Roxanna, a native of Las Vegas, joined the Houstonia staff in December 2015. As associate editor, she focuses on news stories and real estate features. She got her bachelor’s degree from University of Texas at Austin and her master’s degree from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, she was a breaking news stringer for the New York Daily News and a real estate reporter for the Houston Business Journal

Roxanna lives with her husband, son, and her girl cat, Charles.

Law & Order

Lawsuit Filed Against Underbelly and The Pass & Provisions

Former server alleges tortious interference, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

11/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Gift Guide

Holiday Pop-Up Shop Brings Designer Back to Houston

Mr. Larkin is packed with gifts you won't find anywhere else in the city.

11/26/2013 By Tricia Gilbride

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 29–Dec 1

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

11/26/2013 By Michael Hardy

Hospitality

Tie Goes to the Bartender

Or, how to get kicked out of your favorite bar.

11/18/2013 By Dan Derozier

Fun And Games

Like a Meth-Addled Tour of Houston

Princeton-based web bot turns all your Facebook updates into occasionally enlightened gibberish. Here are some of our favorite Houston-related ones.

11/13/2013 By John Lomax

Red Flags

The Telling Facebook URL of an Accused Domestic Assault Perpetrator

Guys: sometimes the warning sign is in the fine print.

11/07/2013 By John Lomax

Blight-O City

Houston: Ugliest City In The First World

Houston: Ugliest City In The First World. According to some travel site we've never heard of.

11/06/2013

Men’s Fashion

The Fitting, Part Deux: J. Hilburn Returns to Houstonia

Will Ryan's shirt fit? Will the custom clothier deliver on its promise?

10/30/2013 By Peter Holley

Galveston Bay Reef Report

Oyster Season Forecast

Gulf oysters should be fine and fat when Texas oyster reefs open November 1.

10/21/2013 By Robb Walsh

Corner Shop

One Stop Shop: Kuhl-Linscomb

This local favorite carries pretty much everything you can think of.

10/16/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

Beer & Food

Craft Beer and Vietnamese Fusion

Clear Lake and League City residents celebrate Nobi Pub's excellent Vietnamese fusion cuisine paired with hundreds of craft beers.

05/03/2013 By Leslie Sprague

Museum District

The Museum Experience

Saturday's Museum District "block party" will focus on eight museums within a walkable zone

04/26/2013 By Eric Harrison

Film

Documentary Now

Aurora Picture Show presents a program of short documentary movies

04/25/2013 By Eric Harrison

Fashion Event

Tomorrow: Hop Into Summer at The Little Bird

vintage summer looks, spring makeup, anytime champagne

04/24/2013

Road Food

Big Fun And Great Eats On The Bayou

Trois Tres Bon Pit Stops En Route to New Orleans

04/18/2013 By John Lomax Photography by Kelly Graml Lomax

SPRING SHOES

Charlotte Olympia's Zodiac-Inspired Flats

What's Your Sign?

04/18/2013 By Julie Bortnick

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 19-21

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

04/17/2013 By Eric Harrison

BBQ

Of Pork and Preachers

Around here, barbecue and religion go hand in hand.

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by O. Rufus Lovett

Poe Elementary Bombing

Suffer the Children

The murder of school children is, sadly, nothing new. But the way we cope with such tragedies is.

03/15/2013 By John Lomax

Cover Story

250 Reasons to Love Houston

Or how a town with bad traffic, little natural beauty, not much history, and unfortunate weather became the greatest place on Earth

03/14/2013