The Thoughtful Earthling

Bigger and Better Ways to Fight Our Plastic Problem

Handy ways to curb plastic use, beyond ditching straws.

08/07/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

You Can't Take the Sky From Me

How Are Houston's Fireflies Faring?

Houston doesn't make it easy for them to thrive.

07/20/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Peep Show

You Can Help Monitor the Butterfly Population in Houston

The Texas Butterfly Monitoring Network needs your inexpertise.

06/27/2018 By Josh Davis

You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

I Lived Like Drake with a Hotel Derek Staycation

"I'm posted at the Derek up on Westheimer, hit me when you're done your shift." –Drake, "Company"

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Pets in the City

4 Under-the-Radar Houston-Area Dog Parks

Your suburban doggo will love these parks.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Houston Love

Celebrating National Immigration Month Has Never Been More Important

Diversity makes our city the best.

06/18/2018 By Shafaq Patel

Doggos

Dogs And Their Humans Take To The Streets in EaDo on June 22

New festival, Turn Up With Your Pup, raises money for Houston's homeless pets.

06/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

4 Things We Know About the Houston Botanic Garden

From a "plant zoo" to an edible garden, the city's first botanic garden will be both beautiful and educational.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wildlife

It's National Endangered Species Day! Do You Know Houston's At-Risk Animals?

Get familiar with our endangered friends.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Pay Respect

How to Celebrate the Life of Barbara Bush in Houston

Where and how to honor Barbara Bush this weekend.

04/19/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Quack Attack

This Rare Duck Is Drawing Birders to the Katy Prairie

Behold the Eurasian Wigeon, a temporary Katy resident.

04/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Out

Bayou City Art Fest Returns to Memorial Park on March 23

Tons of art in your favorite Houston park.

03/05/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Free Ride

Downtown Houston's Greenlink Expands Its Hours and Routes

Downtown's eco-friendly bus system updates for 2018.

01/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Lemon Drop

Urban Harvest's Fruit Tree Sale Hits Town on January 13

Orange you glad it's fruit tree sale time?

12/25/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Merry and Bright

Where to Take Your Holiday Guests Outdoors

These five Houston destinations will delight every yuletide guest.

12/18/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Holiday Gem

Check Out This Christmas Wonderland in Pasadena

Bufkin Christmas Wonderland still delights after 25 years.

12/12/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hidden Houston

These Riverside Terrace Mansions Have Never Been Open to the Public—Until Now

A historic home tour will take place on December 3.

11/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Kid-Friendly

The Top 5 Spots for Family Fun in Sugar Land

From broomball to digging for dinosaurs, there's no shortage of ways to keep the kids entertained in Fort Bend County.

11/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt