The Friendly Skies

Take a Cheap Trip to New York with These Southwest Fares

These fall flight deals will let you enjoy the Big Apple during the loveliest time of year—for less.

5:01pm By Katharine Shilcutt

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

8:00am By Scott Vogel

Rooted in History

Houston's Oldest Park Debuts Its $33.6 Million Renovation

Although Emancipation Park informally opened at the beginning of the year, the Juneteenth Festival will mark its grand reopening.

12:00am By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Open Road

Finding Mother-Daughter Compromise in San Juan, Puerto Rico

While I wanted to see the parts of San Juan that weren’t in the guidebooks, my mom was looking for a luxurious respite.

12:00am By Marianella Orlando

Travel

Afraid of Visiting Lebanon? Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

The most hospitable country in the Middle East is also one of the most beautiful.

05/18/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

By Any Other Name

Journey Into the Yucatan for Dessert at Rosas & Xocolate

The boutique hotel's signature sweet is worth the heat.

05/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Road Hazards

The Worldwide Ride of Silence Takes to Houston's Streets

The annual group bike ride seeks to raise awareness for cycling deaths at home and across the nation.

05/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Explore the Edible Side of the Houston Arboretum This Month

If you've never picked blackberries or foraged for mushrooms, we've got a bushel of delicious reasons to visit the nature sanctuary.

05/10/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

The Most Amazing Country You’ve Never Heard of

Baklava, ancient ruins and mud volcanoes await in Azerbaijan.

05/10/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

The Friendly Skies

Ellington Field Celebrates a Century of Flight This Weekend

Houston's first commercial spaceport boasts 100 years of aviation history.

05/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

On Fire

In the Yucatan, Temozón is the Place for Smoked Meat

Joys of the flesh await in the tiny town just north of Valladolid.

05/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Get Out

Spring Creek Needs Your Trailbuilding Help This Summer

Everything is bigger in Texas—including its trails and greenways.

05/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

International Flight of the Week: Athens

This round-trip deal will get you to Greece for under $700.

04/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

The Loco-vore: Finding Mexico's Wildest Foods

Just think of that larvae as ant caviar.

04/28/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Island Life

Warm Weather-Loving Penguins Are Headed to Moody Gardens

A renovated Aquarium Pyramid is unveiling a new Humboldt penguin exhibit this summer.

04/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Paddle On: Here's Where to Kayak and Canoe in Houston

From Clear Lake to Lake Conroe—and even downtown Houston itself—our city has no shortage of paddle-worthy waterways.

04/26/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shopping Trips

Shop 'Til You Literally Drop at Bangkok's Chatuchak Market

I left with arms full of goodies, feeling both conqueror and conquered.

04/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hungry Havana

Head to the Streets for Authentic Havana Eats

The travel ban is lifted, now it's time to dine!

04/25/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Party in the Park

Bellaire Park Patrons Celebrate the Community's Green Spaces

The ninth annual Wine and Tapas gala is rooted in preserving Bellaire parks.

04/20/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Travel

Direct Flight of the Week: Philadelphia

With a city this packed with attractions, you'll want to plan out your trip well ahead of time.

04/19/2017 By Amber Groce