LONE STAR VINO

16 Texas Wines You Should Try ASAP

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

09/30/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Spooky!

8 Spooky, Texas-Set Books to Read This October

Read up on ghosts, murder mysteries and urban legends of Texas to get into the spooky spirit.

09/27/2022 By Geneva Diaz

BANNED BOOKS

10 Popular Titles on Texas's Very Long List of Banned Books

Texas parents have called for the removal of books dealing with racism, police brutality, gender and sexuality.

09/22/2022 By Geneva Diaz and Amarie Gipson

DAY TRIPS

7 Fall Day Trips Far Enough From Houston to Feel Like an Escape

Grab your flannels and jeans for the ultimate family fall road trip to these Texas hot spots.

09/16/2022 By Geneva Diaz, Catherine Wendlandt, and Rebekah Kibodeaux

COOL OFF

Snow Is Only a Flight Away! 4 Winter Destinations to Book Now

Hoping to book a winter trip? Here are a few nonstop flights from Houston that will take you to a snowy winter wonderland.

09/14/2022 By Geneva Diaz

ROMANCE ISN'T DEAD

17 Hotspots for the Perfect Date in Houston

Lucky Land, Sugar Room Bar, and Barge 295 top our list.

09/13/2022 By Danielle Wright and Geneva Diaz

Taco Town

The 30 Tacos in Houston You Must Eat Before You Die

Trompo, carne asada, and—gasp—vegan chorizo! Houston taquerias truly have all the bases covered.

09/06/2022 By Marco Torres and Geneva Diaz

IT’S LIT

Holiday Fun Returns to the Houston Botanic Garden with Lightscape

For the second year in a row, Lightscape will feature a path through the botanical garden lined with holiday-themed tunes and immersive installations.

09/06/2022 By Geneva Diaz

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