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.

Ice House

Hop On Our Own Mix-and-Match, Budget Brewery Tour

We're not saying it's better than other brewery tours, but also we're definitely saying that.

07/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What Happens When You Change a Street Name?

Dowling Street recently became Emancipation Avenue—but what exactly does that process entail?

07/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Every time a bell rings

What's the Deal with Those Angel Wings Downtown?

Colette Miller's pop-up art piece arrives to remind us humans (and dogs) that we matter.

06/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Vampires Suck

Justin Cronin Brings His "Plot Slut" Tendencies to Fox in The Passage Pilot

The vampire drama will draw from a trilogy by a Houston-based writer.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Here and Queer

Digging Those New Instagram Pride Stickers? Say Thank You to This Houston Artist

Queer artist Carra Sykes is one of several global artists to create Instagram stickers that celebrate Pride Month.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Shiny things

Blinged-Out Fabergé Eggs Arrive at the HMNS

Take a break from other world news for a refreshingly pleasant Russian surprise at the HMNS.

05/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

There's Little Time Left to Enter the Big Show 2017

The deadline for Lawndale Art Center's annual juried exhibition is quickly approaching.

05/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Good Timing

Ahead of Twin Peaks Reboot, MFAH to Screen David Lynch Documentary

A new documentary shines light on the mysterious director ahead of his new project.

05/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

The Spill

Meet the Lionfish, a Spiky Reminder of the Gulf’s Ecological Woes

Advocates look to the BP settlement to address invasive species and lingering effects of Deepwater Horizon.

04/11/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Best of Houstonia

100 Things Every Houstonian Must Do

Presenting your local bucket list: 100 things that simply must be done if you’re to experience the unique seductiveness that is Houston.

10/29/2014 By Houstonia Staff

Eat This Now

Dish of the Week: Texas Cheesesteak at Sam's Deli Diner

Because Cheez Whiz is overrated

09/18/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Recipes

Recipe: Fish Tacos

Refreshing, flavorful tacos.

09/10/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

The Sweet Stuff

The City's Most Decadent Milkshake Is at Cacao & Cardamom

Frozen drinking chocolate is the solution to a season that's not quite ready for hot chocolate.

09/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

books

From Jail Guard to Middle School Teacher

Mark Dostert worked as a juvenile detention officer at one of Chicago's most notorious prisons. Now he teaches English in HISD.

09/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Summer Cocktails

Recipe: Peach Basil Mojito

Celebrate summer with a cocktail.

09/03/2014 By Kerry H.

Sole Searching

Nine Shoes That Don’t Make You Choose (Between Style and Comfort)

Comfortable shoes are finally in fashion!

09/01/2014 Photography by Audra Oden By Katie McNew

Catch of the Day

A Fisherman’s Map of Houstonia

Whether you’re a saltwater or freshwater fisherman, here’s where to get the big ones.

09/01/2014 By John Lomax

Hook, Line, and Sinker

Go Fish!

Whether you’re hitting the open water or the pier, here’s what you’ll need to reel ‘em in.

09/01/2014 By Peter Holley

The Thrill of the Hunt

Rifles at the Ready

When it comes to hunting, supplies are half the battle.

09/01/2014 By Peter Holley

Get Out

Three Trips to Take Right Now

Whether you’re a rugged expert or a rookie adventurer, these excursions will take you there and back.

09/01/2014 By Chris Abshire