your new standard of living

5 Things We Love about the New OKA Furniture Store

The posh British brand features curated, colorful, and functional pieces perfect for any home.

04/16/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Change the world

Don’t Miss the Eastside Market This Saturday

Très Chic is hosting over a dozen local female-owned shops in honor of Women’s History Month.

03/04/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

take me out

Comfort Food Takeout Guide: River Oaks/Upper Kirby

Fancy shrimp and risotto, classic burgers, and barbecue meat in bulk.

10/16/2020 Photography by Timothy Malcolm

Wearing Luxury

Find Amazing Deals at the Tootsies and Norton Ditto Pop-Up Shop

The collaboration between the legendary women's and men's clothing stores means sales of up to 75-percent off.

08/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Love Is In The Air

Houston, Welcome Tim Love and a Whole Lot of Food

The DFW-based chef and restaurateur is opening three spots in Levy Park.

03/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Sorry, I'm Late!

Mia's Table Is the Perfect Family-Friendly Spot to Take Your Kids

Kids, chicken fried steak, and free soft-serve inside a Friday funhouse.

02/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Holly, Jolly Houston

This Store in Upper Kirby Is Full of Christmas Spirit, Year-Round

Christmas Rocks offers everything Christmas, every day of the year.

10/28/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Welcome to HOU

Houston, We're Getting a Wisteria

Next month, the furniture and home decor company will open its first store outside Dallas here in Upper Kirby.

10/07/2019 By Abby Ledoux

First Bite

Spicy Girl Is Now Trendy Dumpling, But Don't Fret

That Spicy Girl influence isn't all gone.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

First Look

Mina Ristorante, Formerly Borgo Food Station, Is Ready to Open

A couple's Italian market is now an eatery with full dinner service.

04/04/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Meat Me There

Food News: Inventive Kebabs at New Indian Restaurant In Upper Kirby

Plus, a few more details about the new food hall coming to Rice Village.

02/11/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Upper-Class Upper Kirby

Take a Peek at the Apartments In Houston's First Elliptical-Shaped Building

Luxury high-rise living in 2018 comes with a one-acre landscaped backyard—on the sixth floor.

11/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Architecture

Houston Architecture, from A to Z

From bungalows to strip malls, we've got it all—well, everything except zoning.

10/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

The Drawl

5 Amazing Pools You Should Try to Get In This Summer

Just a little summertime scheming.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Neighborhood Guide

20 Incredible Shops in Upper Kirby

Surprise! It's one of the best shopping districts in town.

07/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Neighborhood Guide

Everything You Need to Know About River Oaks and Upper Kirby

Your guide to the best these upscale neighborhoods have to offer.

07/20/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Identity Politics

Upper Kirby Wasn't Always Upper Kirby

A story of red telephone booths and creating a new identity for a once-nameless neighborhood.

07/19/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Dining Out

Try Something Different for Houston Restaurant Weeks

Head to one of these off-the-radar spots.

07/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Upper Kirby's Parks and Patios

Vacation in your own city by immersing yourself in a whole new neighborhood for the weekend—here's how.

06/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Globe Hopping

Our Latest Obsession: Latin Kibbeh at Gusto Gourmet

Who knew Syrian-Venezuelan fusion made so much sense?

09/21/2016 By Alice Levitt