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

Ice House

With a Little Help from New Hope Housing, a Family Flourishes

Teneika Rivers Dancy and her children were in major trouble before she found New Hope.

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Herstory

100 Years Ago, Women in Harris County Were Granted the Right to Vote

Thanks to Hortense Sparks Ward's tireless fight for women's suffrage.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

Closed, But Never Forgotten: AstroWorld Turns 50

As we reflect on AstroWorld's past, we wonder: Will Houston ever have another amusement park like it again?

05/29/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

This League City Family Is a Little OutDaughtered

The TLC reality show follows the lives of the first surviving set of all-female quintuplets in the country.

05/29/2018 By Emily Tiernan

Bayougraphy

Chris Shepherd 'Never Wanted to Be in the Same Box as Everyone Else'

The chef who explained Houston food to the world

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Elements of Style

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Donae and Bella Chramosta Talk Style

The owner of The Vintage Contessa and Times Past has a mini-me.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Guns

Santa Fe High School Students Call for a 'Very, Very Moderate' Gun Reform Bill

A week after the deadly shooting, SFHS students gathered alongside March for Our Lives Houston to discuss the way forward.

05/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

Team Up for Kids and K9s

The Astros Take Over Tootsies to Raise $360,000 for Charity

The World Series champs teamed up to support causes for kids and animals.

05/21/2018 By Najla Brown

LGBTQ

The Sweet, Sad Appeal of Houston's Queer Landscape

You can now explore a crowdsourced mapping project that gathers memories from Houston's LGBTQ community. The results are beautiful, funny, and sad.

05/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

UPDATED: Everything We Know So Far About the Santa Fe High School Shooting

An active shooter situation at a Galveston County school has left 10 dead and more injured.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

Wildlife

It's National Endangered Species Day! Do You Know Houston's At-Risk Animals?

Get familiar with our endangered friends.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Locomotion

Houston-to-Dallas Bullet Train Company Strikes a Deal With Amtrak

Texas Central passengers will have access to national Amtrak routes.

05/04/2018 By Dianna Wray

Control Yourself

You Can Get a Free Lyft Ride on Cinco De Mayo

A new initiative aims to reduce drunk driving, starting on May 5.

05/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

PSA

Baylor Is Investigating Whether an Austin Lab Improperly Screened Pap Smears

The review of diagnostics at Clinical Pathology Laboratories comes after hundreds of Irish women with cervical cancer were issued false negatives. Baylor Clinic sends patients' pap smears to the same facility.

05/04/2018 By Abby Ledoux