News & City Life

Holiday Spirit

Pancho Claus Is Collecting Toys For Christmas

Richard Reyes, 69, plays the Latino St. Nick, and says he doesn’t know how much longer he’ll be able to do it.

11/05/2021 By Camilo Hannibal Smith

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, November 5-7

Diwali celebrations, concerts, and anniversaries are this week's weekend picks.

11/04/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Essay

Memories of AstroWorld Then and Now

"It was the epicenter of fun for Houston kids up until 2005."

11/04/2021 By Amy Müller

Class in Session

Houston Named One Of The Best Places to Live After College

The study takes a look at human capital, housing, economic activity and equity in Houston other cities.

11/03/2021 By Geneva Diaz Edited by Shelby Stewart

World Series

Astros Run For World Series Crown Ends in Game 6 Shut Out

They lose to Atlanta at Minute Maid Park

11/03/2021 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

A Process of Discovery

Uncover Your Ancestry With Houston's Genealogy Library

From digitized records to family stories, Clayton Library can help you explore your roots.

11/02/2021 By Geneva Diaz

Wildife

Texas Ranked No. 1 in the US for Fatal Animal Attacks

At the top of the list, a new report shows Texas is the state with the most deaths caused by animals.

11/02/2021 By Geneva Diaz Edited by Shelby Stewart

Election Day

Here’s What You Need To Know About Voting in Houston

Find out what's on the ballot and more.

11/01/2021 By Houstonia Staff

Festival of Lights

Observe Diwali in Houston With These Local Celebrations

Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is a five-day celebration observing the triumph of good over evil.

11/01/2021 By Shelby Stewart

World Series

Astros Force Game 6 in Houston

Manager Dusty Baker made important lineup changes that helped the victory

11/01/2021 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

Place Your Bets

Here's What Houston Was Up to Last Week, November 1

Houston celebs showed up in impressive Halloween costumes, and local public figures are also getting in on the action.

11/01/2021 By Shelby Stewart

World Series

Game 4 Is a Lost Opportunity for Astros

They started out strong, but offense again fell short

10/31/2021 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

World Series

Astros Offense Goes Cold in Game 3 of World Series

Good pitching wasn't enough to hold off the Braves.

10/30/2021 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

Red, White & You

Houston Job Fair Connects Veterans to Over 100 Employers

The annual Texas job fair has managed to connect thousands of veterans seeking work with viable job opportunities.

10/29/2021 By Geneva Diaz Edited by Shelby Stewart

Weather

Houston Experiences Power Outages Due to High Winds Thursday

Powerful winds up to 60 mph on Thursday left thousands without power.

10/29/2021 By Shelby Stewart

World Series

The Astros to Watch During the World Series

A guide to the top baseball players on Houston's team

10/28/2021 By Michael Schwab

This is Halloween

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, October 29-31

Halloween celebrations, live music, and grand openings are at the top.

10/28/2021 By Shelby Stewart

World Series

Astros Come Back Strong in Game 2

The series is tied as 'Stros head to Atlanta.

10/28/2021 By Edward "Figgy Fig" Gilliard

World Series

Essay: What it Means to See Myself Reflected in the Astros

"It feels exhilarating to see so much of myself, in my city, take center stage."

10/27/2021 By Jasminne Mendez

A Night for Celebration

The Houston Grand Opera Returned to the Stage for Its 67th Season

HGO's opening night was a celebration honoring the theater's return, and welcoming the new HGO General Director Khori Dastoor.

10/27/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez Edited by Shelby Stewart