FROM THE VINE

21 Best Wine Tasting Spots to Visit in Houston

From neighborhood wine bars like Light Years and Montrose Cheese & Wine to getting educated with everywine and Vinology, there's a spot for every occasion.

08/04/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Fresh Water

Paddle On: Here's Where to Kayak and Paddle in Houston

Rent kayaks from Bayou City Adventures at Discovery Green to North Lake Conroe Paddling Co. in Lake Conroe—our city has no shortage of paddle-worthy waterways.

07/21/2022 By Katharine Shilcutt and Geneva Diaz

Hidden Gems

Houston's Homegrown Mexican Candies Mix Spicy and Sweet

Pica Queen, Tijuas Candies, and Chingona Picosita Candies infuse their snack mixes and sauces with tongue-tantalizing flavors of their Mexican heritage.

07/15/2022 By Geneva Diaz

That Clean Feeling

Why a Water Flosser Should Be Part of Your Dental Hygiene Routine

For cleaner teeth, healthier gums, and a more confident smile, ADA-approved water flossers like the Waterpik can work wonders.

07/12/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Community First

Project Saving Smiles Enhances Oral Health Access in Houston

The public-private program aims to enhance oral health among schoolchildren from underserved local communities.

07/11/2022 By Geneva Diaz

STARS & STRIPES

Houston’s Best Fourth of July Food & Drink Deals

From drink specials at the Original Ninfa’s to ’cue specials at Big Horn BBQ, here are some food and drink options for Independence Day.

07/04/2022 By Daniel Renfrow and Geneva Diaz

HOUSTON REPRESENT

Meet the 3 Houston Women Competing for Miss Plus America

Nikki Levario-Canchola, Shaniaya Griffin, and Michelle Saxton will participate in the Miss Plus America pageant on July 2 at the Omni Hotel in Houston.

06/29/2022 By Geneva Diaz

SLAY!

8 Must-See Drag Shows in Houston

From drag brunches at Boheme to burlesque at ReBar, these shows feature queens who are ready to serve in the areas of charisma, nerve, and talent.

06/23/2022 By Geneva Diaz and Daniel Renfrow

LIFE-CHANGING MEDICINE

A New Permanent Medical Cannabis Location Opens in the Heights

Texas's largest medical cannabis provider, Texas Original, opened a permanent pickup location on Houston Avenue in the Heights.

06/22/2022 By Geneva Diaz

CATCH A FLIGHT

International Places to Visit with a Direct Flight from Houston

From Belize to Istanbul and Aruba, these direct flights are perfect for a summer getaway.

06/14/2022 By Geneva Diaz

SHOP LOCAL

Support Houston Makers at Mala Market in Montrose

The female-owned collective includes shops such as Front Porch Succulents, Gather + Sew, La Planta, and more.

06/08/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Pride in Pages

Celebrate Pride on Your Bookshelf with These Houston Authors

Houston's LGBTQIA+ authors to know and books that stick with you long after Pride Month is over.

06/07/2022 By Kaitlyn Miller and Geneva Diaz

Cow Town

The 17 Best Steakhouses in Houston

Featured steakhouses in Houston include Taste of Texas, Mastro's Steakhouse and Killen's STQ

06/06/2022 By Mai Pham, Timothy Malcolm, Geneva Diaz, and Daniel Renfrow

SHOPPING WITH PURPOSE

This Eco-Conscious Market Is Changing the Way People Shop

All products in the market have to follow at least one of five core values from Asch’s mission.

06/01/2022 By Geneva Diaz

WINE

7 Texas Wines You Should Try

Take a sip of rosé from Pedernales Cellars or the tempranillo from Spicewood Vineyards.

05/20/2022 By Geneva Diaz

ZEN OUT

5 Must-Visit Sculpture Gardens in Texas

From Houston to Abilene, you’ll find outdoor art all over the Lone Star State.

05/17/2022 By Geneva Diaz

HIGH PLAINS

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Lubbock

Grab lunch at Evie Mae's or Cast Iron Grill, then explore the town's fine arts galleries and more.

05/11/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Tech City

Houston Is the 3rd Fastest Growing Tech Ecosystem in the Country

The city’s startup world is seeing an unprecedented amount of growth.

04/21/2022 By Geneva Diaz

LATIN UNITY

The 9th Annual Houston Latin Fest Returns to Midtown Park

Enjoy a rich Latin experience with live music, local vendors, tasty bites and more.

04/18/2022 By Geneva Diaz

SUSTAINABLE FARMING

Hope Farms Introduces New Rainwater Capture System

Hope Farms in Third Ward announced the launch of a new rainwater capture system expected to save thousands of gallons of water per year.

04/15/2022 By Geneva Diaz