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

Real Estate

A Guide to Houston’s Newest Apartment Buildings

These are the amenity-packed apartments and condos to watch for.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

How Much Condo Can You Buy for Your Budget?

You don’t need to be a millionaire to own a condominium. But it certainly helps.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

Houston's 4 Best Areas for Apartments and Condos

From beachfront properties to urban living, we’ve got you covered.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Grande, Venti, Trenta

The Largest Starbucks in Texas…Is in Houston?

An expanded menu of beer, wine and small plates still isn't enough to pack them in the state's biggest 'Bucks.

02/05/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Out of Bruges

Main Kitchen's New Chef Wins Houstonia's Gumbo Smackdown—and Diners' Hearts

Jelle Vandenbroucke is using his European roots to inspire a robust new menu.

02/03/2016 By Mohammed Zain