Travel

The 5 Most Frightening Ghost Tours in the South

These scary spots give Southern Gothic a whole new meaning.

10/19/2016 By Alex Meyer

Get Out

Our 5 Favorite Pumpkin-Picking Patches for the Fall

Plus: pony rides, petting zoos and much much more.

10/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festive Drinking

Moody Gardens Creates New Bar Made Out of Ice for Holidays

The family-friendly resort's annual "Ice Land" event will bring a new hangout spot for parents.

10/07/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Culture

Everything You Need to Know About Día de los Muertos

Isn’t the Day of the Dead just like Halloween? (No. No, it is not.)

09/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Mark of Eggcellence

It's Easter at Cacao & Cardamom

We follow owner Annie Rupani into the kitchen to see how she creates seasonal chocolates.

03/23/2016 By Alice Levitt

Don't Eat the Baby

Celebrate Kings' Day With a Culinary Epiphany

Bistro Provence offers a traditional French take on the king cake.

12/29/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

Happy Kwanzaa!

Kwanzaa Still Beats Through the Hearts of African Americans Around the Country

The holidays don't end with Christmas.

12/22/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Sugar and Spice

The Holiday Cookie (C)rumble

Houston's food bloggers are back at it, determining once and for all: Who bakes the best holiday cookie in town?

12/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Hanukkah Harried?

Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

Celebrate Hannukah with enough oil to illuminate a temple.

12/04/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Holiday Cheers

Celebrate Out of the Box: Holiday Cocktails

Toast the holiday season with these festive libations.

12/02/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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

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

Editor’s Note

Love Lox

A mishmash of holiday rituals is Houston in a nutshell.

11/29/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Bookmark It

From Craftidote to WHAM, Here's Your Handy Houston Holiday Shopping Guide

Our gift to you is a list of 12 upcoming Houston events that offer all kinds of presents in one place—no trip to the mall required.

11/19/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Charity

When Once-A-Year Volunteers Strike

‘Tis the season for giving back—but what happens when there’s a surplus of samaritans?

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando

The Snarkivist

How to Have a Totally Gay Halloween

Thinking about Halloween costumes? You know you better make it work.

10/16/2015 By Javier Garza

Holiday

What's Your Fantasy?

Neiman Marcus's annual catalog and fantasy gifts inspire awe and envy.

10/15/2015 By Andrea Siso

'Cue It Up

The Bravado Spice Boys Host a Labor Day BBQ

Make the most of your day off by letting someone else do all the barbecuing—and clean up.

09/04/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

Long Weekend

Labor Day Weekend: Your Last Shot at Houston Restaurant Weeks

We have the short list of the best places to eat over the long weekend and the final day of HRW.

09/02/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Ho Ho Hair

Deck Your Tresses with Holiday Style

The holiday season is a nonstop photo op. Here's six ways to make sure your hair looks as festive as you feel.

12/19/2014 By Niki Fanara