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

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

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

Girl Power

House of Harper Launches Quarterly Women's Networking Series

With "Open House," lifestyle blogger Caroline Harper Knapp wants women to connect IRL.

11/27/2018 By Najla Brown

Wish You Were Here

Travis Scott Revives the Magic of AstroWorld for One Nostalgic, Star-Studded Day

La Flame truly put on for the city with his inaugural Astroworld Festival.

11/19/2018 By Abby Ledoux Photography by Brian Kennedy

Bottom's Up

Can a Dallas-Based Gin Win Over Houston?

Zephyr Gin made its official H-Town debut last month at OKRA Charity Saloon.

11/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Safer Houston

Crime Stoppers Raises $473,000 and Honors Joanne King Herring at Annual Gala

Guests also heard from Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott and keynote speaker Joanna Coles.

11/08/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Orange You Glad You Came?

37th Annual Orange Show Gala Bolsters Public Art Promotion and Preservation

This year's Dia de Los Muertos-themed gala raised over $400,000 for the arts center.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Philanthropy

Home Safe Home Gala Raises $540K to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The 13th annual event drew more than 500 guests to The Revaire.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Q&A

Meet the Lifestyle Blogger Who Promotes Modest Fashion

Fatima Aqil's Pakistani-Muslim background sets her apart from other influencers.

10/31/2018 By Laraib Hashmi

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ghoulishly Good Deeds

A Spooky Affair Raises $970,000 for Ronald McDonald House Houston

This year's Boo Ball drew more than 700 costumed characters in support of the charity for families of seriously ill children.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux