Reading Rainbow

Drag Queen Story Hour Prepares to Slay At Brazos Bookstore

An inclusive organization brings LGBT-friendly story time to children in Houston.

06/22/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Ice House

A Huge-Across-the-Pond Game Is Coming to Houston

On July 20, the Manchester Derby will be played outside of England—and here in the Bayou City—for the first time in its 136-year history.

06/22/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Politics

Houston City Council Votes to Join Lawsuit Against SB4

In a vote of 10 to 6, with one abstaining, the Houston City Council voted to challenge the state's new "anti-sanctuary cities" bill.

06/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Northern Why

You Can Snack On The Swedish Nightingale at H-E-B

Why are Texas grocery stores selling doughnuts named for a 19th century opera singer?

06/21/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Pop Culture Handbook

These Are the 4 Must-Jam Houston Playlists for Fans of Every Genre

Make your own old-school mix-tape of these classic Houston tracks, or check out our curated Spotify playlists.

06/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Shake It Like a Polaroid

Everyone Needs a Fierce Folding Fan

No other accessory is this practical and this fab.

06/20/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Pride Guide

The Babados and Babadon'ts of Celebrating Pride in the Trump Era

Haters should sashay away.

06/19/2017 By Javier Garza

Murder is No Joke

5 True Crime Podcasts to Kill Time While Traveling this Summer

Featuring several Houston-specific episodes.

06/16/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Travel

July on the Fly: The Quick and Dirty on Non-Stop Flights to the Caribbean

We've rounded up 11 sunny spots, each easier and cheaper to reach from Houston than you may think.

06/16/2017 By Julia Gsell

Foundation Room

What Should You Wear Under Your Wedding Dress?

Tips from a pro on how to shop for lingerie for the big day.

06/16/2017 By Sara Samora

Texas Beaches

Beach Umbrellas: A Primer

A good umbrella can be hard to find. We went though that pain so you don't have to.

06/14/2017 By Jeff Balke

On The Town

A New Fashion Series Has Local Designers Strutting All Summer

A fashion Facebook group goes live with Summer A La Mode.

06/13/2017 By Julia Davila

Beauty

Re-Discovering Elizabeth Arden as an Adult

My mother's favorite beauty brand has re-invented itself for a new generation, with mixed results.

06/12/2017 By Beth Levine

Menswear

Matt Bomer Is Tuxedo Perfection at the CFDA Fashion Awards

The Spring native proves menswear doesn't have to be boring.

06/09/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Foundation Room

The Skinny on Shapers vs. Cinchers

Which is the right choice for looking shapely in a fancy dress? It depends what your goals are.

06/07/2017 By Sara Samora

Vampires Suck

Justin Cronin Brings His "Plot Slut" Tendencies to Fox in The Passage Pilot

The vampire drama will draw from a trilogy by a Houston-based writer.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Travel

Rooting Out the 'Real' Mexico in Oaxaca

Mexico's cultural capital offers more than just moles and mezcal—including petrified waterfalls and rarefied ruins.

06/02/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

The Foundation Room

How to Survive Strapless Season

Whatever your size, these three strapless bra options won't let you down.

06/01/2017 By Sara Samora

Style Guide

5 Essential Pieces for Summertime Style

Rompers, linen, espadrilles and more that will keep you looking cool and feeling cooler.

05/31/2017 By Katelyn Kenney

What Am I?

How To Make Your Own Chopped Liver

Want to feel like a million bucks after a workout? Skip the Gatorade in favor of offal.

05/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary