Greatest Of All Time

You Can Watch 120 Goats "Mow" the Arboretum in October

You've Met the arborgator, but are you ready for 120 arborgoats?

09/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Out

Visiting Memorial's Eastern Glades Is Like Going to a Brand New Park

What to know about the best new outdoor space in town.

08/07/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Homeward Bound

These Beloved Summer Activities are Off-Limits for July 4 Weekend

Beach closures, park restrictions, and more strict measures the COVID hath wrought.

07/03/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Raise a glass

Meet the Company Putting a Luxury Twist on Picnics 

Picnics in the City will craft an extravagant experience that’ll let you come together, while still social distancing.

05/26/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Don't Touch Your Face

Social Distancing Is Hard

Our EIC Cathy Matusow's last editor's note.

05/01/2020 By Catherine Matusow

Don't Go

County & City Parks Close for Easter Weekend

Terry Hershey Park, George Bush Park, and ALL area parks and trails will be off limits.

04/09/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Nature Show

Stream The Outdoors in Your Living Room With Levy Park On-Demand

Families can access fitness and storytime programming starting March 30.

03/26/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Comebacks

Here's What's Re-Opening at Houston Parks

What to know before you go.

03/19/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Social Distancing

We All Want to Get Outside, But Are Our Parks Getting Too Crowded?

We need to stay six feet apart while exercising outdoors, too, y'all.

03/18/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Drawl

What to Give Up For Lent This Year

It's only 40 days.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Happy in Houston

The Pursuit of Happiness: 60 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever

New decade, new you.

12/27/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

Year in Review

Our 10 Best Travel Stories of 2019

Catch up on our most-read travel blogs of the year.

12/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Coming Attractions

Houston Botanic Garden Gives Community a Sneak Peek in January

We can't wait to see the Susan Garver Family Discovery Garden.

12/19/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Check The Box Yes or No

Memorial Park Wants To Know How Much You Like It

Take this survey by Dec. 31 to help build an ever better park.

12/12/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

BOO!

5 Family-Friendly Halloween Outings for You and Your Little Boos

Pumpkin patches, trick or treat trails, and more events happening now.

10/18/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Way To Go!

Discovery Green Is Named One of America's Great Public Spaces

The American Planning Association honors our downtown park.

10/01/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Past Is Present

Uncovering Frost Town, Houston's First Working-Class Community

A sneak peek at a few of the most interesting artifacts from the neighborhood established at the same time the Allen brothers founded Houston, and what they reveal about a neglected part of Houston’s past.

09/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Utah-opia!

Exploring Utah's National Parks

Eight days. A dozen wonders.

09/24/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Revamp Report

The Houston Arboretum's Nature Center Upgrades Are on the Way

The Nature Center's first revamp since the '90s has us excited.

08/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Pop a Wheelie

Houston's $25 Million BMX Bike Park Opens August 16

Rockstar Energy Bike Park lands in North Houston.

08/14/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp