It's Hurricane Season, Folks

The Houstonians You’ll Meet During a Hurricane

Who will you run into during your last-minute storm prep at H-E-B?

06/01/2021 By Craig Hlavaty

That's Some Bad Hat, Harry

Everything Wrong with New Era's Astros 'Local Market' Hat

The sports apparel brand swung for the fences with pseudo-hometown nostalgia ... and struck out big.

05/26/2021 By Craig Hlavaty

You Get What You Give

The Lesson of the River Oaks Theatre

Houstonians need to get more proactive when it comes to saving the landmarks we love—or else they'll all face the wrecking ball.

03/24/2021 By Craig Hlavaty

Ch-ch-changes

Saying Goodbye To Houston's Star-Making Decade

A look back at how the Bayou City has become a happening place over the past 10 years.

12/31/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

A Moving Picture

What's up with Houston Movie Theaters?

With few blockbuster releases and scant crowds, it's hard times for some, but not all.

12/03/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Baby, there's covid outside

Where Are You, Christmas?

Yes, this Houston holiday season is going to be different, but all is not lost.

12/01/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

One Last Dance

So Long, Disco Kroger, You Charmingly Unpretty Sight

As the infamous Montrose store prepares to turn off its lights for good, a writer reminisces.

11/11/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

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