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Sips & Soirees for St. Paddy’s Day!

Half of Houston may be seeing George Strait at the Rodeo on Sunday, but the other half won’t...

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Beyond the Pale

This season, neutrals are anything but plain, especially paired with definitely-not-basic...

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Beasts of the Earth

Nicholas Phat Nguyen, 29, moved to Houston by himself at age 15. The family he left in Vietnam...

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Natural Notes

The obsession with organic has spilled over into the wine world....

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Study Abroad

At Agricole Hospitality’s new Indianola diner, America’s melting pot has never tasted so...

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Beyond Tex-Mex

Ronnie Killen does it again, importing the sometimes surprising flavors of regional Mexican...

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Turkish Delight

In describing Istanbul, uniquely accessible by Houstonians thanks to Turkish...

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Latest Dish: March 2019

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Discovery Green Unplugs!

Given Houston’s unseasonably cold weather lately, it may be hard to imagine yourself spread...

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Band Together

For the members of dream-pop trio Astragal, friendship comes first....

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Meet the Master

An exclusive new MFAH exhibit reveals the evolution of the often-perceived tortured artist...

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Sitting Pretty

Most know Houston as an oil-and-gas town, but the soil here is also rich in another type of...

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West World

The booming state-of-the-art oil fields of West Texas’ Permian Basin are reshaping the...

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New App: Take a Hike

Axis Earth helps outdoorsy athletes connect with other nature lovers for fun in the sun. ...

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‘The Pill’ 2.0

Houston researchers may be closing in on a major game-changer in reproductive health and sex:...

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Pod Almighty

As podcasts become mainstream media, a pair of podcast ‘networks’ foster and further the...

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Red All Over!

Perennial philanthropists Sue and Lester Smith, along with Neil and Maria Bush, hosted the...

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Wet Paint: New Exhibits at Archway

Archway Gallery’s latest exhibit, Spill, which opens Saturday, is actually a three-in-one...

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Dinner Winners

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Glam Squads

One of the city’s largest galas, hosted by the Altus Foundation and the mayor’s office,...

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One For The ‘Book’

At a regal bash fit for royalty, the Social Book celebrated its 2019 edition at the Westin...

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Jean Therapy

Get the blues! The season’s runways were filled with head-to-toe patch worked, patterned and...

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March 2019: On Location

Go behind the scenes of the Big Idea issue featuring a wild day at...

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Sitting Pretty for V-Day

In search of a last-minute Valentine’s gift for your sweetheart — or want to be pretty and...

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Pelosi’s Notable Necklace Came From Houston

The speaker chose a recycled-glass piece by Mariquita Masterson ...

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Able Bodies

The seventh annual ReelAbilities Film and Arts festival strives to present positive images of...

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Inside the Wonderful Winter Ball!

It doesn’t happen often: A true wintry night in Houston, perfectly aligned with Saturday’s...

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What’s ‘All New’ at the Alley

Now in its fourth year, the Alley All New festival (Jan. 18-27) delivers pioneering new...

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The Artist Formerly Known as Steph Cooksey

With a new single out today, a soulful singer-songwriter reemerges as Leigh Sinclair....

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Top Web Stories of ’18

In case you missed ’em, these were the three most widely read stories of the year at...

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Fit Bits for 2019

The hottest — read: sweatiest — health and fitness headlines for the new year....

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Winter 2019: On Location

Go behind the scenes of the Winter issue featuring Hope Farms’...

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Year-End Cheer

Food and fun to ring in 2019...

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Devouring Houston

It’s the year for both vivacious veganism and mighty meat, for dining in town and savoring...

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Outstanding in His Field

Organic farmer Chris Katthage, a prior-service Marine, grows produce and herbs for some of the...

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‘Happy’ Warrior

A one-time stockbroker has rededicated her life to helping Houstonians live better lives, one...

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Cajun-Country Cool

At Eunice, chef Drake Leonards channels the charm and flavors of his Louisiana hometown —...

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Walk This Way!

Step into L.A.’s wonderfully walkable, hip West Third ’hood. ...

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Living Color

The zany, zigzagging aesthetic of legendary British punk fashion designer Zandra Rhodes takes...

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Handmade Haute

A Marine and his wife turn artisan furniture-making into a booming new business....

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‘He Was a Point of Light’

In a quiet moment — as the spotlight dims on the historic funeral proceedings for...

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Mr. Bean

Inside a hip Montrose hangout, New York restaurateur Jason Giagrande, 38, takes...

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Books

Heavy Stuff

Author Chris Cander, a former bodybuilder, weighs in on the discipline of...

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Setting a New “Table”

The evolution of La Table on Post Oak continues with the arrival of James Friedberg, formally...

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Latest Dish: Winter 2019

Houston’s best food news, in small bites ...

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Back in Black

Prolific artist Robert Hodge returns, with a new body of work...

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Festive Foodie Fun

’Tis the season! Holiday happy hours and family-friendly activities abound. Here are some of...

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Festive and Fresh for Holiday Parties

Blowout? Check. Mani-pedi? Check. Twenty-four karat gold facial? Check!...

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Glitter-Getter Gives Back

Upon moving back to her native Houston from New York, Jessie Dugan created a buzz with her...

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Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is officially here, and what better way to celebrate than with a festive...

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Season Bright

Houston probably won’t have a white Christmas, truth be told. But we can expect an...

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In Chef We Trust

Restaurants put indulgent spins on Japanese ‘omakase.’ ...

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Cabo Calling

Houston’s favorite Mexican getaway has never been hotter. ...

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Charmed by the Sea

Panoramic vistas, old-world style and fantastic food make Lisbon one of Europe’s most...

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Dining Darling

At his new restaurant Tris, named after his daughter, Austin Simmons brings global flavors —...

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Culture

The Shape of Sound

In Loop38’s new concert series, art and music intersect in ways never before heard. ...

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