The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Get Hip to the Heights

From first-rate food crawls to cozy cat cafes to concerts under the stars, this corner of the Heights has cool covered.

06/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Snow Falling on Houston

In Need of Nieves? Head to El Kiosko

The hard-to-find Mexican treat is a specialty at this Houston chain.

11/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

Stay Frosty

11 Drinks Every Houstonian Must Know

It's not just the air conditioning that gets us through the summers—it's the cold drinks, too.

04/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cool It

Go Au Naturel at Mr. Natural Refresqueria

Fresh fruit on ice is the star at this Spring Branch hot spot.

08/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cool It

A Cool Clash of Cultures at Magnolia's Ice Cream

Kool-Aid pickles, Frito pies, mangonadas and more mix at this Second Ward favorite.

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cool Moves

Chill Out: Raspas at Mango Beach

Concession stand classics like Frito pie and snowcones make this Heights favorite indispensable during the summer.

07/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Top 10 Tacos

10 Favorite Tacos for National Taco Day

October 4 is National Taco Day. Do you know where you're eating tacos?

10/04/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt