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

Scream!

Our 16 Favorite Ice Cream Shops

Need to cool off ASAP? From Cloud 10 Creamery to Magnolia's Ice Cream & More, these are the ice cream shops to visit when the temps rise—or whenever, really.

07/27/2022 By Timothy Malcolm, Jessica Lodge, and Alexia Partouche

No Travel Zone

Houston Isn't a Sustainable Travel Destination, According to New Report

The Bayou City was ranked the No. 3 least sustainable travel destination in the country.

07/12/2022 By Jessica Lodge and Alexia Partouche

Stay Home, Feel Fab

10 Things You Need to Turn Your Bathtub into a Wellness Oasis

Spa bath essentials that will turn your bathroom into a relaxation hub.

07/08/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Ready For Takeoff

Everything You Need for a Smooth Flight

Take your flight to new heights with a perfect travel pillow, hometown snacks, and more.

07/07/2022 By Alexia Partouche

GET MESSY

Let Your Kids’ Creativity Shine at These Artsy Summer Camps

Here's everything you need to know about the Houston School of Art and Design, Kidcreate Studio, Monart School of Art, plus more.

07/06/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Fiscally Responsible

Rice University Named the Best College Investment in Texas

Located in the Museum District, Rice University takes the crown as the only Texas-based school to rank in the top 10 nationally.

07/06/2022 By Brianna Benitez, Jessica Lodge, and Alexia Partouche

Health Watch

Experts Weigh In on Staying Hydrated This Summer

Houston Family Nutrition shares some of the science behind your drinking water, whether it's from the tap, bottled, sparkling, or alkaline.

07/01/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Independence Day Grabs

Add These Fun Finds to Your 4th of July Celebrations

Shop for select Fourth of July favorites from Manready Mercantile, Kendra Scott, and Kohl's.

06/29/2022 By Danielle Wright With Alexia Partouche

On The Road Again

Houston Ranks Ninth in the Nation for RV Destinations

Plus, the top RV destinations in the Greater Houston Area

06/22/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Summer Shopping

Must-Have Summer Styles for Kids

Shop summer fashion favorites from Thread Houston, Itsy Bitsy Boutique, and Old Navy.

06/21/2022 By Danielle Wright With Alexia Partouche

¡OLÉ!

15 Places to Get Authentic Mexican Food in Houston

Although Texas is famously the birthplace of Tex-Mex, and Houston lays claim to the fajita, there's so much more south-of-the-border cuisine to discover.

06/07/2022 By Shelby Stewart and Alexia Partouche