Even though Pizzitola's—formerly known as Shepherd Drive Bar-B-Q—embraces tradition, the Houston establishment isn't afraid of modernity.
At Dig World, in Katy, anyone can drive a utility vehicle or go wild in a skid steer.
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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.
At Elsik High School, students from Honduras, Senegal, Houston, and most places in between form the best boys soccer team you've never heard of.
An upstart couple in the kitchen teams up with a nonagenarian owner for a restaurant that doesn't miss a beat, from sides to meats to desserts.
The couple behind the joint, Justin and Kathryn Haecker, have even hacked their way to cheaper beef by starting their own cattle operation.
A grassroots campaign—and a multibillion-dollar corporate real estate acquisition—kept the bulldozers away.
Baldwin, who died in December, fought in Korea, met Picasso, traveled the world, and, with his wife, Wendy Watriss, made Houston a photography capital.
This revelatory show at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston finds the beat between gospel, blues, jazz, and visual art.
In the wake of the deadly Travis Scott concert, Bayou City and Harris County politicians have formed a circular firing squad.
In “the trial of the century,” a Houston socialite was accused of plotting her husband's murder—and of having an affair with her nephew. But Candace Mossler was only getting started.
At his latest restaurant, Texas’s most celebrated Mexican chef teams up with close relations to revisit the street food of his youth.
Olivewood Cemetery is the resting ground of many Houston trailblazers and an important piece of the history of the African diaspora.
The Houston social media influencer is a gay Black man with a gift for the absurd and a passion for platform heels. He’s also a star dancer in one of the world’s most rigid, gendered, and segregated art forms.
A new exhibit in Houston's Fifth Ward is an homage to—and a critique of—one of the country's first racially integrated art shows.
The debut feature from Scott Brignac, starring Alan Tudyk and Michael McKean, argues for Houston's place among film’s default “big cities."
The poet and performer Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton on risking new connections with nature during a year of tragedy.
Former Montrose bar Mary’s...Naturally! served as the site of raucous parties, AIDS-era organizing, and even a final resting place for patrons. This Pride Month, a new exhibit reckons with the bar’s legacy for today's queer community.
A 2022 Texas state artist makes his life work from Houston's urban frontier.
The prolific graffiti writer has tagged his or her (or their) name across Houston, Austin, and beyond, as followers and police sift through clues about the artist's identity.
Joe Exotic has a lot of competition. The big cat seen roaming a Houston neighborhood this week is just the latest.
The Harris County sheriff has been overshadowed by more-vocal Houston officials, but he’s earned a reputation as an effective reformer.
The unrelated incidents both ended safely for the animals.
In Houston’s Third Ward, where some residents’ homes were extensively damaged, a fight for repairs has reached a breaking point.
Video: The mother-son team are behind some of the city's most colorful murals.
It might sound like just another PR stunt—but for Picos, which was recently targeted by anti-immigrant threats, the holiday is a celebration of resilience.
Roma and D'Amico's, Italian eateries in the Rice Village, have taken opposite approaches after Greg Abbott lifted pandemic-era restrictions on businesses. Both establishments' owners say they're looking out for staff.
A New, (Literally) Underground Art Installation in a Houston Cistern Reflects Our Lost-in-Space Pandemic Moment
Anri Sala’s immersive work is an eerily out-of-time experience.
John S. Chase’s Extraordinary Modernist Home Helped Shape Houston’s Political and Architectural History
The trailblazing architect designed, among many other buildings, a fabulous house where he and his family hosted the likes of Muhammad Ali and Ann Richards.
Political insiders say the police chief’s move to Miami follows a turbulent year in which his hopes of being elected mayor began to look delusional.
They didn’t manage to steal any art, but they did vanish into a storm drain.
Houston has become a hot spot for pandemic removal proceedings. For tenants such as Evelyn Powers, relief has been hard to come by.
Ron Yates Tempranillo, Friesen Vineyard, Texas High Plains, 2017, was named Top Texas Wine at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition held Nov. 13-15 at NRG Center in Houston.
After decades of planning, the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building will open this weekend as a showcase of modern and contemporary art.
Nearly fifty years ago, photographer Geoff Winningham spent months documenting wrestlers, and the fans who cheered them on, for his book ‘Friday Night in the Coliseum.’
Lizzie Fletcher’s 2018 Victory in TX-7 Proved Democrats Could Win in the Texas Suburbs. Can the GOP Take the Seat Back?
In the district just west of Houston, Republican challenger Wesley Hunt's campaign has focused on his opposition to the Green New Deal.
Instead of wasting time on tiresome culture wars, Texas’s political leaders ought to be thinking big. They could start by saving Houston from disaster.
I’ve watched some of my elders espouse anti-Black hatred. Instead of blaming them, we should acknowledge the traumas that have shaped their views, and recognize the systems that failed us.
Siena, Italy, crams 30,000 people into the amount of space occupied by a five-stack interchange in the Bayou City.
As Texas schools look to reopen this fall, I am unsure how to keep myself and the children I look after safe.
The message arrives at a time when anxious Houston teachers are deciding whether to return to classrooms as COVID-19 surges.
After years of feeling isolated in my fandom, witnessing my favorite bands supporting Black Lives Matter has been both meaningful and conflicting.
At EaDeaux's Cajun Cocina, the tacos come filled with gumbo, etouffee, or boudin.
"Shame is a powerful tool," says Kelly Ingram, the founder of Houston's COVID—Call Outs Group.
The new Houston museum show exemplifies art as both revolution and witness, writes a Houston poet laureate.
For many listeners, Houston’s Sight into Sound is more than a radio station.
Khruangbin draws from a vast palette of sounds and traditions, making them a quintessentially Texan band.
Just as my husband and I were moving away from the city, we found ourselves embracing our adopted hometown.