Keeping Folks Safe

Slim Thug Just Launched a Line of Affordable PPE

The iconic rapper wants to help protect people from getting COVID-19 like he did.

08/03/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Fresh Moves

Farmers Markets Are Seeing Positive Changes During the Pandemic

Among the moves: more customers, bigger hauls, and an expanded vendor list.

07/31/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Eyes Have It

5 Things We’re Reading and Watching

Or "Houston, We Have Recommendations: Part III."

07/31/2020 Edited by Emma Schkloven

Future of storytelling

Stay in for Family Movie Night with En Su Casa

The new film festival from TEATRX features kid-friendly shorts that highlight the Latinx experience.

07/30/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Here Comes the General

Hamilton's Christopher Jackson Is on Your Side And Will Soon Be in Your Living Room

The Tony-nominated singer's Aug 15 virtual concert will support several arts nonprofits that have been affected by COVID-19, including TUTS.

07/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Tug of War

Craft Brewing Community Feels Disrespect During Pandemic

While safety is paramount, messaging has cast doubt on intentions, beer advocates say.

07/28/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Curtain closes

Opera in the Heights Bids Adieu to Fall Productions

The spring repertoire is still moving forward in the wake of furloughs and salary cuts.

07/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Sonnets and Soliloquies

Main Street Theater's Brings Live Shakespeare to Our Screens

It just isn’t summer without BYOBard.

07/24/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Where No Con Has Gone Before

Texas Cons May Be Cancelled, But Houston’s Fan Community Is Still Getting Its Geek On

Comicpalooza, Dallas' Fan Expo and even San Diego Comic-Con are making the pandemic less lonely with special online content.

07/24/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Let me tell you a story

Grown-Up Storytime Keeps the Pages Turning Through Online Readings

Community has always been at the heart of the live-storytelling events. That's still true, even in the middle of a pandemic.

07/20/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Sew Long, Farewell

Houston’s 2020 International Quilt Festival Is Cancelled

The annual quilting extravaganza, which draws ten of thousands of quilters to the Bayou City each year, will return in October 2021.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Ballet Blues

Houston Ballet Cancels The Nutcracker

The beloved dance company announces 2020-2021 season changes, staff cuts.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

School Safety

School Districts Could Lose Funding If They Follow Local Health Mandates

TEA reverses course after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks out.

07/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Food News

Longtime Houston Restaurateur Dies One Month After Contracting COVID-19

Vincent Mandola owned three eateries on the same lot, bringing homestyle Italian to Houstonians.

07/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Let’s move

How the Coronavirus Has Hit Houston’s Housing Market

After a tough April and May, home sales were up in June.

07/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Silver linings

The Future of Fashion in a Pandemic-Ridden World

Fashion is changing, but the trends aren't—just yet anyway.

07/14/2020 By Paola Kustra

Bubble Burst

Rockets' Russell Westbrook Tests Positive For COVID-19

The star guard won't join the team at Disney World until he's cleared.

07/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Show Won't Go On

Miller Outdoor Theatre Cancels the Rest of Its Summer Season

The theater hopes to resume in September, and its summer schedule has been postponed to 2021.

07/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Barred From Serving

Abrupt Tweak Ends Dine-In Service for Major Texas Brewery

Saint Arnold, one of Houston's biggest beer locations, is affected by the change.

07/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Take us out to the ball game

Take a Peek Inside the Astros' Training Camp

The Astros continue their summer workouts in preparation for their July 24 opening game with the Seattle Mariners.

07/09/2020 By Marco Torres Photography by Marco Torres