Take your shot

Where and How to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine in Houston

Here’s who qualifies and how to find a provider closest to you. 

01/14/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Back It Up

Newest Covid-19 Spike Means Restaurants Rolling Back, Bars to Close

Things have changed since the last time this happened, but the coronavirus is still going strong.

01/05/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Coronavirus News

Houston, Expect for Businesses and Restaurants to Roll Back Openings

The region's Covid-19 hospitalizations have crossed the governor's threshold to backtrack on re-openings.

01/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Falling Action

After 47 Years, River Oaks Bookstore Has Reached Its Final Chapter

Local booksellers reflect on the industry’s biggest antagonists: big online sellers and the pandemic.

12/18/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Buttons is Back, Ya'll

REVIEW: Stages Riffs on Tradition with Innovative One-Man Panto

We couldn't be more grateful to see the company's lockdown rendition of "Sleeping Beauty" after this insane year.

12/17/2020 By Doni Wilson

Light at the end of the tunnel

The First Houstonians Have Received the Covid-19 Vaccine

Health care workers in hospitals across the city lined up to get the shot Tuesday.

12/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

A sweet Yuletide suite

Houston Ballet Offering Bayou City New Holiday Treat with Nutcracker Sweets

The virtual production combines footage from old company performances of the Tchaikovsky holiday ballet with new dances set to favorite seasonal songs and carols.

12/15/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Hope on the Horizon

The FDA Just Approved a Second Vaccine for Emergency Use

But you likely still won't get a shot just yet.

12/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Knock, knock

The Initial Results Are in for the Health Department's Citywide Antibody Testing Study

By September about four times as many people had Covid-19 as the number of people who actually got a positive test by September, according to the survey.

12/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Santa's helpers

Pancho Claus Needs Your Help to Bring Christmas Cheer this Year

Richard Reyes, who first began playing the Bayou City's Tex-Mex Santa in 1981, has lost his financial sponsors because of the coronavirus pandemic.

12/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Snow Gaze

HGO Brings Wintery Joy to Houston in The Making of the Snowy Day

The new documentary showcases the heart and soul of Ezra Jack Keats’s classic story as well as the challenge of bringing it to the operatic stage.

12/09/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Yee-haw

2021 RodeoHouston Postponed until May

Officials pushed the dates back two months in hope of a better Covid-19 situation.

12/08/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Charitable Giving

10 Ways Houstonians Can Find Help Right Now

Get back on your feet with these organizations.

12/08/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Emma Schkloven, Gwendolyn Knapp, Catherine Wendlandt, and Denise Cathey

Coronavirus

Houston Surpasses 100,000 Total Covid-19 Cases

We break down the numbers.

12/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

A Covid Carol

Just Like Scrooge, You Won't See Manual Cinema’s Twist on A Christmas Carol Coming

Dickens’s classic tale is being brought to life virtually through puppetry and live music, not to mention a modern-day spin.

12/04/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

The Show Must Go On ... line

Alley Theatre Pivots to Entirely Digital 2020-2021 Season, Cancelling All In-Person Shows

The company’s new slate of digital offerings will include original short plays, translations of classics, and more.

12/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Baby, there's covid outside

Where Are You, Christmas?

Yes, this Houston holiday season is going to be different, but all is not lost.

12/01/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

By the numbers

How Houstonians Fed Each Other During the Pandemic

A snapshot of the astounding impact Bayou City's nonprofits made during the first three months of the pandemic.

11/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Another Covid Holiday

Let’s Face It: Thanksgiving Will Look Different This Year

As coronavirus cases surge once more, city leaders are advising Houstonians to forego large family gatherings.

11/23/2020 By Aarohi Sheth