Houston

A Group of Houston’s Best Chefs Plot Pop-Ups To Raise Money For Planned Parenthood

Industry professionals come together in support of women’s health<p>A consortium of Houston chefs and hospitality professionals have joined forces to raise money and awareness of women’s health issues in support of Planned Parenthood and reproductive justice.<p>More than 20 of the city’s most prominent …

Planned Parenthood

SaltAir Seafood Kitchen Will Shutter

The seafood-obsessed eatery departs next week<p>Next week, SaltAir Seafood Kitchen will officially say goodbye to River Oaks.<p>The restaurant, operated by Clark Cooper Concepts, announced its impending departure in a statement late Tuesday, but didn’t say why SaltAir was closing its doors. “We opened …

Wedding Dreams 2018: For the Boho Bride

<i>Whether you classify your style as timeless chic, sexy as hell, contemporary queen, or bohemian boss,</i> Houstonia <i>has you covered on all the latest</i> …

Weddings

themed Pink Party at West Ave

The only thing better than a blowout soiree with lovely weather, lively tunes, and amazing sips and bites? A blowout soiree that benefits a good …

Texas

Fritz the Terrier likes the Astros chances and wants to muzzle Bill O'Reilly

This week's Pethouse Pet of the Week has a lot to say about the Astros chances, Bill O'Reilly, and Houston sports fans.<p><b>Pethouse Pet of the Week<br>Name:</b> …

Minute Maid Park

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 20–22

Zombies descend, opera returns, and violinists impress.

George R. Brown Convention Center

This Houstonian is delivering global resources to the startup community

Since she was 10 years old, <b>Alice</b> co-founder <b>Carolyn Rodz</b> has kept a notebook of business ideas next to her bed. It's no surprise, then, that she grew …

Texas

City of love lives up to its name for Houston couple's sunrise wedding in Paris

As the first rays of sunlight were streaming through the Eiffel Tower, Jamie and Chase Erlich said yes to forever together. Their August 26th wedding …

Weddings

Butcher's Ball quickly establishes itself as one of fall's can't-miss events

Fall's first real cool front lured over 700 people to Brenham on Sunday for the second annual Butcher's Ball. Well, that and the more than two dozen …

Texas

Houston Has A Brand New Beer and Wine Garden

Spring Street arrives this week in the First Ward<p>This week, Houston’s First Ward will become home to Spring Street Beer & Wine Garden, the city’s newest destination for brews and bottles.<p>The bar announced its arrival at 1920 Houston Avenue on Facebook earlier this week, after hosting a few soft …

Corpus Christi

Pappas Bar-B-Q celebrates its golden anniversary and reveals secrets of brisket success

Pappas Bar-B-Q, bellwether of the burgeoning Pappas family of restaurants, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month with daily half-price …

Texas

Here are the top 8 things to do in Houston this weekend

Ready to have some fun this weekend? We hear you. In between cheering on the Astros in the ALCS, make time for the can’t-miss happenings below. From …

Texas

Man known as Houston area's 'Tourniquet Killer' set to die

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who became known as the Houston area's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his victims was set for execution Wednesday evening.<p>Anthony Allen Shore confessed to killing four female victims from 1986 to 1995 after a tiny particle collected from under the …

Crime

EPA scrambles to keep Puerto Ricans from drinking toxic water

The Environmental Protection Agency has hired contractors to repair fencing around a federally designated, hazardous waste site and “local security …

Liberal View

How Will You Celebrate Howl-O-Ween?

Canada’s Super Collies will grace Houston dog lovers with their presence this weekend.

America's Got Talent

Is Group Bias Clouding Our Guesses For The Mystery Oreo Flavor?

Fruity Pebbles and Cereal Milk may be just more fake news.

Dessert

Rockets open with thrilling win over Golden State, but Harden-Paul pairing is a work in progress

The Houston Rockets upset the Golden State Warriors 122-121 in a thrilling shootout to kick off the regular season Tuesday night in Oakland. Free …

Basketball

Jen Kirkman Has 'All New Material.' Now, She's Ready to Share It With the World

Jen Kirkman is not Madonna. Obviously. But don't tell that to one New Yorker who saw tickets for the comedian's <i>All New Material, Girl</i> tour on sale …

Review: Stages' 'Balls' Serves A Frenetic Assessment of Gender Equality

If you somehow escaped the movie trailers and magazine articles, <i>Balls</i> is here to let you know: a big 'ol tennis showdown between Billie Jean King and …

Billie Jean King

The Best New Places to Enjoy Patio Season

The weather is finally auspicious for dining al fresco—here's where to do it.

Restaurants

I Tried It: Sweat Pods

I love a good sauna, wet or dry. Sure, I'll pop into one in the locker room at my gym, but I'd much rather seek out unusual, new (to me) ways to …

Burger King rubs pepper in Wendy's wounds with Spicy Chicken Nuggets

This week I reached out for the biggest bargain in Drive-Thru Land, a 10-piece box of Spicy Chicken Nuggets, new from the pickpockets at Burger King, …

Burger King

Stylish River Oaks seafood restaurant, a onetime social hotspot, decides to call it quits

One of Houston's most stylish restaurants is calling it quits. Clark Cooper Concepts announced that its River Oaks restaurant SaltAir Seafood Kitchen …

Restaurants

8th Wonder Brewery Plots Boozy Expansion

The beer nerds are getting into the spirits business<p>Details are scarce for now, but it looks like the beer junkies at 8th Wonder Brewing are plotting an expansion into the spirits business.<p>Via a Facebook post and Twitter, the Houston brewery announced that it will soon open 8th Wonder Distilling. A …

Its Opening Delayed by Harvey, Evo Taco Is Now Going Strong

What sets Evo Taco apart, besides a mouth-watering collection of made-to-order tacos? Owner Anthony Hassen brings 26 years of restaurant management …

Mexican Food

Boots, Boho-Chic and Butterflies: The Festival Fashions of ACL 2017

This year's Austin City Limits proves there's as much fashion as music to enjoy at the yearly festival.

The most popular Halloween candy in U.S. and No. 1 in the Lone Star State

Using 10 years of compiled data, online candy dealer CandyStore.com has ranked the most popular Halloween candy in each state.<p>In Texas, Starburst …

Texas

Heat map shows Houston's favorite biking and running spots

Houston may not be known as a biking city, but it still has plenty of areas where riders thrive.

Cycling

Sneak a peek at AIA home tour featuring the best new residential architecture in Houston

Ten distinctive Houston-area homes selected by a jury of industry experts to represent the finest in new residential architecture are on display this …

Architecture

Mike Tran Just Can’t Stop Opening Restaurants

Laki Fish is the latest in the Mein restaurateur’s empire<p>Without any fanfare, Houston restaurateur Mike Tran has debuted his latest restaurant Laki Fish.<p>The brand new poke joint has officially kicked open the doors in Asiatown’s Dun Huang Plaza, according to a post to Tran’s Instagram account. It’s …

Restaurants