stuff

The New Women of NASA

Four extraordinary women make up half of NASA’s most recent astronaut class—and they may go to Mars.

05/31/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Bayougraphy

A Former Texas Gubernatorial Contender, Anything but Retired

Debra Medina may have moved on from politics, but she isn’t out to pasture—not exactly.

05/31/2016 By Adam Doster

Essay

Twenty Years Later, Bun B Reflects on DJ Screw

The legendary June 27 mixtape-heard-round-the-world changed Houston’s hip-hop scene forever.

05/31/2016 By Bun B

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