Hidden Houston

Island Time: The Ideal Galveston Itinerary

Everyone has their secret island haunts; we’re sharing ours.

10/24/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Essay

In Miami, Missing Houston

Don't take your hometown—or its Mexican food—for granted.

09/15/2016 By Glissette Santana

Art News

Galveston Arts Center Announces New Curator

Welcome, Dennis Nance!

09/06/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Endless Summer

Tanker Surfing, Born in Galveston Bay, Remains an Extreme, Elusive Sport

Dropping in on the exclusive, members-only sport, trailing tankers and riding the waves.

08/22/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Waterpark Wars

Which park reigns supreme, brand-spanking-new Typhoon Texas in Katy, or 10-year-old Schlitterbahn in Galveston?

07/25/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Sponsored Content

Texas: Galveston Island

With 32 miles of beaches and a variety of family attractions, Galveston Island offers something for everyone.

07/15/2016

Play It Cool

100 Ways to Beat the Houston Heat

Summer may be our winter, but at least no one has to shovel the sunshine, so chill out—we’ll show you how.

06/20/2016 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt With Ellie Sharp, Marianella Orlando, Layne Lynch, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Alice Levitt

Photography

Showcasing the Texas Surf Culture You Didn't Know Existed

Photographer and surfer Kenny Braun showcases the state's surfing life in Surf Texas.

05/18/2016 By Marianella Orlando

H-Town Diary

Hooked: Green Water All the Way to Galveston Beach

When Galveston Island hooks you, all you can do is buy a boat.

04/28/2016 By Robb Walsh

Bayougraphy

Bobby Lee Hilton, Galveston Island Treasure

This 82-year-old historian and Hotel Galvez ambassador never gives the same tour twice.

03/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Seafood

Four Spots for the Freshest Fish in Galveston (and One in Bolivar!)

From the Strand to the Seawall, these are the top places to try coastal cuisine on the actual coast.

03/01/2016 By Robb Walsh

Seafood

The State of Shrimping

A Gulf Coast tradition struggles to endure.

03/01/2016 By Robb Walsh

Gulf Seafood Guide

Catch of the Day: Houston’s 7 Best Seafood Markets

From Spring to Seabrook, here’s where to scoop up the best Gulf fish.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Real Estate

Houston's 4 Best Areas for Apartments and Condos

From beachfront properties to urban living, we’ve got you covered.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Mardi Gras with the Locals in Galveston

Join the state's largest Mardi Gras celebration this weekend.

02/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Photography

Changing the Channel

At Galveston Artists Residency, film photographer Victoria Sambunaris takes a good long look at the storied coastline.

12/10/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Best of Houstonia

65 Winter Must-Do’s

Explore the Houston that’s been in hibernation or stay inside and make hot cocoa—it’s up to you, but we’ll help you make the most of these precious cool months.

11/29/2015 By Houstonia Staff

The Buzz

The 5 Best Local Alternatives to the Pumpkin Spice Latte

Don't be afraid to proclaim your love for the PSL.

10/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Charity

Leaving the Loop for Houston Restaurant Weeks

There's a charity-minded menu near you if you know where to go.

08/25/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Editor’s Picks

Where to Eat Now in Galveston

When you hit the beach this summer, you simply can’t miss these local islander favorites.

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt