3 Reasons to Visit MFAH's New and Improved Hirsch Library

Located in the space that held the former MFA Cafe, the new Hirsch Library is a welcoming place for museum-goers and scholars alike.

09/29/2022 By Amarie Gipson


No to Townhomes: What to Know About Third Ward’s Fight Against Gentrification

Riverside Terrace residents in Third Ward have been fighting to stop a 17-unit townhome development—here's the latest.

09/26/2022 By Amarie Gipson


How Paradise Palace Is Changing Houston’s Nightlife Scene

The trio behind some of Austin's most popular clubs—Coconut Club, Neon Grotto, and Cuatro Gato—has established a new presence in Houston.

09/23/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Darío De León


10 Popular Titles on Texas's Very Long List of Banned Books

Texas parents have called for the removal of books dealing with racism, police brutality, gender and sexuality.

09/22/2022 By Geneva Diaz and Amarie Gipson


Seismique: The Expert's Guide to Houston's Coolest Immersive Experience

Hours, ticket pricing, and everything else you need to know about visiting Seismique in Houston.

09/21/2022 By Amarie Gipson


5 Ways Texans Can Support Puerto Rico After Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico on Monday and is currently razing parts of the Caribbean.

09/20/2022 By Amarie Gipson


How the Recent PrEP Coverage Ruling Might Impact Healthcare

Jonathan Mitchell argued that employers providing insurance for PrEP would violate religious rights.

09/20/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Fall Arts Guide 2022

5 Women Changing Houston's Art Scene From the Top

From expanding the permanent collection at the MFAH to encouraging experimentation amongst Southern artists, women literally run the (art) world.

09/19/2022 By Amarie Gipson Illustrations by Robin Kachantones

Fall Arts Guide 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Houston's Arts and Entertainment Scene This Fall

Your guide to Houston events in theater, dance, opera, visual art, live music, comedy, film, books, and more.

09/19/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Chris Gray

Editors’ Picks

These 14 Restaurants Will Crush Your Late-Night Cravings

Katz’s never kloses! To make our list, these restaurants must be open past midnight.

09/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Katherine Shilcutt

Fall Arts Guide 2022

State of The Arts

Our overview of what’s new and important in Houston’s bustling art scene.

09/16/2022 Edited by Amarie Gipson

Open Road

8 Texas Road Trips to Take This Fall

Snag a Friday off and travel to one of these weekend destinations.

09/15/2022 By Amarie Gipson, Catherine Wendlandt, and Rebekah Kibodeaux


The Ultimate Guide to Free Museums in Houston

Who doesn’t love free stuff? The city’s art, history, science institutions, and more await.

09/14/2022 By Amarie Gipson


5 Must-See Art Exhibitions to Visit This Month

Discover exciting work at the Blaffer Art Museum, Fotofest, and more.

09/13/2022 By Amarie Gipson


8 Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Houston

Hispanic Heritage Month calls for live music, authentic dishes, and a full immersion into Latinx culture.

09/08/2022 By Amarie Gipson


Houston’s Arte Público Press Is Celebrating 40 Years with a Huge Showcase

Arte Público will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a performing arts showcase and award ceremony at the Moores Opera House.

09/06/2022 By Amarie Gipson


5 Ways to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend

There’s no shortage of happenings in Bayou City this weekend, from a Megan thee Stallion-themed party in EaDo to $3 movies on National Cinema Day, and more.

09/02/2022 By Amarie Gipson


Funding Opportunities for Houston Artists

New grant and exhibition opportunities from Box13, The Idea B. Wells Fund, and more.

09/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

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

Hidden Gems

The Backbone of Bayou City’s Warehouse District

The neighborhood shop has built a following with convenience-store staples and unique style, from candy and beer to clothing and handpicked trinkets.

07/14/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Michael Starghill