Mean Green

The Houston Botanic Garden's First Phase is Underway: Here's The Low Down

There will be 120 acres of botanical beauty between downtown and Hobby.

04/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Out

An Interactive Alice In Wonderland Sculpture Arrives at Evelyn's Park

Bring a picnic and join Alice's tea party.

04/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Green Space

A New Park Is Heading to Downtown Houston in 2020

South downtown may very well get its own Discovery Green.

04/02/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Out

Buffalo Bayou's East Sector Debuts Cool New Public Art in April

UH students and Buffalo Bayou team up for East Sector art.

03/19/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Kid Approved

Houston's Most Unique Summer Day Camps

From fencing to candle making, these summer camps rule.

03/14/2018 By Sarah Gish

Slow and Steady

What's Up With Buffalo Bayou Park's Recovery From Harvey?

The dog park may reopen sooner than you think.

03/08/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

On The Breeze

The Kite Festival Returns to Hermann Park on March 25

Kite Fest and Bayou Greenway Day return in March.

02/27/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Great Outdoors

This Texas Parks & Wildlife Program Makes Camping With Kids a Breeze

Texas Outdoor Family Workshops teach hands-on camping basics.

02/21/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Cheap Skate

A Free Bun B Show and a Roller Rink Revamp? Head to Discovery Green in March

There's plenty of fun to be had downtown.

02/14/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Valentine's Day

Houston Arboretum's Tapas on the Trails Returns Next Week

Featuring food, wine, a live owl, and a walk through nature.

02/01/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Play Date

Levy Park Packs 2018 With Free Family Events

Load the van and head to Upper Kirby in 2018.

01/19/2018 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

Water World

A New Waterpark Heads to Houston in 2018

Big River Waterpark breaks ground in New Caney. But what's up with Schlitterbahn?

12/07/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Green Space

What Will Happen to the New Buffalo Bayou?

The status of the Cistern, the trails and the other destinations, post-Harvey.

09/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

Houston’s Creepy, Crawly, Chompy Critters

The surprising species tagged by our local iNaturalist community

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Wildlife

The Other Best Spot for Bat-Watching on the Bayou

A Garden Oaks bridge boasts its own colony of Mexican free-tails—without the mass of onlookers.

08/04/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cosmic!

A Houstonian's Viewing Guide to the Solar Eclipse

Houston won't have a total eclipse of the heart on August 21, but you'll still get a heavenly show.

08/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

Embrace Your Inner Ninja Warrior on This Challenge Course

It's the first course of its kind in Texas, with obstacles including a hanging traverse course, a belly-crawl and a 40-yard dash.

07/07/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Craft Beer

Cure Your Vacation Envy This Summer at Sundown at The Grove

The craft beer series returns starting July 5—this time with a twist that delivers the vacation to you.

06/26/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen