Newcomer's Guide

H-Town for Families: A Bucket List

25 must-dos everyone, big or small, young or old, will love.

10/01/2019 By Jeff Balke

Newcomer's Guide

The 10 Traits That Make Up the Houstonian Personality

We contain multitudes.

10/01/2019 By Jeff Balke

Newcomer's Guide

Welcome to Houston, the Big, Overwhelming, Most Diverse City in America

You’re going to love it here. But there are some things we need to talk about.

08/30/2018 By Jeff Balke

Editor's Picks

Where to Find Your Favorite Foods from Back Home Right Here

Whether you're in search of Detroit-style dogs, Chicago deep-dish or Natchitoches meat pies, you'll find them in Houston.

12/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Newstonians

Escaped Converts: Marissa Rosenburg

Converting a Bostonian to a Houstonian takes more than just changing a few letters.

02/05/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Newstonians

Escaped Converts: Marianella Orlando

Our occasional check-in with the flood of recent arrivals—poor, huddled and yearning to clog our freeways.

08/04/2015

Trends

Social Media Finally Turns on Itself

The creators of the “Avoid Humans” app use social data in a decidedly anti-social way.

11/30/2014 By Chris Abshire

Escaped Converts

New Houstonian Peter Vogel Will Never Go Back to Portland

An occasional check-in with recent arrivals—poor, huddled, and yearning to clog our freeways

11/03/2014 By Peter Holley