Ice House

In San Jacinto, the Battle Rages On and On

Each spring since the 1980s, these enthusiasts recreate the 18-minute battle that secured Texas independence.

03/28/2018 Photography by Morgan Kinney

In Hot Water

As Floodwaters Rise, a Moment of Reckoning for Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas faces a moment of truth as millions are spent to keep it afloat.

06/28/2017 By Cara Maines

Start the New Year in Nature

Head to Nearby State Parks for Holiday Fun

Take advantage of Houston's temperate climate for some outdoor fun this holiday season.

12/12/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Out & About

Including the best bike-in movie theater and the best place to pretend you’re a human drone.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 22-24

Fort Bend Theatre plays The Jungle Book Kids, hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston Ballet Academy presents spring showcase, San Jacinto Day Festival and Francofonia at MFAH.

04/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Remember the Alamo Here in Houston

This week marks the 180th anniversary of the conflict that created Texas, commemorated at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site.

04/18/2016 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

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

history

But Ours Is Taller

A visit to the recently reopened Washington Monument prompts a reassessment of Houston's own obelisk.

10/30/2014 By Andrew Husband