HISTORY

The Historic Eldorado Ballroom Is Finally Ready for Renovation

Project Row Houses leads the charge in restoring the Eldorado Ballroom in Houston’s Third Ward.

05/09/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

ARTS GUIDE

Artsy Things to Do This April

Artsy events to attend in Houston this April including festivals, concerts, and museums.

04/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Celebrity Connections

Here's What a Houston Real Estate Investor Is Offering 'On Beyoncé's Old Block'

The vacant lot at 2418 Rosedale Street in Third Ward is next to the Destiny's Child singer's childhood home.

01/11/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Local Artist Profile

Houston-Based Contemporary Artists You Should Know

Get to know JooYoung Choi, Jamal Cyrus and Emily Peacock.

12/22/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Kick, Push

Houston Skater to Debut New Film in Third Ward

Ty’Rae Carter also talks about his foundation named after Downtown skate park

11/19/2021 By Craig Hayes

At The Savoy

Turkey Leg Hut Owner to Open Third Ward Ice House in November

Turkey Leg Hut owner Nakia Price will open an urban ice house in Third Ward next month.

10/27/2021 By Craig Hayes Edited by Shelby Stewart

Culture

Local Playwright Launches a Virtual Tour of Houston’s Third Ward

ShaWanna Renne created an interactive documentary and tour of the historic district.

10/22/2021 By Craig Hayes

BOOKS

Kindred Stories Shares Top Picks for National Book Month

In need of a new read? This Black-owned bookstore has got you covered.

10/21/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Prime time

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, September 10-12

Enjoy the sounds of classical music and learn more about Houston's history.

09/10/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Bey Day

5 Of Beyoncé’s Best Fashion Moments

Houstonia celebrates Beyoncé’s birthday by looking at her iconic fits.

09/03/2021 By Danielle Wright

popping up

Kindred Stories Changing Narrative on Access to Black Literature

The Black- and woman-owned bookstore, which has been hosting pop-ups around Houston, plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in Third Ward.

07/15/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Juneteenth Edition

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, June 18–20

The 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day is finally a federal holiday, so celebrate in style.

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in Third Ward

Where to go in The Tre.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Big Moves

Lucille's Chris Williams Announces New Hospitality Group and New Restaurants

Get ready for a number of new spots, including one run by James Beard semifinalist Dawn Burrell.

02/03/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Creativity in the Bayou City

The Story Behind those Mosaic Pillars at Emancipation Park

"Elements of Change," completed in January of 2020, relays the story of both the park and its founders.

02/03/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Sonic Storytelling

Houston's Fat Tony Goes Exotica on New Story-Driven Album

The new record, which dropped last month, is said to be a counterpart to the Third Ward native's February release, "Wake Up."

11/18/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Chopped and Screwed Tribute

DJ Screw Visual Tribute All Screwed Up Dropping Soon

And we know how you can see it before its official release.

11/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Say His Name

New George Floyd Mural Encourages People to Vote

The colorful mural, which is located in the Third Ward, was commissioned by Floyd’s family in commemoration of his 47th birthday on October 14

10/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

take me out

Comfort Food Takeout Guide: Third Ward/Museum District

Soul food, homestyle biscuits with chili, traditional Tex-Mex.

10/14/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Recognition

Houston's Third and Fifth Wards Designated Cultural Districts by the State

And with so much history in both neighborhoods, it's really no surprise.

09/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven