A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Museum District Guide

10 Restaurants Within Walking Distance of the Museum District

From sumptuous brunches to late-night munching and everything in between

06/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Arts & Rec

Get Out: The Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theater

A free ballet performance is just one reason to visit Hermann Park.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 By Nick Esquer

Fitness Friday

Yoga on the Cheap: Houston's Best Free Fitness Classes

Finding free yoga and fitness classes is no sweat at bars, museums, stores and parks around town.

03/25/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

Trail Mix

Run On: The Brays Bayou Trails Offer the Best of Many Worlds

There are few things more satisfying than a sudden shift of scenery.

03/09/2016 By Leah Lucio

Bayougraphy

Hanging with the Primates: A Zookeeper’s Perspective

After 11 years, Houston finally has a great ape exhibit.

02/05/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Staycay

Take a Staycation: Hotel Zaza

Back to school? We say "back to the pool," with an end-of-summer staycation at Hotel Zaza.

08/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Kid-Friendly

Back to School Blues: 5 End-of-Summer Treats for Your Kids

Only adults are ready for the summer to end.

08/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Restaurant Review

Review: Davis Street at Hermann Park

Remember when dining out was reasonably priced? Neither do we.

05/03/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 17–19

Featuring the CounterCurrent Festival, Die Walküre, and Branford Marsalis

04/15/2015 By Michael Hardy

cultural tourism

Turning Japanese, Houston-Style

With Anime Matsuri and the Japan Festival on the horizon, this is the month for all things East Asian.

03/31/2015 By Maggie Berardo

picks

Our Top 5 Most Anticipated Arts Events of 2015

Here's what we're looking forward to in the new year.

12/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of Houstonia

100 Things Every Houstonian Must Do

Presenting your local bucket list: 100 things that simply must be done if you’re to experience the unique seductiveness that is Houston.

10/29/2014 By Houstonia Staff

landscape design

After 100 Years, a Garden Fit for Hermann Park

The completely redesigned 15-acre formal gardens have their public grand opening Saturday morning.

10/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 17–19

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

Interview

Toot Toot! Go For a Ride With Hermann Park’s Train Conductor

Abraham Tolbert can’t think of anything else he’d rather be doing.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Slideshow

The Museum District in 10 Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014

In-Town Travel

Take a Staycation: How to Spend 48 Hours in the Museum District

Ditch the car, grab your clubs, and come hungry

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt