Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

July 4

Go Fourth and Conquer: Our Guide for a Perfect Independence Day

In a city this large, there’s an Independence Day celebration for everybody.

06/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dept. of First-World Problems

Surviving One of the Longest Flights in the World

If you’re traveling nonstop from Dubai to Houston, you’d better be prepared.

06/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Q & A

13 Impertinent Questions for an English Lord

The Seventh Marquess of Cholmondeley discusses the new MFAH exhibition devoted to his country house.

06/26/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 27–29

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

06/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

fame and fortune

Update: Montrose Rollerblader Officially a Star

Despite Howard Stern's best efforts, Juan Carlos makes it to the next round of America's Got Talent.

06/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 20–22

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

06/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

Sports

Where to Watch (Almost) Every World Cup Team

From Germany to Japan, Australia to Argentina.

06/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

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

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Film

From Dallas to Ghana

New documentary follows Dallas-based Kosmos Energy in the wake of its discovery of oil off the coast of Ghana.

06/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 6–8

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

06/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Stardom

The Montrose Rollerblader Goes National

The man who's been entertaining Houston motorists for years is scheduled to audition on America's Got Talent.

06/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

#FPSF

Five Scenes from Summer Fest

The Summer Fest moments we'll never forget, for better or worse

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Dan Joyce

Texas Music Festival

When Is a Local Festival No Longer Just Local?

The Texas Music Festival welcomed its first class of students in 1990, and has since attracted an international following.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Summer Fitness

Crossfit Confidential

Are the high fees and endless burpees really worth it?

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Woodland Heights

The Fine Line Between Art and Madness

How do you know if your eccentric neighbor is a hoarder? Well, for one, hoarders don’t have yard sales.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Eric Kayne

Museum District Guide

Slideshow: The Museum District in Ten Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Lucky 11 Studios

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

Museum District Guide

The 7 Exhibitions You Really Can’t Afford to Miss

Exhibitions are fleeting—make sure to catch these while before they leave town.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

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

play

Just Horsing Around

The War Horse puppet captain explains the secret of bringing an equine to life on stage.

05/27/2014 By Michael Hardy