SEOUL PLANE

Coming Soon: Direct Flights From IAH To Seoul

Korean megapolis joins Istanbul and Beijing in adding a direct link to the Energy Capital.

02/05/2014 By John Lomax

Food Science

There’s a New Grapefruit in Town

Thanks to agricultural researchers at Texas A&M Citrus Center, grapefruit has a bright red future.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Travel

It’s Grapefruit Season in the Valley

The water may be too cold to swim, but fresh fruit, migratory birds, and other wonders abound.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

On the Road

The 10 Strangest Dining Recs in Moon Handbooks' Guide to Houston

Try Corner Bakery for breakfast, and other dubious insights.

01/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Agriculture

Searching for the Perfect Papaya

South Texas Organics is looking for a papaya to grow in the Valley.

01/28/2014 By Robb Walsh

STEREOTYPES

An Auto Complete Tour of Texas

Why is Beaumont the saddest city? Why is Waco hated so much?

01/27/2014 By John Lomax

HOUSTON AFOOT

The Sole Of Houston, Revisited

Several years ago, David Beebe and I walked about 200 miles of Houston in 10 or so hikes. Here are some of our best pictures.

01/21/2014 By John Lomax

Texas Travels

No One Wants to Vacation in Houston

Houston fares poorly in Texas Highways's list of best in-state destinations.

01/09/2014 By John Nova Lomax

LONE STAR STATE OF MIND

Remember Goliad? Have the Whole Presidio to Yourself Overnight

If you're a Texas history buff, this is something you simply must do before you die.

01/09/2014 By John Lomax

Travel

Ageless Cancun

Finding God, Man, and margaritas

12/31/2013 By Scott Vogel

UNFRIENDLY SKIES

Flyway To Hell

Local Yelpsters sound off on Spirit Airlines.

12/10/2013 By John Lomax

Biking Houston

Ridin' Dirty Volume III, With Video

A trip to Discovery Green and a forlorn trumpeter.

12/09/2013 By John Lomax

Real Estate

Surreal Estate: Bayside Bizarre

Buy the weirdest building in Bacliff for only $250,000.

12/03/2013 By John Lomax

Winter Wonderlands

Embrace the Chill This Weekend at Moody Gardens

A yuletide festival of lights to cheer even the grouchiest grinch

12/02/2013 By John Lomax

Biking Houston

Ridin' Dirty Volume II

The second installment of things I have seen from the back of my bike.

12/02/2013 By John Lomax

Tales from an Airport Bar

Traveling This Holiday Season? You Might Get to Drink Morning Tequila with a Celebrity

A fun, random airport encounter with a beloved Houston Texan.

11/27/2013 By John Lomax

A TRIP OUT WEST

Playing Ansel Adams With Your iPhone

The West has always inspired photography, but these days travelers are doing it with their smartphones.

11/25/2013 By Peter Holley

WEST TEXAS TALES

The Legend of Clay Henry

Last seen on the Mexican border in 1992, I've always wondered what became of my favorite politician.

11/19/2013 By Peter Holley

Houston Pride

Montrose: One Of World's Best Gayborhoods

Montrose: One Of World's Best Gayborhoods: At least according to Buzzfeed.

11/15/2013 By John Lomax

Fun And Games

Like a Meth-Addled Tour of Houston

Princeton-based web bot turns all your Facebook updates into occasionally enlightened gibberish. Here are some of our favorite Houston-related ones.

11/13/2013 By John Lomax