Control Yourself

You Can Get a Free Lyft Ride on Cinco De Mayo

A new initiative aims to reduce drunk driving, starting on May 5.

05/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Green is Good

11 Green Cocktails to Sip Right Now in Houston

From matcha to basil, these fresh sips stand out equally for their color and flavor.

03/21/2017 By Jakeisha Wilmore

Happy Hour Guide

5 Dog-Friendly Drinkeries For You and Your Pup

Your furry family members are welcome at these Paws on Patio-approved spots.

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Guide

A Breath of Fresh Air: 7 Sunny al Fresco Spots

What winter?

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Guide

What Are You Looking for in a Happy Hour?

We've got the best bars for stuffing your face, getting a cutie's phone number, two-stepping for free and more

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Guide

Happy Hour: An Etiquette Guide

The serial abuses observed most often in Houston’s taverns and tap houses, and how to correct them

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meet Your Maker

Slow Food Houston and Nice Winery Introduce Drinkers to Local Producers

Find your one true beverage love.

10/14/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Hey, Chicha

Pineapple Rinds and Purple Corn Combine to Make One Surprisingly Refreshing Beverage

Peru’s been serving up the original purple drink for centuries.

08/22/2016 By Jenna K. White

Mighty Martini

Houston’s Strongest Drink Is at The Davenport

The Richmond Avenue lounge commands you to "Duck & Run."

07/14/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Pour

Flowchart: What Should You Be Drinking This Summer?

A handy guide to solving at least one of life's biggest questions

06/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Tanyia Johnson

Cheap Eats

Houston’s Best Bargain Is Found Behind the Bar at Brennan’s

The tradition of lunch martinis at Brennan’s—for just 25 cents each—hasn’t changed much since 1967.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Stay Frosty

11 Drinks Every Houstonian Must Know

It's not just the air conditioning that gets us through the summers—it's the cold drinks, too.

04/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pet Peeves

Of Pools and Puddles: Whither the Bev Nap?

What ever happened to giving customers a coaster with their drinks?

09/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It Up

Celebrate Out of the Box: Thirsty Thursday

Local libations keep Houstonians hydrated every Thirsty Thursday. Check out some of the hottest bars to enjoy Thursday specials on craft cocktails, margaritas and more.

06/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Drink Up

Becoming a Regular at the Bar

Find your bar or die in the zombie apocalypse. It’s your choice.

06/01/2015 By Kelly Schafler

Slideshow

Three of Houston’s Coolest Home Bars

A bar of one's home.

09/01/2014

When Life Gives You Lemons

Lemonade Stand a Round

With summer coming, a guide to the most interesting lemon-based refreshments around town.

04/22/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

ISLAND DEPRAVITY

Coming to Galveston: Debauchery on Two Wheels

The Island's annual Barcycle beer/bike-ride offers a sordid tableaux you don't often see this side of New Orleans.

03/05/2014 By John Nova Lomax Photography by Daniel Kramer