Year In Review

7 Trends to Leave Behind in 2016

Man buns, crop tops, matcha and other hot trends we've gone cold on.

12/01/2016 By Beth Levine

Put a Ring on It

How to Hook a Whale

A tongue-firmly-in-cheek guide to landing a billionaire in the Bayou City.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Q&A

The Elite Matchmaker's Guide to Dating

Step one: Look up from your phone. Step two: Never mention Trump.

09/08/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Dating

Tinder Is the Night

Online dating has become a game. Here's how to win.

07/06/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Gift Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Gay Valentine's Gifts

It's the most important event in February other than the Academy Awards and the Super Bowl halftime show.

02/09/2016 By Javier Garza

Style Guide

From First Date to Coupled Up, Here's What to Wear on Valentine's Day

Make sure your outfit is bringing its A-game on V-Day.

01/25/2016 By Leah Lucio

Meatless Monday

How to Do Date Night Vegetarian-Style

Don’t settle for just pasta or salad.

11/02/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Getting to Know You

Dining and Dating: Discovering Houston’s Diverse Food Options

What’s scarier than getting to know someone? Trying new food.

07/15/2015 By Kelly Schafler

Arbitrary Criticism

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Dating

Everything a woman needs to wear to be asked on date after date.

06/18/2015 By Catherine Martin

Arbitrary Criticism

Never-Lasting Love

How to get a boyfriend—any boyfriend—by Valentine's Day.

02/04/2015 By Catherine Martin

Arbitrary Criticism

The Lazy Guy’s Guide to Dating

What women really want (hint: it's your sweatshirt).

11/17/2014 By Catherine Martin

What to Wear

Date Night 101

Save practicality for the office and find just the right dose of sexy.

11/05/2014 By Nadia Michel

Dating

Millionaire Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

With nowhere else to turn, the well-heeled loveless pin their hopes on Jamie Rose, Houston’s self-styled Millionaire Matchmaker.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Online Dating

Looking for Love in All the Online Places

Our intrepid reporter tries every online dating service so you don’t have to.

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

When Exes Attack

For Better or Curse

Problems with money? Unlucky in love? You might just be cursed.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Speed Dating

Dating Games

Where’s this relationship going? Straight down Southwest Freeway.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley

H-Town Diary

Lust in the Gust

Surviving a date with Ike.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Dan Page