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

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

Fight Night

Actors Square Up for The Royale at Rec Room

Based on the life of Jack Johnson, the award-winning play will test the limits of its performers and audience.

04/04/2019 By Holly Beretto

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

Nuit Blanche

An All-Night Festival of Light and Art Comes Downtown

“It combines beautiful works and beautiful settings, and the way the festival is designed, you are free to explore it in your own way, at your own pace.”

04/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

Pop-Ups, Home Tours, and Parties, Oh My

This Weekend in Design: Retro Kicks, Downtown Digs, and Another Warby Parker

What's popping up in our city this weekend?

03/28/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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

Dream Homes

Dream Big: 10 Swoon-Worthy Homes In Our Top Neighborhoods of 2019

It’s said that peeking inside people’s houses is the last acceptable form of voyeurism. As such, we hope the 10 amazing homes we’ve picked to feature alongside our 10 favorite Houston neighborhoods of 2019 provide a thrill.

03/25/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Crafty Like a Fox

Monthly DIY Workshops Return to Downtown District This Spring and Summer

The craft and social series from Pop Shop America and Downtown District starts anew on March 13.

02/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

First Bite

Mademoiselle Louise Has Warm, Dreamy Pastries

We're excited about where this new downtown bakery is heading.

02/19/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

Play Thing

Discovery Green Will Be Playground Central Come Fall

Your kids need to know about the park's $12 million revamp.

02/08/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Checking In, Please

3 Reasons We Love a Hotel Alessandra Staycation

The downtown boutique hotel is a standout.

02/07/2019 By Abby Ledoux