15 Year Old Houston Bar Closes After Hurricane Harvey

Drink Houston didn’t weather the storm<p>After fifteen years of serving up cocktails Drink Houston has officially closed its doors, saying that Hurricane Harvey is to blame.<p>The bar announced the shutter in a farewell letter posted to its Facebook page on Monday. “Hurricane Harvey and the curfew …

Hurricane Harvey

They've Made the Playoffs. Now What?

The Astros' postseason fate may well depend on the pre-postseason games to come.

Chicago White Sox

JuiceLand’s Healthy Drinks And Vegan Fare Hit Montrose

The Austin-based chain’s second Houston outpost lands this week<p>Popular healthy drink chain JuiceLand is set to open its second Houston-area location in Houston, this time in Montrose.<p>The Austin-based juice bar has been setting up shop at 1340 Westheimer Road, and will quietly begin welcoming …


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News<p>PARTYNEXTDOOR calls on Jadakiss to flex a little bit.<p>DREAMers' fates in the hands of Congress.<p>The telethon's proceeds will be donated to …

Habitat for Humanity

Where to Eat Now

After the usual summer slowdown, Houston’s restaurant scene has begun to heat up again. This month’s list of new restaurants to try features three of …


Behind The Scenes with Hunter Bell's New Spring Collection

The Houston-based designer was in a mood to celebrate for spring.

Renée Zellweger visits Texas to help animals find new homes after Harvey devastation

Homeward bound! 70 cats and dogs are going on the trip of a lifetime to find their fur-ever homes in California.<p>Since Hurricane Harvey, local …


What Is Chicken Francisco at Barbar Mediterranean Grill?

You can get kebabs anywhere, but this Lebanese restaurant has other rewards.


Astros' Carlos Correa steps up to the plate in drive to get beds for kids after Harvey

Carlos Correa has spent most of the season batting cleanup for the Astros. On Monday, he took a swing at helping the city itself clean up after …


Downtown Houston’s Newest Coffee Shop Arrives This Week

Prelude Coffee & Tea is Greenway Coffee’s latest venture<p>Houston coffee guru David Buehrer and his Greenway partner Ecky Prabanto are just about ready to debut Prelude Coffee & Tea, the duo’s latest venture in Downtown.<p>The shop inside Hines tower at 609 Main Street will kick open the doors this …


Little Bigs Bids Farewell to Chelsea Market

Chef Bryan Caswell is looking for a new home for his popular slider spot<p>Citing rising rents, Chef Bryan Caswell and restaurateur Jennifer Caswell will shutter Little Big’s, the popular slider restaurant that the duo opened at Chelsea Market.<p>Negotiations between the Caswells and their landlord at …

Complete City Guide for Houston, Texas

Shares 0<p>Not so long ago, the aptly named Lone Star State of Houston, in Texas, was more often than not treated with utter disdain by most travelers. …


The Astros Clinched the American League West

Tell people we’ve never seen a September like this, and they’ll assume you’re talking about The Storm. Tell them the odds were long, the skeptics …

American League

Lily Jang returns to Vietnam and finds a strong Houston connection in Saigon Stories

Houston is home to both one of the nation’s largest populations of military veterans and one of the largest Vietnamese communities, so with the debut …


MLPs Hit Their Macros, See Gains

MLPs crept higher each day this week, before a 0.5% decline Friday limited weekly gains to 1.1%. MLPs have rallied 3 out of the last 4 weeks, and the …


This Houston-Designed Rug Is a Real Winner

Rugs—they get no respect. I mean, people just walk all over them. (Insert rimshot here.)<p>In all seriousness, it's easy to overlook a design element …


Trombone Shorty Answers Our Questions Ahead of Tuesday’s ‘Party’

Since starting his musical career at the age of 4—learning from the likes of his grandfather R&B legend Jessie Hill and playing with his brothers at …

Steve Kilbey on Self-Reproach, Sinatra and Something Quite Peculiar

Australian rockers The Church roll through Houston for a gig at The Heights Theater.

Best red carpet looks at the 69th Emmy Awards: These 10 fashionable stars really stood out

The Emmys aren't nearly as much of a dress-up affair as the Oscars or the Golden Globes. Even so, it's an important place to make a fashion statement …


Ralph Lauren is in driver's seat for wild ride at opulent runway show

Ralph Lauren stretched the boundaries of New York Fashion Week by hosting his fall 2017 runway show in the plush garage of his estate in the tony …

What you need to earn to buy a house and J.J. Watt taco among this week's top stories

<i>It's time to recap the most popular stories on CultureMap from this past week:</i><p>1. <b>This is the salary you need to buy a house in Houston right now</b>. …


Marc Jacobs lets his 'twisted' fashion designs do the talking and courts controversy again

Outspoken designer Marc Jacobs has never been at a loss for words. But when showing his spring/summer 2018 collection at the end of New York Fashion …

Marc Jacobs

Hurricane Harvey’s toxic floods poisoned Houston along race and class lines

It was the poorest communities that bore the worst of it<p>In the wake of last month’s Hurricane Harvey, tests revealed that many of the homes in Briarhills Parkway — located in an upscale area a short drive out of Houston’s downtown — contained amounts of E. coli that about four times higher than the …

Hurricane Harvey

Say 'No' to Cooking Tonight With One of These Local Services

Stock up on family-sized prepared meals from these five Houston-area businesses.

Jobs, Blue Star Sports, office boom, executive changes: Friday's Business Briefing

<i>Your daily look at D-FW business. Follow us on Twitter: @DMNBiz</i><p>Blue Star Sports is gobbling up startups for a digital youth sports empire<p>In about a …


Acclaimed filmmakers explore Vietnam War in groundbreaking 10

After working together on award-winning examinations of the Civil War and World War II, acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick weren't ready …

Vietnam War

Sugar Hooker's secrets, new restaurants, and Harvey relief are hot podcast topics

On this week's episode of <i>What's Eric Eating,</i> CultureMap's weekly podcast devoted to dining in Houston, chef Rebecca Masson joins CultureMap food …


How Far Can the Astros Go?

A skeptic's guide to baseball punditry


Slider joint set to close, but hopes to live again in new location

The rising cost of real estate has brought an end to another Houston restaurant -- at least temporarily. Little Bigs, Reef chef-owner Bryan Caswell's …


Houston Area Restaurants Busted for Refilling Bottles With Inferior Booze

Most received written warnings<p>Several Houston-area restaurants were busted this year by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) for refilling top-shelf bottles of booze with inferior spirits.<p>A number of Houston restaurants were cited in the Commission’s investigation, including El Michoacan, …