Morgan grew up in The Woodlands, finally escaping the suburbs to join Houstonia in May 2017. He writes news features for the magazine and edits Houstonia’s Arts & Culture blog, On the Town. 

A Northwestern alum, he has been a fact-checker for New York magazine and a reporter for a newspaper in upstate New York. He’s most excited to rekindle his relationship with kolaches back here in Texas.

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

The Menil Drawing Institute Will Open In November With a Landmark Exhibit

Plus, five more exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

Flying Dutchman Sails Into the Refurbished Wortham Center

Plus the operas and dance performances we're psyched to see this fall.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

TUTS Celebrates Its 50th Birthday With a New Take on a Classic

Plus, six can't-miss shows this season.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Ice House

A Bat Plague Has Arrived in Texas. Is the Waugh Colony Safe?

White-nose syndrome sounds cute, but it's deadly.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's That Dino Doing On the Side of the Road?

The story of how lawn paraphernalia purveyor Frazier’s Ornamental & Architectural Concrete in Hempstead came to be.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Mean girls

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Aug. 17–19

Bad puns, good wine, and plenty more.

08/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

No siree todd

Cressandra Thibodeaux Wants You to Think Outside Her Box

The Houston-based artist inserts her audience into the reproductive rights debate.

08/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Play Ball

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 10–12

At the top of the list: An autograph opportunity with Carlos Beltran, Yuli Gurriel, George Springer, and more.

08/09/2018 By Morgan Kinney

How is it august

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Aug. 3–5

White Linen Night is upon us.

08/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Cough Cough

Try Not to Breathe Too Much Today

It's another smoggy day in Houston. Who's doing something about it?

07/27/2018 By Morgan Kinney

To do, or not to do?

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 27–29

Shakespeare, retro gaming, bougie brunch, and more await.

07/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Good reads

Here Comes the 2018-2019 Inprint Lineup

Need a good book? Start with these.

07/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Helping Houston

22 Nonprofits Worthy of Your Time, Money, or Both

Houston's nonprofit organizations—and the causes they support—could always use a helping hand.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Helping Houston

The 12 Commandments of Virtuous Houstonians

It’s the little things that add up to a better city.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

How a Harvey Breakthrough Might Save Pets for Years to Come

A year ago, Houston pet owners risked it all to escape with the whole family during Harvey. Then a new kind of shelter came together to ensure pets and people could evacuate together.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Rush to Judgment

Is Houston Really the 'City of the Future'?

We asked our fellow citizens what they think of the Bayou City's unlikely accolade.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

The Woodlands Finally Gets Its Own Art Museum

The new Glade Cultural Center has a permanent collection from David Adickes, a real-deal commercial gallery, and more.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

paw-some times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 20–22

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney