Courage to Soar

Simone Biles Is Enjoying Her Break

A quick interview with Houston’s Olympic hero, five months after Rio.

01/17/2017 By Adam Doster

Get Out

The Top 5 Spots to Watch the Chevron Houston Marathon (and Where to Eat When You're Done)

The 45th annual race takes to Houston's streets this Sunday—and so should you.

01/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt With Amber Tong

NFL Playoffs

The Texans, Historic Underdogs, Could Pull Off a Big AFC Win this Saturday

Can they beat Tom Brady and the Patriots, on a winning streak of their own?

01/12/2017 By Adam Doster

Parks & Rec

When Is the Jamail Skatepark Reopening?

Houston's signature skateboarding facility was supposed to reopen in October 2016.

01/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Super Bowl LI

Every Super Bowl Party in Houston You Need to Know About

Our constantly updated, go-to guide for all the Big Game-related events happening in Houston, whether free or fancy (or both!)

01/12/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Ahoy!

Top 5 Reasons to Set Sail This Season

Enjoying the Gulf has never been easier—or breezier!

01/11/2017 By Emily Juhasz

NFL Playoffs

How the Texans Can Beat the Raiders, Surprise Us Again

A few keys for Saturday’s AFC Wild Card game.

01/05/2017 By Adam Doster

Up, Up And Away

Can the Rockets Go All the Way This Year?

After this week's Wizards game, even the most fair-weather fans should feel energized by Houston basketball in 2017.

01/05/2017 By Shondrika Cook

The Big Game

The True Quarterback of Super Bowl LI Isn't Who You Think It Is

Sallie Sargent has spent years — yes, years — planning everything but the game.

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster

The Big Game

Will the Texans Ever Win a Super Bowl?

As the city prepares to host the Super Bowl for the third time, we couldn’t help but have hope.

12/30/2016 By Jeff Balke

Time to Gun

The Texas Duck-Hunting Tradition

A novice tries to understand the appeal of a pastime with deep roots in coastal Texas

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

Chuck Norris: Martial Arts Legend, Water Bottler

If you’re Chuck Norris, and you find a nearly unlimited source of amazing water yards from your bedroom, what’s your next step?

12/28/2016 By Adam Doster

The Big Game

The Local's Guide to Super Bowl Houston

Everything you need to play, party and participate, ticket or no ticket

12/27/2016 By Houstonia Staff

The Not-Very-Good League

The Texans Look Playoff Bound, and Also Pretty Bad

On the Texans, their division chase, and buyer's remorse

12/14/2016 By Adam Doster

Clutch City

The Rockets Look Like Real Contenders

James Harden is rolling. His Rockets might be legit.

12/07/2016 By Adam Doster

A Time to Heal

The Future of UH Football Does Not Include Tom Herman

With their hotshot coach bolting for UT, the Cougars must regroup.

11/30/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

Coach Mike Davis Is Playing It Forward at TSU

What is the man who replaced Bobby Knight doing in Houston? Winning.

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Travel

Taking on the Gulf of California in Cabo San Lucas

The nightlife here is legendary, but Cabo’s endless athletic options are often overlooked.

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Hoops

The Best College Basketball in Houston

It might be a football town, but college basketball is alive and well in Houston.

11/15/2016 By Adam Doster

Get Out

South Side Skate Park Celebrates Its 20th Annual Skate Jam This Saturday

Dozens of pro skaters are heading to Houston to help raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

11/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt