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Still Social: Pick-Me-Ups to Send to Loved Ones

There’s a sentiment floating around on social media and in podcasts these days, that...

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Keep Calm, Curry On? Mendocino Farms’ DIY Recipe!

We’ve gone out of our way more than once in recent weeks to get our hands on Mendocino...

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Easter Feasts for Every Bunny’s Budget!

Easter Sunday is fast approaching, and families all over Houston are forced to think outside...

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On Hope, Resiliency and Silver Linings

An Essay by ‘Houston CityBook’ Executive Publisher Lisa Holthouse...

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Local Org Goes Online During Autism Awareness Month

Students throughout Texas are settling into a new normal. Virtual homeschooling means that...

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Can’t Stop Crawfish Season!

In any other year, this first weekend of April would be prime time for outdoor crawfish boils...

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Virtual Gallery Show Helps Artists in Need

Houston’s ever-important art world is working hard to evolve with the times, turning to...

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Singer-Songwriter Avery Davis Finds Inspiration in Isolation

Avery Davis, 26, is a fixture of Houston’s music scene. The multi-instrumentalist is the...

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That’s Crafty!

Houston’s HopDrop Delivers Hard-to-Find Beer...

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Nutcracker Spring Market Goes Virtual!

For the first time, the Houston Ballet’s bustling shopping event is accessible online. The...

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Houston’s Foodie Family Fights Back

It is possible the restaurant industry has been permanently altered by the COVID-induced...

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Cooking Up Great Skin — from Home!

“Quarantine cooking” is quickly finding Houstonians digging in their pantry and searching...

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The New Concert Experience

Desperate quarantimes call for innovative new ways to stay connected — and to support local...

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Raise a glass to the new Sunday Funday

Local restaurants are getting creative with ways to earn your ongoing business. The latest...

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Cook Like an Uchi Chef

Uchi Houston’s Chris Davies crafted a quick recipe you can cook in your own kitchen, with...

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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

The Jung Center offers online resources for navigating today’s challenging world....

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What’s In Store? Quarantine Kits!

Restaurants convert into pop-up markets with great deals on grocery staples....

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Drink Up!

A much-needed cocktail sweetens the already outstanding to-go and delivery deals available at...

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No Excuses: Sweating with Social Accountability

Social distancing has had an impact on Houstonians’ routines — from dining out to working...

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Can’t Dine In? Take Out and Take Care!

Yesterday marked the beginning of a 15-day mandatory closure for bars, while restaurants are...

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Drama Queen

Ruffled, racy and sexy-sheer spring fashion steals the spotlight at The Gordy, Stages...

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Rise of Saigon

With its fun menu of unexpected Cajun-tinged Vietnamese fare and wonderfully quirky cocktails...

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Rodeo to be Cancelled Due to Virus Fears

Numerous news outlets are reporting that, for the first time ever, The Houston Livestock Show...

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Tiger Ball 2020: Celebrating the Elegance of Japan on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Asia Society Texas Center. Asia Society’s annual gala honored Lynn Wyatt, and was co-chaired by Kathy & Marty Goossen and Akemi & Yasuhiko Saitoh. Daniel Ortiz photo.
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Hear the Roar! Tiger Ball Brings in $1.3 Mil

The gorgeous springtime weather that Houston experienced this weekend was more than welcome at...

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Houston 2030

In the last 10 years, Houston grew into its now global reputation as a remarkably diverse,...

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Dublin By Design

Taking cues from its days as a hub for textiles and fine crafts, Dublin’s creative...

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Hideout Hottie

Max Flinn has already had a busy 2020, playing the Steamboat Springs MusicFest and recording...

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Landmark Decision

As coworking spaces and tech incubators become mainstream in H-Town, an iconic Midtown...

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Building Community

With two new residential facilities in the works, Vita Living is extending and bringing...

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Love Letter

Interdisciplinary artist Neil Ellis Orts’ empathic new novella ‘Cary & John’ tells of...

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That’s a Rap

CAMH’s new show is screwed up — and that’s a good thing. Exhibiting work by a dozen...

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Six of the Tastiest Ways to Celebrate Go Texan Day

Boot up and head on out to catch some of these Rodeo-ready specials!...

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Latest Dish: March 2020

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

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Having a Ball

A pair of posh parties toasted cool cultural organizations!...

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Style a While!

The most fashionable duo in sports, per GQ, is Russell Westbroook and James Harden, who grace...

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A Folk Night at the Menil

The Menil is an architectural marvel, filled with a world-class art collection. But on Feb....

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Three Theaters, One Legacy

In a unique collaboration, one that’s not commonly seen in the theater community outside of...

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Inside the 2020 Winter Ball!

Saturday’s Winter Ball, benefiting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and honoring the...

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Perfect Setting

Jeweler Richard van der Dys brings a polished pedigree and personal touch to his newly...

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Downtown Dazzle

In a spectacular contemporary space, boldly unique by city standards, worldly Guard and Grace...

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Mystical Mountaintops

Among breathtaking scenery and a colorful local culture steeped in mindfulness, globetrotters...

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Latest Dish: Winter 2020

Only in Houston would a talked-about ice cream shop throw open its doors in the middle of...

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A Man Possessed

Newly minted bestselling author Johnathan Cranford has tamed his ‘sugar demons.'...

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Lift Off

With a timely body-positive message, fitness entrepreneur Yami Mufdi rises up....

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Waxing Poetic

Retired from a career in oil, an artist and gallery director brings a revitalized perspective...

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Devouring Houston

It’s the beginning of a new decade, and we’re hungry. Let’s take a big bite out of...

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Ring in the Chinese New Year in Delicious Style

A new decade dawned on Jan. 1 — but this weekend brings the Lunar New Year and establishes...

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Growing ‘Roots’

The dudes of Rootlab turned their passion for digitally aided designs into a buzzy biz. ...

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Quixote Nuevo
By Octavio Solis
Directed by KJ Sanchez
A reimagining of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Produced in association with Huntington Theatre Company and Alley Theatre.  Hartford Stage Company 9/18/19
Scenic Design: Takeshi Kata
Costume Design: Rachel Healy
Lighting Design: Brian J. Lilienthal
Composer & Sound Design David R. Molina

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Alley All New Turns Five!

The Alley’s popular All New festival (Jan. 16-26) celebrates five years of delivering...

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Resolution Solutions!

With evermore new fitness concepts, H-Town has officially left our Fattest City ways in a...

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Top Web Stories of ’19

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

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Posh Holiday Parties — for a Cause

Houstonians know how to throw a happening holiday party — especially when it’s for a...

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Best Beauty Bets Before a Holiday Bash!

Tis the season of socializing — at company cocktail hours and...

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Don We Now

Make merry this season in glamorous gowns and gorgeous jewels, all available in Houston shops...

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Houston’s Next ‘Project Runway’ Prodigy!

Houston’s best loved Project Runway competitor, Chloe Dao, has enjoyed a successful career...

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Latest Dish: December 2019

Katy Freeway commuters have probably noticed the giant neon sign bedecking Goode Company...

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Global Positioning

At warm and lovely new Traveler’s Table, an ex-journalist and world traveler serves up his...

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