Beauty Standards

Houston-Raised TV Star Stephanie Beatriz Gets Real About Eating Disorders

"I thought by controlling what I ate I was controlling my fate, when it was ultimately controlling me," says the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress in an emotional essay for InStyle.

07/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Conflict Cuisine

Recipe: Time to Chill With Korean Dongchimi

You'll need soju, Sprite and patience to make this uncommon kimchi.

07/11/2017 By Eubin Kim

Travel

How to See Seattle in a Day

Skip the Starbucks line and spend your valuable time exploring everything else the Emerald City has to offer.

07/10/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Shopping

How I Conquered Online Clothing Swaps

What's a broke girl who loves designer threads to do? Figure out how to navigate the new generation of online clothing swap sites.

07/10/2017 By Beth Levine

Travel

Minneapolis Makes a Cheap and Cheerful Vacation Destination—in the Summer

Mill City is more than Mary Tyler Moore and the Mall of America. (But also that too.)

07/07/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

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

We've rounded up 6 sunny spots, each easier and cheaper to reach from Houston than you may think.

07/06/2017 By Julia Gsell

Beauty

I Tried It: Herbal Hair-Growth Potion

It seemed like the hair gods were on my side when I was introduced to Rapunzel's Potion.

07/05/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Travel

Pro Tips for Booking Business Travel: How to Make Hotel and Flight Reservations

First time flying on the company dime? We've got five expert tips for ensuring it all goes as smoothly as your big presentation.

07/05/2017 By Jason Bargas

Mo' Sweaty Mo' Problems

Chub Rub Is The Worst Part of Summer

The real cause of summertime sadness.

07/04/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Put a Ring on It

How Much Should You Spend on a Diamond?

Search data shows Houstonians plan to spend more than Dallasites for sparklers, among other surprises.

07/03/2017 By Allyson Waller

Fitness Friday

Stimulate Your Relaxation Instinct With Hammock Yoga

Go ahead, let it all hang out.

06/30/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Cheap Thrills

5 Awesome Sheet Masks for Under $5

Your Snapchat feed will never be the same.

06/28/2017 By Beth Levine

Pro Tips

5 Tips to Prepare for Your (Very First) Business Travel Trip

First things first: What's the deal with those frequent flyer miles?

06/26/2017 By Jason Bargas

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