Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Laura Umansky

This is the story of how one Seguin-raised girl became a highly sought-after interior designer.

02/06/2019 By Layne Lynch

Bae Day

6 Valentine's Day Dates That Don't Involve a Table for Two

Skip the reservations this year.

02/05/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Little Much

Break the Bank in the Name of Love with a $20K V-Day

In February, the Post Oak Hotel offers the staycation of a lifetime—with a price tag to match.

01/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Treat. Yo. Self.

The Most Convenient Way to Pamper Yourself Might Just Be at Memorial Green

Need a break? Here, we planned your next Saturday.

01/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

What's Old is New Again

A Landmark River Oaks Property Gets a New Lease on Life

The former site of The Georgian will soon accommodate new apartments, townhomes, and retail and restaurant space.

01/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

LYLAS

Ladies, It's Time to Start Planning Your Galentine's Day

February 13 is fast approaching.

01/23/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Out and About

Guests Get the Royal Treatment at The Social Book Launch Party

More than 600 attendees celebrated the 24th anniversary of Houston's premier fundraising events calendar.

01/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

It's a Match!

Bumble Wants You to Meet Your Date IRL

The Austin-based dating app has launched more than 80 verified locations called BumbleSpots across the U.S. and Canada, including four in Houston.

01/11/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Welcome to the Jungle

Which Houseplant Is Right for You?

In honor of National Houseplant Day, we consider five options for potted bliss.

01/10/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Razzle Dazzle 'Em

Ars Lyrica Toasts 2019 with a Glittering New Year's Eve Gala

As is tradition, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble ushered in the new year with dinner, a Chicago-style show, plenty of bubbly, and a view of the downtown fireworks.

01/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Doing it for the 'Gram

Is Houston's Most Instagrammable Location...the Toyota Center?

Well, kind of. It's the only spot in H-Town to crack a new list of the most hashtagged locations in the U.S.

01/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Love and Basketball

Rockets Players Spread Holiday Cheer to Houston Kids

Chris Paul and Clint Capela played Santa this year.

01/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

An Experiental Year

6 Things We Tried in 2018

From milking a goat to trying out for The Bachelor, we learned a thing or two by broadening our horizons this year.

12/31/2018 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Best Of

Your 11 Favorite Lifestyle Stories in 2018

From body cream to Beyoncé.

12/26/2018 Edited by Abby Ledoux

🖋

5 Reasons to Start Using Fountain Pens in 2019

In the digital age, sometimes it's nice to go analog.

12/25/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Santa, Can You Hear Us?

What Does Houstonia Want for Christmas This Year?

9 things our staff hopes to unwrap next Tuesday morning.

12/19/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Party On

Up Your Holiday Party Hosting Game with Marie Flanigan's Last-Minute Tips

Candles, garlands, and oversized balloons can make all the difference.

12/19/2018 By Kirsten Keller

Very Important Parties

Altus Foundation Raises $1 Million at Record-Breaking, Star-Studded Gala

Tyra Banks, pro athletes, acrobatic performers, and a marriage proposal: The city's largest, glitziest gala had it all.

12/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

I Have One Photo In My Hands...

Tyra Banks Is Just Like Us: She Wants Pappadeaux and More Vietnamese Coffee

She also loves Finn Hall and Dish Society, and she can rap.

12/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Shanquita Greggs

How one Houstonian turned a DIY hobby into a full-time gig.

11/28/2018 By Jillian Goltzman