City & Region

Staying Cool

How to Have Fun in Houston This Summer in the Sweet Embrace of A/C

When oppressive heat and humidity hit the city, you'll want to get out of the house but stay in the A/C. Here are some ideas for cool summer fun indoors.

05/26/2023 By Daniel Renfrow

Throwing Shade

How These 6 Trees Are Making Houston a Healthier Place

Houston’s Climate Action Plan means specializing in shade-giving saplings that significantly improve our built environment.

05/01/2023 By Geneva Diaz

That's All Folks!

The Best Moments From the 2023 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

From Bun B's Southern Takeover to all the unique cuisine at the carnival, the 2023 hoedown had much to offer this year.

03/19/2023 By Shelby Stewart


Does Julia Morales Have the World’s Best Job?

We discuss World Series wins, Emmy awards, and Baseball Y’all with the distinguished Houston Astros field reporter.

02/24/2023 By Jessica Lodge


RodeoHouston Announces Full Performance Lineup for 2023

Lauren Daigle and Cody Jinks will take the stage at the Rodeo in March.

01/09/2023 By Shelby Stewart

Winter Storm Uri

Remembering Houston's Deep Freeze of 2021

Hard lessons learned from an unprecedented winter storm.

12/21/2022 By Shelby Stewart Illustrations by Michael Byers


23 Cool Events to Check Out New Year's Eve in Houston

No countdown needed (yet): check out our list of NYE events in Houston here.

12/21/2022 By Anna Rajagopal and Claire Anderson

Hard Freeze

Houston’s Getting an Arctic Blast—What to Know about Hard Freeze

Houston will experience single digit temperatures in the coming days.

12/20/2022 By Shelby Stewart


The Ultimate Bucket List of Things to Do in Houston

Whether you're in Houston for a day or a lifetime, we have ideas.

12/19/2022 By Jessica Lodge


Houston Endowment’s New HQ Is Pioneering Eco-Friendly Architecture

A new endowment for Houston Endowment.

12/19/2022 By Claire Anderson


Kwanzaa Is Coming. Here’s Where to Go in Houston to Celebrate.

S.H.A.P.E Community Center in Third Ward will host Houston's largest Kwanzaa celebration.

12/16/2022 By Shelby Stewart


12 Crime Documentaries Set in the Lone Star State

All over Texas, you'll find everything from the heinous to the downright bizarre when it comes to crime.

12/15/2022 By Shelby Stewart With Anna Rajagopal

Get Involved

3 Charities and Programs Helping Kids in Houston

Plus: how to get involved and give back.

12/14/2022 By Stephanie Bartels


Harris County Has Recalled Gulf Oysters. Here’s What to Know.

Harris County restricts establishments from selling Gulf Oysters.

12/12/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Gaming on the go

New Gaming Lounge Gameway Finds Home in Hobby Airport

Houston's Hobby Airport just unveiled a new gaming lounge inside the departure terminal.

12/07/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Santa's Helper

3 Houston Toy Drives That Could Use Your Donations

Give the kids a reason to smile this Christmas with your donations.

12/05/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Happy Hanukkah

Celebrate Hanukkah in Houston with These 8 Local Events

Houstonians are celebrating Hanukkah with film festivals, concerts and lighting ceremonies.

12/05/2022 By Anna Rajagopal


7 Holiday Events Happening Throughout Houston This December

The holidays are in full effect with Christmas concerts, shows, and brunches with Santa.

12/02/2022 By Rosemary Akpan

Shine Bright

Take Your Holiday Spirit Underground With Cistern Illuminated

The Cistern in Downtown Houston is transforming into a holiday lights experience this season.

12/01/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Ice Breaker

The 7 Coolest Ice Rinks in Houston

Who cares if it's 70 degrees outside? Lace up!

11/28/2022 By Jeanne Lyons Davis and Anna Rajagopal