The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Doing Downtown Right

Drink, dance and dine your way across downtown, then burn it off the next day with bikes, bowling and bridge poses in the park.

06/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mars Attacks

Mars Bakery Opens at Conservatory on July 1

You didn't even know you needed a teriyaki Spam kolache, but you do.

06/27/2017 By Lauro Rojas

Editor's Picks

10 Brand-New Downtown Restaurants to Dine at Right Now

There's never been a better time to brave the one-way streets and parking meters: Downtown has dressed up for dinner.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Every time a bell rings

What's the Deal with Those Angel Wings Downtown?

Colette Miller's pop-up art piece arrives to remind us humans (and dogs) that we matter.

06/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Watching All the People

Comicpalooza Takes Over Downtown This Weekend

Fact: This year's headliner is Chuck Norris.

05/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Plan Downtown

Here's Your Chance to Weigh in on the Future of Downtown

The city's hard at work on a new master plan, and they're taking ideas.

04/12/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Get Out

Three Reasons to Roller Skate at Discovery Green This Month

The city's only outdoor roller rink runs through March 25.

03/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the Line

Make Your Brunch Reservations at Xochi Now

With Oaxacan delicacies, special cocktails and face-painting, the brand-new buffet is going to be a hot ticket.

03/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Coping Mechanism

In Photos: A Renovated Jamail Skatepark Reopens

The downtown park is once again ready to welcome skaters of all levels.

03/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Jamail Skatepark Is Finally Reopening

Just in time for Spring Break, the city's signature skatepark will see its bowls full once again.

03/10/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

A Revitalized GreenStreet Offers Weekly Incentives to Visit

Weekly bootcamps, animal adoption events and free flicks on the lawn are just a few of GreenStreet's newest amenities.

03/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Model Citizens

In Photos: The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Festival

The magazine hosted its first-ever swimsuit fest in downtown Houston this past weekend.

02/20/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Freebies

Take Advantage of the Last Day for Free Metro Rides

Metro and Reliant have partnered together to offer three days of free rides, ending tonight.

02/01/2017 By Emily Juhasz

The Big Game

The 10 Things You Must Eat, Drink and Do While You're Here for the Super Bowl

There's more to Houston than barbecue and beer (though we've got plenty of that too...).

02/01/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Food News

Xochi Is Now Open at the Marriott Marquis

Downtown's most anticipated restaurant opening of 2017 is here.

01/31/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Window Shopping

First Bite: Brasserie du Parc

A crêpe window and French comfort food hit downtown on Monday.

01/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Cheers!

Bobby Heugel Quietly Opens a New Downtown Cocktail Bar

Tongue-Cut Sparrow promises to be "an ambitious formal cocktail bar."

01/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

In the Raw

First Bite: Local Foods Downtown

Open just in time for the Super Bowl, this location has a raw bar.

01/26/2017 By Alice Levitt

Super Bowl LI

Houston Bcycle Offering Free One-Hour Rides for Week of Super Bowl LI

Visitors can enjoy 10 days of free rides, thanks to BBVA Compass.

01/26/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Reppin H-Town

LAUNCH Pop-Up Puts Houston Design on the Downtown Radar

13 clothing and accessories brands will offer Super Bowl crowds a taste of Houston-made fashion and design.

01/13/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen