Politics

In Photos: The Day Without Immigrants Rally in the East End

The peaceful protest in Guadalupe Plaza drew hundreds of supporters.

02/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Weather

Valentine's Day Tornados Wreak Havoc in Houston

A series of thunderstorms spawned tornados across the Houston area Tuesday morning.

02/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Politics

Wendy Davis Encourages Supporters of Women's Rights to 'Stand Up, Fight Back'

The former Texas Senator spoke in front of the largest Planned Parenthood audience ever on Valentine's Day.

02/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Super Bowl Parties Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Rapper 2 Chainz Expresses Love for Pappadeaux at 'Planet New Era' Super Bowl Party

Also: hip-hop trio Migos explains what really makes a woman "bad and boujee."

02/10/2017 By Jennifer Nguyen

Equality

For Transgender Texans, Every Day Is a Battle

A new report from the National Center for Transgender Equality identifies Texas-specific issues with healthcare, education, housing, identity documents, homelessness and more.

02/06/2017 By Amber Tong

Art News

Houston Arts Alliance CEO Suddenly Steps Down

After almost a decade at the helm of HAA, Jonathon Glus bids adieu to the organization.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Freebies

Take Advantage of the Last Day for Free Metro Rides

Metro and Reliant have partnered together to offer three days of free rides, ending tonight.

02/01/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Essay

I Am a Refugee

In the streets of downtown Houston this weekend, as we chose humanity over fear, I felt at home.

01/30/2017 By Judy Le

Politics

In Photos: Houston Protestors Turn Out Against President Trump's Travel Ban

Thousands of Houstonians gathered at Bush Intercontinental Airport and Discovery Green over the weekend to make their voices heard.

01/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

In Queso Emergency

The Houstonian's Guide to Hosting the Perfect Super Bowl Party

Real life is not Pinterest — here's how to host a Super Bowl party sans made-from-scratch football field.

01/26/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Super Bowl LI

Downtown Houston Has Undergone a Dramatic Tranformation Since the Last Super Bowl

The last time the Big Game came to town, downtown offered tourists a bunch of nightclubs… and not much else. What a difference a decade makes.

01/26/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Tune In to Buffalo Bayou Park

Houston Public Media collaborated with Buffalo Bayou Park to bring Houstonians an audio walking tour of the park.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Have You Found All the Hidden Art in Buffalo Bayou Park?

You may need to pause for a moment.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

What's Up Next For Buffalo Bayou?

The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is already hard at work on the next leg of redevelopment east of Allen's Landing.

01/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Buffalo Bayou Wasn't Always a Walk in the Park

Four folks who made Buffalo Bayou Park happen, on their biggest challenges—and how they overcame them

01/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

The "World's Smelliest Canoe Race" Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary

The Buffalo Bayou Regatta is now largest canoe race in Texas and the fifth largest in the country. (And it's not that stinky.)

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Tracking the 3 Most Popular Places in Buffalo Bayou Park

Plus: a note on etiquette when it comes to the No. 2 spot.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

5 Instagram-Worthy Spots Along Buffalo Bayou

Because if you don’t filter, share and hashtag your day in the park—#parkitlikeitshot, people—you might as well stay home.

01/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

How Do You Plan a Park That’s Meant to Flood?

Because, this being Houston, things are going to get really, really wet.

01/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian