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Super City

On Feb. 5, the nation’s eyes will be locked on Houston and the gridiron victories and defeats of Super Bowl…

Uncovering an Urban Relic

I’m huddled with a half-dozen strangers in Houston, shouting into the darkness. The echo, which turns our calls into an…

A New Zoo Review

My 15-year old was skeptical when I told her we were going to see the Zoo Lights at the Houston…

Performance Aplenty

Houston’s history as a theater town dates to the early years after the Texas Revolution. By 1838, even before the…

Cuisine Confidential: Carolyn Wenglar

You’ll find few bar owners as energetic and resourceful as Carolyn Wenglar, proprietor of Houston’s La Carafe and Warren’s Inn…

The Ice Age

It’s a Sunday afternoon, and the rows of picnic tables are quickly filling up outside at Houston’s West Alabama Ice…

Return to La Carafe

Let’s face it: The city that produced the Astrodome and the Space Center has a reputation for focusing on the…

A Midtown Medley

From the late ’70s through the late ’90s, Houston’s Midtown area—a pie-shaped region south of downtown loosely bordered by Interstate…

Gung Hay Fat Choy,* Y’all!

Growing up in Houston in the late Sixties when the Chinese community was much smaller (and inconceivable that Texas’ largest…

Cocktail Hour

For those of us interested in both drinking delicious cocktails and learning about their history—a fun area of learning that…

Go Local

After a vigorous romp around Centennial Gardens in Houston’s Hermann Park, my husband Marshall and I eagerly join a handful…

The City Insider

Writers for Texas Highways cover a lot of ground. With more than a quarter-million square miles and some 3,000 communities…
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