Houston is most definitely a city of neighborhoods. And while there positives when it comes to each -- mainly their proximities to at least one excellent bar, grocery store, and gas station with a built-in taco shop -- there are also plenty of things that aren't the greatest. Time to explore the downside of Houston's most prominent neighborhoods.
Where the inventive-facial-hair set goes to judge each other, married couples go to chokehold their youth, and no one ever goes to park. You should really only be living here if you a) have a tattoo; b) are an avid bicyclist; or c) have a seriously sturdy income, because soon enough everyone is going to get priced the hell out.
The city’s basic bitch. Though a good portion of Midtown has a chill party scene, there’s that little section in the Northwest corner where dudebros and sloppy chicks crush all the Jägerbombs and vodka sodas they can handle. It’s like a frat party from hell that can actually be quite fun, depending on how many drinks you’ve had.
This ‘hood sucks because 1) it’s snooty and 2) you’re probably not rich enough to live here. And if you do live here or kinda know anyone that lives here (like in the really big mansion part), hook it up in the comments section, because we really want to go to one of those parties with its own valet.
Old Chinatown, aka EaDo, aka a pretty ugly place where 28-year-old condo owners have really banked on their realtor's claims that the area is "up-and-coming.” Judging by all of the abandoned warehouses... they're still waiting.