Time Travel

Houston By Night, 1983 Style

What a strange place early Oil Bust Houston was, especially after dark.

08/07/2013 By John Nova Lomax

On the Town

Afternoon Delight

Taking English tea with the founder of Elegant Manners International

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Houston vs. Dallas

A Rivalrous History

Up until 1900, Galveston was Houston’s chief rival. And then came the Great Hurricane.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

H-Town Diary

Hay-soos Saves

Texan, Mexican, sergeant, stepdad

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Criminal Justice

A Legend Continues

Famed prosecutor Kelly Siegler moves to television in her new show "Cold Justice."

08/01/2013 By Gabrielle Cosgriff

Emergency Clinics

License to Bill

At a loss to explain your medical costs? So are doctors, insurance companies, and pretty much everyone else involved.

08/01/2013 By Jeff Balke

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Bayougraphy

Our Lady of the Buses

One woman, 55 years, hundreds of souls in need.

08/01/2013 By John Lomax

Elements of Style

The Word Made Flesh

Few men wear their vocation as literally as David Tomas Martinez wears his.

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

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