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Houston's 8 Greatest Vantage Points for Those Dramatic Downtown Skyline Views

Up your Instagram game sans drone by posting up at one of these scenic spots.

01/07/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Touchdown

Biggio's Is the Ideal Destination for Today's Texans Game

The new sports bar inside the Marriott Marquis is a TV-lover's dream.

01/07/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Up, Up And Away

Can the Rockets Go All the Way This Year?

After this week's Wizards game, even the most fair-weather fans should feel energized by Houston basketball in 2017.

01/05/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festivals

Day for Night: The Art

At the second annual Day for Night festival, the visual art was as much a draw as the music.

12/17/2016 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Tlayuda Time

Hugo's Owners Are Bringing Upscale Oaxacan to Downtown

It's hard to find the beloved Mexican cuisine in Houston — next month, that will change.

12/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Lunch Break

There's a New Comida Corrida in Town

La Fisheria introduces a quick-and-easy three-course lunch for $12.

12/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Where Can You Kayak and Ice Skate with Santa in One Place?

Discovery Green, of course.

12/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Edgar’s Hermano and La Fisheria, Reborn on the Bayou

In new locations with new chefs, two Houston spots are revitalized.

11/21/2016 By Alice Levitt

Hidden Houston

In Houston, History Hides in Plain Sight

The city’s most important movers and shakers aren’t always where you’d expect to find them.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt and Adam Doster

Get Out

The HTX Bike Fest Takes Over Market Square Park This Saturday

The 4th annual festival brings together BMX racers, bike enthusiasts and beer.

09/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Can you hear me now?

Cell Service in the Downtown Tunnels Gets an Upgrade

The installation of a new antenna system in the tunnel network means fewer frustrating dropped calls.

08/15/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Pokémon No?

Discovery Green Requests All Pokémon 'Stops, Lures and Creatures' Removed From the Park

The park's getting some angry one-star reviews on Facebook as a result.

08/12/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Downtown Bites

Full Lineup of New Convention Center Restaurants Announced

Spoiler alert: Hugo Ortega's finally coming downtown.

07/21/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

#IGHouston

Take a Tour of Houston's 5 Best Paint Walls and Graffiti Murals

Show your friends on summer vacation what they're missing back home in Houston.

07/20/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

Celebrations

El Big Bad Hosts a Big, Bad Pride Celebration This Weekend

Indulge your inner unicorn, or just grab the perfect patio spot to view the parade below.

06/24/2016 By Laura Gillespie

On the Rocks

It's Mocktail Mania at Downtown's MKT Bar

Phoenicia Specialty Foods' bar has 11 new cocktails—all of which can be made sans booze.

06/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Creole Country

The Antidote to Downtown's Chain Restaurants

Looking for a taste of home above the tunnels? Zydeco Louisiana Diner is the place.

06/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

Weather Underground

Inside the Hidden World of the Downtown Tunnels

Where are Houston’s downtown denizens during the day? We walked 18,000 steps underground to find out.

05/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Underground Houston

You Can Now Explore the Long-Buried Cistern Beneath Buffalo Bayou Park

The former water reservoir is opening for the public to experience May 13.

05/12/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian