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

it's the ship

The Beauty in our Backyard: The Houston Ship Channel in Photos

The people from around the globe who pass through the Port of Houston, keeping it the beating heart of commerce and trade.

04/12/2021 By John Dunaway Photography by John Dunaway

Sunnyside Up

What's Going on with the Sunnyside Solar Farm?

A closed city dump on the edge of one of Houston’s oldest historically Black southside neighborhoods is set to become the nation’s biggest urban solar farm—and we have questions.

04/06/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hometown Hero

Houston Officially Has a New Police Chief

31-year HPD veteran and Houston-native Troy Finner was sworn in Monday.

04/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Mixed-use Mania!

6 Mixed-Use Developments Transforming Houston

City blocks are changing all over town—here's what you need to know.

04/02/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Rules of the road

No More Electric Scooters on Houston Sidewalks? We Have Solutions!

City Council voted this week to take e-scooters to the street, so here’s a list of 10 alternate modes of transportation for you.

03/25/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Peace Out

Where For Art Thou ... Miami?

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is departing.

03/15/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt and Gwendolyn Knapp

Houston Helping Out

Want to Help? Here are Local Houston Charities You Can Donate to Right Now

In the aftermath of the record-breaking winter storm, many are looking for ways to help. Try these Bayou City nonprofits and charities.

02/19/2021 By Dianna Wray

Hope you like your Valentine

Stay Off the Roads Starting Sunday Night Through Tuesday, Officials Say

Winter is coming to Houston. Here’s what you should know.

02/12/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Laissez les bons temps rouler

Our Favorite Krewe of Saints Houses in Galveston

Neighborhoods across the island have lit up their homes in celebration of Mardi Gras.

02/10/2021 Photography by Jeff Fitlow

Season Pass

The Space City Weather Guys Talk the Ike Dike and Last Year's Hurricane Season

A chill Houston (hurricane-wise) 2020 is no reason to get complacent, Matt Lanza and Eric Berger say.

01/26/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Wait. Where?

Here’s Why People Across the U.S. Are Flocking to This Houston Suburb

One real estate agent calls Conroe the land of opportunity. 

01/21/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Days of Service and Change

5 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Houston This Weekend 

There are service events, a virtual parade, and more.

01/15/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

I have a dream

The 2021 MLK Day Parade Is Still Marching On ... Online

The virtual event will feature videos from participating organizations and a Parade of Giving.

12/17/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Some good news

MacKenzie Scott Gives Big to Houston

Both the Greater Houston YMCA and Prairie View A&M have received funds from the philanthropist's donation of more than $4 billion to orgs across the country.

12/16/2020 By Dianna Wray

Star of wonder, star of night

See the Stars at Space Center Houston’s Galaxy Lights

The second annual holiday light show is out of this world. Literally.

12/01/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Where to Volunteer in Houston This Thanksgiving

Here are ways Houstonians can give back both virtually and in person this holiday season.

11/17/2020 By Raven Wuebker

2020

4 Takeaways from Lina Hidalgo’s State of the County Address

In a "fireside chat" format, the county judge and H-E-B President Scott McClelland discussed how 2020 has been for Harris County.

11/12/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Rusted Roots

How Industrial Relics Will Get a New Life in Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s East Sector

Houston’s going to get a lot greener in the coming decades.

11/06/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

2020 Fallout

Houston to Bear the Brunt of Big ExxonMobil Layoffs

The oil giant, which has taken a huge hit during the pandemic, plans to cut 1,900 jobs in the U.S.

10/29/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt