Ice House

A Chance of Change

Braving the weather with an expert guide

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Refresher Course

As the school year starts, a cautionary tale.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

Requiescat In Pace

Requiem For A Troubled Montrose Mainstay

Numbers owner Robert Burtenshaw faced criminal charges a week before he reportedly took his own life.

07/31/2013 By John Lomax

Slideshow

Helping Those Who Protect Us

07/31/2013

Slideshow

Swoope-ing In

07/31/2013

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 2–4

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

07/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Web Exclusive

The J.J. Watt Interview

Houstonia's interview with Texans star J.J. Watt, unedited and uncut.

07/29/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Web Exclusive

Behind the Scenes: Our J.J. Watt Photo Shoot

Exclusive behind-the-scenes video: Texans superstar J.J. Watt sits down with us for a rare photo shoot.

07/29/2013 Videography by Peter Holley

Bill Stern (1947–2013)

The Loyal Opposition

One of Houston’s most influential architects loved to hate the Bayou City.

07/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Houston Food Bank

Strange Food Fellows

The war on hunger gets its veterans’ day.

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Slideshow

Airtist Wanted

Public art proposals for Bush Intercontinental Airport.

07/01/2013

The Drawl

Airtist Wanted

Public art proposals for Bush Intercontinental Airport.

07/01/2013 By Scott Vogel Illustrations by Chi Birmingham

James Coney Island

Dogs of Yore

How two immigrant brothers from Greece turned a Houston hot dog stand into a 90-year success story.

07/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Business

Cultural Currency

Alex López Negrete gives us a trillion reasons to market to Hispanics.

07/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Todd Spoth

Essay

Of Unknown Origin

What are we to make of those who make us? An essay by John Nova Lomax.

07/01/2013 By John Lomax

Elements of Style

No, Necklace. No!

Dee Brown does masculine chic.

07/01/2013 By Kerry H. Photography by Felix Sanchez

Swamplot

Swamp Person

Who, exactly, is the editor of Swamplot?

07/01/2013 By Jenny Staff Johnson Illustrations by Brian Taylor

U-S-A! U-S-A!

Which Presidential Library is Right for You?

Just follow our handy flowchart.

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Alese Pickering

Ice House

Deriving Miss Maisie

Brasserie 19 or Mideast diplomat? A millionairess decides.

07/01/2013 By Laura Moser

The Perfect Party

July’s Perfect Party

This month, we celebrate persistence in all its forms, from Brittney Griner to...Ice Cube?

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Charlie Powell