Brrrr

Houston Discovers Ice Is Much Less Fun Than Snow

Freezing precipitation is expected to muck up roads and sidewalks all day long.

01/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Houston Shuffle

How to Best Observe (or Avoid) the 2018 Houston Marathon

Read up on what streets will be closed and how to best cheer on the runners.

01/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Rony Ortiz Andrade

Politics

Beto O'Rourke Stops by Houston for 'Beers with Beto'

The El Paso native hopes to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz in November.

01/09/2018 Photography by Marco Torres

Harvey Fallout

FEMA Might Pay to Rebuild Churches Post-Harvey After All

A policy change could mean religious organizations will have access to federal disaster relief funds.

01/04/2018 By Dianna Wray

Year In Review

10 News Stories Y'all Really Liked in 2017

And no, they're not all about Harvey.

12/29/2017 By Nicki Koetting

News

Meet the Four Texans Fighting for the Air We Breathe

If you smell something, say something.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's That Robot Doing Downtown?

Behold, the security person of the future.

12/29/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

Engines of Our Ingenuity Turns 30

More than 3,000 episodes later, the little radio program that could from UH is still going strong.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

January's Perfect Party: It's-Been-a-Year Edition

Are we inviting Karen Fonseca? Of course.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Why Did Trump Sign the Wall at NRG Center?

And is his signature still there?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Winter Is For the Birds. Specifically, Purple Martins.

When they arrive this month, the North American swallow needs to be cared for by Houston "landlords."

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

H-Town Diary

A Houston Sports Fan Learns to Love Again

After the World Series, Houston sports fans have multiple real, honest-to-goodness reasons to hope.

12/29/2017 By Jeff Balke

Bayougraphy

David Adickes Is Larger Than Life

The legendary artist has left a monumental mark on Houston.

12/29/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

Why Doesn't Houston Have Its Own History Museum?

The fourth-largest city in the country doesn't have a museum dedicated to its own past. Why?

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Good Will to Men

A Tale of Christmas Furniture

Thanks to Mattress Mack, one family is closer to rebuilding after Harvey.

12/28/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Holiday Thievery

'Tis The Season For... Wallet and Purse Snatching?

At a Target in December, I got robbed in the Christmas section.

12/22/2017 With Gwendolyn Knapp

Politics

Could Democrat Steve Kirkland Make the Texas Supreme Court?

Timing and a Democratic midterm surge could improve Kirkland's odds.

12/22/2017 By Dianna Wray

Ted Talk

Net Neutrality, Explained for Ted Cruz

After the senator got in a Twitter fight with Luke Skywalker, we're here to set things straight.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Hoops Hype

The Rockets Are One of the NBA’s Best Teams, and the Media Has Noticed

James Harden and Chris Paul are a mighty combo.

12/18/2017 By Jeff Balke