POINTS FOR HOUSTON

Houston's Midtown Neighborhood Brings Home Multiple Awards for Design and Architecture

Midtown receives international awards for development and design.

07/16/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

popping up

Kindred Stories Changing Narrative on Access to Black Literature

The Black- and woman-owned bookstore, which has been hosting pop-ups around Houston, plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in Third Ward.

07/15/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Wait, what?

Try Van Leeuwen’s Mac ‘N’ Cheese-Flavored Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen’s partnered with Kraft to dream up this cheesy-centric ice cream, available in scoop shops and stores around the country starting July 14.

07/14/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

back to school

Help a Houston Student Take a Backpack to School this Fall

YMCA of Greater Houston Hosts its 17th-annual Operation Backpack drive.

07/13/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

HOU Dat?

Celebrate 713 Day with Some of Houston's Brightest Rap Stars

Lil Keke, Paul Wall, and Slim Thug are all slated to make appearances during this July 13 celebrity-packed event at Rise Rooftop.

07/09/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Getting hitched

Win a Gem at Zadok’s Summer Bridal Soiree

Eat some cake, explore local vendors, and try on wedding bands.

07/08/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

No more blue bayou

Buffalo Bayou’s Pontoon Boat, Spirit of the Bayou, Is Back in Business

Here’s what’s happening on the water.

07/07/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Mystery Box!

Goodfair Invites Houston to Bundle Up All Year Long

Goodfair is pioneering access to used clothes—with mystery-style boxes like you’ve never seen them before.

06/30/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Rebirth

Food News: Annie Cafe, Turner's Back Open After Fire

Plus, more honors for the Southern Smoke Foundation.

06/28/2021 By Timothy Malcolm and Carolina Larracilla

First Look

Spend Your Dog Days at This New Midtown Bar

Unleash your canine on Barkley’s, where you and your good boy or girl can have a beer.

06/25/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Fun Out of the Sun

5 Immersive Art Installations to Satisfy Your Summer Escapist Soul

From color explosions to a tropical, plant-filled oasis to the immersive works of a classic painter, take your summer vacay to the next level without ever stepping foot in an airport.

06/23/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Stay Cool

5 Museum District Exhibits You Shouldn't Miss This Summer

From a crocheted bridge to a 66 million-year-old T. rex to activist imagery, these exhibitions will help you beat the heat while also expanding your mind.

06/17/2021 By Carolina Larracilla