Hope on the Horizon

The FDA Authorizes the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine for Emergency Use

The third vaccine to be authorized since December, this shot requires only one dose.

02/24/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Cover your cough

The CDC Wants You to Double-Up Your Masks

A new study finds double-masking or better fitting your medical masks can significantly reduce your exposure to Covid-19.

02/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Coronavirus

FEMA Is Setting Up a Mass-Vaccination Site at NRG

The pilot site is part of the president's efforts to ramp up Covid-19 vaccination efforts.

02/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

All a gamble

Mattress Mack Bet $3.46 Million on This Year’s Super Bowl Because of Course He Did

While Jim McIngvale is risking millions, here are some tips for you to stay safe from Covid-19 this Sunday.

02/04/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Night Rider’s Lament

The 2021 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Is Officially Cancelled

Looks like the pandemic’s knocked another RodeoHouston out of the saddle.

02/03/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Mask up one and all

Face Masks Now Required on All Public Transportation

The CDC is ordering folks to wear face coverings on planes. trains, and in automobiles (and don't forget the ferries).

02/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

a high-school biology lesson

Here’s How the Covid-19 Vaccines Actually Work

Houston Health Authority Dr. David Persse explains the science behind the Pfizer and Moderna shots.

01/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Remembering Those We’ve Lost

Houston Will Light Up Tonight to Honor Lives Lost to Covid-19

The nationwide memorial to the country’s 400,000 coronavirus deaths begins at 4:30 p.m.

01/19/2021 By Raven Wuebker

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

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