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

Sweet Charity

Sky-High Dining for Charity at SkyHouse This Sunday

The semi-annual Lucky Dog fundraiser hits new heights at this one-off dinner with a delicious view.

10/20/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Oct. 10-16

Is this burger chain worth the wait?

10/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

God Bless Américas

Happy Hour of the Week: Américas

Score lobster corn dogs on the new happy hour menu at this River Oaks mainstay.

10/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: June 20-26

Of burger joints and saturation points

06/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Made in Houston

Heart of Glass: Mariquita Masterson's Art Jewelry

A colorful new collection from the woman who makes Houston's most avant-garde status symbol.

06/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Spinach

Check out the super-est of super foods in a dish of pure decadence at Backstreet Cafe.

05/04/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Bodacious blooms

Death to Flowers: The Best Modern Bouquets

Floral crowns, succulents and brooches are unexpected ways to rock a bouquet.

04/03/2015 By Layne Lynch