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

They Held it Down

Houston Dash Celebrates Its Championship Win with a Drive-Thru Party

After winning the National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup on July 26, the pro soccer team hosted a victory celebration July 30.

07/31/2020 Photography by Jeff Fitlow By Catherine Wendlandt

You can see the bee's knees

Historic Galveston Island Beach Revue Celebrates Centennial Online

Don't worry, the annual vintage swimsuit competition has made the virtual leap.

07/31/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Social distancing and faith

How Houston's Muslim Community Is Feeling about This Year’s Unprecedented Hajj

Saudi Arabia’s international travel ban and the rise of local COVID-19 cases have local Muslim families thinking about the pilgrimage and celebrating Eid al-Adha like never before.

07/31/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

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

Congratulations!

Houston Dash Wins Its First Championship

The team kicked the competition away at the National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup.

07/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

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

Rain, rain, go away

There's a Tropical Storm This Weekend, More Rain Next Week

The weather is rapidly changing, but bet on getting wet over the next few days.

07/22/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

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

Oh no

It's Been a Crazy Week for Houston Celebrities

Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills and rapper Trae Tha Truth were arrested at a protest, Megan Thee Stallion was shot in the foot, and Rockets guard Russell Westbrook has COVID-19.

07/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt