Dining Discounts

A Two-Course Lunch at Brennan's Is a Total Steal

Prepare to spend a long, leisurely lunch at Brennan's—without spending a lot of money.

01/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Warm Up with a Bowl of Banh Canh Hue

This spicy shrimp soup from Simply Pho will cure what ails you.

12/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Diary

The Moving Story of a Houston Nomad

Or, why someone would move 19 times in 33 years

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

theater

Musical Theater + Pop Music = Midtown Live

Weekend event at Alley Kat tries to introduce musicals to a new audience.

08/22/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Bayougraphy

Meet the Man Behind the Mid-Main Island

Continental Club, Double Trouble, and Sig’s Lagoon are just the beginning.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Jack Thompson

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Megan Zambas of Leon's Lounge

You haven't had a screwdriver until you've had a screwdriver at the oldest bar in Houston.

05/26/2014

Event

MATCH Arts Complex Breaks Ground in Midtown

The $25 million, 59,000-square-foot building will provide exhibition and performance space for small- to mid-size arts organizations.

05/08/2014

Midtown Munchies

First Look at Café Hélène

French-Vietnamese fusion arrives in Midtown.

05/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

We Were There

Scenes From #RunwayForACure

A Midtown bar turns rooftop runway.

04/14/2014 With Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Scenes from #RunwayForACure

Midtown bar turns rooftop runway.

04/11/2014

Real Estate

Where to Live Now: The 25 Hottest Neighborhoods of 2014

Presenting our annual guide to the 25 best neighborhoods of the moment—plus, what you get for your money in different parts of town.

04/03/2014 By Peter Holley, John Lomax, and Katharine Shilcutt

Event

Tonight at Big Top Lounge: Soul Men

The DJs of "A Fistful of Soul" have been spinning Motown classics and obscure vintage vinyl at Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge since 2009.

03/21/2014 By Alice Alsup

Midtown and Down

10 Reasons to Visit Mr. Peeples

No, really.

03/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Supper Clubs

Pop-Ups Still Going Strong, Thanks to Glitter Karaoke

The Thursday night pop-up series at Glitter Karaoke lets chefs' creativity run rampant.

01/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dream Homes

The Shotgun Shack Is Back

These days, the shotgun cottage is no longer shunned.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Drinking Games

Brian Ching Bartends for Charity at Dogwood

The Dynamo coach and retired forward will tend bar this Wednesday to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

12/06/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Midtown and Down

The Good Life Keeps Its Promise

A casual Midtown bar with a surprising food menu makes a great happy hour destination.

07/12/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt