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

design

Past and Present Collide in Historic Home Tours

This weekend, peek inside the most interesting historical buildings in Houston and Galveston.

04/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Texas Deals

The Attraction of AirBnB

A sampling of what's on offer around the state.

04/14/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Beach Eats

Beignets by the Beach at The Gumbo Diner

This cute Galveston diner features some Cajun flair.

01/06/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

Up From the Depths

After a devastating accident in Galveston Bay, a grieving daughter faces the ocean alone.

11/30/2014 By Natalie Harms

Parking It

State Park Series: Beach Bums

The latest in our state park series is just another short jaunt, this time down the Gulf Freeway.

11/12/2014 By Andrew Husband

In-State Rivalry

Is Houston a Texas Travel Destination?

Do you like perfectly adequate beaches?

10/29/2014 By Chris Abshire

London Calling

Bubba Gump Shrimp Takes on London

The American chain hasn't gone over well in London so far, but it could be a haven for Gulf Coast visitors.

10/02/2014 By Chris Abshire

History

Dredging Up Civil War History in Galveston Bay

Texas A&M researchers are uncovering the fascinating remains of a Union battleship sunk during the Battle of Galveston.

09/30/2014 By Peter Holley

humor

Is Galveston Ready for Nuclear Barge Sturgis?

A floating nuclear reactor from the 1960s will arrive later this year to be disassembled by the Army Corps of Engineers. What could go wrong?

09/09/2014 By Cort McMurray

BAD ADVICE

Texas Beaches Among America's Best, According To Moronic Listicle

The likes of Galveston and Bolivar outrank Destin and Waikiki. How we wish that were true.

07/17/2014 By John Nova Lomax

ISLAND DELIGHT

Galveston Home Tour Turns 40

This year's event offers much more than entrée into the Oleander City's grand manses.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

ISLAND DEPRAVITY

Coming to Galveston: Debauchery on Two Wheels

The Island's annual Barcycle beer/bike-ride offers a sordid tableaux you don't often see this side of New Orleans.

03/05/2014 By John Nova Lomax Photography by Daniel Kramer