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52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

No New Fur

Fur-get About It: Michael Kors is the Latest Designer to Go Fur-Free

After meeting with PETA, Kors announced he'll go faux by the end of next year.

12/26/2017 By Regina Panis

Holiday Spirit

This Local Lingerie Shop Donated Thousands of Bras to Harvey Victims

Top Drawer partnered with a charity to offer "a lifeline of dignity" to more than 5,000 people affected by the storm.

12/25/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Lemon Drop

Urban Harvest's Fruit Tree Sale Hits Town on January 13

Orange you glad it's fruit tree sale time?

12/25/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

What's Your Fantasy?

Neiman Marcus' 2017 Fantasy Gifts Are Really Something

Now this is luxury.

12/22/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Holiday Thievery

'Tis The Season For... Wallet and Purse Snatching?

At a Target in December, I got robbed in the Christmas section.

12/22/2017 With Gwendolyn Knapp

Politics

Could Democrat Steve Kirkland Make the Texas Supreme Court?

Timing and a Democratic midterm surge could improve Kirkland's odds.

12/22/2017 By Dianna Wray

Down on the Farm

Get to Know Your Urban Farmers This Weekend

Plant It Forward Farms invites you to their holiday celebration.

12/21/2017 By Cat Modlin-Jackson

Stay Sane

Pro Tips For Surviving Holiday Travel

How to conquer even the busiest airport.

12/20/2017 By Jason Bargas

Swipe Left

Bumble Clapped Back at an Online Dating Bully

Read the dating app's open letter to "Michael."

12/19/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Sydney for Sydney

People Named Sydney Could Get a Free United Flight to Sydney, Australia

Named Sydney? Well, lucky you.

12/15/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Help Wanted

We Want You to Write for Us!

If you love Houston and you're a writer, here's your chance to contribute to Houstonia.

12/12/2017 By Nicki Koetting

A Tree Grows in Houston

Tribute Trees Are the Gift That Keeps on Growing

Trees for Houston offers a charitable take on the Christmas tradition.

12/12/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Trill City

Gucci Mane, Tory Lanez Team Up with H-Town Legends for Spotify’s RapCaviar Live

When it comes to hip-hop in Houston, real recognize real.

12/11/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Water World

A New Waterpark Heads to Houston in 2018

Big River Waterpark breaks ground in New Caney. But what's up with Schlitterbahn?

12/07/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Getaways

Our Five Best Travel Stories of the Year

Escape the atrocities of 2017 through travel.

12/06/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Arrive in Style

For a Luxury Shopping Experience, Hop on the Bus

When it comes to the search for holiday gifts, Houston Shopping Tours believes you're too fabulous for the mall.

12/04/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Fancy Feet

Our 4 Favorite Socks for National Sock Day

Any day is a good day for new socks.

12/04/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Strike a Pose

5 Tips to Slay Your Holiday Photo Ops

"There's nothing to it," Madonna said. Not so fast, Madge.

12/04/2017 By Beth Levine

Travel

Floating Away in Quito, the City of Clouds

Encountering upended expectations, fascinating contrasts, and terrifying taxi rides

12/04/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt