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Our 51st Best Restaurant Pick Is Not What You'd Expect

We probably shouldn't be admitting this.

08/17/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Simple Act of Kindness Can Go a Long Way

That time we were unknowingly festooned with extraneous lingerie.

07/20/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Introducing Our Guest Pawlumnist, Frankie

What is it like being a dog in Houston? Awesome.

06/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Put Away That Same Old Shabby Dress and Treat Yourself

In which our guide to the 100 best shops in Houston serves as a reminder to this editor.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Word of Warning About This Month's Issue

Tacos + beer + Astros + Houstonians = trouble.

03/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Six Months Later, the Memory of Harvey Lingers

"In many ways, the city has picked itself up and moved on. Except for where it hasn't."

02/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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A Dedication to All the Amazing Women in My Life

"They’ve endured so much while they’ve seen the world around them change—in some ways, especially lately, for the better."

01/30/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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Stepping Out in San Antonio

In which we learn that the Riverwalk is much more than a tourist trap.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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A Farewell to a Hero

In memory of Houstonian Seth Stone, a decorated Navy SEAL Commander, poet and friend.

12/04/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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When Bad Dates Go Good

Here's to weird beginnings and happy endings.

10/30/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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When a Tale of Torture Is Oddly Relaxing

Reading a novel—no matter how gruesome the plot—is one way to relax during Houston summers.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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Places in the Heart: The Texas Hill Country

The story of a dog named Red and the Hill Country ranch that formed me.

04/17/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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When a Flooded House Actually Turns out to Be a Good Thing

The story of a cracked house, a flock of birds, and Tropical Storm Allison.

03/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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Can You Be a Good Houstonian If You Aren't Crazy for Crawfish?

A philosophical question for the ages.

02/20/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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Thanks to Buffalo Bayou Park, Showing Off Houston to Visitors Has Never Been Easier

Buffalo Bayou Park is our Central Park, and it's magnificent.

01/23/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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Reliving the FOMO from the Last Time the Super Bowl Came to Houston

A story of missing both Nipplegate and a Kid Rock sighting.

12/30/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Knock, Knock: Houston’s There

A visit to Last Concert Cafe reveals a hidden haunt magically unchanged by time.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Better Than Algebra: Lessons from a 12th-Grade Hostess Job

“Good customer-service skills will always come in handy, no matter what you grow up to do.“

09/19/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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When It Comes to Home Design, It Pays to Consult the Experts

What does your home say about you?

08/22/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Houston's Greatest Asset? Houstonians Themselves

New York’s great to visit, but Houston is home.

07/18/2016 By Catherine Matusow