Into the Storm

How Weather Shaped Houston's History

Our inclement-weather-prone city has seen it all over the past 100 years—fires, hurricanes, floods, and yes, even snow storms. Let's talk about it.

07/18/2017 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Critical Operación: A Group of Venezuelan Ex-Pats Fights a Crisis Back Home

What started as an informal drive for medical supplies grew into Houston-based Operación Saludos a Venezuela.

07/18/2017 By Jasmina Kelemen

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What Happens When You Change a Street Name?

Dowling Street recently became Emancipation Avenue—but what exactly does that process entail?

07/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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At Casa Juan Diego, a Home Far, Far Away from Home

What's the driving force behind the oldest Catholic Worker community in Houston? Endless opportunities to help—and the zealous Louise Zwick.

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hunker Down

Has Houston Always Flooded?

Space City Weather's Eric Berger and Matt Lanza answer your most pressing questions about our city's weather and how it's changing.

07/18/2017 By Eric Berger and Matt Lanza

Hunker Down

10 Tips for Surviving a Hurricane in Houston

Don't worry—you probably won't die.

07/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Hunker Down

When the Weather Gets Nasty, Houstonians Take Refuge in Laughter

It's better than panicking.

07/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Just Breathe

Family-Focused Mindfulness Makes Its Way to Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel hosts a session on mindfulness for all ages.

07/13/2017 By Cara Maines

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Seabrook's Highway 146 Expansion Takes Its Toll on Local Businesses

The Highway to Hell is getting an upgrade, but an estimated 60 storefronts have to move for it to happen.

06/22/2017 By Emily Juhasz

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With Ghana ThinkTank, Houston Gets a Little Help from Afar

A collective of artists has decided to "develop the First World" for a change.

06/22/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Politics

Houston City Council Votes to Join Lawsuit Against SB4

In a vote of 10 to 6, with one abstaining, the Houston City Council voted to challenge the state's new "anti-sanctuary cities" bill.

06/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Behind the Walls

How Street Art Took Over Houston

A tradition once considered the purview of criminals is now a major part of a citywide beautification project.

06/21/2017 By Paul DeBenedetto Photography by Marco Torres

Summer Survival Guide

50 Ways to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected This Summer

How to survive Houston's stickiest season.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

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June's Perfect Party: Is-All-News-Really-Good-News Edition

Houston has seen it all lately, from illegal seafood scams to baby giraffes.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

We <3 Houston?

Houstonians, Are You Happy?

According to a recent WalletHub study, you aren't. We set out to investigate the real truth of those results.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

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Hola, Allah: Welcome to the Country's Only Latino Mosque, Right Here In Houston

At Centro Islámico in southwest Houston, don't be surprised to hear both as-salamu alaykum and buenos días.

05/25/2017 By Adam Doster

Skyscrapers

Peek Inside the Newest Addition to Houston's Skyline

Let us introduce you to 609 Main at Texas.

05/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Design

DesignHive Is Bringing the Stylish Office of the Future to Houston

Four innovative architecture firms have designed cutting-edge workspaces inside 1600 Smith.

05/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen