Meat of the Season

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 15–17

A common theme suggests we've reached peak holiday (and just in time).

12/14/2017 By Morgan Kinney

In Memoriam

Alamo Drafthouse Hosts "Lightsaber Vigil" for Carrie Fisher

Fans honor the late actress with a bright tribute this Friday.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Let's Go to the Movies

Escape the August Heat at a Local Cinema

Retreat from the relentless heat at one of these cool movie theaters. Plus, what to watch on the silver screen this month.

08/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Discount Dining

Where Should You Be Eating for Houston Restaurant Weeks?

Not all restaurant week menus are created equal. Here are the good ones.

07/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Hot Tickets

What could be more thrilling than back-to-back low-budget horror flicks?

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

Orange is the New Black

Calling All Stanley Kubrick Fans!

The "Summer of Kubrick" series by Brazos Bookstore organizes screenings and readings from the iconic screenwriter and director.

07/14/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Cowabunga!

That’s-A Nice-A Pizza…Beer

A beer by any other name would not taste like pizza.

06/29/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Play It Cool

100 Ways to Beat the Houston Heat

Summer may be our winter, but at least no one has to shovel the sunshine, so chill out—we’ll show you how.

06/20/2016 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt With Ellie Sharp, Marianella Orlando, Layne Lynch, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Alice Levitt

Best Bars 2016

The 5 Best Bars in the West and Northwest

Including the best bar for Mom to unwind with her friends.

02/01/2016 By Jeff Balke

Kid-Friendly

Back to School Blues: 5 End-of-Summer Treats for Your Kids

Only adults are ready for the summer to end.

08/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Alamo Drafthouse

Further solutions for beating the heat while staying well lubricated this summer.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Film

Celebrate Mother's Day Early with a Movie at Market Square Park

Bring a blanket—and a box of Kleenex.

05/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

cinema

"Noted Showgirls Historian" To Provide Live Commentary Tonight at Alamo Drafthouse

Seattle-based writer David Schmader has made a career out of mocking the infamous 1995 cult classic.

04/13/2015 By Joe Leydon

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 25–28 (Christmas Edition!)

'Tis the season for Christmas-themed concerts.

12/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

Low Budget Leisure

This Winter, Make a Cheap Date at Alamo Drafthouse

A $5 movie ticket and an inexpensive late-night menu are just a few of the presents Alamo Drafthouse has in store this season.

12/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 29–Sept 1 (Labor Day Edition!)

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Get Out

Date Night Idea: Alamo Drafthouse + Restaurant Weeks

Do dinner and a movie all in one convenient spot with Alamo Drafthouse's $35 HRW menu.

08/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 29–Dec 1

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

11/26/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 9–11

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/07/2013 By Michael Hardy