Changing the narrative

How the Indigenous-owned Ah-Shí Beauty is Giving the Cosmetic Industry a Makeover

One Houston resident celebrates her Navajo heritage with her luxury beauty and skincare brand. 

12/31/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Falling Action

After 47 Years, River Oaks Bookstore Has Reached Its Final Chapter

Local booksellers reflect on the industry’s biggest antagonists: big online sellers and the pandemic.

12/18/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Life behind the lens

Ben DeSoto Talks "Un-Retirement" and Shooting Bayou City Music Greats

The Houston photography legend made a virtual return to his hometown for a special chat with the CAMH, available starting this week.

12/16/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Playing with Activism

Mildred’s Umbrella Joining Theaters around the Country in Nationwide Reading

Held this year on Dec 14, "#Enough" aims to promote conversations on gun violence through its middle and high school playwriting competitions.

12/11/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

"Yum" is the universal language

How People Celebrate the Fall Harvest around the World

With Thanksgiving approaching, we look at how countries across the world give appreciation for their food.

11/23/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Another Covid Holiday

Let’s Face It: Thanksgiving Will Look Different This Year

As coronavirus cases surge once more, city leaders are advising Houstonians to forego large family gatherings.

11/23/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Put your ‘swank stank’ on the world

Swanky Beauty Bar is Ready to Pamper Every Houstonian's Skin

The new facial bar caters to a diverse clientele.

11/11/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Bright Beginnings 

Finding the Light in Darkness: Diwali during Covid-19

Houstonians reflect on celebrating the Indian Festival of Lights amid the pandemic.

11/10/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Helping hands

Houston's Artists Are Hurting. Here's How You Can Help

Covid-19 hasn't killed their creative spirits, so keep showing them that support.

10/05/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Keep the Engine Running

Covid-19 Is Creating Detours for Houston's Food Trucks

Big dreams have been delayed because of the coronavirus, but the food is still being served.

09/28/2020 By Aarohi Sheth