Best of Both Worlds

On the Market: An Industrial Loft with a Historic Railroad Past

A giant, renovated unit in Bayou Lofts, the former headquarters of Southern Pacific Railroad.

08/20/2019 By Abby Ledoux

First Bite

A Look at Mama Ninfa's Inside the Newly Opened Understory

Tacos, tortas, and breakfast goodies are available at this underground emporium.

08/13/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Welcome to Downtown

Three New Downtown Hotels Worthy of a Staycation

Luxury rooms, cocktails, and local retailers—yeah, we're obsessed.

08/09/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

La frontera

La Madre Valiente Brings Her Cause to notsuoH

Part punk rock musical, part radio play, Amalia Ortiz's Canción Cannibal Cabaret is a call to action.

07/29/2019 By Brittanie Shey

First Look

Bravery Chef Hall Is Finally Open, Here's What You Should Know

The downtown food hall has five miniature restaurants and three bars.

07/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

The Story Unfolds

Downtown Food Hall Understory Is Now Open

Flip 'n Patties is the first vendor to put the lights on.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Destination: Downtown

The Houstonian's Essential Guide to Downtown

A revamped, revitalized, verging-on-unrecognizable district

06/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Destination: Downtown

We Don't Know What the New Downtown Park Will Be Called, But We're Excited About It

Expect quite a bit of lounging room, covered and open seating, a B-Cycle Station and bike-repair area, a fenced-in dog run, and a casual café with indoor and outdoor seating.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Destination: Downtown

We Need to Save Sam Houston Park

Come on, H-Town. This is your history.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Destination: Downtown

Where to Drink Downtown Right Now

Nine of our favorite, can't-lose bars, for whatever mood you're in.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Destination: Downtown

This Handy, Dandy Map Guides You Through the Downtown Tunnels

Everything you wanted to know about the tunnels.

06/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Destination: Downtown

Where to Eat Downtown Right Now

Downtown is now a foodie paradise.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Destination: Downtown

Get to Know Downtown's Newest Parks and Buildings

Five of the coolest projects reshaping the neighborhood.

06/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Destination: Downtown

How Downtown Houston Went from Barren to Bustling

Decades of building new parks, sports arenas, bars and restaurants has transformed downtown into a place where Houstonians actually want to live, work and play.

06/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Editor's Note

Follow These 8 Rules and You'll Fit Right in at Warren's Inn

No. 7: Never question the wisdom of the tough-as-nails female staff. Under any circumstances.

06/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

First Look

Strato 550 Offers Lunch In the Clouds

Head to the 43rd floor of the former Wedge International Tower for Mediterranean food.

06/24/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Burger Alert

Food News: Shake Shack is Coming Downtown

Plus, get $1 items at Malaysian street food hang Phat Eatery in Katy.

06/24/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Pride

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 21–23

Forecasts predict a flood of rainbows will invade downtown this weekend.

06/20/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Say You'll Be There

The To-Doux List: May 31-June 2

This weekend brings more markets, upcycled clothes, and the best senior prom you'll ever attend.

05/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Try to Keep Up

Retail News: Beloved Brands at a New Hotel, Poppin' Pop-Ups, and Major Mall Moves

Stores are opening, moving, or otherwise making waves all across the city.

05/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux