Igniting the Light

Who Does the Freedom Over Texas Fireworks?

Behind the sparks is an explosive family legacy.

06/22/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

The Sportswriter Who Predicted the Astros' World Series Win Is Back—With a Book

Ben Reiter's Astroball is the book-length addendum to the now-famous 2014 Sports Illustrated cover story.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Perfect Party: Roll-Me-Up-And-Smoke-Me-At-Dominoes Edition

Willie Nelson is, of course, at the top of our list this month.

06/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

How Is Buffalo Bayou's Trash Picked Up?

More like sucked up, actually.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

#DoingItForTheInsta

Behind the 'Gram: The Secret Life of Houston's Insta Influencers

How to win friends and influence people.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

News

The Future of the Johnson Space Center Is Up in the Air

Long the home for manned spaceflight in the U.S., Houston’s Johnson Space Center is struggling to maintain its position in a new era. Meet the team advocating for its future—and Space City’s—in Washington, D.C.

06/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

Bayougraphy

Gene Wu Is Ready to Move Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

“What I like about being a state rep is advocating for people who are in the worst places, who have the smallest voices."

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Top Lawyers

Survey: Top Lawyers 2018

Tell us which Houston-area attorneys are the very best.

06/12/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Huh?

Texas Scratches Its Collective Head After Confusing Harvey Comments from President Trump

As far as we recall, last year's devastating storm wasn't a spectator event.

06/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

What Goes Into a Modern Quinceañera?

From extravagant dresses to gourmet snacks, 15 has never been so sweet.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

3 Places Where You Should Host a Party

These venues are perfect for any coming-of-age celebration.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

3 Questions for a Houston Girl Planning Her Sweet 16

"Plan really early."

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

Inside a Houston Bar Mitzvah

This Jewish tradition is also a helluva party.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

What Is the 'Texas Dip'?

The down-low on this debutante staple.

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

What's It Like Being a Debutante?

Especially in the modern world? A Houston deb explains.

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

3 Questions for a Houston Girl After Her Quinceañera

"I really think it represented who I am."

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

Inside the Magical, Overwhelming World of the Houston Quinceañera Expo

Today's quinceañera goes big.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Grown-ish

The Houstonian's Guide to Coming-of-Age Celebrations

Houston families fête their almost-adults in style, with a lot of love and some incredible parties: quinceañeras, deb balls, b’nai mitzvah, Sweet 16s, and more.

05/29/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

June's Perfect Party: Meeting-of-the-Divas Edition

Who's the bigger diva, Trixie Mattel or Max the Sea Lion? You decide.

05/29/2018 By Catherine Matusow