Fitness Friday

What Do a South African Fitness Craze, Tour de Houston, and a Celebrity Trainer Have in Common?

Answer: They're all happening in Houston this weekend.

03/16/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: The Ultimate Summer Six-Pack

Here, our six favorite local lagers that power us through July’s yardwork, August’s block parties, and September’s longest dog days.

07/25/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Play It Cool

100 Ways to Beat the Houston Heat

Summer may be our winter, but at least no one has to shovel the sunshine, so chill out—we’ll show you how.

06/20/2016 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt With Ellie Sharp, Marianella Orlando, Layne Lynch, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Alice Levitt

Reading

Now Reading: Houston Edition

We asked Houston-based and -born authors: What's on your nightstand?

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer Photography by Audra Oden

Stacks On Deck

The Bold Boot Is Back

Stomp all over town in style with stacked heels.

11/03/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Best New Restaurants 2015

Bakeries on the Rise

Smell the sweet aroma of a baked goods renaissance.

09/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Clutch City

Slideshow: Bejeweled Blitz

Fall’s biggest statement piece? A cornucopia of colorful gemstones.

09/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Photography by Audra Oden

Living Dolls

Pretty Is as Prettie Does

A new line of dolls for kids of all ethnicities perfectly expresses Houston’s diversity and entrepreneurial spirit.

09/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Insider’s Guide

Best of International Houston: Colombia

Colombian ballet, colorful fashion and, of course, cumbia

09/01/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Main Attractions

Going Beyond the Brisket

Houston pitmasters are tackling more than just the Texas trinity these days.

08/04/2015 By J.C. Reid

Side Shows

Traditional Side Dishes Get a Modern Twist

Elevating classic East Texas sides to new heights is a uniquely Houston phenomenon.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh

Clutch City

Bright Eyes: 6 Pairs of Summer Shades

Everyone looks cooler in sunglasses; it’s a scientific fact.

08/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Photography by Audra Oden

Clutch City

Just Add Water

Pool season is upon us. Make sure you’re equipped.

05/31/2015 Photography by Audra Oden By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Best Breakfasts 2015

Eat and Run: 5 Fast Breakfast Favorites

You’re busy, we get it—but there’s still time for the most important meal of the day.

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Clutch City

Slideshow: Eight Amazing Locally Designed Handbags

Further proof, if any was needed, that H-Town handbag designers know their way around a nice piece of leather.

05/03/2015 Photography by Audra Oden By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Sanctuari Bar

Your "daily devotional" awaits at this temple to tipples.

04/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Grilled Cheese, Four Ways

Four restaurants offer very different, yet very Houstonian, takes on the comfort food classic.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Comfort Clash: Who Serves the Best Comfort Food?

From chili to chicken & waffles, shrimp ’n’ grits to chocolate pie, Houston’s finest purveyors of comfort food square off.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cocktails

At Sanctuari, Changing Minds and Expanding Palates

Triniti’s new bar carves out new territory, both figuratively and literally.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Clutch City

Tray Chic!

Just put it on a tray, and call it a day.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen