Cowboys, Take Me Away

Top 5 Reasons Houstonians Can Still Make Cheyenne

No. 1: It's that damned old rodeo.

08/08/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Where There's Smoke

In Search of New 'Cue? Meet the Smoke'n Honey House

An award-winning barbecue pitmaster opens a restaurant on May 30.

05/08/2017 Photography by Beth Levine

Excess in Texas

Surprise! The Rodeo Isn't Just About Fried Food

The winners at this year's Gold Buckle Foodie Awards—and what we thought of them.

03/13/2017 By Amber Tong

Rodeo News

Updated: Old Dominion Cancels Rodeo Concert, Replaced by Cody Johnson

After an unexpected cancellation, Johnson will headline this Wednesday night.

03/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Rodeo Roundup

Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson and More Rodeo Concerts to Catch This Week (March 7–12)

The first week of Rodeo Houston sounds pretty darn good.

03/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Boho Rodeo Edition

It's rodeo time and my LBD wants to go!

03/06/2017 By Beth Muecke

Go Texan

In Photos: The Trail Riders Arrive in Houston After 13 Long Journeys

Rodeo season officially arrived, too, as more than 3,000 riders along with their horses and wagons made their way into the city today.

03/03/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Go Texan

Get Ready for Rodeo with Our Behind-the-Scenes Sneak Peek

What does it take to get NRG Park rodeo-ready? A lot more than you think.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Rodeo 2.0

The Rodeo Has Gone High-Tech, Y'all

Dust off your boots and charge your phones — you're going to want to use the HLSR's new rodeojis and cowboy photo filters.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bayougraphy

The Boss: Myrtis Dightman, Jr. on Preserving the Tradition of Black Cowboys in Texas

At the stables with the man behind the oldest African American trail ride in Texas

01/23/2017 By Jeff Balke

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

All Hat, Some Cattle

The Houston Two-Step: The Rodeo and the Symphony in One Weekend

What to do when the Houston you were expecting to meet surprises you.

03/22/2016 By Caldwell Bailey

Rodeo Style

Reba's Rodeo-Ready Fashion Show

Denim, crochet and lace, oh my! The country superstar's new line at Dillard's is perfect for Houston's country girls.

03/16/2016 By Leah Rose

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 18–20

Beethoven at the Symphony, GuGu Drum Group at Miller, Brad Paisley rides into RodeoHouston, Project Dance at Discovery Green, and the 36th Annual Ukrainian Easter Bazaar.

03/16/2016 By Nick Esquer

From the Chuckwagon

Fried Day: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Excess is the word at the Gold Buckle Foodie Awards.

03/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 4–6

Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.

03/02/2016 By Nick Esquer

Style Guide

6 Rodeo-Ready Trends for City Chicks

How to indulge your inner cowgirl and still look totally chic.

03/01/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Rodeo

For RodeoHouston, 2016 Is the Year of the Big-Name Country Act

The 21-concert lineup includes headliners like Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert.

03/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Restaurant Roundup

What Went Down at the Houston Rodeo Best Bites Competition

Wine, pork belly and more were up for grabs at the Rodeo competition.

02/23/2016 By Mai Pham