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Diamond Lyons Went from Typical H-Town Teen to Netflix Star

We sat down with the 16-year-old actor to chat about his role on sitcom "The Upshaws," which was recently renewed for a second season.

07/13/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Weaving Words

Alia Ali’s Newest Exhibit Uses Textiles to Transform Your Worldview

Ali explores the complexity of language, colonialism, and culture in her exhibit opening at Foto Relevance on July 9.

07/08/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

25 years

Houston’s Lavish Home Decor Shop Lerant Celebrates Its Silver Anniversary

Store owners Judy Agee and Jaleh Sallee talk overcoming obstacles, as well as the keys to success.

06/22/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Paint Job

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Houston’s Mass Street-Art Installation

More than 20 new murals brought a fresh coat of paint to Bayou City walls as part of last month's Big Walls Big Dreams Mural Festival.

06/15/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Pride in Pages

Bring a Bit of Pride to Your Bookshelf with These Page-Turners

From remarkable memoirs to stirring science fiction, these reads from Houston's LGBTQA authors are sure to speak to you (and stick with you long after Pride Month is over).

06/11/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

So Flea-ting

The Flea at Silver Street Is Back and Better Than Ever

Shop this weekend for hidden treasures at the annual summer market.

06/09/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Summer Field Trips

The Ultimate Houston Family Bucket List

15 can’t-miss summer field trips that toddlers to teens will dig.

06/07/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Laura Furr Mericas, Brittany Cristiano, and Kaitlyn Miller

Pets Guide

My Pet Project

Our guide to everything you need to know about owning an animal in Houston.

05/21/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Laura Furr Mericas, Kaitlyn Miller, and Dianna Wray

Is my pet okay!?

Q&A: How to Prepare Your Pet When You Head Back to Work

We talked to local pet behaviorist Dr. Lore Haug about what to do.

05/17/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

pooch perfect

18 Houston Pet Services and Activities That Are Squad Goals

Pet shops, parks, hotels, groomers, and other hot spots that are simply the best for treating your pet—and yourself—right.

05/14/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Laura Furr Mericas, and Kaitlyn Miller

Beneath the facade

The Alley Explores the Not-So-Glamorous Old Black & White Hollywood

Local playwright ShaWanna Renee Rivon shares what inspired her story about racial and gender inequality during the Golden Age of Cinema.

04/15/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Judgement-free zone

Popular North Texas Self-Care Shop ‘Go Easy’ is Coming to Houston

We spoke with owner Molly Mathias about what to expect when her Dallas-based business hits the Bayou City this June.

02/25/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Pucker Up

How to Get Perfect, Kissable Lips This Valentine’s Day

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Kristy Hamilton gives us tips on balms, scrubs, and fillers.

02/08/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Stay home, feel fab

Skincare Tips for Colder Months (and Warm Ones, Too)

Stay dewy all year long.

01/01/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Stay home, feel fab

How to Color and Cut Your Hair at Home (Even Your Bangs)

We got an expert's advice on how to avoid damage and disaster when cleaning up your own ’do.

12/29/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

A Covid Carol

Just Like Scrooge, You Won't See Manual Cinema’s Twist on A Christmas Carol Coming

Dickens’s classic tale is being brought to life virtually through puppetry and live music, not to mention a modern-day spin.

12/04/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Documentary Theater

REVIEW: Dirt Dogs' Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Brings Achingly Familiar Stories to the Forefront

This digital reworking of Anna Deavere Smith’s famous play offers an equal measure of heavy heartache and heightened hope as characters describe the turmoil at the center of a racial reckoning.

11/18/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Healing Harmonies

The Texas Medical Center Orchestra Prescribes the Medicine With Virtual Performance Saturday

Artistic Director Libi Lebel chats about bringing hope, healing, and unity to H-Town through music.

11/06/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Safety is the new spooky

6 Festive Trick-or-Treating Alternatives for a Ghostly Good Time This Saturday

These pandemic-proof spins on classic Halloween celebrations will leave you with memories and traditions to cherish for many spooky seasons to come.

10/27/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller