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.

Charity

The Best of Luck

New Hope Housing’s founder has a complicated relationship with luck.

10/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Gather ’Round!

November’s Perfect Party

In which we set Oprah straight

10/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Best of Houstonia

Fall Arts Preview 2013

The very best of the coming season, including the return of Beyoncé.

09/30/2013 With Catherine Matusow, Kerry H., and Katharine Shilcutt By Michael Hardy

Ice House

The Case Against Squishing

HMNS entomologist Nancy Grieg wouldn’t hurt a fly.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

October’s Perfect Party

What do Dwight Howard and Barbie have in common? They’re both invited to our Perfect Party.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Top Doctors 2013

Curing Disease One Liver at a Time

Dr. John Goss is making Houston into a liver transplant center while saving lives.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

The Perfect Party

This month’s guests bring big things in various size packages.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Wheels of Fortune

An interview with Juan Carlos, the Montrose Rollerblade Guy.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Perfect Party

August’s Perfect Party

The people we’d like to get down with this month

08/15/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Houston vs. Dallas

A First Trip to Dallas

How awful is it really? A scientific inquiry

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Books & Literature

Space Spouse

What was it like to be married to an astronaut during the Space Race?

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

A Chance of Change

Braving the weather with an expert guide

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Houston Food Bank

Strange Food Fellows

The war on hunger gets its veterans’ day.

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

U-S-A! U-S-A!

Which Presidential Library is Right for You?

Just follow our handy flowchart.

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Alese Pickering

The Perfect Party

July’s Perfect Party

This month, we celebrate persistence in all its forms, from Brittney Griner to...Ice Cube?

07/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Charlie Powell

Top Dentists 2013

Apnea Bites

Snoring through an intramural feud.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

H-Town Diary

Lust in the Gust

Surviving a date with Ike.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow Illustrations by Dan Page

The Perfect Party

Contradictions: from Macklemore to Orbit

This month's Perfect Party: five people with whom we’d like to spoon in June.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Poets Laureate

In the Company of Gwen

Gwendolyn Zepeda, poetry and po’boys at Jimmy’s.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow