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

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

H-Town Diary

Hooked: Green Water All the Way to Galveston Beach

When Galveston Island hooks you, all you can do is buy a boat.

04/28/2016 By Robb Walsh

Bayou City

More People Coming to Houston, More Questions on How They'll All Fit

Rice Design Alliance hosts a discussion on the state of Houston's highways, byways and bayous with Projective Infrastructures.

02/08/2016 By Leah Lucio

H-Town Diary

Perpetually a Pukie, Thanks to CrossFit

Too much of a workout fad can do more harm than good.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Dr. Red Duke

How Dr. Red Duke Saved My Dad

The legendary Dr. Red Duke saved my father'’s life after a brutal stabbing—and saved my life, too.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

H-Town Diary

160 Countries and Counting

Why visit every country in the world? Because they’re there.

08/04/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Opinion

Texas, We’re Just Not That Into You

What happens when you barely recognize the state you fell in love with?

06/30/2015

H-Town Diary

Growing Up a Gamer Girl

To be a gamer and a girl is to inhabit a world packed with traps, landmines and adversaries all its own.

05/31/2015 Illustrations by Dan Page By Maggie Berardo

H-Town Diary

Learning to Love the Astros Again

A childhood Astros fan ponders returning to the faith.

03/30/2015 By Michael Hardy

H-Town Diary

After Years, Learning to Let Go of Dallas’ Sky-High Beauty Standards

I am from Dallas. It wasn’t until I moved to Houston that I learned what that means.

02/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

H-Town Diary

Society of Friends(wood)

For author Rene Steinke, returning home to Friendswood has a way of plunging her back in time.

11/30/2014 By René Steinke

H-Town Diary

When Driver’s Ed Lessons Go Wrong

You’ll never learn to fly if you can’t forget how to drive.

09/30/2014 By Andrew Husband

H-Town Diary

The Moving Story of a Houston Nomad

Or, why someone would move 19 times in 33 years

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Diary

A Roll New World

Searching for the past in a pile of grandma’s recipe cards.

06/30/2014 By Jeff Balke

H-Town diary

Growing Up Among the Lizard People

O brother’s snake, where art thou?

06/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

H-Town Diary

Memoirs of a Daily Dog-Walker

The upside of being invisible? You get to see everything.

04/30/2014 By David Stuart Maclean

H-Town Diary

Race Against Time

A biracial couple conducts a 10-year unscientific study.

12/31/2013 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

H-Town diary

The Vision Thing

Houston is not an ideal place in which to be blind, but MasterChef Christine Ha would rather be here than anywhere else.

12/01/2013 By Christine Ha

H-Town Diary

A Novel Adventure

Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.

09/03/2013 By Chitra Divakaruni