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.

LGBTQ

The Sweet, Sad Appeal of Houston's Queer Landscape

You can now explore a crowdsourced mapping project that gathers memories from Houston's LGBTQ community. The results are beautiful, funny, and sad.

05/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

UPDATED: Everything We Know So Far About the Santa Fe High School Shooting

An active shooter situation at a Galveston County school has left 10 dead and more injured.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

The Best Fests

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 18–20

Mariachi, BBQ, the return of Love Street, and more.

05/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Gone but not forgotten

Relive a Night at the Balinese Room with the Houston Symphony

The annual HSO ball raised $1.33 million in an event themed after the famous Galveston club.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Up, Up, and Away!

T-Minus One Year Until Stages at the Gordy Opens For Business

Stages Repertory Theatre broke ground Tuesday on the new, three-theater Gordy campus down the street from its longtime Allen Parkway home.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Stunner

Say Hello to the New Glassell School of Art

We take a look at the hulking new MFAH facility set to open along Montrose Boulevard.

05/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

IAH Art

This Airport Painting Shows the World Who Houston Is

The painting, part of a public art exhibition titled Always Strong, is now on display in Terminal A.

05/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

cinco de cuatro

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

05/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Hamilton at the Hobby Center Gets a Double Thumbs Up

Three years and several cities later, the hip-hop musical feels as vital and energetic as ever.

04/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

BIG MONEY

How to See Hamilton for Less than the Price of a Movie Ticket

You can see Tony-winning blockbuster musical for just $10. Here's how.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

smelly time

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

Love triangles, wine festivals, and a very stinky flower.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Turn down for this

The White Oak Music Hall Noise Dispute is Finally Over

A long-running dispute between the Near Northside venue and local residents has finally reached a settlement.

04/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Ana Emilia Felker Wants to Explore the Soul of Mexico City

The PhD candidate in UH's Spanish-language creative writing program will read from her first book, Aunque la casa se derrumbe, this month.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Top Dentists 2018

5 Questions Parents Have About Their Child's Teeth

Yes, you need to take your baby to the dentist.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Farewell, First Lady

Remembering Barbara Bush

Thoughts from the public viewing and motorcade.

04/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

RIP

A Missing Host Casts a Somber Tone Over Annual Barbara Bush Literacy Event

An annual celebration turned into a moving tribute to one of the cause's most adamant supporters.

04/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

puppies!

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

Film festivals, puppies, and the fight for Texas independence.

04/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

HBD to DG

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 13–15

On tap: Art cars roll into town, pop-tastic jazz, and a Discovery Green coming-of-age celebration.

04/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney