Bayougraphy

Meet the Man Behind the Mid-Main Island

Continental Club, Double Trouble, and Sig’s Lagoon are just the beginning.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Jack Thompson

Design

The Houston Zoo’s Accidental Conservationist

Who will save our planet? The designers, that’s who.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax

Ice House

July’s Perfect Party

This month, it’s too hot to do anything but grin stupidly at cute things.

06/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Dept. of Dubious Distinctions

Tales From America’s Road Rage Capital

To the surprise of few, Houston earns itself another dubious distinction.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax

Speed

Spend a Weekend in Speed City

The Grand Prix of Houston brings the heat — and the speed.

06/27/2014 By Chris Abshire

CRIME

Life Imitates Gritty Art

A long-deceased Houston blues poet's lyrics prophesy a Northside murder.

06/27/2014 By John Lomax

Newsfix

Video: Walking the Thin Line Between Collecting and Hoarding

Doug Dreher, a barber shop owner in the Heights, represents the neighborhood’s vanishing artistic side.

06/26/2014

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 27–29

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

REAL ESTATE

For Sale: Matt Schaub's Tanglewood Home

No, it's not a stigmatized property.

06/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Newsfix

Video: a Houston Teacher’s Novel Approach to “Slut Shaming”

Houston teacher Jennifer Mathieu writes her first novel, addressing the issue of "slut shaming" in schools.

06/19/2014

leisure

Going Outside the Lanes at Bowlero

The Woodlands's new bowling alley-cum-nightclub offers a full bar, touchscreen scorekeeping, and a hot wing challenge.

06/16/2014 By Natalie Reina

Civic Pride

Drake Shows the Astros Some of His Houston Love

Could Houston really be the place Drake is referring to in "Started from the Bottom"?

06/13/2014 By Chris Abshire

Newsfix

Video: Growing Up In a Family of Snake Lovers

Houstonia editor Cathy Matusow reflects on how her unique childhood along the bayou changed the way she looks at the world.

06/12/2014

Sports

Where to Watch (Almost) Every World Cup Team

From Germany to Japan, Australia to Argentina.

06/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Obituary

Houstonia Says Goodbye to Alice Alsup

We'll remember our talented former intern for her energy, independence, and quirky sense of humor.

06/10/2014 By Houstonia Staff

sport

Sick of World Cup Hype? Try International Rugby

The US national rugby team faces off against Scotland in an international friendly on Saturday.

06/06/2014 By Silvia Pera

The Drawl

Nine Houstonians With Startlingly Accurate Horoscopes

Some folks have had trying times of late. If only they’d read their horoscopes...

06/02/2014 Illustrations by Lucky 11 Studios

H-Town diary

Growing Up Among the Lizard People

O brother’s snake, where art thou?

06/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Woodland Heights

The Fine Line Between Art and Madness

How do you know if your eccentric neighbor is a hoarder? Well, for one, hoarders don’t have yard sales.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Eric Kayne

City & Region

The Struggle This Time

Houston, which has become the country’s number one refugee resettlement city, presents a new survival challenge for recent refugees.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley Photography by Brian Goldman