Safety is the new spooky

6 Festive Trick-or-Treating Alternatives for a Ghostly Good Time This Saturday

These pandemic-proof spins on classic Halloween celebrations will leave you with memories and traditions to cherish for many spooky seasons to come.

1:10pm By Kaitlyn Miller

Will they get mars bars?

Update: First U.S. Commercial Spacecraft, “Resilience,” to Launch November 14

The historic flight will inaugurate a new era in ISS operations, 20 years after the first mission left Earth’s orbit.

12:48pm By Emma Schkloven

No "Bah Humbugs" Here

Alley Takes Its Annual Production of A Christmas Carol Online

The company will also be transforming the George R. Brown Convention Center into a winter wonderland for Deck the Trees.

10/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Rock(ets) the vote

MTV Celebrates Vote Early Day at the Toyota Center

Voters got the MTV treatment and a chance to pose with Rockets Mascot Clutch the Bear last Saturday.

10/26/2020 Photography by Marco Torres

Starstruck

Get the Red-Carpet Treatment When You Vote at Toyota Center on Saturday

It's all part of MTV's star-studded event celebrating the first-ever nationwide Vote Early Day.

10/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

I voted!

One Million People Have Voted in Harris County. Here are Some of Y'all's Faces

Why people are voting this year, from the people themselves.

10/23/2020 Photography by Catherine Wendlandt

2020

6 Takeaways from Mayor Turner's State of the City Address

The mayor discussed Covid-19, police reform, Silicon Bayou, the city budget, and other initiatives.

10/22/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

No Bones About It

Of Corpse, Houston’s Vampire Community Is Philanthropic

They drain their wallets dry when it comes to a good cause.

10/22/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

(Bird) Call of the Wild

HGO Isn't "Fowltering" with Its Mockumentary Staging of Vinkensport

The modern comedic opera brings the competitive world of "finch-sitting" to life. We're not even kidding.

10/21/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Recovery meets education

How One Local High School Is Helping Teens in Recovery

Archway Academy works with adolescents with substance use disorder, who’ve struggled in traditional schools.

10/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

amuck amuck amuck!

Houston’s Halloween 2020 Happenings

From symphony concerts, to family friendly activities, to screenings of "Hocus Pocus," there’s a haunted event for you.

10/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Weird, Wild, But Wonderful

5 Things We Loved about the 2020 Astros

The shortened season tested the team, but they nearly shocked the world.

10/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Scream for safety

2020 Is Basically a Horror Movie, but at Least We Still Have Haunted Houses

Houston's haunted attractions are making sure you're scared, just not about Covid-19.

10/19/2020 By Raven Wuebker

A safety roadmap

Mayor’s Task Force Provides Guidelines on Resuming Religious Services

The guidelines come as faith-based organizations announce reopening plans.

10/16/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

It's Gonna Be Lit

Yeah, We're Still in a Pandemic, but Come November There'll Also Be Zoo Lights

The Houston Zoo's annual display of colorful holiday cheer kicks off November 14 and runs through the beginning of January.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The new Uncle Sam

Curbside Larry Wants YOU to Vote ... from Your Car

Our favorite HCPL hype man is back to tell you all about Harris County's drive-thru voting.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Raising awareness

Mayor Turner Declares October 15 “White Cane Safety Day”

The day commemorates and raises awareness for Houston's blind and visually impaired communities.

10/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Let's go to the movies

Space City Shows Drive-In Celebrates Black-Owned Businesses

The EaDo venue, which opened last month, offers a spin on the retro drive-in with a lineup of primarily Black-led films, a live DJ, and snacks from Black-owned food trucks.

10/15/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Gotta get to class

Music Mogul Mathew Knowles is Ready to School You on the Music Industry

The executive producer, manager, and father of megastars Beyoncé and Solange Knowles is teaching a 15-week online course through the University of Houston starting in January.

10/14/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Ummm, what?

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse Just Sassed the Astros

During the Senate confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett, the senator called the team “miserable cheaters.” Houston leaders weren't having it.

10/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt