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

On Donner, On Blitzed

Where to Spot Mommy Drinking With Santa Claus

These local bars are hosting pop-ups sure to get you into the spirit.

12/21/2018 By Lauro Rojas

Beyond The Basics

Chef Aarón Sánchez Has the Perfect Recipes for Your Holiday Meals

The Masterchef judge cooked for Houstonians at Central Market recently.

12/21/2018 By Robin Barr Sussman

Present Company

5 Food Memoirs You Should Buy As Holiday Gifts

These are some of the best reads of the last decade.

12/21/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

The essentials

7 Events to Help You Survive the Holidays

For when you really need to get the family out of the house.

12/21/2018 By Holly Beretto

A Poblano In A Pear Tree

Picos Presents a Tamale Wonderland

Would you try 13 different types of tamales for, uh, research?

12/20/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

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

Holiday Hiccups

Beer Review: Sigma Murry Fuggin Chrimmus

Try a beer whose alcohol by volume is a rough estimate.

12/19/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Put a Bow On It

20 Last-Minute Gifts We're Coveting This Holiday Season

It's never too late to make the Nice List.

12/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Don We Now Our Gay Apparel

10 'Ugly' Holiday Sweaters You'll Actually Want to Wear

Definitely not ugly, and sometimes not sweaters: We're playing fast and loose with the rules this year.

12/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Unwrap The Magic

Where to Get Tamales for the Holidays

Find out where to get these steaming hot bundles of joy.

12/13/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Ho-Ho-Hop To It

Where to Eat for Christmas This Year

Find out where to get takeout for the holidays, too.

12/11/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Holiday Road

Celebrate Christmas with Las Posadas in San Antonio

A yuletide pilgrimage.

12/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Drink It Up

Beer News: Christmas Beer Releases, New Brewery Planned for Near Northside

Plus, a crawl that gets you a whole bunch of Eureka Heights.

11/30/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Eight Hungry Nights

Food News: Where to Load Up For Your Hanukkah Feasts

Plus, enjoy some pancakes and eggs with Santa Claus at a local hotel.

11/26/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Clutch City

Trim the Tree with These Houston-Inspired Ornaments

Get into the Christmas spirit with these Bayou City baubles.

11/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Drawl

What Your Favorite Holiday Cookies Mean to Their Bakers

The stories behind the sugary treats.

11/26/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

How to Thwart Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

Real-life Grinches are out there.

11/26/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Editor's Note

The Story of a Tiny Wreath and a Heaping Helping of Joy

Even gnomes need holiday cheer.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

It's Chill

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 16–18

Do YOU know anything about Astroworld Fest?

11/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney