The best kind of blues

5 Perfect Houston Parks for Your Annual Bluebonnet Photos

Visit these spots before summer starts to set in.

10:37am By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Let's Go

The CDC Loosened Its Travel Rules

What to know if you're fully vaccinated and ready to roam.

04/06/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Our Own Backyard

Why We Can't Wait for Trebly Park to Open

The new green space will land in Southern Downtown in March 2022.

04/02/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Climb Every Mountain

The Guadalupe Peak Trail Will Test Your Limits

It sure is painful to summit, but the views are priceless.

03/30/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Flying Jewels

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard This Spring

A hummingbird guru spills the juice…errrrr…nectar on attracting them to your yard.

03/29/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Let's flamingle

Where to Find Flamingos in Aruba

Selfies are fine, but no, you cannot pet them.

03/26/2021 Photography by Bill Wiatrak

Mile-High Messages

Have You Seen These Two Humongous Murals in Houston Lately?

The massive new murals tell stories of the fight against food insecurity and the Bayou City's migratory birds.

03/23/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Flower Fever

Your Informal Guide to Azaleas in Houston

The Azalea Trail is canceled, but you can still see the blooms at these H-Town spots.

03/19/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Bucket List Trips

Yes, You Should Go to Uzbekistan

Spiked fortresses, ski resorts, and a camel or two.

03/19/2021 Photography by Bill Wiatrak

Covid sucks

Coronavirus: Lessons Learned 1 Year After Everything Stopped

We recap a year of the pandemic in Houston.

03/11/2021 By Houstonia Staff

Movie night 

Discovery Green’s Screen on the Green Is Back

Get out of the house and see a movie at the Downtown park.

03/10/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Get Out

Recreation at Houston Parks is (Mostly) Back

Ballfields and playgrounds are back in business. But sadly, swimming pools are still off limits.

03/09/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bucket List Trips

The Great Mohenjo-daro Adventure

How a visiting an artist in Pakistan led one Houstonia writer to one of the oldest cities in the world ... and a haunted house.

03/04/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

Pawsitive news 

The Possible Puppy Family Reunion You Need to See

Are these dogs from the same litter? It seems likely after they reconnect at Hermann Park.

03/01/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Staycation

The Hyatt Regency’s Multimillion-Dollar Revamp Will Make You Excited to Travel Again

The renovation mixes an eclectic flair with industrial-chic design.  

02/26/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Travel Tips

How to Travel in 2021

What it's really like to fly across the world right now.

02/23/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

Not Again

The Waugh Bridge Bat Colony Took a Hit During the Winter Storm

Reports of dead and distressed bats rolled in over the weekend at Buffalo Bayou Park.

02/22/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Park News

Bagby Park Gets a Little Facelift (with Tacos Coming Soon)

Here's what's up at the Midtown pocket park.

02/12/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Frost Bites

Time to Protect Your Plants from the Arctic Blast

Here's how to help your yard survive our upcoming weather woes.

02/11/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Laissez les bons temps rouler

Our Favorite Krewe of Saints Houses in Galveston

Neighborhoods across the island have lit up their homes in celebration of Mardi Gras.

02/10/2021 Photography by Jeff Fitlow