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This Thanksgiving, We're Grateful for Lizzo

We're a little late to the party, but at least we got there.

10/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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When Knowledge Takes Root

"If I can learn to garden, believe me: You can do anything."

07/22/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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A Second Home Is a Great Investment

Especially when you want to escape your brothers.

05/24/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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A Moment of Dream Home Envy

"I loved it. I wanted it. Alas, I didn’t have $17.5 million."

03/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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You Don't Have to Understand Wine to Enjoy It

"My deficiencies in the note-detecting department in no way stop me from enthusiastically enjoying the stuff."

02/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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The Story of a Tiny Wreath and a Heaping Helping of Joy

Even gnomes need holiday cheer.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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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