Put a Ring on It

How to Hook a Whale

A tongue-firmly-in-cheek guide to landing a billionaire in the Bayou City.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Double Trouble

The Adair Kitchen Team Debuts Two New Concepts

Bebidas Juice, Coffee & Bites will open as little as two weeks before Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors.

08/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

Whiskey Wonderland

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations to Open Houston Location

Southern California whiskey bar and restaurant will open this fall.

08/11/2016 By Ross Livingston

Space City

These Two House-Flippers Are Just Passing Through

When a place is perfect, that’s when you know it’s time to move on.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sorry, Wallet

This Don't-Miss Summer Sale Is a Houston Tradition

The popularity of à bientôt is a testament to River Oaks women's enduring love of mixing high-end fashion with stylish bargains.

06/09/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Joys of the Flesh

Steak 48 Opens in River Oaks on June 14

The Arizona steakhouse plans to leave a meaty impression with its first Texas location.

06/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

Scandal

Party Time: Sex, Lies and 1950s River Oaks

New novel The After Party explores what went on behind the thick, silk curtains.

04/28/2016 By Nick Esquer

Sparkling Start

Eat Breakfast or Lunch Under a Chandelier at the Kitchen at the Dunlavy

Spectacular decor and SoCal-inspired cuisine shine at the new restaurant by Clark Cooper Concepts.

03/11/2016 By Mai Pham

History & Horticulture

Spring is in the Air in Houston

River Oaks Garden Club ushers in the spring season with its annual Azalea Trail.

03/08/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Home Design

A River Oaks Renovation That Took Two Decades

Five generations and a 20-year renovation make this 1935-era house a home.

03/01/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Real Estate

A Guide to Houston’s Newest Apartment Buildings

These are the amenity-packed apartments and condos to watch for.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

What’s the Right Apartment Building for Your Personality?

These days, apartments are no longer one-size-fits-all arrangements, with amenities for dog people, nature lovers, foodies and more.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

How Much Condo Can You Buy for Your Budget?

You don’t need to be a millionaire to own a condominium. But it certainly helps.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

District Dining

SumoMaya Mexican Asian Kitchen Coming to River Oaks

Pad thai al pastor is just the beginning at a new fusion restaurant concept.

01/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Reading Galore

The Indie Bookselling Darlings of the City

Inside Houston's thriving independent bookstore scene.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Steaking a Claim

Popular Phoenix Steakhouse Coming to River Oaks

A name change, a beignet tree and more meaty details from upcoming Steak 48.

12/31/2015 By Alice Levitt

Mo' Butter, Mo' Better

Fried Day: House Fries at State of Grace

Oyster bar? We prefer more down-to-earth pleasures at River Oaks' newest hot spot.

12/18/2015 By Alice Levitt

First Look

State of Grace is Houston's Newest It Spot

With Southern style and a Houston heartbeat, this trendy restaurant is a welcome addition to River Oaks.

12/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Movies

Maxin' and Relaxin' at iPic

The new River Oaks District movie house gushes luxury and amenities.

11/02/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Oct. 17-23

Settle in; there's a lot of interesting new ground to cover this week.

10/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt