While the Longhorns were left out of the preseason Top 25 for the first time since 2016, it’s time for number six Texas A&M to put up or shut up.
Austin Tice Has Been Held Hostage Longer Than Any American Journalist Ever. His Texas Family Is Still Fighting for His Return.
The freelance journalist disappeared in Syria in 2012. His family in Houston hasn’t given up on seeing him come home.
When a family doctor spoke out about insurance companies ruining his practice, few expected his appeal would still resonate 27 years later.
Through Houston-based nonprofit Hives for Heroes, veterans trade their uniforms for bee suits, work to save pollinators, and learn mindfulness.
The oil giant this week announced quarterly earnings that set an all-time record for any Texas business. That’s both good and bad news for the state.
The queen’s new album nails the sweet spot between nostalgia and new wave, paying tribute to past trendsetters while blazing a new path forward for pop music.
This Immigrant Entrepreneur Got His Start Hawking Jewelry in Houston Flea Markets. Now He’s Taking on Amazon.
Cart.com's Omair Tariq is out to prove his tech company is a giant-killer.
Franklin Bynum has tried to reform the Harris County criminal justice system from within. That's made him a target of the district attorney.
Throughout her fifty-year career, the English-born cook influenced—and even advised—chefs of some of Texas’s best Mexican restaurants.
‘More City than Water: A Houston Flood Atlas’ brings together a team of writers, scholars, designers, and eyewitnesses from the front lines of climate change in a grand experiment.
A Houston woman is miffed by her boyfriend’s reaction to a thoughtful gift.
At a recent expo in Houston, innovators claimed they can spare us a global catastrophe—and make billions in the process.
Patrick McGrath Muñiz has crafted a beautiful deck that provokes questions about social justice, climate change, and your own way forward.
A conversation with Chris Cander, the author of ‘A Gracious Neighbor.’
Long-brewing tensions between Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and District Attorney Kim Ogg have come to a head months before an election.
Named for the ancient symbol used to ward off danger, the Houston restaurant fuses traditional and modern Israeli cuisine to miraculous effect.
Okay, so it’s not a magic vehicle, but the fast-talking tour guide covers Houston’s neighborhoods from an open-air school bus.
Mimi Swartz reflects on her deep dive into Houston’s breast-implant boom and its larger-than-life profiteers.
Bud’s House of Meat in Houston took on the tradition of combining meat counter and restaurant, and it’s one of the few in the area still doing it.
'Facing Nolan' has all the high heat and bench-clearing brawls that MLB fans expect. But deep down, the film is about a beautiful marriage.
John Davidson’s 1982 article on Enrico di Portanova was everything a high-society profile should be.
From luxury spas to grueling drills, our state offers something for players of every persuasion.
When you’re floating on top of the Marriott Marquis in downtown Houston, you might have reached peak Texas.
Observers cite the party’s convention as evidence that state Republicans have gone “full MAGA.” But if anything, MAGA folks are following Texas.
From chronic injuries to botched courses, members of the Texas-based 50 States Marathon Club go the distance to go the distance.
Texas Monthly writer Michael Ennis’s profile of museum director Walter Hopps took readers inside the Menil Collection’s founding.
The affable musician turned guide is the rare fly-fisherman to reach star status within the angling world.
Inspired by an ancient Japanese tradition, it’s all about catching as many minuscule species as possible.
Our staffers share the art and entertainment they're most looking forward to this summer, from an opera about Frida Kahlo to a true-crime book about a famous Austin gangster.
Bobby Sakowitz dressed Houston’s most stylish through the seventies and eighties boom years. Then things went bust.
Lance Scott Walker's ‘DJ Screw: A Life in Slow Revolution’ is a worthwhile biography and oral history, even for those who already know the story of Screw's short, impactful life.
Goodbye to one of Houston’s most colorful colorless characters.
Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore in Houston is home to hundreds of thousands of comic books and collectibles.
Founded by Holocaust survivors, the bakery is known for Jewish specialties rooted in 200-year-old family recipes.
A museum in San Felipe, 40 miles west of Houston, commemorates the unique history behind Stephen F. Austin’s founding colony.
Houston Republicans are going on the offensive in this week's election as a trial run for November.
Even though Pizzitola's—formerly known as Shepherd Drive Bar-B-Q—embraces tradition, the Houston establishment isn't afraid of modernity.
The Hulu series, costarring Texan Sasha Lane, is a worthwhile adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
I used to feel ashamed that I didn't speak Spanish. Now I understand why my parents didn't teach me.
The Toronto rapper has an everywhere-and-nowhere relationship with place, but no city has influenced him as much as H-Town.
At the state-level drag pageant, senior queens sparkle, lip-synch, and try to forget that queer rights in Texas are under siege.
But for now, her two GOP challengers are busy slashing at each other before the May 24 runoff election.
The ancient snack has found new prominence on Texas menus, thanks to enterprising chefs stamping it with their own creativity.
At Dig World, in Katy, anyone can drive a utility vehicle or go wild in a skid steer.
Your curated travel guide to Houston, featuring where to eat and drink, stay, explore, and more.
After a lifetime away from his hometown of Waco, the legendary director and playwright returns to the Houston Grand Opera with ‘Turandot.’
Look, spa, no hands! Looking for stress relief via a salt cave, "a wellness tube," and an infrared sauna pod.
There's a taste of everything in this city, from upscale Mexican cuisine to trucks specializing in globally inspired delights.
“We are just scratching the surface of what we can learn about Texas food,” says Wild Oats chef Nick Fine.
We review dozens of restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new.