That's Some Bad Hat, Harry

Everything Wrong with New Era's Astros 'Local Market' Hat

The sports apparel brand swung for the fences with pseudo-hometown nostalgia ... and struck out big.

05/26/2021 By Craig Hlavaty

All of the cuddles

How Our Pets Saved Us during the Pandemic

The Houstonia staff reflects on how our furry (and feathered) friends helped us through working from home.

05/20/2021 By Houstonia Staff

PRINT-PALOOZA

Spring Fashion: An Explosion of Print

We found stripes and florals and tie-dye among top designers' mostly virtual 2021 spring resort runway shows. And we loved it.

04/05/2021 With Monica Fuentes Carroll, Bianca Linette, and Bailey Hart Photography by Cody Bess Styled by Leslie Rivas

Sliced and Diced

Top Chef Week 1: How are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

Two Houston cooks are among the contestants on TV's most intense competition.

04/02/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

home sweet home

A Map of 2020 Median Home Prices in Houston

A look at the Houston-area and Harris County neighborhoods that are hot—and those that are not—according to home value fluctuations over the past year.

03/22/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas Illustrations by Monica Fuentes Carroll

covid sucks

Houston Bar and Restaurant Professionals Reflect on the Pandemic

An oral history of what Covid-19 has done to the Houston hospitality industry.

03/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

CHOWTIME

Missing Rodeo Food? Welcome to Our Rodeo Test Kitchen

Hot cheeto kolaches and queso-glazed, pho-brined turkey legs.

03/16/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in Third Ward

Where to go in The Tre.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in the Heights

Find whatever you're looking for inside a cute bungalow.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in Montrose

An eclectic list from one of Houston's quirkiest neighborhoods.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Hear them roar … sorta

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 22–24

Livestreamed concerts, a short play, and celebrating the best of nature.

01/22/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

You Got This

How to Make it Through a 26.2-Mile Run Alone in Houston

You registered. You trained. You will make it through the 2021 virtual Houston Marathon.

01/12/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

baller

The Heart of the Comets: The Story of Kim Perrot

Houston’s WNBA team had the talent to achieve greatness. One player gave them the will to make it happen.

01/11/2021 By Jarrett Van Meter

Hey (Home) Bartender

Everything You Could Possibly Need in Your Home Bar

Our ultimate guide on which spirits, mixers, and tools you should stock up on.

12/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Looking Back

Our 25 Favorite Photos of 2020

We took a walk down memory lane of this strange, strange year.

12/21/2020 Edited by Monica Fuentes Carroll

We Voted

What Election Day in Houston Actually Looks Like

We captured scenes all over the city as folks got out to vote and celebrate democracy.

11/03/2020 Photography by Daniel Kramer

So ... who's the president?

Here’s What You Need to Know about the 2020 Election in Houston

An ongoing round-up of what we know about election results and the ongoing lawsuits.

11/02/2020 By Houstonia Staff

Vote it up

Texas, the Electoral College, and You

A primer on how the Electoral College works, what to expect on Election Day, and what it will (and won't) mean if Texas goes blue.

11/02/2020 By Dianna Wray

I got bingo!

Go Vote, Then Play Election Bingo

Have some civically minded fun and games.

10/13/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt Illustrations by Monica Fuentes Carroll With Emma Schkloven

#JusticeforVanessaGuillén

Houston Artists Paint the City to Honor Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

The Bayou City street art community is remembering “Houston’s Daughter” with a series of murals honoring 20 years beautifully and boldly lived.

09/30/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller