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

Talk of the Town

New Downtown Banners Quote Hundreds of Houstonians—and Yes, Beyoncé

Downtown District’s latest banner installation “Figurative Poetics” by CORE Design Studio features punchy quotes that speak volumes about Houston’s storied patrons.

05/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Southwestern Surprise

First Bite: Edgar's Hermano at the Whitehall

Where has exceptional chef Silvia Couvarrubias been hiding? At the old Crowne Plaza Downtown.

05/02/2016 By Alice Levitt

Brunch Goals

Taking #SundayFunday to a Bloody New Level

Six restaurants went head-to-head in this year's Bloody Mary showdown at our boozy brunch street party.

04/27/2016 With Jenna K. White

Lawn Games

Get Out: Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park

The storms have passed, the sun is out, and Blanket Bingo is back on tonight.

04/27/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houstonia Events

Video: 2nd Annual Sunday Bloody Sunday

On April 24, 2016 downtown Houston was home to those that love Bloody Marys and prefer brunch.

04/25/2016 Videography by Shannon O'Hara

Batter Up

At the New Marriott Marquis, a Killer Sports Bar for a Killer B

Seven-time All Star and beloved Houston sports icon Craig Biggio is partnering with the posh new hotel opening soon downtown.

04/15/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Viva Art Deco

The Historic Gulf Oil Building is Getting a Makeover

Downtown's historic Art Deco structure will soon connect with its neighbor and receive a facelift.

04/14/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Art Parade

Houston's 29th Art Car Parade Rules Downtown Streets

A look at this weekend's crazy and cool wheels.

04/12/2016 By Zain Mohammed

Parades

More Than 200 Art Cars Are Headed to Houston This Weekend

The annual Art Car Parade enters its 29th year along a refreshed downtown route.

04/04/2016 By Leah Rose

Best Neighborhoods 2020

The Top 7 Spots to Live: 2020 and Beyond

These areas of town may not be ready for their close-ups yet, but plans are in the works to make these the must-live neighborhoods of tomorrow.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

All Hat, Some Cattle

The Houston Two-Step: The Rodeo and the Symphony in One Weekend

What to do when the Houston you were expecting to meet surprises you.

03/22/2016 By Caldwell Bailey

Public Art

"Art Blocks" Brings More Public Art to Downtown Houston

How is Houston prepping for next year's Super Bowl? With a public arts initiative, of course.

03/03/2016 By Leah Rose

Sweetheart Sleepover

Make Plans for a Valentine's Day Staycation

Take advantage of the weekend with some romantic R&R at these Houston-area hotels.

02/10/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Real Estate

On the Beauty of Concierge Service

High-rise living has its perks—and we don’t just mean the view.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian