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.

Pets in the City

4 Pawsome Breed-Specific Dog Rescue Organizations in Houston

Adopt, don't shop—and find your perfect pup.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

How to Party on Bellaire Boulevard

Karaoke is mandatory, of course.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

The Sportswriter Who Predicted the Astros' World Series Win Is Back—With a Book

Ben Reiter's Astroball is the book-length addendum to the now-famous 2014 Sports Illustrated cover story.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

How Is Buffalo Bayou's Trash Picked Up?

More like sucked up, actually.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

🏳️‍🌈

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

You're going to need some glitter, honey.

06/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Inside time

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

Because it gon' rain, and we all need inside things to do.

06/14/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Tick Tock

The Menil Collection Will Reopen the First Day of Fall

Houston's beloved free museum will complete its seven-month restoration just in time for the autumnal equinox.

06/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Huh?

Texas Scratches Its Collective Head After Confusing Harvey Comments from President Trump

As far as we recall, last year's devastating storm wasn't a spectator event.

06/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

hbd beer

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

Improvise a weekend of jazz, beer, and rumpus.

06/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Something Wicked This Way Smells

Heads Up: The HMNS Is About to Get Really Stinky

The HMNS is on high alert in anticipation of the second corpse flower bloom in as many months.

05/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Sound of Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 1–3

Take me out to the...vegan street fest?

05/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

big deal

The Big Show is Back and Needs Your Artwork

The 2018 edition of Lawndale Art Center's egalitarian exhibition is now accepting submissions.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

3 Places Where You Should Host a Party

These venues are perfect for any coming-of-age celebration.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

Inside a Houston Bar Mitzvah

This Jewish tradition is also a helluva party.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Best Campgrounds

Glamp to Your Heart's Content at Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Camp in style and comfort, only minutes from home.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

The Numbers Documentary Is Finally (Almost) Here

Friday I’m in Love follows the formative years of the Montrose dinner theater that evolved into the city's oldest, weirdest nightclub.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Houston's Oil Boom and Bust Inspired a Choral Piece

Called dreams of the new world, the interview-based composition examines the winners (and losers) of 1970s oil-boom Houston, along with other stories from America's Sunbelt.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

4 Things We Know About the Houston Botanic Garden

From a "plant zoo" to an edible garden, the city's first botanic garden will be both beautiful and educational.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Guns

Santa Fe High School Students Call for a 'Very, Very Moderate' Gun Reform Bill

A week after the deadly shooting, SFHS students gathered alongside March for Our Lives Houston to discuss the way forward.

05/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney