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.

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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

News

Texas’s 2016 Execution Tally Was the Lowest Since 1996 — Here's Why

Houston-based Texas Defender Services is trying to ensure the judicial system functions properly even in the most extreme circumstances.

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Time to Gun

The Texas Duck-Hunting Tradition

A novice tries to understand the appeal of a pastime with deep roots in coastal Texas

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

Chuck Norris: Martial Arts Legend, Water Bottler

If you’re Chuck Norris, and you find a nearly unlimited source of amazing water yards from your bedroom, what’s your next step?

12/28/2016 By Adam Doster

Dept. of Partially Solved Mysteries

The Barbara Jordan Recovery Center Is Now a Historical Landmark

An “adaptive mixed-use renovation project” is coming to the Fifth Ward’s old hospital.

12/20/2016 By Adam Doster

The Not-Very-Good League

The Texans Look Playoff Bound, and Also Pretty Bad

On the Texans, their division chase, and buyer's remorse

12/14/2016 By Adam Doster

Clutch City

The Rockets Look Like Real Contenders

James Harden is rolling. His Rockets might be legit.

12/07/2016 By Adam Doster