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.

Walk for the dogs

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 6–8

Zines, ballet, and probably the shortest marathon you'll ever run.

09/05/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Labor Day

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 30–Sept. 2

Let's all resolve to have at least one more pool day this summer.

08/30/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Sand Man

Somebody Made AstroWorld Out of Sand

The Travis Scott-inspired creation was just one of dozens of spectacular structures at last weekend's 2019 AIA Sandcastle Competition.

08/29/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Astrowold

Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner, and—Most Importantly—Stormi Webster Walk the Red Carpet Together

The famous trio were in Los Angeles for the premiere of Scott's new Netflix documentary.

08/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Theater

At the Alley Theatre, Making Sure Theatergoers Never Feel In the Dark

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

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Visual Art

How the Menil Collection Preserves Its Artwork

Plus, six exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Dance

At the Houston Ballet, Giving Dancers the Floor, and Much More

Plus, the performances we're psyched to see this season.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Last Words

Levee Confronts Existential Anxiety With Paul Otremba's Most Potent Poetry

The late Rice professor turned in his final collection of poems in the throes of stomach cancer.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Hitting the Books

A Primer on a Few of the New Laws Now in Effect

A roundup of the more unorthodox laws governing our lives as of this month.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Party City

The Bands and DJs to Book for Your Next Bash

Plus, Houston's most unique entertainers for kids—and, fine, grown-ups, too.

08/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Love shack

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 23–25

It's a big weekend: discounted BCycles, a Toni Morrison doc, and the Theater District Open House.

08/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Don't End, Summer

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 16–18

Book readings, dad rock outings, and more.

08/15/2019 By Morgan Kinney

This one's about Houston!

Here's Another Article About Jia Tolentino

She's from Houston, and she loves Shipley's. Famous writers: They're just like us!

08/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Museum News

HMNS: You Owe Your Life to Sea Slugs

...as well as plenty of other organisms on display at the museum's newly renovated George W. Strake Hall of Malacology.

08/13/2019 By Morgan Kinney

I'll Have What She's Having

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 9–11

Elephant artists, Wild Moccasins, and film screenings await.

08/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

August!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 2–4

Brace yourselves: White Linen Night is upon us.

08/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Gimme shelter

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 26–28

This weekend, live your best "Semi-Charmed Life."

07/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

L'Chaim

One Father, Nine Adopted Kids, and Lots of Faith

Hayim Cohen has nine sons, ranging in age from 5 to 18, all adopted from foster care, all Hasidic Jews.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney