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.

There Be Dragons

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 3–5

Dragon boat time already?

05/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Austin City Limits

The 2019 ACL Lineup Is the Best In Years

Do you like artists like Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B, Robyn, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, and Childish Gambino? You might consider planning your road trip now.

04/30/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Weekend read

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

Support local shops for Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day, plus a bunch more ideas.

04/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Houston Noir Reveals the Bayou City In All Its Seedy Glory

The new short story collection explores the murder, betrayal and brujería lurking everywhere from River Oaks to the Ship Channel.

04/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Will the City of Houston Actually Fill the Countless Enormous Potholes on Our Streets?

In which we subject Mayor Turner's promise to the rigors of the scientific method.

04/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

holy weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 19–21

Happy birthday to one of our favorite bars, and much more.

04/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Best of the Fest

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 12–14

From outsider art to fine art to barbecue art, there's a festival for you this weekend.

04/11/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Paws up

Should You Be Allowed to Own a Tiger? This 11-Year-Old is Telling Her Representatives 'No'

The Missouri City resident testified in Austin this week in favor of a bill prohibiting ownership of wild animals.

04/05/2019 By Morgan Kinney

BYOB

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 5–7

Astros, author talks, and light and art festivals await.

04/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

The Pollening

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 29-31

Do you want to see Houston from 60 floors up? This weekend gives you a rare opportunity.

03/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Dome Fixin'

Wait, What's Going On With the Astrodome Now?

The plan to turn the Eighth Wonder of the World into a multi-use event space and parking structure has hit a bit of a snag.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

A Look Inside Houston's Best Bingo Night

This is not your granny's bingo.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Dream Homes

An Elegant Home on a Hill—Yes, Even In Houston—In Crestwood

You can kayak down Buffalo Bayou from this home's backyard.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Dream Homes

This Downtown Penthouse Has Plenty of Perks

Yes, some people really do buy downtown.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Kilt time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 22–24

Kites, kilts, and reading series await.

03/21/2019 By Morgan Kinney

☘️☘️☘️

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 15–17

Whether it's your beer or your bike, it's a good weekend to go green.

03/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Yee-haw

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 8–10

It's van Gogh time at the MFAH. Plus: Corgi racing is back!

03/07/2019 By Morgan Kinney

First Thursdays

This Thursday: A Block Party to Support Houston's Parks

Here's one way to drink, eat, and dance to make #BG2020 a reality.

03/06/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Satisfied?

Hamilton Will Return to Houston Next Year

Broadway at the Hobby Center brings the hit musical back, along with Cats, Dear Evan Hansen, and other favorites.

03/05/2019 By Morgan Kinney

When I Get Home

Solange on the Third Ward: 'It'll Always Be in My Work'

On Sunday evening, the younger Knowles sister laid out her love for Houston.

03/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney