Editor's Picks

Hot Snacks and Cool Drinks: Our 9 Favorite Food Stands

Food stands are the perfect hybrid of restaurant and food truck. And where else would you get Doritos topped with gummy bears?

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Drawl

Can You Navigate the Most Hectic Block in Houston?

It's not Frogger, but tackling the busy stretch of White Oak Drive between Studewood and the Heights Bike Trail is as tough as any video game we've played.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Illustrations by eBoy

Hard to Egg Nori

You've Got to Try Ka Sushi's Brand-New Brunch

Is Japanese brunch Houston's newest trend?

07/12/2017 By Alice Levitt

Spicing Things Up

First Bite: Tarka Indian Kitchen

Check out the Heights' new fast-casual Indian spot.

07/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Throwing Shade

First Bite: Alice Blue

The longtime Heights favorite begins its second wind.

07/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Totally Stuffed

Kolache Shoppe Expands to the Heights

After nearly half a century, the bakery is opening its second location.

06/27/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Picture Perfect

Houston's Top 10 Instagrammable Spots for the Summer

You might want to clear some space on your phone for this.

06/21/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Now Playing

The Heights Theater Is Back from the Dead

The landmark theater, built in the 1920s, is newly renovated and ready for action.

06/21/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Cat-feine

First Bite: El Gato Cat Café and Cat Cottage

Unlimited coffee, scary movie nights, and other compelling reasons to visit the city's first cat café.

06/12/2017 By Cara Maines

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Get Hip to the Heights

From first-rate food crawls to cozy cat cafes to concerts under the stars, this corner of the Heights has cool covered.

06/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Simply Good

Balls Out Burger Has the East Coast-Style Burger You've Been Waiting For

Owner Ian Tucker is betting that all-local ingredients and eco-awareness will sell his no-frills brand.

06/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Vegging Out

Meatless Monday: Harold's in the Heights

Chef Antoine Ware creates vegetarian fare with a purpose.

05/29/2017 By Beth Levine

Changing the World, One Cup at a Time

How a 2nd Cup Is Combating Human Trafficking

The non-profit Heights coffee shop will hold its second tasting event in June.

05/12/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

By the Sea

First Bite: Star Fish

Cherry Pie Hospitality's latest in the Heights focuses on seafood and martinis.

05/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Breaking Ground

A New 'Urban' H-E-B Is Heading to Washington Avenue

The much-anticipated grocery store will be on the ground floor of a new mixed-use development between Studemont and Heights Boulevard.

05/09/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Music Monday

From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started

Hear the music legend croon songs from his new album at The Heights Theater this Friday.

04/24/2017 By Chris Becker

Sleek Greek

First Bite: Helen in the Heights

What to eat at the casual sequel to the Beard-nominated original.

04/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Real Estate

The View from Market Square Tower's Pool Will Totally Freak You Out

This is what looking down 42 stories feels like.

04/07/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen