public art

Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term 'Open House'

The artistic duo will begin construction on a "perforated house" as the newest installment of the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

04/19/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Green Space

A New Park Is Heading to Downtown Houston in 2020

South downtown may very well get its own Discovery Green.

04/02/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Great Leap Forward

This Will Be Houston's Largest Mural

C. Finley's Sky Dance is the newest installment in the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

03/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Urban Oasis

Discover the Heights of Rum at High & Dry

Give their drinks a shot and High & Dry might have you looking at rum in a whole new light.

03/28/2018 By Lauro Rojas

Downtown HOU

Get Your DIY On In This Downtown Pop-Up Series

Spend an evening downtown while learning to make cocktails, candles, and coffee mugs.

03/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Top Neighborhoods 2018

Score All the Amenities In These Houston Communities

Nowadays, residents expect more in their homes than just four walls and a roof.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Houston Shuffle

How to Best Observe (or Avoid) the 2018 Houston Marathon

Read up on what streets will be closed and how to best cheer on the runners.

01/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Rony Ortiz Andrade

Food Hall Evolution

Bravery Chef Hall to Open Summer 2018

Get ready for the evolution of the food hall.

12/08/2017 By Cory Garcia

Oak-ay

Discovery Green Wants You To Talk With Trees

This interactive work invites Houston to engage in a conversation of light and music.

11/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Hydrating

Will the MVP Altuve or Kershaw Curveball Be Served at the JW Marriott?

World Series stakes are particularly high for hotels in Houston and Los Angeles.

10/26/2017 By Beth Levine

#HarveyHmag

With Harvey Heading Away, Downtown Is Drying Out

The heart of Houston is cleaning itself up and preparing to house more hurricane victims.

08/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

There Will Be a New Addition to Houston's Skyline in 2019

Bank of America will move into the new 750,000-square-foot, 35-story office tower downtown, the current state of Houston's commercial real estate scene notwithstanding.

08/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

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

Life in the Big City

Finding an Inner Loop School for Your Kid Just Got Easier

A downtown economic development group is looking to lure young families to the heart of the city.

06/13/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Skyscrapers

Peek Inside the Newest Addition to Houston's Skyline

Let us introduce you to 609 Main at Texas.

05/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

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

Art News

After a Successful First Year, Downtown District Extends 'Art Blocks' at Main Street Square

Popular public art works, like Trumpet Flower, will remain on view through December 2017.

04/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Launching Again

LAUNCH Returns Downtown with a Fresh Designer Lineup

Houston-made clothing and other goods will be back on display through the end of 2017.

03/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Events

Heartmade Is the Urban Art Market We Didn't Know We Needed

It's a charitable pop-up shopping experience as only an artist could conceive it.

03/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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