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

Shacking Up

6 Awesome AirBnB Options in Houston

No room at your inn? Set up your guests in one of these six sweet spots.

12/23/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Visual Art

Sights and Sounds

Mixed-media artist Jennie C. Jones creates collages through music, paintings and sculptures at CAMH.

12/17/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

All That Jazz

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The Roaring Twenties goes on display in all its decadent glory in MFAH's Deco Nights.

12/08/2015 By Nick Esquer

Museums

The MFAH Unveils a New Gift Shop and European-Inspired Café

Form and function combine at the recently renovated gift shop and MFAH Café.

11/13/2015 By Sara Samora

Arts Lecture

Modern (Art) Woman

Art curator Miki Garcia talks about contemporary art in the modern world at MFAH.

10/16/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Staycay

Take a Staycation: Hotel Zaza

Back to school? We say "back to the pool," with an end-of-summer staycation at Hotel Zaza.

08/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: MFAH

A plan that Ferris Bueller himself would approve of (if he were of drinking age).

08/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Museums

An Arctic Blast from the Past

Menil Collection curator Sean Mooney keeps things cool in the summer with MicroCosmos.

08/14/2015 By Katricia Lang

Art Installation

Think Outside the Building with Rice Public Art

Daniel Anguilu's new mural illuminates the Rice University campus.

07/23/2015 By Katherine Gunn

Fresh Catch

MF Sushi Reopens in the Museum District

Master sushi chef Chris Kinjo is back after an extended hiatus.

07/15/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt