As an associate editor, Adam writes and edits news features for Houstonia. He moved to Houston in March 2016 from Chicago, where he'd been freelancing. “Field of Schemes,” his piece in The Atlantic about the Field of Dreams movie site in Iowa, was named a Livingston Award finalist in national reporting. He's also written for Sports IllustratedFast CompanyESPN the Magazine, the New York Times, and Grantland, among many others. 

Adam grew up in Chicago’s south suburbs and graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007. He likes to watch White Sox baseball games, drink decent beer, and read novels, sometimes all at once.

News

How White Oak Music Hall Hit a Series of Flat Notes with Its Northside Neighbors

For residents who live next to this "big, beautiful, awesome, iconic outdoor stage," the show must not go on.

04/14/2017 By Adam Doster

The Nightly Noticias

Can Univision 45, Houston's Spanish-Language News Leader, Keep Its Edge?

As it jockeys month-by-month with Telemundo for Houston’s ratings crown, Univision looks to the future in more ways than one.

03/21/2017 By Adam Doster

Ice House

Carlos Beltran Returns to Houston, with a World Series in Mind

Could the Astros be the Lastros no more?

03/21/2017 By Adam Doster

Higher Learning

Up Your Gift-Giving Game with These Dynamic DIY Classes

Why buy something when you can learn how to make it yourself?

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

News

Could Solar Power Ever Catch up to Oil and Gas in Houston?

These believers in the energy of tomorrow say yes.

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

Ice House

The Golf Club of Houston's 18th Hole Is the Toughest In the City

Pro golfers have described it as "scary and terrifying," "brutal" and "borderline ridiculous."

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

IAH

Pro Bono: Meet the Attorneys Helping Houstonians Navigate the Travel Ban

Lawyers crowded into Bush Intercontinental Airport offering free legal assistance to travelers caught flat-footed by President Trumps’s executive order.

02/09/2017 By Adam Doster Photography by Stuart Mullenburg

Fight the Power

During Super Bowl Weekend, Peaceful Protests Continue

Trump opponents in Houston are organizing before the Big Game.

02/05/2017 By Adam Doster

Clutch City

The Rockets Are Following Their Championship Script

Only the Spurs and Warriors are standing in the way.

01/24/2017 By Adam Doster

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

The "World's Smelliest Canoe Race" Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary

The Buffalo Bayou Regatta is now largest canoe race in Texas and the fifth largest in the country. (And it's not that stinky.)

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Here's Where You Should Begin to Explore Buffalo Bayou Park

The Dunlavy and Lost Lake are good places to start.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Adam Doster

Ice House

How Did the Once-Largest Bank Heist in Houston History Happen?

Fifty years ago, with the Bayou City exploding, a bank that couldn’t keep up paid the price.

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Ice House

In Houston, Immigrants and Immigration Attorneys Alike Brace for Change Under Trump

“I’m telling people that they need to have their affairs in order. Prepare for the worst, and expect the best.”

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Ice House

What Does the Future Hold for Houston's Pension Plans?

We break down the issues impacting our city’s public-employee retirement system.

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Courage to Soar

Simone Biles Is Enjoying Her Break

A quick interview with Houston’s Olympic hero, five months after Rio.

01/17/2017 By Adam Doster

NFL Playoffs

The Texans, Historic Underdogs, Could Pull Off a Big AFC Win this Saturday

Can they beat Tom Brady and the Patriots, on a winning streak of their own?

01/12/2017 By Adam Doster

NFL Playoffs

How the Texans Can Beat the Raiders, Surprise Us Again

A few keys for Saturday’s AFC Wild Card game.

01/05/2017 By Adam Doster

Ice House

A Houston Startup Invented a High-Tech Clapper

Knock it on, knock it off

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster

The Big Game

The True Quarterback of Super Bowl LI Isn't Who You Think It Is

Sallie Sargent has spent years — yes, years — planning everything but the game.

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster