Ice House

Some of the Rarest Books in the World Can Be Found in This Downtown Library

Exploring the treasures (kept in a vault!) in the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.

01/28/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

Meet Lou Savarese, Houston's Heavyweight Champ

He's been to the Olympics; fought Holyfield, Tyson, and Foreman; and now he runs the city's newest fight club in West U.

01/28/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Perfect Party

February's Perfect Party: Bring-On-the-Smoked-Meat Edition

Barbecue pitmasters will always have a seat at our table.

01/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

How Saxophone Player Jean-Baptiste Jacquet Integrated Houston Audiences

The musician, along with Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and others, led the way to play the first major desegregated concert in the Bayou City.

01/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

H-Town Diary

Remembering George H.W. Bush

"Another admirable quality of Bush 41 has escaped notice amidst all the high-profile encomia: his kindness to the little people in his life. Like me."

01/28/2019 By Richard J. Smith

Bayougraphy

Genevieve Keeney's Life Is All About Death—In a Good Way

The president of the National Museum of Funeral History was born for this role.

01/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

News

In Photos: 41st Annual Parade Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who marched with King in Alabama more than 50 years ago, participated.

01/21/2019 By Dianna Wray Photography by Daniel Kramer

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This App Has Made Me a Safer Driver

And earned me a free meal.

01/15/2019 By Drew Jones

Shoot Your Shot

There's a New Tequila Terrace at Toyota Center

Bandero transformed a previously vacant nook outside the Toyota Center suites into a drinking destination.

01/15/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Money, Money, Money

The Houstonian's Guide to Making—and Saving—Money

Improve your financial health this year.

12/31/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Money, Money, Money

How Do Houstonians Earn and Spend Their Money?

We break it down.

12/31/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Money, Money, Money

One Woman's (Failed) Quest to Follow a Budget for a Week

We'll give her an A for effort (and creativity).

12/31/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Money, Money, Money

4 Ways to Make Bank in Houston Without Being a Doctor or an Engineer

Lesser-known, high-paying gigs.

12/31/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Money, Money, Money

5 Houstonians With Cool (and Profitable) Side Hustles

Every day they're hustling. (Literally.)

12/31/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Money, Money, Money

Answers to 6 Money Questions You're Probably Too Embarrassed to Ask

We took one for the team.

12/31/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Money, Money, Money

Is Houston Still a Cheap Place to Live?

Houston has always had a reputation of being a super-affordable city—but is it outgrowing that image?

12/31/2018 By Dianna Wray

News

Can Houston Cars Finally Learn to Share the Road?

More cyclists are dying on Houston roads than ever before. Cycling enthusiasts and city officials are trying to do something about it.

12/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

Will the Arkema Indictments Change the Way Houston Chemical Companies Operate?

The release of toxic chemicals at Arkema's Crosby outpost during Hurricane Harvey has led to criminal charges against its CEO and plant manager.

12/31/2018 By Dianna Wray

Perfect Party

January's Perfect Party: Everyone-Take-Your-Seat Edition

All the new faces in our government are invited to our party this month.

12/31/2018 By Catherine Matusow

News

What Happens When Female Soldiers Come Home?

Support services are ill-equipped when it comes to helping female veterans, who experience service, deployment, and trauma differently from their male counterparts, and have different needs after leaving the military.

12/31/2018 By Abby Ledoux