International Coffee

Here's Where to Order a Flat White in Houston

The Down Under drink started making the rounds in Australia and New Zealand back in the 1980s before one famous coffee company brought it to the attention of many Americans in 2015.

03/02/2021 By Paul Galvani

Creativity in the Bayou City

Admire the Houston-themed Papel Picado at This East End Light-Rail Station

Part of the city's Art in Transit program, the Cesar Chavez/67th Street Station is an homage to the neighborhood’s Hispanic roots.

02/10/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Howdy, neighbor 

Meet the Architect Who’s Designing (and Living in) Houston’s First Cohousing Community

It’s all about shared greenspaces and knowing your neighbors for Kathleen English.

02/05/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

First Bite

A Vacation to Tiny Champions? Plan That Trip

The new restaurant from the folks behind Nancy's Hustle is like a resort ... stay with me on this.

12/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Rusted Roots

How Industrial Relics Will Get a New Life in Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s East Sector

Houston’s going to get a lot greener in the coming decades.

11/06/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Take Me Out

Comfort Food Takeout Guide: EaDo/East End

A Vietnamese "bun bo hue," breakfast tacos, and hip heightened comfort classics fill us up right.

10/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

All Politics is Local

U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia's Navigation System Began—You Guessed It—on Navigation Boulevard

The local leader’s journey to Congress owes a lot to her "segundo barrio," the East End.

10/13/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

First Look

Coffee Concept Takes a Leap with Uptown Park Locale, Expansion Plans

Giant Leap Coffee opens its second location as it readies a move in the East End.

09/23/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Fill 'Er Up

Roots Wine Bar Promises Self-Serve Vino

The spot is scheduled to open in the East End this summer.

05/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Meet The Mixologist(s)

Bartenders Provide an Update on Their East End Project, Night Shift

Maybe these guys will create some cocktails for your next private event, too.

02/27/2020 By Lauro Rojas

Buzzworthy

At Southside Flying Pizza, More Is More

There's a lot of good pizza in Houston. Does this Austinite stack up?

01/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Chef's Special

Recounting Old East End Houston With Chef Alex Padilla

The Ninfa's chef remembers a childhood spent wolfing down tacos at Villa Arcos.

10/30/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Space City

These Historic Bungalows in the East End Might Be Houston's Coolest Airbnbs

Every design detail—from the eco-friendly mattresses, to the mismatched furniture, to the pendant lights, to the prints of Texas oilfields and native plants—is part of a Houston story.

07/22/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Smooookin'

Harris County General Store Barbecue Is Planning for a Big 2019

Get ready for some food festivals, pop-ups, and a bigger venue for the resurrected East End favorite.

01/29/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

What Does the Future Hold for Buffalo Bayou's East Sector?

Along with bringing recreational greenspace to the Greater East End and Fifth Ward neighborhoods, which have been cut off from the waterway and from each other for far too long, the East Sector will make for the greatest bike ride ever.

01/28/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Eastward ho!

Sound Exchange Says Goodbye to Montrose

Don't worry, though—the record store is moving, not closing.

12/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Story Time

Prepare to Hear the Stories of Acres Homes, Gulfton, Third Ward, and Beyond

City dollars will fund five artists to tell the stories of five culturally rich but historically under-resourced Houston neighborhoods.

07/06/2018 By Brittanie Shey

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