Ice House

Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public?

Thanks to some visionary residents and a new mindset, public spaces where citizens can gather to honor, remember, exult, and protest are proliferating.

07/20/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Top Neighborhoods 2018

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Houston in 2018

Seven excellent places to buy, three great locations to rent

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian, Morgan Kinney, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Pour

Midtown Welcomes Its Own Winery

Sable Gate Winery offers its own custom blends.

12/29/2017 By Jeremy Parzen

Editor's Picks

8 Best New Restaurants in Midtown

Midtown has grown into a serious dining destination.

12/04/2017 By Brooke Viggiano

Wheels to Bricks

Winbern Mess Hall to Celebrate 'Grand Union' on Saturday

Two favorite food trucks meet one Midtown mess hall.

07/27/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Shoot for the Moon

We Tried (and Failed) to Conquer Houston's New Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room

If Escape Hunt Houston's new room seems like rocket science, that's because it is.

07/19/2017 By Cara Maines and Allyson Waller

Fishy Realness

South Bank Seafood Bar Opens in Midtown

Local brews and Clam Chowder Fries are on the menu.

07/13/2017 By Lauro Rojas

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Culture and Quirk of Midtown

Where you'll find free museums, abundant theaters, eccentric boutiques, the best breakfast around, and live music around every corner.

06/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Super Bowl LI

Houston Bcycle Offering Free One-Hour Rides for Week of Super Bowl LI

Visitors can enjoy 10 days of free rides, thanks to BBVA Compass.

01/26/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Lazy Sunday

The Prix-Fixe Brunch at Holley's Is Your Key to Sunday Success

From biscuits to bread pudding (with filet and foie gras in between), the Midtown favorite scores big.

01/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The 10 Hottest Pho Shops

Get your slurp on at these authentic Vietnamese soup spots.

12/30/2016 By Mai Pham

Tune In

International Voices Houston Presents a Multicultural Holiday Concert

Performers from 30 countries celebrate the season with This Shining Night.

12/06/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Essay

Smith's Opticians, a True Houston Treasure

If the eyes are the window to the soul, there's no more soulful place to frame them than Philip Brown's store in Midtown.

11/01/2016 By Loreta Kovacic

Hidden Houston

No Zoning? No Problem!

Our four favorite examples of what happens when you take a no-holds-barred approach to development

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 3 Can't-Miss Meals in Midtown

It's not just nightlife that this neighborhood does right: Shipley Do-Nut bread pudding, anyone?

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Bar Games

The Life-Size Hungry Hungry Hippo Game at Irish Cowboy Means Your Thursday Night Is Planned

Strap on a bungee cord and win $300 for your friends.

09/12/2016 By Mellanie Perez

#IGHouston

Take a Tour of Houston's 5 Best Paint Walls and Graffiti Murals

Show your friends on summer vacation what they're missing back home in Houston.

07/20/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

#TacoMohawk

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Stoked Tacos & Tequila

Locavore tacos are just part of the fun at the new Midtown eatery.

06/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Certifiable Quality

Is Charivari Home to the Most Underrated Fine Dining in Houston?

Chef Johan Schuster doesn't get much press, but that doesn't mean his cuisine isn't some of the city's best.

06/16/2016 By Mai Pham

Editor’s Note

Have You Ever Pulled Up To a Restaurant on a Boat?

If you live in Midtown, Clear Lake may seem like another country. But we promise you: It’s not as far as you think.

05/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow