Local news

Here's How You Can Help Haitian Refugees In Houston

Local organizations are asking for help in the wake of Haitian refugees arriving in Houston this week.

09/23/2021 By Shelby Stewart

TEXAS BIENNIAL

Ja’Tovia Gary’s Kaleidoscopic Film Makes Its Texas Debut

On view at FotoFest in Houston until November 13, 2021.

09/15/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Homecoming

Clear Eyes, Full Mums, Can’t Lose

A step-by-step guide to the trendiest accessory down south every fall.

09/08/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Texas Politics

Texas Now Has the Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

President Biden called the new legislation "unconstitutional chaos."

09/02/2021 By Danielle Wright Edited by Houstonia Staff

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Vicki Meek is Art League Houston's 2021 Artist of the Year

The Dallas-based creator calls Houston her "art home."

08/27/2021 By Amarie Gipson

EDITOR’S PICKS

Four BIPOC Artists Based In Houston You Should Know

Keep these talented Texans on your radar.

08/25/2021 By Amarie Gipson

BAYOU CITY

Gulf Coast Artists Shine in the 2021 Texas Biennial

More than half of the 51 visual artists featured in the contemporary art survey call Houston home.

08/24/2021 By Amarie Gipson

News Out of Austin

Texas Democratic Party Announces History-Making New Executive Directors and Leadership Model

Plus keep an eye out for some changes on the Republican side of the aisle.

07/01/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Take your best shot

5 Texas-Sized Golf Trips Worth Dreaming Over

Good times await at these golf resorts a fair way away from H-Town.

04/26/2021 By Timothy Malcolm, Emma Schkloven, and Denise Cathey

Boldest and grandest 

5 Ways to Celebrate Texas Independence Day in Houston Today

A pandemic isn’t going to squash our pride. 

03/02/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

The powers that be ... behind the power outages?

So What Is ERCOT Anyway?

An explanation of the state electricity council that nobody thought much about, until they didn't have power on Monday morning.

02/16/2021 By Dianna Wray

Feeling Festive

Texas Resorts Roll out the Fun with Holiday Packages

Heated waterparks, snow tubing, and more yuletide perks.

11/20/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get in the Spirit(s)

5 Texas Spirits Perfect to Gift This Holiday Season

We did the hard work of tasting bourbon, sotol, and a Houston-made CBD vodka.

11/05/2020 By Carlos Brandon

There's the Beef

Big, Meaty Restaurant Celebrating Texas's King Ranch Coming to Uptown

Tilman Fertitta and King Ranch Inc. have teamed up on this Texas-sized eatery.

10/14/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Safe Travels

Fredericksburg Without the Wine

Visiting Hill County without the tasting rooms? Yes, it still rules (and yes, you can still have a little wine).

08/13/2020 By Jennifer Simonson

Roam If You Want To

12 Texas Resorts to Relax at This Summer

Equine therapy, the laziest of rivers, and you—socially distanced, of course.

08/05/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Homeward Bound

These Beloved Summer Activities are Off-Limits for July 4 Weekend

Beach closures, park restrictions, and more strict measures the COVID hath wrought.

07/03/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Happy Place

Luby's Is at the Heart of Our Texan Experience

While uncertainty swirls around the brand, one writer shares memories of the cafeteria.

06/25/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Now Streaming!

Catch These Free Environmental and Outdoor Films Until March 31

The D.C. Environmental Film Fest is screening its 2020 selections online.

03/27/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Carnival Time

Riding for the First Time in Mardi Gras Galveston

A tale of beads, beers, and zany golf carts.

02/21/2020 By Carlos Brandon