the tradition drives on

Our 10 Favorite Cars at Art Car This Year

Instead of the usual parade, the Art Car By Day Experience is showcasing the craziest motor masterpieces around.

05/14/2021 By Emma Schkloven

First Look

Get to Know The Ion, Midtown's Emerging Innovation Hub

With major tenants, a Houston-first mentality, and big-name chefs at the ready, it holds promise.

05/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

pooch perfect

18 Houston Pet Services and Activities That Are Squad Goals

Pet shops, parks, hotels, groomers, and other hot spots that are simply the best for treating your pet—and yourself—right.

05/14/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Laura Furr Mericas, and Kaitlyn Miller

Very Houston News

Let’s Talk about Tigers and 50 Cent Memes 

Plus, we’re looking at some questionable 'best of' lists.

05/14/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Masks off? 

The CDC: Return to Normal, If You’re Vaxed 

The federal agency updated its Covid-19 recommendations for fully vaccinated people once again Thursday. So what can you actually do?

05/13/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Give a Dog a Bone

9 Animal Shelters and Charities You Can Support in Houston

Help out dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, mini pigs, and more.

05/13/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Brave New World

Houston's Music Community Reflects on the Pandemic

Bayou City musicians weathered Covid-19 any way they could.

05/11/2021 By Chris Gray

Big News

FDA Expands Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine to Kids Age 12 and Older

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended its emergency-use authorization to include younger ages Monday.

05/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Minute Math

This Richmond Teacher is Explaining Math to Millions on TikTok

Deidre Kelly, who teaches sixth-grade math in Lamar CISD, was recently named a “standout teacher” by the app.

05/10/2021 By Raven Wuebker

No Bad Blood Here

George Springer Had a Houston Homecoming at Friday's Astros Game

The sunset was breathtaking at Minute Maid Park.

05/10/2021 Photography by Marco Torres By Marco Torres

Very Houston News 

100k Astroworld Tickets Sold Out in an Hour This Week

Houstonians were almost too excited over music fest tickets. Plus, Beyoncé met Selena at the mall. 

05/07/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Welcome! 

So 50 Cent Moved to Houston? 

In a cryptic tweet Tuesday morning, the rap legend announced his big move to the Bayou City, plus a new TV show. 

05/04/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Our favorite furry friends

4 Ways to Volunteer with Shelter Animals in Houston 

Even if you can't adopt a pet right now, there are plenty of ways to help.

04/30/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Very Houston News

Guy Fieri Came Back to H-Town This Week

In our first installment of Very Houston News, the celebrity chef shows up. So does a cow.

04/30/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

“The Success Failure” in bronze

ICYMI: Several Famous Astronauts Had a Houston Homecoming This Month

Space Center Houston has a new statue depicting Fred Haise, Jim Lovell, and Jack Swigert for the 51st anniversary of the Apollo 13 Mission.

04/29/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

A brief timeline 

Ed Gonzalez Has Been Serving Harris County for Years. Now, He’s to Head ICE

President Joe Biden tapped Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to head up the federal immigration agency Tuesday. We’re taking a look back at his career. 

04/28/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Take your best shot

Jack Burke Jr. Wants to Bring Great Golf to Houston

Even in his upper 90s, the legendary player's work is far from over.

04/28/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

take your best shot

Muni Saved: Revitalizing the Historic Gus Wortham Park Golf Course

The splashiest golfing destination in town

04/27/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

forget the landfills

This Local Organization Will Recycle Your Old Mattress

Everyone has heard “reduce, reuse, recycle,” but the Houston Furniture Bank is actually doing it.

04/22/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

it's easy being green

10 Lean Green Living Ideas to Help Save the Planet

Here're a few items to aide your efforts to live more sustainably in Houston.

04/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt