Stepping Out

Taft Men's Footwear Brings a European Flair to the Heights

The footwear brand has its shoes hand-cut and painted by artisans in Spain and Portugal.

07/30/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Sweet Treats

Montrose Chocolate Bar Closes to Move to New Location

The Montrose location has been serving Houston since 2000.

07/30/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Southwest

New Music from Maxo Kream, Banco Ray and More.

New vibes as we enter into August.

07/30/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Give it a try

10 Standout Places to Try for Houston Restaurant Week

With so many choices and so little time, use this guide as a HRW cheat sheet.

07/30/2021 By Megha McSwain

Bells are ringing

5 Things To Do in Houston This Weekend, July 30-August 1

Back to school, brides and bites.

07/30/2021 By Shelby Stewart

New Beginnings

The Houston Museum of African-American Culture Names Its New Chief Curator

Starting September 1, Christopher Blay will take on the new role.

07/30/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu

Wanna Get Away?

The Coast is Clear: 5 Beach Escapes Just a Single Flight Away

Pack your floppy hat and a good book for these sandy vacays, near and far.

07/30/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Catherine Wendlandt, and Laura Furr Mericas

DOGust 

Play with Dogs at Woodshed Smokehouse This August 

Every Sunday, Lola’s Lucky Day will bring rescue pups to the Levy Park bbq joint. 

07/29/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Wanna Get Away?

New Nonstop Destinations from Houston

These are the latest nonstops from your favorite carriers and some new-to-Houston airlines, too.

07/29/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

HEALTH KICK

Original Chop Shop to Open Two New Locations in Houston

The health food brand is looking to hire 70 people to join in their mission to inspire others to "Just Feel Good."

07/29/2021 By Shelby Stewart

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

The Houston Ballet Reopens with a Holly, Jolly Surprise

The Wortham Theater Center brings back live performances.

07/29/2021 By Shivani Parmar Edited by Shelby Stewart

Mental Health

The Menninger Clinic Ranks No. 8 Best Psychiatric Hospital in the Country

The Houston mental health care hospital has been recognized in a national list by U.S. News and World Report.

07/29/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

CHANGE LOCATIONS

Avondale Food & Wine Leaves Behind Its Lower Westheimer Location for a Smaller Spot

The restaurant is moving out of its Lower Westheimer location after a decade.

07/29/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Rest Easy

Texans Say Goodbye to Dusty Hill 

Texans react on social media.

07/28/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Cannonball!

Here's How You Can Enjoy Your Own Private Pool in Houston

Swimply is offering an online marketplace for pool sharing.

07/28/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Power Up

Local Nonprofit Launches Microsoft Coding Camp for Black Students

Enriching the youth through tech.

07/28/2021 By Shelby Stewart Edited by Nandi Howard

Wanna Get Away?

5 Weekend Vacations You Need to Take

From Mexico City to Nashville, here are cities where you can pack it all in on a Friday through Sunday (or a Monday if you’ve got vacation days to spare).

07/28/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Laura Furr Mericas, and Catherine Wendlandt

Save The Reptiles

Check out the 4 New Painted Terrapins at the Houston Zoo

These critically endangered turtles hatched at the Houston Zoo this week.

07/28/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

High Fashion

Fashion Label Frances Valentine Makes Is Making Its Way to Houston This Fall

Bringing its New York style to the Bayou City.

07/28/2021 By Shelby Stewart

2021 Olympics

Simone Biles Withdraws from Tokyo Olympics

The native Houstonian is putting her mental health first.

07/27/2021 By Danielle Wright