Get Me Bodied

It's A New Season for This Popular Downtown Hotel Spa

New treatments and equipment make the Four Seasons Hotel Houston's revamped spa and fitness center a prime spot for a relaxing summer in the city.

06/01/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Water Parks & Rec

Katy's New Typhoon Texas Will Take Your Breath Away

You haven't ridden a water slide until you've ridden one with laser guns.

05/31/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Remember the Alamo Here in Houston

This week marks the 180th anniversary of the conflict that created Texas, commemorated at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site.

04/18/2016 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Buffalo Bend Nature Park

The beautiful new 10-acre wetlands conservation area is just the beginning for this previously industrial section of the Ship Channel.

04/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

Happy Trails: The Off-Road Running Events You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

It's tempting to ditch your running shoes in favor of a swimsuit, but trail running can keep your mileage exciting all summer long.

04/08/2016 By Andrea Park

Partys & Rec

Get Out: It's Bayou Greenway Day

This Saturday, take part in the second annual celebration of our city's hard-working parks and rec organizations.

03/25/2016 By Leah Rose

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Po-Boys and Picnics at T.C. Jester Park

One of the city's prettiest parks offers everything you could want in one, convenient location.

03/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Trail Mix

Run On: The Brays Bayou Trails Offer the Best of Many Worlds

There are few things more satisfying than a sudden shift of scenery.

03/09/2016 By Leah Lucio

Want/Need/Love

Rodeo Houston's Must-Have Accessory

Show off your Rodeo insider status with a pass cover from Baird & Baird.

02/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Now Open

Pick Up a Houstonia at Our New Houstonia Store in IAH

Flying through Terminal C? You could win a free round-trip ticket on Delta while you're at it.

02/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Houston Serves Up Some Ace Tennis Courts

Free, lighted tennis courts cover the city—grab a racket and get out there.

02/13/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Start Your Engines

Ever Wanted to Race a Lamborghini? Now You Can

Fittipaldi Exotic Driving lets you take its luxury fleet of Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Porsches around the race track.

02/10/2016 By Laura Gillespie

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Stay the Night at the Lake Houston Wilderness Park

The only City of Houston park to allow overnight camping has more in store than just a few cabins.

01/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Biking the Anthills in Terry Hershey Park

Take in 500 unspoiled acres of Buffalo Bayou from your bike.

01/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Born on the Bayou

Celebrate 50 Years of Bayou Preservation Tonight

"Laura Day" will commemorate the first ship to prove Houston's worth as a port city.

01/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Cheer on the Houston Marathon from Buffalo Bayou Park

This weekend brings one of the year's best excuses to explore the newly-spiffed-up Buffalo Bayou Park.

01/15/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Guided Canoe Trips at Armand Bayou

From alligators to bobcats, you never know what you'll see at the 2,500-acre nature center.

01/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Local

Made in Houston: Words & Food Pimento Cheese

Janice Schindeler went from editing for the Chron to (literally) spreading her love for cheese.

12/30/2015 By Alice Levitt

#SLGT

The Taste of Heights Honey

Is the loss of a sense of place worth the cost of mass production?

12/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Support Local

Made in Houston: Mad Hectic Oatmeal

Mallory and Ben Cowell are aiming to make mornings less hectic and more healthful.

12/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt