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May 2018: On Location

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A Legendary Toast

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

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MFAH unveils BBVA Compass Roof Garden

This addition to the MFAH campus allows people of all ages to access and create art in new ways.

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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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Street Smart

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

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A Passage to India

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

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Bohemian Beach

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

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Colorful Coast

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

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Of Course!

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

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The Cat’s Meow

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

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Child’s Play

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

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Milanese If You Please

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

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‘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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Brother’s Keeper

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

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A Leap of Her Own

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

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Nice Pour

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

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Old World Wonder

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

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Highland Hip

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

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Class Act

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

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The Art of Smart

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

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Mayan Miracle

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

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April 2018: On Location

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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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April 2018 Latest Dish

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

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Positive Energy

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

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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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Empower the People

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

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‘House’ Rules

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

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We Meat Again

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

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Heart Beats

Before departing on a European tour, prog-metal outfit Oceans of Slumber celebrates its new...

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Birthday Boy

Veteran H-Town rocker Stephen Wells has much to celebrate with his...

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Checking in With Tilman

With The Post Oak Hotel, touting 250 guest rooms and a 5,000-square-foot Presidential Suite,...

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Generation Next

His late dad started buying property in northeast Houston 30 years ago. Now Ryan McCord has...

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Play On

While pianist Helen Sung’s upcoming Houston performance with the Mingus Big...

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Emmaline Drive

Fresh off his seven-year tenure as operating partner at Fleming’s, Sam...

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Better Together

Freelancers and entrepreneurs seeking to shape ideas and share...

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Cowboy Calling

In 2016, Neil Holmes was bucked off a bull named Rodeo Time, landing lifelessly in the dirt....

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Innovation Nation

Cultivating a creative community and pushing equitable innovation, Roland von Kurnatowski’s...

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A Cut Above

An ambitious young entrepreneur transforms an EaDo warehouse into a one-stop-men’s-shop,...

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Subcontinental Colors

In its FotoFest nod and a concurrent artifacts exhibition, the MFAH highlights the quirkiness...

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Measure of a Man

Amir Taghi, just 22, has designed for high-end fashion houses and...

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March 2018: On Location

The Big Idea issue hits this week, with sci-fi-fabulous spring fashion shot in the HMNS’ new...

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Art Club

The iconic Cotton Club on San Felipe quietly changed hands a year ago, but new...

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Basketball Diaries

Houston sports and music scribe Shea Serrano’s new roundball book has some...

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Making More of Music City

In the new Nashville, ever-cool country music shares the soundscape with other genres, as the...

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Margarita Madness

Today is National Margarita Day, and head’s up: “Frozen?” and “Salt?” aren’t the...

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