Coronavirus Coverage

The Times Are A-Changin’

Our Fall Arts Guide, Coronavirus Edition

Here’s what’s happening (and not happening) this season in Houston's arts and culture world.

09/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Keep the Engine Running

Covid-19 Is Creating Detours for Houston's Food Trucks

Big dreams have been delayed because of the coronavirus, but the food is still being served.

09/28/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

El Zócalo

The Alley Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Virtual Style

The monthlong programming includes virtual readings, original stories, and musical performances.

09/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Healthy communications

A Relationship Expert’s Guide on Connecting and Communicating During the Pandemic

Mary Jo Rapini sheds light on how to strengthen relationships while living in unprecedented uncertainty.

09/25/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Shots, shots, shots

It's Even More Important Than Ever to Get a Flu Shot This Year

A Houston doctor tells us why.

09/22/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Even Ninjas Cry Sometimes

Houston Covid Nurse Talks Competing on American Ninja Warrior

Pauline Avila, an ICU nurse at Houston Methodist, and her husband competed in season 12 of the NBC sports entertainment show, which premiered Sept 7.

09/21/2020 By Raven Wuebker

The 15-percent rule

Hospitalizations Are the Key to Texas Reopenings, Abbott Announces

Regions with low Covid-19 hospitalization rates can begin expanding reopenings immediately.

09/17/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Covid-19

Abbott: Bars to Stay Closed as Restaurants Move to 75 Percent Capacity

As hospitalization rates have decreased, the Texas governor says some food-and-drink operations can increase.

09/17/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Art You Ready to Party?

Buffalo Bayou Park Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary with Five Arts Events

The Park's "Artful Anniversary" runs throughout the month of October.

09/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Shop ‘til you drop … on the couch

The Nutcracker Market Moves Online This November

You’ll have a whole month to get your holiday shopping done, though.

09/16/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Small steps

Houston Will Begin Allowing Some Live Events Again

The decision comes after a significant drop in the city's Covid-19 positivity rate.

09/09/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

#CovidRuinsEverything

UPDATED: TUTS Announces More Season Changes, Virtual Gala Headliner

The upcoming season now begins in May 2021, and there won't be a Miller show next summer. But hey, there is a new date for the annual Gala.

09/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Moments of Joy

Do You Volunteer for a Houston Nonprofit? Send Us Your Heartwarming Experiences of 2020

We're rounding up the most hopeful moments for our winter issue.

09/09/2020 By Houstonia Staff

Going once, going twice

Bun B and Other Houston Celebs Auctioning Off Items for a Good Cause

Autographed guitars, baseball caps, and more are being sold as part of a charity action to help music industry workers affected by the current pandemic.

09/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Top Doctors 2020

The Public Face of Houston's Fight Against Covid-19

Something bad has happened if you're seeing Dr. David Persse on TV.

09/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Top Doctors 2020

Could This Device Help Save Covid-19 Patients Before the ICU?

A device that counts T-cells on the quick could help identify the most vulnerable patients.

09/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Top Doctors 2020

An Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Might Be the Key to Fighting Covid-19

Dr. Jeffrey D. Cirillo and scientists at Texas A&M are researching the century-old treatment.

09/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Top Doctors 2020

Dr. Peter Hotez and His Team Are Searching for the Covid-19 Vaccine

Finding a treatment while telling the world to "please stay safe."

09/04/2020 By Jeff Balke

Top Doctors 2020

Two "Average Joes" Helping Houston's At-Risk Communities

Dr. Joseph Gathe and Dr. Joseph Varon started the Cure Covid Consortium to fight the virus.

09/04/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Top Doctors 2020

The Houston Doctors on the Pandemic's Frontlines

Five ways local physicians are combating the Covid-19 crisis.

09/04/2020 By Houstonia Staff