Troubled Waters

The Deliberate Flooding of West Houston

Thousands of Houstonians have been left with gutted homes—and many, many questions.

10/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

What's In a Woodlands Street Name?

The story behind the master-planned community's themed neighborhoods and street names.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Dept. of Optimism

What the City of Houston Will Do, Post-Harvey

The city's going to change now, right? Right?

10/02/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best of Houstonia

The Heroes of Harvey

How a devastating storm brought out the best of Houston during the worst of times.

10/02/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

On Learning to Live within a Flood-Prone Prairie

Houston really isn't built in the best place to withstand hurricanes. Or flooding.

10/02/2017 By Jeff Balke

Heroes of Harvey

How Bad Was Harvey? We Have the Numbers

The impact was devastating, and the data catastrophic.

10/02/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Heroes of Harvey

The Unexpected Hero of Harvey: Technology

Harvey was America's first major natural disaster of the modern tech era—which was lucky, as the internet and social media saved lives during the storm.

10/02/2017 By Jeff Balke

Heroes of Harvey

Let's Tip Our Hats to These Houston Officials

Nobody's perfect, but our local leaders deserve a thank-you for staying calm and clear-headed in the midst of disaster.

10/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Some Pig

Meet Clarence, Black Hill Ranch's Miracle Flood Baby

Farmer Felix Florez lost 130 of his 350 pigs. This tiny piglet survived.

09/28/2017 By Alice Levitt

It's Right There in the Name

Mayor Turner Asks the State to Tap Rainy Day Fund, Abbott Says No

Abbott will call a special session for his pet social issues, but won't convene the legislature on Harvey relief until 2019.

09/27/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Zoo Babies

Checking In On Houston’s Zoo Babies

Because we know it’s your No. 1 concern right now.

09/22/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

#HarveyHmag

The Harvey Relief Hub Transitions Into Its Next Phase

The First Ward volunteer hub will be finding new ways for Houstonians to help out.

09/20/2017 By David Montalvo

Doing Good

Want to Help People Rebuild Their Lives After Harvey? TXRX Will Teach You How

During the new Make-A-Thons, anyone can donate their time to help fabricate and build furniture for Houston residents who lost everything in the storm.

09/15/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Architecture

To Repair or Rebuild? One Local Architect's Advice

StudioMET spent two years designing a modern, elevated house to replace a flooded Meyerland property. This is what they learned.

09/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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In Heavily Flooded West Houston, a Neighborhood Comes Together to Save Itself

Nottingham Forest proves the value of community in the face of devastation.

09/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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In Photos: First Responders in Memorial

These good Samaritans came from all over Texas and Oklahoma to help Memorial residents after Harvey.

09/13/2017 Photography by Jeff Balke

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Operation Reunite Is Bringing Pets, Fosters and Families Together After Harvey

How a Texas-wide organization is linking up pets with vets in the wake of Harvey

09/12/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Green Space

What Will Happen to the New Buffalo Bayou?

The status of the Cistern, the trails and the other destinations, post-Harvey.

09/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

#HarveyHmag

The Monster That Won't Die: A Hurricane Harvey Diary

This wan't her first hurricane, but it was her worst.

09/11/2017 By Harriet Riley

Yes We Can

We Will Rebuild It: Advice on Choosing A Contractor

You have questions. The Texas Association of Builders has answers.

09/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen