Neighborhood Guide

Everything You Need to Know About the Museum District

Exploring the ins and outs of Houston's cultural hub.

08/15/2017 By Houstonia Staff

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shiny things

Blinged-Out Fabergé Eggs Arrive at the HMNS

Take a break from other world news for a refreshingly pleasant Russian surprise at the HMNS.

05/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Day at the Museums

Get in the Museum District Zone This Saturday

From Japanese art to contemporary crafts, tour six art institutions—all within walking distance!—in the Museum District's second zone.

04/28/2017 By Amber Tong

Going Wild

The Houston Zoo's New Food Program Is Delicious, Sustainable and Getting Better

As of January 21, everything from bread to chicken tenders is homemade, but just wait for the barbecue pit.

02/01/2017 By Alice Levitt

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

Get Out

Hermann Park Needs Your Help

Green thumb or not, The McGovern Centennial Gardens and the Japanese Garden depend on volunteers to keep our parks pristine.

01/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Inside Out

Body Worlds RX Debuts In Houston at Health Museum

Plastinated human specimens return to Space City, this time demonstrating common maladies.

01/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Super Bowl LI

Every Super Bowl Party in Houston You Need to Know About

Our constantly updated, go-to guide for all the Big Game-related events happening in Houston, whether free or fancy (or both!)

01/12/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Home for the Holidays

5 Must-See Museums Open on Christmas Eve

Out-of-town guests can see why it's always the most wonderful time of the year in Houston.

12/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hidden Houston

The 10 Best Ways to Entertain Yourself for Free Around Town

A real insider knows that fun doesn't come with a price tag—especially in a city like Houston.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Never Forget

Powerful Exhibit Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life Gives an Eyewitness Account of the Holocaust

Anne Frank wasn't the only Jewish woman who kept a diary.

10/20/2016 With Megan Bartlett

Fishy Realness

If You're Looking for Omakase at MF Sushi, Don't Go on a Tuesday

Get a shiso mojito, relax and order for yourself.

10/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

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

Movie Magic

What to Watch at the Turkish Film Festival This Weekend

And yes, there's a cat documentary.

09/28/2016 By Alex Meyer

Art in the Dark

Night at the Museum: Experience Kusama: At the End of the Universe After Hours

MFAH's exhibit comes to a close with round-the-clock fun (including cocktail and coffee bars) on Sept 17 & 18 with "24 Hours of Kusama."

09/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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

Arts & Rec

Get Out: The Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theater

A free ballet performance is just one reason to visit Hermann Park.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Culture

Culture Club: The New Museum District

Where is Houston's new museum district? All over the city.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer