living color

Find These Avant-Garde Floral Designs All over Houston

He's taking his avant-garde creations to new heights.

07/24/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Date night just got better

Picnic All Summer Long at the Houston Arboretum 

The nature center is offering Saturday evening picnic baskets through August. 

07/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Let’s get married

How to Elope in Houston

From the legal logistics to finding a venue, we’ve got the ultimate guide to getting hitched fast in the Bayou City.

06/25/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt and Houstonia Staff Illustrations by Chris Vela

Love Me Tender

Which Celebrity Impersonator Is Right for Your Wedding?

Sure, Elvis is a kitschy classic, but what about Selena?

06/24/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Say “I Do” to The Venue

Here’s Where You Can Elope in Houston

Your go-to location guide for your runaway wedding.

06/23/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

It’s all about the taxes

The Legal Logistics of Eloping

A quick guide to all of the paperwork behind your “quickie” wedding ceremony. 

06/22/2021 By Sydney Davis

In the little white church

This Houston Couple Had Only 13 Days to Plan Their Pandemic Wedding 

How Cinthya Zuniga and Michael Adame’s elopement turned into the wedding of their dreams. 

06/21/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Love Wins

7 Pride Events You Cannot Miss This June

Expect markets, performances, seminars, and, because it’s summer, pool parties.

06/08/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Spa day just got better

Hit the Reset Button at the Houstonian's Newly Revamped Trellis Spa

Spend an afternoon at the largest luxury spa in Texas, and you’ll never want to leave.

04/29/2021 By Gabi De la Rosa

forget the landfills

This Local Organization Will Recycle Your Old Mattress

Everyone has heard “reduce, reuse, recycle,” but the Houston Furniture Bank is actually doing it.

04/22/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

It’s a Big, Bright, Beautiful World

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Houston 

Here’s a schedule of Bayou City-area events that honor our planet.

04/16/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Give me a break

6 Safe and Fun Spring Break Activities to Do With Your Family

If you’re still worried about the pandemic, try these ideas.

03/08/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Did you get the baby?

5 Must-Haves for Your Mardi Gras Celebrations 

Here’s how to have an at-home Carnival.

02/09/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Date night 

10 Ways to Have a Romantic, Social-Distanced Valentine’s Day

Pull off a grand romantic gesture without getting sick. 

02/03/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Catherine Wendlandt

Love is in the air

Get Married for $150 at Sam Houston Park This Valentine’s Day

The venue, flowers, and photographer are all included in this romantic Heritage Society package.  

01/27/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Things to do and maybe don't

Our Top Quarantine Hobbies to Ditch and Keep in 2021

We went to some weird places in 2020 to fill our time. Here are our thoughts.

12/30/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

stay home, feel fab

Our Relaxation Must-Haves

10 essentials to relax, recharge, and reveal your best (homebody) self.

12/28/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

It’s time to celebrate

5 Must-Haves for Your At-Home New Year’s Celebration

Bid 2020 adieu in style.

12/28/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Oh, Baby

Want a Family? This Dating App Is Helping Houstonians Find One 

heybaby forgoes hookup culture with its mission of creating families. 

12/25/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Santa’s sleigh has four wheels 

Get Same-Day Deliveries in Houston This Holiday Season with Lalamove

The new delivery service app is perfect for last-minute shoppers.

12/15/2020 By Raven Wuebker