Civic Pride

Drake Shows the Astros Some of His Houston Love

Could Houston really be the place Drake is referring to in "Started from the Bottom"?

06/13/2014 By Chris Abshire

Newsfix

Video: Growing Up In a Family of Snake Lovers

Houstonia editor Cathy Matusow reflects on how her unique childhood along the bayou changed the way she looks at the world.

06/12/2014

Article

Houston’s Pop Shop Makes Father’s Day Gifting a Celebration

Don't get Dad another tie.

06/09/2014 By Shy Hardiman

Beauty Buzz

Supergoop Is Super Awesome!

It's not a cheesy headline if it's true. And it is.

06/04/2014 By Katie McNew

festival

Slideshow: Free Press Summer Fest

The good, the bad, and the muddy from FPSF 2014

06/02/2014 Photography by Dan Joyce

Cocktails

Recipe: This Summer, Gin is In

Unappreciated for far too long, gin makes a comeback.

06/02/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Interview

What’s It Like to Be a Museum Guard at the MFAH?

No, they don’t carry guns. No, you can’t touch the paintings.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

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

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dance

Final HopeWerks Performance Strikes Whimsical Note

With the closing of Hope Stone's Montrose studio, the long-running residency series also says goodbye.

05/23/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Strong Pours

Taking a Nihilistic Pleasure Cruise at Lola's

Nobody here has felt shy since a few drinks ago.

05/21/2014 By Timothy Faust

Beauty Buzz

Lip Service: Pixi Shae Butter Lip Balm Review

This balm adds creamy color for spring and summer.

05/21/2014 By Katie McNew

New Blood

First Look at Lillo & Ella's Menus

Chef Kevin Naderi opens his second concept on Ella Blvd., and yes—there's cauliflower.

05/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Sweet Life

There's More to Dessert than Chocolate

Funky candies and cool confections you should try trom Candylicious

05/13/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

First Look

A Fall from Grace's

In trying to be all things to all people, Grace's falls short.

05/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hill Country Hiking

In Search of Higher Ground

For Texas hiking and camping with some elevation, Lost Maples is among the Lone Star's finest.

05/08/2014 By Chris Abshire

Local Spotlight

Local Designers Launch Banana Fiber-Based Handbag Line

A trip to India reveals an underused textile.

05/08/2014 By Peter Holley

That's Not Kosher

The Surprisingly Successful Marriage of Cheese and Seafood in Houston

There's more to it than just lobster-topped mac 'n' cheese.

05/08/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Cultured Conveniences

Mercantile: A Convenience Store for the One Percent?

Offering all the brands you wish you could buy on a regular basis but don’t.

05/05/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Editor’s Picks

The 2014 Mother’s Day Brunch List

A great mom deserves a great brunch, so we’ve put together a list of the city’s best.

05/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sponsored

Making Memories and Miracles

Welcome to Houstonia and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s first Kids’ Health Annual.

05/01/2014 By Susan Distefano