Helping Houston

The 12 Commandments of Virtuous Houstonians

It’s the little things that add up to a better city.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

How a Harvey Breakthrough Might Save Pets for Years to Come

A year ago, Houston pet owners risked it all to escape with the whole family during Harvey. Then a new kind of shelter came together to ensure pets and people could evacuate together.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Rush to Judgment

Is Houston Really the 'City of the Future'?

We asked our fellow citizens what they think of the Bayou City's unlikely accolade.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public?

Thanks to some visionary residents and a new mindset, public spaces where citizens can gather to honor, remember, exult, and protest are proliferating.

07/20/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Helping Houston

60 Ways to Make Houston a Better Place

From teaching someone to read to learning to merge in traffic, feeding the homeless to picking up after your dog, supporting the arts to voting to planting trees to not %$#&ing littering—and oh-so-much more.

07/20/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Crisis

What's Going on at the Border? The Rothko Chapel Asks Questions and Offers Answers.

A Tuesday community gathering grapples with the evolving immigration crisis.

07/16/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Never forget

What Will A Houston Flood Museum Look Like?

First, it will ebb and flow—just like water. And second, it'll debut in August 2018.

07/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Oh Well

Fourth of July 2018 a Wash

Maybe next year, guys.

07/04/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Medicine

Houston Has a Worryingly High Vaccination Opt-Out Rate

Of 15 U.S. counties who clocked in with large numbers of unvaccinated kindergarteners, Harris County ranked seventh.

07/04/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Toxic Sludge Report

The EPA Has Found High Dioxin Levels at the San Jacinto Waste Pits

The cancer-causing chemical is still being found in large quantities around the site.

07/02/2018 By Dianna Wray

Pets in the City

5 Pet Instas You Should Be Following

These furry friends will make your feed exponentially cuter.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Pets in the City

10 Pet Fashion Trends Every Animal Lover Needs to Know About

Who says humans are the only ones who can accessorize?

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Pets in the City

5 Apps That Make Pet Ownership Safer and Simpler

It takes a village—and technology—to raise a pet nowadays.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Pets in the City

Try These 4 Tasty Treat Bakeries

Pets and people alike will enjoy them.

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Pets in the City

3 Styling Tips for Your Dog's Fur

Nicole Felsher of Demi’s Dog House in Montrose gives her grooming advice.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Pets in the City

4 Under-the-Radar Houston-Area Dog Parks

Your suburban doggo will love these parks.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Pets in the City

Our Favorite Pooch-Approved Patios

Watering holes across the city you and your dog will love.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Pets in the City

Boarding Your Dog? Here Are the Best Spots Based on Their Personality

Four highly rated options for your pooch.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pets in the City

4 Pawsome Breed-Specific Dog Rescue Organizations in Houston

Adopt, don't shop—and find your perfect pup.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pets in the City

Meet the Man Behind El Gato Coffeehouse's Elaborate Cat Bridges

You, too, can catify your house.

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp