Ice House

What Happens When You Change a Street Name?

Dowling Street recently became Emancipation Avenue—but what exactly does that process entail?

07/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On Your To-Do List

Five Things You Must Do This Weekend: June 16–18

Celebrate Emancipation Park, get chased by aliens, and jam out to the Fab Four.

06/16/2017 By Arman Badrei, Kara Fields, and Spencer Vogel

Rooted in History

Houston's Oldest Park Debuts Its $33.6 Million Renovation

Although Emancipation Park informally opened at the beginning of the year, the Juneteenth Festival will mark its grand reopening.

05/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Juneteenth

Freedom in Progress: A Brief History of Juneteenth

The weeklong celebration commemorating the end of slavery kicks off this month in Emancipation Park.

05/31/2015 By Michael Hardy

occasion

Top Eight Summer Solstice Parties

Celebrate the longest day of the year with everything from a mixer at the Museum of Natural Science to Taiko drumming at the Rothko Chapel.

06/20/2014 By Shy Hardiman

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy