Weekend Warrior

What to Do, See and Celebrate this Weekend: June 24—26

Cheer on the Pride parade, fais do-do at the zydeco festival and stick your neck out for a giraffe.

06/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ice House

April’s Perfect Party

Time to bring out a table for the tough and the brave.

03/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Under the Sea

Even the Sea Lions Eat Sustainable Seafood at the Houston Zoo

The zoo educates guests in responsible fishery practices with a special dinner.

02/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

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

Eco-Friendly Art

Washed Ashore Brings Ocean Pollution to the Forefront

The Houston Zoo's latest creative art exhibit uses debris to shed light on plastic pollution.

02/01/2016 By Max Jefferson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 18-20

Ariana Grande in Concert, The wildLIFE Project at HCCC, Groove Fest in Downtown Houston, Yes, Indeed! Music Fest and Elephant Open House at Houston Zoo.

09/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Slideshow

Houston Zoo Ball

Guests gathered for an evening in Africa in support of the Houston Zoo and its beloved animals.

04/30/2015

Slideshow

Simply Smashing Spring Fete

Trendy Houston bloggers and friends celebrated the launch of Houston’s newest home décor site.

04/16/2015

Article

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19 (MLK Weekend Edition)

Mel Chin's Houston takeover begins.

01/14/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 1–4

Get to 'em before they're gone

12/31/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

ZooZa at ZaZa

Young professionals FLOCKed to Hotel ZaZa to raise awareness for the Houston Zoo’s young professionals group.

08/20/2014

Design

The Houston Zoo’s Accidental Conservationist

Who will save our planet? The designers, that’s who.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax

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

Interview

A Chat With the Zookeeper

Or, why modern zookeeping is healthier for everyone involved

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley

A Century of Green

Hermann Park at 100

With the wind at its back (and $115 million in the bank), Hermann Park looks to realize its planners’ original vision.

06/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Summer Camps

Best Summer Camps: Day Camps

You don’t have to run for the hills to find a great camp experience. Here are some day camps for science, musical, theater, and more, right here in town.

03/03/2014 By Sarah Gish

Houston Zoo

The Elephants Are Coming!

A baby elephant is on its way to Houston, but it’s taking its time to get here.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Listings

December's Can't-Miss Festivals

From the Moody Gardens Festival of Lights to Zoolights at the Houston Zoo, December is packed with family-friendly options.

12/12/2013 By BoJanay Posey

Fashion Show

Flock the Catwalk

What was this live owl doing at Tootsies?

06/20/2013 By Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Flock the Catwalk

What was this live owl doing at Tootsies?

06/20/2013