Fix Houston

How to Make Houston Greener

It doesn't take a lot of money to start making your home more efficient.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Fix Houston

How to Improve Education in Houston

One expert suggests lengthening school days and the school year.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Fix Houston

How to Mitigate Flooding

10 tips to help prevent future flooding.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Fix Houston

How to Add More Affordable Housing

There are about 50,000 people being housed on 18,000 federal housing vouchers in Houston.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Fix Houston

How to Insure the Uninsured

Is it time to expand Medicaid?

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

The Drawl

What to Give Up For Lent This Year

It's only 40 days.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

We May Have Lost the World Series, But We’ve Got a Lot to Celebrate

When there’s so much reason for hope, why wallow in the agony of defeat?

12/01/2019 By Jeff Balke

The Drawl

A Houston Holiday Timeline

The actual season may only last a couple of months, but the planning and the buying and the drinking? They go on all year long.

10/28/2019 By Jeff Balke

Newcomer's Guide

H-Town for Families: A Bucket List

25 must-dos everyone, big or small, young or old, will love.

10/01/2019 By Jeff Balke

Newcomer's Guide

The 10 Traits That Make Up the Houstonian Personality

We contain multitudes.

10/01/2019 By Jeff Balke

Ace of Hearts

This World-Renowned Heart Surgeon Has a Few Tricks Up His Sleeve

Magic tricks, that is.

06/25/2019 By Jeff Balke

Music

Meet the Houstonian Who Produced the Biggest Latin Hit in the World

Scott Summers is the man behind 'Con Calma.'

04/25/2019 By Jeff Balke

Education

With Its Pre-Law Pipeline, UH Makes Diversity in Law a Priority

Only about 15 percent of attorneys in the U.S. are people of color. UH wants to change that.

11/26/2018 By Jeff Balke

Editor's Note

The Story of a Tiny Wreath and a Heaping Helping of Joy

Even gnomes need holiday cheer.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Newcomer's Guide

Which Houston Grocery Store Is the One For You?

Consult our handy chart to find out.

08/30/2018 By Jeff Balke

Newcomer's Guide

Welcome to Houston, the Big, Overwhelming, Most Diverse City in America

You’re going to love it here. But there are some things we need to talk about.

08/30/2018 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

What's It Like Being a Specialist for the Texans?

Long snapper Jon Weeks tells all.

08/17/2018 By Jeff Balke

Bayougraphy

Julia Morales Will Do Anything to Keep Fans Engaged

"I love it all,” the Astros field reporter says, “once I do it.”

08/17/2018 By Jeff Balke

Kids Health Annual

Teen Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Take on the Elephant in the Room With Comic Book Series

“It’s like you finally get to don the superhero’s true identity. You don’t have to be brave, or tough, or strong, or anything. You just get to be.”

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Kids Health Annual

What Parents Need to Know About Their Teens and Opiods

Dr. Elisha Peterson, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, breaks it down.

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke