History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Extreme Pizza

Extreme Eats: Russo's 28-Inch Pizza

The monster pizza at Russo's is a challenge to take on for even the hungriest of groups.

06/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Drink It Up

Barringer Bar Joins Houston’s Nightlife Scene Once Again

Bigger, better, ready to serve

06/26/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Novel Drinks

Summer Books and Summer Cocktails

A roundup of classic American authors, their favorite drinks and where to get them in Houston.

06/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Stage Construction

Touring the Alley Theatre's Renovation

A hard-hat look at a job almost complete

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Pointe on Point

Touring the Houston Ballet Center for Dance

We go behind the curtain.

06/02/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Dinner and a Movie at Bayou Place

Happy hour at The Blue Fish plus a movie at Sundance Cinemas equals one discount date night.

05/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Holiday weekend

Celebrate Out of the Box: Memorial Day

Whether you choose to "turn up" downtown or "chill out" in the Heights, spend Memorial Day weekend exploring Houston and keeping things tasty.

05/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Film

Celebrate Mother's Day Early with a Movie at Market Square Park

Bring a blanket—and a box of Kleenex.

05/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: MKT Bar at Phoenicia

A lively scene, cheap drinks, great groceries and some of the city's best musical talent—all under one roof

04/30/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: April 18-24

This week: Now we're just naming bars after stuff we found in our junk drawers.

04/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Alcoholic Politics

Strengthing the Whiskey Garrison

As Reserve 101 opens their specially picked single barrel bourbon, distilled by Garrison Brothers, there is something for all whiskey drinkers to keep in mind.

04/09/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Extreme Eats

Extreme Eats: Ghost Pepper Margarita at El Big Bad

Houston is heating up this spring, but can you handle the heat from one the city's hottest margaritas?

04/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Real Estate 2015

Is Downtown Finally On Its Way Up?

Thanks to a raft of new residential towers, a new urban core is set to emerge from the old in dramatic fashion.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Breakfast

Eat This Now: Bananas Foster French Toast at Toasters

You wanted dessert for breakfast, right?

03/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 30-Feb 6

Clutch City closes and another Tex-Mex restaurant sets its sights on Houston.

02/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drinking, Not Driving

Going Car-less for a Night: A Bar Crawl on the Metro

A guide to getting lit up on the light rail

01/29/2015 By Emma Hurt

Go Pig or Go Home

Local Chefs to Go Whole Hog at Cochon 555

The national competition makes its first-ever appearance in Houston this weekend.

01/13/2015 By Natalie Harms

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Visual Art

Art Installation to Light Up Discovery Green This Holiday Season

British artist Bruce Munro brings his celebrated Field of Light to Houston.

11/17/2014 By Michael Hardy