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music

Sound Check

Meet the diverse rising stars of the most fascinating music city in America today....

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Art

Big Man on Campus

At a moment of excitement and expansion for MFAH’s famous Glassell School, Director Joseph...

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Business

Whole Latte Love

A power couple trades club life and magazine making for a new grind — a budding...

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Dining

‘G” Whiz!

Willie G’s isn’t your dad’s seafood restaurant. Well, maybe it used to be. But the new...

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Keyed Up

1. He was inspired to begin playing jazz after hearing Vince Guaraldi’s...

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Art

Stroke of Genius

Using a cool online personality test and ‘starter packs,’ a next-gen art consultancy...

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style

Finery for Her

The brand has been a staple of Houston’s most dapper dudes for decades, so...

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Q&A

Tape Measure

At her quirky new record company, Jessica Baldauf hits rewind on music nostalgia....

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Food Trend

Smoke Signals

They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And that’s...

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Music

What’s Old Is New

During the winter of 2016, Houston native Kat Edmonson fell ill. Unable to kick a bad cold for...

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Dining

Global Entry

At Montrose’s chill new Night Heron, spice is nice, beer is boss, and fun international...

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Make It a Double

After scoring with a trendy Heights burger joint, Irish import Ian Tucker, the former cocktail...

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Travel

Splash Town

If you haven’t been to Galveston in recent months, you’re missing out. Here’s what’s...

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Wellness

Mindful Medicine

From herbal tea to acupuncture, ancient healing practices make...

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Giving Back

Soul Provider

The legacy of iconic Houston band director Conrad O. Johnson lives on, in a tribute band and...

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innovation

Catch Fire

At the Cannon, a vast co-working space and startup-incubator outfit...

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Innovation Station

Already known for its groundbreaking innovation and research, the Texas Medical Center has...

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Video

May 2018: On Location

Go behind the scenes of our Music Issue photoshoot, filmed at the...

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A Legendary Toast

Houston CityBook and presenting sponsor BBVA Compass hosted an intimate cocktail party to...

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BBVA Compass Presents Leaders & Legends

Houston is a city of wildcatters, of men and women who for decades have found fame and fortune...

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fashion

Street Smart

Fitted looks from Houston designer Jamel Hawk’s new fashion line, set against the murals of...

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Food Culture

A Passage to India

Once considered a rarefied ethnic cuisine — and probably too spicy — Indian cooking is...

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Travel

Bohemian Beach

On the golden shores of Riviera Nayarit, this Mexican gem serves up...

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Travel

Colorful Coast

At a family-friendly resort in Puerto Vallarta, kids may love the...

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dining

Of Course!

Beautiful Lucienne’s modern approach to a tasting menu is a bit...

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Music

The Cat’s Meow

They might be politically outspoken and unafraid of spilled milk, but mostly Giant Kitty just...

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giving back

Child’s Play

With a propensity for fun, the Houston Children’s Festival throws a...

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design

Milanese If You Please

Say ‘Ciao, bella’ to Casa, West Ave’s newest furniture showroom, full of Italian...

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books

‘Vision’ Quest

A decade in the making, William Middleton’s sweeping de Menil bio dives deep into the lives...

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Steakhouse Mania 2.0

Red meat is never not a trend in Texas — but these days, it’s as popular as ever, thanks...

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Books

Brother’s Keeper

Her comedian brother was on the brink of stardom when he overdosed and died. Now Stephanie...

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Art

A Leap of Her Own

Whether it’s leaving the stage mid-dance to climb over audience...

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books

Nice Pour

The proprietor of popular bar Julep wants you to DIY her drinks! Alba Huerta’s new recipe...

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travel

Old World Wonder

In Puebla, where grand reflections of 16th century Spain can still be seen, contemporary style...

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design

Highland Hip

When Laura Umansky’s empty-nester (and newlywed!) client decided it was time for a place in...

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design

Class Act

A former inner-city Chicago teacher trades the L Train for Briargrove — and a...

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Giving Back

The Art of Smart

With the help of funky nonprofit Fresh Arts, local creatives learn the business...

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travel

Mayan Miracle

In the jungles of the Yucatán, a new spa resort mixes ancient waters...

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video

April 2018: On Location

Go behind the scenes of “BBVA Compass Presents Leaders &...

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art

Heart of Art

To walk through multidisciplinary artist Dario Robleto’s...

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Foodie Fest!

The Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair toasts its 15th anniversary...

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Harmonic Homecoming

Upon first sight and first listen, Houston band Khruangbin (the name means “engine fly” in...

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April 2018 Party People

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dining

April 2018 Latest Dish

Houston’s Best FOOD News, in Small Bites ... ...

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fashion

Positive Energy

Only in Houston would offshore oil rigs, fracking and Texas’ prominence in renewable power...

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Fashion

Western Union

Hip new runway looks mix with sexy streetwear and vintage finds for a fresh take on cowboy...

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Liz, at Last!

In ‘Cleo,’ making its world premiere at the Alley after a Harvey delay, Austin writer...

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Wellness

Empower the People

At his Empower Fitness Labs, Hakeem Akbar uses a custom mix of new...

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Dining

‘House’ Rules

Expect smart, classic bistro cuisine — with an artful, international twist — from the...

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Dining

We Meat Again

At unique Doris Metropolitan and glam Mastro’s, carnivores have terrifiic new options for...

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