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

Hidden Houston

Courtland Place: Going Behind the Gates

How one Montrose neighborhood conserved its century-old charms

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On The Town

At the Menil Collection, the Beat Goes On

Seldom-seen counterculture art takes the overdue spotlight in Holy Barbarians.

10/24/2016 By Steve Jansen

Store Report

Where to Find Timeless Style: Cheeky Vintage

It's not just a vintage shop, it's a magical fashion history tour.

10/24/2016 By Holly Beretto

French Kiss

First Bite: Café Azur

Modern French cuisine has taken over the former Brasserie Max & Julie's space on Montrose Boulevard.

10/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

RIP Old Montrose

Is This the End for Texas Junk Company?

The beloved Houston boot institution has been asked to vacate its Montrose location.

09/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Breakfast

Snooze, an AM Eatery Opens in Montrose

The cult favorite import from Denver debuts in Houston.

07/20/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

#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

The Rise of Sunset

At the Menil, a Rare Andy Warhol Film with a Houston Connection

The pop-artist’s rare unfinished film will screen daily at the Menil for two seasons.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Rebranding

Saying Adios to a Montrose Mexican Favorite After 14 Years

Maria Selma may be closing on July 2, but owner Rene Hidalgo has something else up his sleeve.

06/05/2016 By Marene Gustin

Review

Modernizing the Museum Dining Experience at Bistro Menil and the MFA Cafe

But can the art on the plate can live up to what’s on the walls?

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Museum News

Met Vet Rebecca Rabinow Aims to Move the Menil Into the 21st Century

After 25 years in NYC, the world-class curator returns to her favorite museum in the country.

05/27/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Obituary

R.I.P. Vern Smith, Legendary Griff's Trivia Master

Thursday nights in Montrose will never be the same.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Salo, or the 60 Days of Sisig

Taste Filipino Food Every Tuesday in Montrose

The traveling Salo pop-up is stopping for two months at Boheme.

03/30/2016 By Alice Levitt

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: New Friends, Same Old Anvil

Sometimes you have to come full circle before you can leave.

03/25/2016 By Hala Daher

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: Dive Bars and Skyspaces

No final week in Houston is complete without visits to Poison Girl, Istanbul Grill and the James Turrell installation at Rice.

03/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: So What Happens Now?

When oil-and-gas layoffs force you out of Houston, you make your last week in the city count.

03/11/2016 By Hala Daher

Fashion Buzz

Shop the Fine Prints at Zuvaa's African Fashion Pop-Up

Print-lovers, this is your happy place.

02/11/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Editor's Picks

11 Date Night Ideas Across Town

Avoid the crowds in the city and try a romantic spot off the beaten path.

02/09/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt