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

In the Ghetto

A Primer on Roman Jewish Cuisine

There's a second Roman cuisine you likely haven't tried.

07/31/2017 By Alice Levitt

Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Woodlands

You can go gourmet or play all day in The Woodlands—or all of the above, if you make a weekend out of it.

07/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Why You Should Visit Vivacious Vancouver

From steampunk clocks to suspension bridges to Storyville itself, this Canadian city boasts attractions of all types.

07/26/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel Tips

How Not to Be an Ugly American When You Travel Abroad

Pipe down and stop talking about politics. Please.

07/25/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Sugar Land

From the best bakery in Texas to the largest Hindu temple in the state, this sprawling suburb has it all.

07/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Seeking Ghosts of Summer Past in San Francisco

A journey to discern the San Francisco of myth from the San Francisco of reality at a time when misplaced nostalgia is all the rage

07/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Drawl

Can You Navigate the Most Hectic Block in Houston?

It's not Frogger, but tackling the busy stretch of White Oak Drive between Studewood and the Heights Bike Trail is as tough as any video game we've played.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Illustrations by eBoy

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

Travel

How to See Seattle in a Day

Skip the Starbucks line and spend your valuable time exploring everything else the Emerald City has to offer.

07/10/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

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

Travel

Minneapolis Makes a Cheap and Cheerful Vacation Destination—in the Summer

Mill City is more than Mary Tyler Moore and the Mall of America. (But also that too.)

07/07/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

July on the Fly: The Quick and Dirty on Non-Stop Flights to Mexico

We've rounded up 6 sunny spots, each easier and cheaper to reach from Houston than you may think.

07/06/2017 By Julia Gsell

Travel

Pro Tips for Booking Business Travel: How to Make Hotel and Flight Reservations

First time flying on the company dime? We've got five expert tips for ensuring it all goes as smoothly as your big presentation.

07/05/2017 By Jason Bargas

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Doing Downtown Right

Drink, dance and dine your way across downtown, then burn it off the next day with bikes, bowling and bridge poses in the park.

06/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pro Tips

5 Tips to Prepare for Your (Very First) Business Travel Trip

First things first: What's the deal with those frequent flyer miles?

06/26/2017 By Jason Bargas

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

Ice House

4 New—and Newly Renovated—Parks We Love

Houston’s newest urban parks will make you want to get out and get moving—yes, even in the heat of the summer.

06/22/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

If You Want to Gamble in Texas, This Casino Boat is Your Best Bet

The Jacks or Better takes daily trips out of Galveston and into federal waters, where gambling is legal.

06/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Picture Perfect

Houston's Top 10 Instagrammable Spots for the Summer

You might want to clear some space on your phone for this.

06/21/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez