Armchair Advice

Hurricane Tips from a Self-Professed Houston Hurricane Veteran

Some of us are old hat when it comes to hurricane season, but for Bayou City newcomers, that first bout of crazy weather can be intimidating.

08/25/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Happy Place

Luby's Is at the Heart of Our Texan Experience

While uncertainty swirls around the brand, one writer shares memories of the cafeteria.

06/25/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

We're In a Glass Case of Feelings!

The Emotional Stages of COVID-19 Mania

Heard of the five stages of grief? Here's our take on them, pandemic-style.

06/08/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

COVID Ink'd

The Coronavirus Has Left its Mark on Houston’s Tattoo Industry

One Houstonia writer details his experience of getting inked during the pandemic.

06/05/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Time to Burn

The Houstonian's Guide to Staying In

What to read, watch, ponder, and drink right now.

05/01/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Plans on Pause

Meet Houstonians Opening Small Businesses in the Time of COVID-19

Despite the economic upheaval, several Bayou City residents are forging ahead with new entrepreneurial endeavors.

04/29/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Dream, Dream, Dream

What 2020 Should Have Been

One Houstonia writer dreams about life in a Houston without COVID-19.

04/28/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Shake It Up

What You Need For Your Home Bar

Since we're all staying in these days, why not be your own mixologist? Here are some tips.

04/14/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Helpful Tune

Houston Couple Creates Nonprofit To Support Bayou City Musicians in Need

The Houston Music Foundation will also support musicians during natural disasters in the future.

04/09/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Forever Selena

Remembering Selena on the 25th Anniversary of Her Death

The Queen of Tejano Music is still with us all these years later.

03/31/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

It's the little things

Things About Houston We Actually Miss During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Staying home to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, and we even miss the traffic.

03/25/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

The Age of COVID-19

In New Takeout, To-Go Reality, Food and Drink Spots Face Major Challenges

Everything from how to stay afloat down to how to best present the grub.

03/20/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Geeked Out

The 4 Nerdiest Items in Houston You Must Know About

The Holy Grail of Houston nerdery, and you don't even have to face any killer rabbits.

03/02/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Dinner Date Dreams

Ninfa’s Uptown's New Mural Features One Seriously Star-Studded Dinner Party

With a guest list of athletes, music makers, and local celebrities, we wish we could pull up a seat at this table.

02/21/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Partying, Partying, yeah!

Party on the Plaza Returns to Downtown Houston This Spring

The lineup for the free Thursday night concerts includes Ryan Bingham and St. Paul and The Broken Bones.

02/20/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Hero Host

Our J.J. Watt SNL Wish List

We have thoughts. And feelings.

01/24/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

H-TOWN DIARY

A Digital Purge for a New Decade

One writer takes stock of who, exactly, he’s become.

12/27/2019 By Craig Hlavaty

The Drawl

Face-Off: Houston 2010 vs. Houston 2020

Yes, there was a time before Altuve, Harden, Watson, and Watt.

12/27/2019 By Craig Hlavaty Illustrations by Amy Kinkead

Thanks to HOU

What We're Thankful For Right Now

No. 1: The Astros.

10/28/2019 By Craig Hlavaty

Fall Arts 2014

6 Young Artists Who Are Reshaping Houston’s Art Scene

This year we salute the new wave behind this season’s thrilling slate of cultural events—a lineup as fresh and new as the artists behind them.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy, Peter Holley, and Adam Casteñeda Photography by Arthur Garcia