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.

Dept. of Partially Solved Mysteries

Whatever Happened to the Fifth Ward Recovery Center?

Two years after a promised renovation, the former St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is even worse for the wear—so what gives?

06/20/2016 By Adam Doster

H-Town Proud

A Commercial for Houston in a Class of Its Own

The GHCVB commissions an ad you'll want to watch twice (if not more).

06/10/2016 Photography by Adam Doster

Baseball

Have the Astros Turned a Corner?

With four months left to go, there's now genuine reason for measured optimism.

06/01/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

A Former Texas Gubernatorial Contender, Anything but Retired

Debra Medina may have moved on from politics, but she isn’t out to pasture—not exactly.

05/31/2016 By Adam Doster

And On Your Left

Did You Know? The Professional Tour Guides Association of Houston Is a Thing That Exists

Guides must dispel the stubborn myth that all locals “wear cowboy hats, have belt buckles, listen to country music and drive trucks.”

04/28/2016 By Adam Doster

Politics

That One Time Calling Ted Cruz a Serial Killer Worked Out in Someone's Favor

Rice grad Tim Faust's gonzo t-shirts depicting Cruz as the Zodiac Killer unexpectedly went viral, raising $70,000 for abortion advocacy in the process.

03/25/2016 By Adam Doster

World News

At Cafe Brussels, a Local Reaction to the Deadly Bombing in Belgium

It's not quite business as usual today at Catherine Duwez's busy Belgian cafe.

03/22/2016 By Adam Doster