Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

Interview

Getting Back in Tune

Houston Symphony executive director Mark Hanson previews the 2013–2014 season.

08/09/2013 By Michael Hardy

Product Review

The Scrubba Wash Bag: Does it Work?

Rather than lug a washing machine with us on our next tropical adventure, we try this tiny bag.

08/09/2013 By Peter Holley

Soup of the Day

Soon Tofu

The "noodles" in this spicy Korean soup are squares of soft, fresh tofu.

08/08/2013 By Robb Walsh

Remembrance

A Fond Farewell for Caroline Collective

Saying goodbye to the city's first co-working space after 5 years.

08/08/2013

Breaking News

Thanksgiving Parade in Jeopardy

Citing financial difficulties, the Houston Festival Foundation announces it will no longer produce Houston's 64-year-old Holiday Parade.

08/07/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 9–11

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

08/07/2013 By Michael Hardy

Time Travel

Houston By Night, 1983 Style

What a strange place early Oil Bust Houston was, especially after dark.

08/07/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Gift Guide

Gifts on the Quick

In search of the perfect present? All it takes is an hour.

08/07/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

Burgers

The Provolone Cheeseburger at Américas in The Woodlands

It's a yummy Provolone burger with mustard and aioli, but what makes it Amazonian?

08/06/2013 By Robb Walsh

Review

International Jazz Festival Fails to Live Up to Name

Other than a brilliant performance by Jonathan Butler and Elon Trotman, Bubbha Thomas's three-day jazz festival offers little in the way of world music.

08/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Chinatown Chow

Barbecue Your Own Beef at Saigon Pagolac

One of Chinatown's oldest restaurants is a beef-lover's paradise.

08/02/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheeto Chic

Jazzed Up Junk Food at Hollister on Washington

Chef Jason Kerr serves food truck fare in a fancy setting.

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup of the Day

Ramen Rant

Ramen is catching on in Houston, but it's not likely to rival pho, mi, or bun bo Hue anytime soon.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

On the Town

Afternoon Delight

Taking English tea with the founder of Elegant Manners International

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Film

Shrink-Wrapped

Freudians and Jungians have one thing in common: a love of movies.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Table

Ramenarama

Getting to the bottom of Japan’s favorite bowl of noodles.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Nick de la Torre

Houston vs. Dallas

Cultural Command

When it comes to the arts, we leave Dallas in the dust.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun

Ice House

What the Hell’s on the Side of the Road?

This month: a metal menagerie.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 2–4

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

07/31/2013 By Michael Hardy