Our Own Backyard

Why We Can't Wait for Trebly Park to Open

The new green space will land in Southern Downtown in March 2022.

04/02/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Fresh Air

5 Fun Things to Do Outdoors in Houston This Month

Spy on goats, geocache, sip wine, and more.

11/13/2020 Photography by Gwendolyn Knapp

I have a dream

Crowds Throng Downtown in Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Approximately 20,000 people gathered in downtown Houston for the 42nd annual parade.

01/21/2020 Photography by Daniel Kramer and Samantha Dorisca

Way To Go!

Discovery Green Is Named One of America's Great Public Spaces

The American Planning Association honors our downtown park.

10/01/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Like Home, But Cleaner

Somewhere Between a Hotel and an Apartment, There's Lyric

The short-term rental feels sort of like house-sitting for your coolest friend.

08/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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

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

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

BYOB

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 5–7

Astros, author talks, and light and art festivals await.

04/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Secret Walls

Who Will Win This Mural Battle?

Two teams will face off in a live mural painting competition this Saturday at Market Square Park.

04/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

People Live Here Now

Downtown Joins the Home Tour Circuit

Get a taste of the downtown life with a six-property tour on Saturday, March 30.

03/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux