Dianna, a fourth-generation Houstonian and nationally award-winning journalist, is almost always interested if there’s a good story involved, a sensibility that has landed her on shrimping boats on the Gulf Coast, oil derricks in South Texas, stalking famous elderly almost-astronauts in Florida and occasionally—whenever possible—riding horses while on assignment. Dianna is a former staff writer for the Houston Press. When she’s not devouring good books or walking her dogs, she’s probably doing that yoga thing or enjoying some red wine.

Best Restaurants 2014

The Five Hottest Chefs of 2014

The heat is on in the city's best restaurants, and these five pros are responsible for turning it up.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

Hair Crimes

Making the Classics Relevant: Alexander Pope

Rethinking The Rape of the Lock in light of a string of recent crimes

09/30/2014

Ice House Interview

Interview: Friends with (Potential) Benefits for Mankind

These Rice University researchers are going viral—but not in the way you think.

09/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Summer Cocktails

Recipe: Spicy Prickly Pear Margarita

A not-so-classic margarita.

09/11/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

WE WERE THERE

Dressed to the 9s: A Roaring 20s Affair

The Junior League Celebrates its 90th anniversary in style

09/09/2014 By Emma Hurt

Hook, Line, and Sinker

Go Fish!

Whether you’re hitting the open water or the pier, here’s what you’ll need to reel ‘em in.

09/01/2014 By Peter Holley

The Thrill of the Hunt

Rifles at the Ready

When it comes to hunting, supplies are half the battle.

09/01/2014 By Peter Holley

Camp

Let’s Go Glamping

Making a mockery of the camping experience, or camping on your own terms?

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

special event

Three-Month Celebration Honors East End, Ship Channel Centennial

Transported + Renewed brings dozens of cultural events to the city's historic transportation hub.

08/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 29–Sept 1 (Labor Day Edition!)

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Eat This Now

Dish of the Week: Po-Boys at Voodoo Queen

The Second Ward dive bar serves food until 2 a.m. every day.

08/20/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 15–17

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

08/13/2014 By Michael Hardy

Article

Juan Carlos Is Ready for Radio City

Houstonia chats with the Montrose Rollerblade Dancer before his live performance tonight on America's Got Talent.

08/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

The Drawl

Drive-By Rooting

Few newspaper food critics command our attention than Ken Hoffman.

08/03/2014 By Houstonia Staff

Menil Collection

Searching For Beauty in the Human Heartbeat at the Menil

Art has always been about matters of the heart, but artist Dario Robleto takes that literally with his new show at the Menil.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Restaurant Review

Inside the New MF Sushi: an All-or-Nothing Kind of Place

Sushi chef Chris Kinjo’s true artistry can only truly be appreciated if you put him in the driver’s seat.

08/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

TEXAS TRAVEL

Downtown San Antonio: A Love Letter

The Alamo City's central city is second-to-none in the state.

07/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

spectacle

The Evolution of Gaga

To prepare for her Wednesday-night show, we review Lady Gaga's most outrageous dresses from the past five years.

07/15/2014 By Kerry H. and Michael Hardy

Video

Video: Houston Teen Hopes to Take Math Tutoring Worldwide

15-year-old Sofia Ivanka is working to make sure fourth graders across the globe get the basic math skills they need to succeed.

07/11/2014 By Dan Derozier

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy