Clutch City

The Rockets Look Like Real Contenders

James Harden is rolling. His Rockets might be legit.

12/07/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

December's Perfect Party: The Automatic-In Edition

Things that get you an auto-invite to our party: getting bit by a copperhead snake, appearing on reality TV, enduring a Delta flight

11/21/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Hidden Houston

A Houston Sports Fan’s Lament

To be a Bayou City supporter is to be perpetually disappointed—and perpetually hopeful.

10/26/2016 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

The Perfect Party: Cause and Effect Edition

These six Houstonians saw swift and immediate reactions to their work this month.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Hoops

Can the Rockets Shoot Themselves to a Title?

With a new coach and system, the Rockets want to turn the page on an ugly 2016.

10/19/2016 By Adam Doster

Philanthropy

Private Donors Give Nearly $2 Million to Help Tax Day Flood Victims

The nation's most charitable city gives back—to itself.

06/01/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

Perfect Party: The Intriguing Eight

As the new year begins, we look to eight inspiring individuals for fresh ideas.

01/05/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Basketball

Dunk the Halls

For Rockets fans, Christmas starts right on time.

11/29/2015 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

November’s Perfect Party

You know what? This month we’re going to let it all hang out.

11/03/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Sneaker Wars

James Harden Could be Adidas's $200 Million Sneaker Man

More proof that the world needs a beard-tastic James Harden signature sneaker.

08/04/2015 By Samantha Ketterer

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Clutch City

How to Prepare for a Rockets Playoff Game (and Not Jinx Them in the Process)

With the Rockets back in the Western Conference Finals, a super-fan steps in to help you avoid ruining everything.

05/21/2015 By Jeff Balke

Red and Rowdy

Celebrate Out of the Box: #ClutchCity Watch Parties

In #Pursuit of a good watch party?

05/20/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Clutch City

Red Nation: 5 Awesome Rockets Tees

Bandwagon, here we come.

05/19/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sports Enthusiasts rejoice

Where to Watch the Rockets This Sunday

Where will you be watching Game 7?

05/15/2015 By Maggie Berardo

irresponsible speculation

Is James Harden's Beard Costing the Rockets?

An Albuquerque TV station's report on beard cleanliness went viral this week. Does it help explain the MVP runner-up's playoff woes?

05/07/2015 By Cort McMurray

CRIME

Dr. Sharon Iglehart Charged in Connection with $158 Million Medicare Scam

Wife of retired Houston Rocket submitted false, fraudulent claims from 2005 to 2012, feds say.

12/20/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Basketball

Meet Rocketgirl, #1 Superfan

Brianne Hodenfield is a bigger Rockets fan than you will ever be.

09/30/2013 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

The Perfect Party

This month’s guests bring big things in various size packages.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Web Exclusive

Outtakes from our Hakeem Olajuwon interview

Hakeem and former teammate Matt Bullard on Dream's first coming to Houston, his early days with the Rockets, and his start in fashion, plus advice for today's players

04/03/2013 By Jeff Balke