Editor's Note

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

Editor's Note

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

Editor’s Note

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

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Have You Ever Pulled Up To a Restaurant on a Boat?

If you live in Midtown, Clear Lake may seem like another country. But we promise you: It’s not as far as you think.

05/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Taking the Scenic Route with Park Ranger Joel

Sometimes you want to go where everybody chants Joel's name.

04/28/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Who Else Threw a Basketball Over Their Neighbor’s Fence?

There’s a word for the community that shaped you: neighbors.

03/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Seafood in a Butter Place

Some dishes just taste better by the water.

03/01/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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Lost Highway

"A road trip is a way to get to know someone–for good or ill."

01/05/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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A Very Good Gear

Thoughts on passing the baton, from cars to editors.

11/03/2015 By Catherine Matusow

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Sprigs of Sage Advice

Answering three philosophical questions.

09/29/2015 By Scott Vogel

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Racist Readers Need Not Apply

In which reactions to an advertisement provoke a reaction from us

07/20/2015 By Scott Vogel

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Unnatural History

Preserving the most venerable of all Houston’s institutions.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

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Songs of Love and Death

Whether sparked by Love Boat or a real cruise, the urge to travel burns in all of us.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel

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Breakfast’s Champions

The first meal of the day is simply too important to be left to grifters and charlatans.

05/03/2015 By Scott Vogel

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Modesty Forbid

In the spirit of our real estate issue, a lesson on never taking your home for granted.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel