Skate City

The Dogtown Days of Summer

Get your summer skate on at the Texas-sized North Houston Skate Park.

07/02/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Immodest Proposals

Hey, Pool Guys—You’re Not Thinking Big Enough!

If Houston needs a swimming hole, then we’d better build the biggest darn swimming hole there is.

03/09/2015 By Jared Monmouth

State "Park" Series

You Can't Sink Our Battleship

We venture out of the park and onto the boat deck with the latest entry in our State Park Series.

12/18/2014 By Andrew Husband

landscape design

After 100 Years, a Garden Fit for Hermann Park

The completely redesigned 15-acre formal gardens have their public grand opening Saturday morning.

10/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

A Family Guide to Houston

Houston’s Best Parks Outside the Loop

Who says there’s nothing to do outside the Loop?

08/03/2014 By John Lomax and Katharine Shilcutt

A Family Guide to Houston

7 Great Small Houston Parks

Sometimes, you want to relax with the family away from the maddening crowd.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax

A Century of Green

Hermann Park at 100

With the wind at its back (and $115 million in the bank), Hermann Park looks to realize its planners’ original vision.

06/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax