Get Out

What Do You Get When You Cross a Bicycle Rally and a Scavenger Hunt?

The 11th annual bike tour through the Heights raises money for the historic neighborhood.

09/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

The Floating Islands of Titicaca

Why visit a freezing cold lake at the top of the Andes? Because you've never seen islands like these.

09/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Best High Schools 2016

Dream Catcher: Meet the Man Who Helps Students—and Their Parents—Achieve Success

Local expert Ibrahim Firat on choosing the right school, tutoring over Skype, and why your teenager should be on LinkedIn.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best High Schools 2016

Making the Grade: HISD and Graduation Rates

The district continues to lag Texas, but progress has been made.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Music Fest

5 Must-See Acts at the Day For Night Festival

Featuring Wild Moccasins, Björk and Run the Jewels, this stellar lineup is music to our ears.

09/16/2016 By Greg Fails

Theater

The Second Season of "Lott Entertainment Presents" Brings Edgy, New Works to Houston

The new performing arts group continues to push boundaries with provocative performances.

09/16/2016 By Glissette Santana

Essay

In Miami, Missing Houston

Don't take your hometown—or its Mexican food—for granted.

09/15/2016 By Glissette Santana

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: The Wet Hair Look

Can I succeed where Beyoncé has failed?

09/14/2016 By Hala Daher

Travel

How to Do Rome with the Kids in Tow

The Eternal City can also be one of the most family-friendly European destinations, if you know where to go.

09/12/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

Style Guide

4 Fab Looks You Need in Your Pre-Fall Closet

Make the most of your summer wardrobe while giving off a fashion-forward—and weather-appropriate—vibe for fall.

09/12/2016 By Julia Davila

Q&A

The Elite Matchmaker's Guide to Dating

Step one: Look up from your phone. Step two: Never mention Trump.

09/08/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

The Best Way to Get to Machu Picchu, a Long and Tricky Trip

Plus: the salt pools, hot springs, real-deal markets and amazing ruins you shouldn't overlook on the way there.

09/08/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Magical French Dry Oil

I'm now a silky smooth, forever-changed woman.

09/07/2016 By Hala Daher

Sweet Thing

Old-Fashioned English Candies to Make at Home

What's the difference between our sweets and the ones across the Pond? Make these and see.

09/06/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

ESSAY

A Toast to Summer Mannequins

In Houston, it's not the parks or public places that store our truest treasures—it's the people.

09/02/2016 By Loreta Kovacic

No Excuses

Is This the Best Way to Get Fit Over 50?

These fit seniors say a local running club has changed their lives.

09/02/2016 By Beth Levine

5 Stars

How to Decipher Travel Reviews

You can't judge a book by its cover, nor a hotel by its TripAdvisor reviews.

09/02/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

In Santorini, a White and Blue Post-Summer Getaway

Wind down the Greek way—with wine—on the scenic island of Oia.

09/01/2016 By Yasmine Saqer

The Great Outdoors

Learn to Camp This Weekend—for Free

The Baytown Nature Center and REI are teaming up to offer a Camping 101 course for the whole family.

09/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Off-Season Oasis

5 Fun Reasons to Head to Uvalde County This Fall

Tubing season on the Frio is coming to a close, but fall is the best time to visit Garner State Park and other Hill Country destinations.

08/30/2016 By Kyndall Krist