Catherine was one of Houstonia’s earliest hires, starting in November 2012. Since then, she’s played many roles at the magazine: traffic controller, kolache bearer, writer of profile, travel and news features, and editor of just about every page of the book. Over her career, she’s served as editor on many award-winning stories.

A native Houstonian and Rice/Columbia J-School alum, Catherine’s a fan of her husband, her dogs, a glass of wine and a good novel. She is the former managing editor of the Houston Press.

Gather ’Round!

June’s Perfect Party

Summer always feels like a time for new beginnings, so this month we choose guests who will get in on the spirit.

06/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Summer Fitness

Beat the Heat: Four Summer-Friendly Exercise Alternatives

Workouts delightful, even when the weather outside is frightful

05/01/2014 By Kerry H., John Lomax, Katharine Shilcutt, Chris Abshire, and Catherine Matusow

Sponsored

Little Patients: More Than Just Small Adults

In the days before there was a field of children’s medicine, doctors treated young patients like small adults. We’ve come a long way since.

05/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

52 Road Trips

5 Girls’ Weekends for You and Your Friends

Grab the girls, get the car, and go off on one of our glorious, glamorous girls’ getaways!

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

52 Road Trips

Romantic Weekend Getaways

Virginia may be nice, but Texas (and New Orleans!) are for lovers.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House Interview

What Would It Take for You to Care About Smog?

Our air quality problems may be less visible than in the past—but that doesn’t mean they’ve disappeared.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Personalities

May’s Perfect Party

When people care deeply about something, we care deeply about partying with them.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Travel

The Perfect Island Getaway...Most of the Time

Snorkeling, relaxation, staring down the President of Honduras—all in a day’s work visiting Roatán.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Interviews

Ice House Interview: Pledging Ourselves to Allegiance

We sit down with Tom Abrahams, author and Channel 13 reporter, to discuss his new book set in Houston.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Perfect Party

April’s Perfect Party: A Storied Evening

With guests like these, we’ll likely never get a word in edgewise.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House Interview

A Chat With the “Houston: It’s Worth It” Guys

David Thompson and Randy Twaddle stumbled upon the slogan nearly by accident, and it’s been a labor of love ever since.

03/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

March’s Perfect Party

This month’s guest include folks facing unique sets of challenges (surviving one of our parties notwithstanding).

03/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Get Off that Couch

Attention, Winter Olympics Junkies

Spring's own gold medalist, Chad Hedrick, to appear at IW Marks

02/14/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

February’s Perfect Party

This month’s Perfect Party is a potluck—these guests simply have too much to bring to the table.

02/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Interview

Not Everyone’s Astrodome Memories Are G-Rated

As we debate the Dome’s future, its darker, more mysterious past hangs in the balance

02/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Meet your Meat

The Anatomy of a Stellar Steer

What turns an everyday bovine into a winner?

02/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

New Year, New Faces

January’s Perfect Party

Let’s kick off 2014 in style with eight personalities making waves (and headlines) this January.

12/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Sports

What Makes a Successful Athlete Retire at the Age of 21?

Increasing awareness of health risks deals another blow to kids and sports.

12/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Gift Guide

Home for Christmas

For the new homeowners on your list, give gifts with a personal touch.

12/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

December’s Perfect Party

Justin Timberlake, meet Houston's Mother Teresa.

12/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow