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

Design Issue 2016

Inside the Apartments at the Regency, the Unlikely Hub of Houston's Design Scene

When you weren't looking, the Regency House quietly became the coolest building in town.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

By the Sea

SaltAir Is About to Become Your Summer Second Home

We've found your summer go-to for cool bites, cold sips and a chic (air-conditioned) hangout.

06/09/2016 With Jenna K. White

Real Estate

A Guide to Houston’s Newest Apartment Buildings

These are the amenity-packed apartments and condos to watch for.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best Bars

The 10 Best Bars in River Oaks and Upper Kirby

Including the top spot for potentially drinking next to the Bush family.

02/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Coconut Cream Cake at the Dessert Gallery

Why you should make this triple-layer cake a weekly habit.

01/20/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Happier Hours

Happy Hour of the Week: Aka Sushi House

With reverse happy hour on weeknights and all day on Saturday and Sunday, it's always a good time to dine at this Upper Kirby gem.

11/20/2015 By Megha Tejpal