Behind the Walls

How Street Art Took Over Houston

A tradition once considered the purview of criminals is now a major part of a citywide beautification project.

06/21/2017 By Paul DeBenedetto Photography by Marco Torres

Meet the Neighbors

Our 10 Favorite Places to Live in Houston for 2017

These neighborhood stewards told us why they’ve chosen to put down roots where they did.

03/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian Photography by Jack Thompson, Max Burkhalter, and Michael Paulsen

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

What's Up Next For Buffalo Bayou?

The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is already hard at work on the next leg of redevelopment east of Allen's Landing.

01/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Hidden Houston

In Houston, History Hides in Plain Sight

The city’s most important movers and shakers aren’t always where you’d expect to find them.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt and Adam Doster

Hidden Houston

No Zoning? No Problem!

Our four favorite examples of what happens when you take a no-holds-barred approach to development

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

Get Out

See a City Transformed with Color at the HUE Mural Festival

The week-long festival aims to add 20,000 square feet of paint and personality to Houston's walls and streets.

10/14/2016 By Leah Lucio

Get Out

An Expanded East End Street Fest Brings the Fun This Weekend

The annual music and dance festival on Navigation Boulevard now includes free educational panels for area students.

10/13/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grand Opening

Meet the New Smither Park

Explore the latest East End attraction this weekend.

09/30/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

100 Best Restaurants 2016

3 Hot Spots to Hit Right Now in the East End

There's only one place in town to get roasted guinea pig, and it's here.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Fall Arts Guide 2016

5 Fall Festivals to Celebrate the Cool(ish) Weather

This isn't your grandma's International Quilt Festival.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dining Deals

Only One Place Offers Guinea Pig During Houston Restaurant Weeks

Try the famous South American delicacy this month at Andes Cafe.

08/10/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Farm Fresh

An Idyllic Farm Dinner Inside the Loop

The young tillers at East End urban farm Finca Tres Robles invite you to enjoy the fruits of their labor.

05/13/2016 By Jenna K. White

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Buffalo Bend Nature Park

The beautiful new 10-acre wetlands conservation area is just the beginning for this previously industrial section of the Ship Channel.

04/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Photography

Purveyors of Pop-Up Photography in the East End

Houston photographers Ryan Francisco and Megan Tipps look to bring underground arts into the mainstream.

02/29/2016 By Nick Esquer

Eastbound & Down

Feeling the Love in the East End

The East End Foundation hosts an open house today with a special artistic tour of the cultural hub.

02/10/2016 By Leah Rose

Cheers!

Houston's Newest Dive Debuts in Magnolia Park

Satellite Bar is part dive, part live music venue, all cheap beer.

12/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Fajitas at the Original Ninfa's on Navigation

Does the sizzling dish's progenitor still make the best fajitas in Houston?

12/01/2015 By Alice Levitt

Art

Two-Toned Paint Job

Houston artists David Adickes and Justin Garcia team up again for a special abstract show.

11/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

The Writing on the Wall

Street art gets some love as Houston opens the nation's first graffiti museum.

09/14/2015 By Sara Samora