Shopping Under the Influence

At the Mayfair, Blends of Los Angeles Old and New

The LA fashion scene, streetwear boutiques, and the perfect hotel for experiencing both

08/22/2018 By Scott Vogel

Lodging

Hotels to Watch Out For: Rebirth of a Hollywood Icon

The Mayfair promises to bring mid-priced elegance to downtown LA.

07/02/2018 By Scott Vogel

You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

I Lived Like Drake with a Hotel Derek Staycation

"I'm posted at the Derek up on Westheimer, hit me when you're done your shift." –Drake, "Company"

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Swanky Things

Which of These Luxurious Hotel Revamps Is Right For You?

Notable hotel renovations in Texas, Vegas, and the Big Easy.

03/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hit The Road

Move Over McGowen Container House, Round Top Has a Shipping Container Hotel

Reduce, reuse, recycle: the sleeping quarters edition.

03/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Getaways

Spring Break Hotel Packages For Astros Fans and More

American Girl dolls, YETIs, sports and you.

02/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hydrating

Will the MVP Altuve or Kershaw Curveball Be Served at the JW Marriott?

World Series stakes are particularly high for hotels in Houston and Los Angeles.

10/26/2017 By Beth Levine

Travel

Searching For Ghosts in San Diego

Want to play paranormal games in real life? These haunted hotels can help.

10/06/2017 Photography by Bill Wiatrik

Touchdown

Biggio's Is the Ideal Destination for Today's Texans Game

The new sports bar inside the Marriott Marquis is a TV-lover's dream.

01/07/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

College Station Is Reinventing Itself

Not every Aggie who bleeds maroon is a college student.

12/30/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Texas Travel

In Dripping Springs, a Culinary Getaway at Juniper Hills Farm

Dallas chef Sibby Barrett's Hill Country retreat offers cozy casitas, nature hikes and all things cuisine.

10/26/2016 By Layne Lynch

Hidden Houston

Behind the Scenes at Three of Houston’s Most Private Clubs

A glimpse of what the initiated aren’t missing out on at the Petroleum Club, the Briar Club and the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

10/24/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Culinary Staycations

Travaasa Austin Is an Unexpected Culinary Destination

Cuisine is at the forefront of this sought-out Hill Country escape.

10/14/2016 By Layne Lynch

Road Trip

5 Very Hip Hill Country Haunts You Can Rent for the Weekend

From a lakeside cabin to a real-deal chapel, these unusual VRBO finds call for a Hill Country getaway.

10/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

6 Sensational Hotels to Seek Out in New Orleans

A trip to the Big Easy calls for larger-than-life lodging.

09/29/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Design Issue 2016

Inside the Apartments at the Regency, the Unlikely Hub of Houston's Design Scene

When you weren't looking, the Regency House quietly became the coolest building in town.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

At the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Art is the Deal

When life gives you lemons, redo the walls.

07/13/2016 Photography by Scott Vogel

Get Me Bodied

It's A New Season for This Popular Downtown Hotel Spa

New treatments and equipment make the Four Seasons Hotel Houston's revamped spa and fitness center a prime spot for a relaxing summer in the city.

06/01/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Batter Up

At the New Marriott Marquis, a Killer Sports Bar for a Killer B

Seven-time All Star and beloved Houston sports icon Craig Biggio is partnering with the posh new hotel opening soon downtown.

04/15/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Italian Food

Dining With Hotel Granduca's Thoughtful New Chef

Houston-grown ingredients meet Italian recipes in Piedmontese chef Enrico Glaudo's kitchen.

04/08/2016 By Alice Levitt