Meet the Neighbors

Our 10 Favorite Places to Live in Houston for 2017

These neighborhood stewards told us why they’ve chosen to put down roots where they did.

03/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian Photography by Jack Thompson, Max Burkhalter, and Michael Paulsen

Spotted

There Are Bald Eagles in Houston?

As crazy as it may sound, the majestic bird of prey is fairly common in these parts.

01/14/2017 By Jeff Balke

Beefing Up

The New Union Kitchen on Ella Means Better Burgers for the GOOF

The latest link in the Gr8 Plate Hospitality chain opened last week.

10/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sated Sattvic

The GOOF Gets Its First Indian Restaurant

The Hare Krishna Temple & Cultural Center has opened buffet Govinda's Vegetarian Restaurant.

08/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

GOOF-ing off

First Bite: Liberty Kitchen Garden Oaks

What's doing at the latest from F.E.E.D. TX Restaurant Group?

06/30/2016 By Alice Levitt

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Partys & Rec

Get Out: It's Bayou Greenway Day

This Saturday, take part in the second annual celebration of our city's hard-working parks and rec organizations.

03/25/2016 By Leah Rose

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Po-Boys and Picnics at T.C. Jester Park

One of the city's prettiest parks offers everything you could want in one, convenient location.

03/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Bars 2016

Where to Drink Right Now in Garden Oaks and Oak Forest

Including the best bar for your two- and four-legged children.

02/01/2016 By Jeff Balke

Winter Wonderland

Turn on the Bright Lights

A long holiday tradition in a revitalized neighborhood, home to some of Houston's best Christmas light-viewing.

11/29/2015 By Jeff Balke

Meatless Monday

Where's the Beef at B&W Meat Co.?

The iconic cow sign at the N. Shepherd Dr. meat market is currently missing.

02/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Now Open

First Look at Lillo & Ella

Roost owner Kevin Naderi opens a brand-new restaurant with a brand-new vibe (and a brand-new bar).

05/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

First Look at Kevin Naderi's New Lillo & Ella

Roost owner Kevin Naderi opens a brand-new restaurant with a brand-new vibe.

05/29/2014

New Blood

First Look at Lillo & Ella's Menus

Chef Kevin Naderi opens his second concept on Ella Blvd., and yes—there's cauliflower.

05/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Biking Houston

Ridin' Dirty Volume II

The second installment of things I have seen from the back of my bike.

12/02/2013 By John Lomax

'Cue for a Cause

BBQ Boss John Mueller Heading to Houston This Weekend

Famed Austin pitmaster John Mueller is returning to Houston for a one-day-only charity barbecue.

11/19/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Lunching Solo

Korean Short Rib Tacos at Shepherd Park Draught House

Sometimes all you need is craft beer, wifi and some pub grub.

04/23/2013 By Amber Ambrose