The Christmas Cookie Chronicles

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Sandwiches

A holiday series devoted to your cookie exchange success.

12/09/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Mais Oui Bien Sûr

Get Your Shopping Done over Lunch at Rise No. 2

Two birds, meet one adorable French stone.

12/09/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Winter Wonderland

Typhoon Texas Brings the North Pole to Houston with Winterfest

What's a waterpark to do in the winter? Transform itself into an ice paradise, of course.

12/09/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

How To

The (Surprisingly Easy) Secret to Wrapping Perfect Presents

Double-sided tape, pinched edges and other tricks to make you the best wrapper in the game.

12/07/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Dec 9–11

Top 5 Holiday Happenings This Weekend

While the weather outside is frightful, these musicals, concerts and events won't damper your holiday spirit.

12/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

Make It a Merry Weekend with the Heritage Society

A new Christmas package lets you take visit some of Houston's best holiday sites in one day.

12/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Christmas Cookie Chronicles

How to Make Coconut Cherry Jam Thumbprints

A holiday series devoted to your cookie exchange success.

12/06/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Giving All You've Got

Jonathan Adler Solves Your Trickiest Gift Quandaries

The sculptor, designer and style-setter on what to buy for your stoner neighbors, your sorta-kinda boyfriend, your boss and everyone in between.

12/02/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Tis the Season

Michelle Williams Comes (Back) to Houston

The former Destiny's Child member headlines the Mayor's Holiday Celebration.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Clutch City

ZIP Code Data Takes the Guesswork Out of Gift-Giving

Pick up the perfect present based on where your friends and family live.

11/30/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Marché de Noël

Can't Get to Europe This Holiday? Rice Village Has a Christmas Market of Its Own

On December 8, the Continent comes to Houston with a slew of Christmas specials.

11/30/2016 By Glissette Santana

Get Out

Make a Joyous Noise at Buffalo Bayou Park's Unsilent Night

The annual holiday cacophony, celebrated worldwide since 1992, comes to Houston.

11/23/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

How to Throw a Fun, Productive Tamale Party for the Holidays

What to prep, where to get it, and who to assign to masa-spreading duties.

11/21/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Ice House

Which Private Bus Line Is Right for You?

From free wi-fi and snacks to comfortable conference rooms, this isn’t your average Greyhound bus service.

11/21/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Morbid Munchies

Ghostly Grub: Where to Get Your Ghoul on This Halloween

Don't sit around at home waiting to hand out popcorn balls. Unless you really want to.

10/27/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

On The Table

How to Have the Most Houstonian Thanksgiving Ever

Without these three classic dishes, you can’t very well give thanks this holiday.

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

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