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.

sports

What We've Learned, One Month into Football Season

The latest on J.J. Watt's back, the H-Town Takeover, and the Big 12

09/28/2016 By Adam Doster

Go 'Stros

Do the Astros Have One More Run in Them?

With 11 games to go, Houston makes one last playoff push.

09/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Politics

Term Unlimited: Meet 3 of Houston’s Longest-Serving Politicians

In Texas, a full 67 percent of incumbents didn't face a major-party challenger in the 2014 elections—and 2016 isn't much different.

09/19/2016 By Adam Doster

Hitsville, Houston

SugarHill Studios, 75 Years Young

Destiny’s Child, Freddy Fender and Willie Nelson are only a few of the legendary artists who've recorded tracks at the nation's oldest studio.

09/19/2016 By Adam Doster

NFL

Can Brock Osweiler Take the Texans to the Super Bowl?

The lanky quarterback has a lot to prove in his Houston debut.

09/09/2016 By Adam Doster

Texas Forever

Are You Ready for Some High School Football?

A handy viewing guide for Houston's high school football season.

08/31/2016 By Adam Doster

Go 'Stros

Jose Altuve is Having a Season for the Ages

Inside the MVP campaign of Houston's petite second baseman.

08/25/2016 By Adam Doster

Pool Party

Catching Up with the First Trans Candidate to Win a Primary in Texas

Only 20 transgender politicians hold an elected office in the world, and Jenifer René Pool hopes to make it 21.

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

Make America Vote Again

In the Election Trenches, Finding at Least a Few Houston Voters

Despite challenges from Texas's voter identification law, organizations like Mi Familia Vota are helping to bolster the voter sign-up sheet.

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

Mystery Meet

Are the Odd Fellows Really All That Odd?

"People think we’re bleeding goats and all that kind of stuff. But it’s not nearly as weird as you can imagine.”

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

Go Coogs

With Two Weeks to Kickoff, What Can We Expect from UH Football This Season?

Things to watch for: a Heisman Trophy, a Herman farewell, a Husky payback.

08/17/2016 By Adam Doster

Cougar Town

As UH Football Mania Mounts, Can the Squad Live Up to the Hype?

"There’s no such thing as just a day at the University of Houston football program. Just another day doesn't exist."

08/15/2016 By Adam Doster

Go 'Stros

What Can Astros Fans Expect from Alex Bregman and Yulieski Gourriel?

Yesterday's promotion of an LSU super-prospect and a Cuban all-star could make our playoff odds even higher.

07/26/2016 By Adam Doster

Mo' Money Mo' Problems

When Playing with House Money Strikes a Nerve

Don’t worry Mattress Mack; you have nothing to worry about—legally speaking.

07/18/2016 By Adam Doster

Neighborhood Watch

So, What Does the Department of Neighborhoods Actually Do?

A morning cruise with Houston's blight fighters

07/18/2016 By Adam Doster

Traffic

The Hardy Tollroad Shuts Down for the Weekend

You've never seen a toll road closure of this magnitude.

07/14/2016 By Adam Doster

Wired to Win

Houston Has Its First-Ever Tour de France Cyclist

Lawson Craddock will become the second Texan to ride in the prestigious race starting this Saturday.

06/30/2016 By Adam Doster

Let the Games Begin

Ready, Set, Rio: Meet Houston’s Olympians

From fencing to tae kwon do, these athletes have gold on their minds for the 2016 Games.

06/20/2016 Edited by Adam Doster With Jeff Balke and Steven Devadanam

Port Authority

The Strange Case of a Port and Its City

To some extent, Houston’s ignorance of its port can be traced to geography, though there’s more to it than that.

06/20/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

The Conroe Congressman Who’s Out to Reform the U.S. Tax Code

U.S. Representative Kevin Brady is heading up the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, and he means business.

06/20/2016 By Adam Doster