Logging Off

Camp in the Social Media Age

It’s not just kids who miss their iPads—parents, too, are suffering from technology withdrawal.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley

Ash Bash

Dying Just Got a Little More Fun

In our era of extreme customization, funeral directors are starting to look more like party planners.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley

Editor’s Note

Food for Thought

“People don’t want to grow flowers. You can’t eat flowers.”

03/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

Wine

Cowboys and Cabernet

The wine round-up is one of the most successful events at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

02/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Recipes

Recipe: Quail in Rose Petal Sauce

This romantic meal for two is a recipe for an intimate evening.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Snickerdoodles

The Pastry Shop That Made Us Understand Kickstarter

When it comes to crowdfunding, Houston certainly has its priorities in order.

02/02/2014 By Scott Vogel

Interview

Not Everyone’s Astrodome Memories Are G-Rated

As we debate the Dome’s future, its darker, more mysterious past hangs in the balance

02/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Editor’s Note

Whither the Rodeo?

“The Houston Rodeo is eternally authentic and happily fake, exactly like the city in which it was born.”

02/02/2014 By Scott Vogel

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 24–26

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

01/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend (MLK Day Edition): Jan 17–20

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

01/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

Wine Pairings

The Broad Spectrum of Gulf Oyster Wine Pairings

Gulf oysters are different from their Atlantic counterparts. Why shouldn’t our wine pairings be, too?

12/31/2013 By Jeremy Parzen

Travel

Ageless Cancun

Finding God, Man, and margaritas

12/31/2013 By Scott Vogel

Dream Homes

Finding a Competent Contractor

We’ve all heard the horror stories. If you want to tear out your kitchen without tearing out your hair, here are some pointers to start.

12/18/2013 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

Panic Attacks

Anxiety Attacked: Fear Embraced Is Fear Erased

For people suffering from anxiety disorders, panic attacks can strike anywhere, anytime.

10/31/2013 By Peter Holley

Non-Native Houstonians

Monk Parakeets: Lovely Addition or Invasive Pest?

How one parakeet is like five of your old fraternity brothers.

10/31/2013 By John Lomax

Ice House

The Case Against Squishing

HMNS entomologist Nancy Grieg wouldn’t hurt a fly.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Editor’s Note

Dances with Fuddruckers

Ever noticed how many big moments of our lives have occurred at restaurants?

09/30/2013 By Scott Vogel

Bargain

Flash Sale: Veronica's Room Tickets

Get half-priced tickets today only.

09/17/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Town

Afternoon Delight

Taking English tea with the founder of Elegant Manners International

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Pour

How to Drink Tequila Like An Adult

Sip, savor, and drink like a grown-up.

07/01/2013 By Dan Derozier