Nuts are complimentary

Houston's Most Recent Airplane Stowaway Was Too Cute

A baby squirrel hitched a ride from Costa Rica to Houston last month.

03/11/2015 By Andrew Husband

Voluntary Constraints

Get Free With a Little Help From Your Friends

In which we try—and fail—to work our way out of Escape Room Houston.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

In-State Rivalry

Is Houston a Texas Travel Destination?

Do you like perfectly adequate beaches?

10/29/2014 By Chris Abshire

Homesick in Houston

A Transplants' Guide to Home in Houston

Every year, 70,000+ people move to Houston. What challenges do they deal with upon arrival and how can they satisfy their longing for home around their new city?

10/22/2014 By Natalie Harms

Beer and Brats

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Houston

Hoist a Hofbrau and say prosit at these four centers of German culture.

10/06/2014 By Alexa Hyde

Home on the Range

Ready, Aim, Fire: Three of Houston’s Best Ranges

Before setting off on the hunt, polish up your rifle and your shooting skills.

09/01/2014 By Peter Holley

RUMMAGING HOUSTON'S ATTIC

Second-Hand Madness

A few of the weirdest and most wonderful finds from Houston's thrift stores.

07/30/2014 By John Lomax

hidden gems

Touring the Girl Scout History Museum

Since opening in 2007, this little-known museum has spotlighted the scouting organization's illustrious past. Sorry, though: no Thin Mints.

07/11/2014 By Emily Donaldson

BAYOU CITY HIPPIE LORE

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby?

Leafing through the amazing pages of Houston's short-lived Age of Aquarius rock magazine.

06/25/2014 By John Lomax

URBAN ADVENTURES

Exploring Timbergrove Park Apartments, Part II

Rambling through the interiors of dozens of abandoned apartments.

06/23/2014 By John Lomax

URBAN ADVENTURE

Exploring Timbergrove Park Apartments, Part One

Abandoned, spooky Timbergrove complex tells many a sad tale.

06/23/2014 By John Lomax

BIKING HOUSTON

Ridin' Dirty Volume V

The latest batch of shots we've taken (mostly) on our cycling trips around town.

06/09/2014 By John Lomax

In-Town Travel

Take a Staycation: How to Spend 48 Hours in the Museum District

Ditch the car, grab your clubs, and come hungry

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Century of Green

Hermann Park at 100

With the wind at its back (and $115 million in the bank), Hermann Park looks to realize its planners’ original vision.

06/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Air Travel

Scared of Flying? Face Your Phobia at Ellington Field

How one company, Flying Phobia Help, teaches you how to "model courage"—or at least fake it.

06/02/2014 By Melissa Jacobs

GEOGRAPHY OF HOUSTON

This Week In Neighborhood Names: The Deroloc Addition

Yes, it's "colored" spelled backwards, but it's probably not racist.

05/21/2014 By John Nova Lomax

H-TOWN WEIRDNESS

How Now Giant Dancing Cow? And Who?

A photo trek through the First Ward turns weird.

05/15/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Christopher Keeble

GIFT IDEAS

Houston Disassembled and Displayed

Minimalist map renders Houston into cuts of meat, neighborhood by neighborhood.

05/14/2014 By John Lomax

ISN'T NATURE WONDERFUL?!

Houstonia's Wild Animal Outbreak

After a possum wins its freedom, an era ends at Houstonia House.

04/03/2014 By John Lomax

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax