Feature

Where to Live Now: 2015’s Top 25 Neighborhoods

Whether you’re moving to Houston, relocating or even buying your first home—you need our annual guide to where to live now.

03/30/2015 By Michael Hardy, Jeff Balke, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

Along Holman Street, the Past, Present, and Future of the Third Ward

Witness the rise, fall, and renewal of one of Houston’s most iconic neighborhoods.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy Photography by Brian Goldman

art

Time to Say Goodbye to the Flower Man's House

Losing a Third Ward landmark

01/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

Escape Crusader

Our Man in the White House

Michelle Obama recognizes Third Ward youth program Workshop Houston with a national award.

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Better Than Starbucks

Cranberries, Cocoa Butter, and Caffeine: The Falalalala Lalala Latte

Drink in the holiday season at Doshi House.

12/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Good-for-You Stuff

Meatless Monday: Detoxing at Green Seed Vegan

An apple (and beet and ginger and lemon juice blend) a day

10/06/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Vegging Out

Meatless Monday: The Mumbai Streets at Doshi House

This hearty panini is packed with the flavors of India.

08/25/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grub on the Go

A Proper Texas Lunch at Cream Burger

Some of our city's greatest relics are burger stands.

08/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Civil Rights

Meet the Pastor Trying to Overturn HERO

Willie Ray Davis is a pillar of Houston’s African-American community. So why is he trying to overturn the new equal rights ordinance?

08/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Cheap Eats

Bargain Banh Mi and Bo Kho at Hoàng Sandwich

Hoàng Sandwich gives you a lot of banh mi for your buck: a college student's dream come true

06/03/2014 By BoJanay Posey

H-TOWN MUSIC HEROES

The Gangster of Love from the Third Ward

Far more influential than famous, Johnny "Guitar" Watson effortlessly and flamboyantly excelled in every era from blues to rap.

05/16/2014 By John Lomax

Celebration

It's Official: The Eldorado Ballroom Is Historic

Venerable Third Ward institution that hosted Ray Charles and Count Basie celebrates its Texas Historical Marker with a weekend-long party.

04/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

BAYOU CITY BLUES

Remembering Lightnin'

A never-published photo of the Houston music giant spurs memories.

01/31/2014 By John Lomax

Dream Homes

The Shotgun Shack Is Back

These days, the shotgun cottage is no longer shunned.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Health Kick

Get Some Sunshine This Weekend in the Third Ward

Sunshine's Health Food Store and Vegetarian Deli specializes in food that's good and good for you.

11/22/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Film

Visiting Barbara Jordan's Old Stomping Ground

Preparing a movie about TSU's most famous graduate, Viola Davis will visit Barbara Jordan's alma mater

04/15/2013 By Eric Harrison