Extra Credit

Spotlight: 3 Nonprofits Enriching the Lives of Local Students

These local nonprofits are just a few of the organizations working to enhance the lives and outlook of all Houston-area students.

09/20/2022 By Brianna Benitez, Jessica Lodge, and Alexia Partouche

Boo!

6 Ghost Tours That Showcase Houston's Spooky Side

Houston’s haunted history has made it the site of some fascinating tours that you won’t want to miss.

09/15/2022 By Alexia Partouche

GAME TIME

A Gamers Guide to Dungeons & Dragons Spots in Houston

Itching to break out your 20-sided dice? Here are all the places in Houston you can go for a quick game or a long campaign.

09/08/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Canadian Coffee

Canada’s Favorite Coffee Chain is Coming to Houston

Tim Horton's coffee shop and bakery, along the 21000 block of Clay Road, will be its first location in Texas.

09/02/2022 By Alexia Partouche

THINGS TO DO

What to Expect from the 2022 Houston Blues and Jazz Festival

The local festival returns in September for two full weekend performances and events.

08/30/2022 By Alexia Partouche

On Trend

Here’s Where You Can Find TikTok’s Favorite Lights

From string lights to salt lamps and groovy lava lamps, these are the trendiest lights seen on TikTok.

08/29/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Standing Ovation

Here Are Houston’s Top Independent Theaters to Support This Year

The Ensemble Theatre, Theatre Suburbia, Playhouse 1960, and more independent theaters to support this year.

08/26/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Creepy Crawlies

Houston Has the Highest Percentage of Infested Homes in the Nation

Houston ranks alongside New Orleans and Atlanta as a major city with infestation issues. Mold, rats, mice, or cockroaches—we've got 'em all.

08/24/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Just Add Wine

21 Pizza Places We Pretty Much Adore

Here's our list of our favorite pizzerias in Houston.

08/22/2022 By Timothy Malcolm and Alexia Partouche

FUN IN THE SUN

Last-Minute Family Activities to Try Before Summer Ends

The Children's Museum Farewell, Kemah Boardwalk and exclusive encounters at the Texas State Aquarium.

08/18/2022 By Alexia Partouche and Shelby Stewart

Need Some Space?

6 Stargazing Spots Houstonians Should Visit

You can hit up the George Observatory, of course, but you can also go to one of these secret spots around town.

08/18/2022 By Alexia Partouche

THINGS TO DO

BANKSYLAND Immersive Art Exhibition Arrives in Houston

Curious about Banksy? Unauthorized exhibit BANKSYLAND is headed to Houston—here are all the details.

08/17/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Back-to-School

Start the School Year Right with the Best Backpacks on the Market

Shop from select backpack favorites from Walmart, Magpies Gifts, and JanSport.

08/12/2022 By Alexia Partouche

EVENTS

Upcoming Houston Book Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Literary events of all genres are coming up in Houston, including Nobel Prize winners, local authors, and book conventions.

08/11/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Let's go to the beach

AIA Houston to Host 2022 Sandcastle Competition in Galveston

Grab your sand bucket: we’re headed to the beach.

08/10/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Alexia Partouche

Design Your Dorm

10 Fab Decor Items Your Favorite Undergrad Needs For Their Dorm

Looking for some "a-dorm-able" art? Shop select favorites from Dormify, Impeccable Pig, and Beehive.

08/09/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Block Party

Houstonia’s Guide to White Linen Night

After a two-year hiatus, the biggest party in the Heights is back—and we’re here to help you plan your party-hopping!

08/05/2022 By Alexia Partouche

THINGS TO DO

Why Everyone Should Visit Miller Outdoor Theatre

Haven't been to Houston's favorite outdoor performance venue? Here's a quick look at all the (free!) performances in the coming months.

08/05/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas and Alexia Partouche

Health Watch

Everything You Need to Know About Summer Skin Care

Dermatologist and skin cancer specialist Dr. Ida Orengo, MD chats with Houstonia on how to tan safely in the Houston heat.

08/02/2022 By Alexia Partouche

FAMILY FUN

Enjoy August with These Family-Friendly Art Experiences

Color Factory isn't the only game in town—though we do love it. Here's our roundup of Houston’s must-attend art events for kids!

08/02/2022 By Alexia Partouche