H-Town Diary

Becoming a Houstonian, Mile by Mile

"I’ve associated Houston itself with driving for as long as I can remember, and hard, crazy driving at that, full of traffic and complicated roadways that could throw off even the most seasoned drivers."

10/28/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Fashion

Fall Fashion Is Going Full Throttle

This season’s looks are all gas, no brakes. Shift into high gear with graphic prints and bold, primary colors paired with sleek and edgy accessories and—most importantly—an attitude befitting the winner’s circle.

08/26/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux Photography by Cody Bess

Ice House

Kroger Now Has a Self-Driving Delivery Car

We made a few Houston-specific modifications to it.

05/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

Where Will the Giant Art Guys Head Next?

Shepherd Drive has changed a lot over the years, but some things have stayed the same: two 14-foot fiberglass statues of men in suits. As the dealership next to them moves, will they go with it?

05/24/2019 By Dianna Wray

Saturday in the Park

The To-Doux List: April 19–21

This weekend brings $1 clothes, luxury cars, and a puppy party.

04/18/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Start your engines

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 25–27

If you like cars, you'll love this weekend.

01/24/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Kissing The Bricks

What It's Like Attending the Greatest Race on Earth

About 350,000 fans attend the Indy 500 each year.

08/13/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Essay

An Obituary for Emma, My First Car

Just as you never forget your first love, you never forget your first car.

11/28/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Steering Committee

What to Expect From May's Keels & Wheels Concours D’Elegance

Cars, boats and crawfish were on the menu at the event's Uncorked preview.

04/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Weird Stuff

If You Ever Wanted to Buy a Car From a Vending Machine, Here's Your Chance

You literally stick a giant coin into a slot, and out comes your pre-chosen new car.

12/14/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Travel

Our Top Tips for Getting Around Europe by Car

Forget the planes and trains; automobiles can make the most of your continental vacation.

11/15/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Slideshow

Start Your Engines Kickoff Party

Family Houston held a Kickoff Party at McLaren Houston for its upcoming Start Your Engines Fundraiser, chaired by Lisa and David Pitts

09/16/2016

Art Parade

Houston's 29th Art Car Parade Rules Downtown Streets

A look at this weekend's crazy and cool wheels.

04/12/2016 By Zain Mohammed

I'm In Love with My Car

The Reagan High Art Car Rides Again

This year's Queen-themed Art Car is the result of a dozen students' hard work—and the vision of one ardent art teacher.

04/05/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Parades

More Than 200 Art Cars Are Headed to Houston This Weekend

The annual Art Car Parade enters its 29th year along a refreshed downtown route.

04/04/2016 By Leah Rose

Slideshow

Porsche 911 Launch Party

Momentum Porsche unveils the all-new 2017 Porsche 911 in the highest style

03/21/2016 With Marianna Corcoran and Ana Pribic

Start Your Engines

Ever Wanted to Race a Lamborghini? Now You Can

Fittipaldi Exotic Driving lets you take its luxury fleet of Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Porsches around the race track.

02/10/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Car Buyers’ Guide

Overhauling: 5 Fine Redesigns for 2016

Makeovers can be hit-or-miss, but these old favorites are looking better than ever.

11/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Car Buyers’ Guide

5 To Drive: Cars Designed with You in Mind

The biggest trend for the 2016 fleet of new vehicles? Personalization that starts in the driver’s seat.

11/03/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen