Julia Ideson Building

Image of the ceiling at the The Julia Ideson Building in Downtown Houston, Texas

Written by Lauriston Brewster Home to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC), the Julia Ideson Building is a Houston Public Library facility in Downtown on McKinney street. For an online tour of the building, click here Named after Houston's first professional librarian, the Julia Ideson building was designed by legendary architect Ralph Adams Cram, the preeminent 20th Century Gothic revival …

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Krab Kingz

Written by Lauriston Brewster| If you like comfort food, do yourself a favor and head to Krab Kingz Seafood in Greater Inwood, near Acres Home. They offer delicious Southern style garlic snow crab and shrimp plates for lunch and dinner (they're closed on Mondays).  The plates come loaded with potatoes, sausage, corn on the cobb, …

2017 Houston Pride

2017 Houston Pride

Written by Lauriston Brewster Sweltering humidity and the threat of rain clouds didn't stop thousands of proud, partying Houstonians to flock Downtown for the 2017 Houston Pride Festival and Parade. By the numbers: Houston's Pride celebration is 45 years young and the celebration once saw a record-breaking 700,000  people in 2015. That makes it one of …

Pop Shop Galveston

Written by Lauriston Brewster Last weekend, we ventured way past the Loop for this one, guys. But for a majority of Houstonians -- where we measure distance not in miles but in terms of minutes --Galveston is a pretty quick and quintessential weekend getaway. But instead of the Sea Wall, the epicenter for all things beach-y in Galveston, …

“Origins of the Self” Exhibit at CAMH

Collins, Jade. Trever, 2016. Digital photographic print. 19x13 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Written by Lauriston Brewster Houston's lauded Museum District is home to 19 museums, galleries, cultural centers and community organizations. In the heart of the District, on the corner of Bissonet and Montrose, stands a big, stainless steel rhombus. That is the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and their Zilkha Gallery is home to some of the most innovative and though-provoking …