Coronavirus Coverage

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

Cy-Fair Teachers Must Return to Work, State Supreme Court Says

The latest in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's back-to-school saga.

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

"Clear and Present Danger"

Federal Judge Says Texas GOP Convention Can Happen In-Person after All

The announcement came Friday.

07/08/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Fancy a Feast?

Our Favorite Spots for Ethiopian Takeout or Delivery

Don't forget extra injera when ordering at these spots.

07/08/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Food News

Bartender Claims Being Fired After Revealing Alleged COVID-19 Spread

The Midtown restaurant has been closed for cleaning and employee testing.

07/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Don't Go Fourth

A Houston Doctor Explains Why Everyone Should Be Cautious This Fourth of July

Even small gatherings this weekend run the risk of further spreading the coronavirus.

07/02/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat Takeout This Month: July 2020

Bring home some pizza, some scrambled tofu, and a whole bunch of Parmesan.

07/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Happy 4th

5 Virtual Things To Do In Houston This Weekend, July 3-5

Three cheers for the red, white, and blue.

07/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Pause.

Temporary COVID-19 Restaurant and Bar Closures

A running list of establishments that may be closed now or may have previously suspended service.

06/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Fresh Focus

The Faces of Houston’s Workout Scene

Six Bayou City fitness instructors talk COVID-19’s impact.

06/30/2020 By Natalie Galerne

Art Moves

MFAH Speaks to the BLM Movement Through Soul of a Nation

Featuring work from over 70 Black artists, this exhibition makes its final stop in Houston after a three-year international tour.

06/26/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Going Backwards

Emotions Swirl As Bars Close and Restaurants Re-Tool Again

Beverage professionals and restaurant operators respond to the latest news.

06/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Stronger Together

Downtown Window Display Will Encourage Houstonians to Stick Together

The new mural is being made entirely of sticky notes, and the organizers are looking for thousands of names to fill the brightly colored memo sheets.

06/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven