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.


Meet the Four Texans Fighting for the Air We Breathe

If you smell something, say something.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Engines of Our Ingenuity Turns 30

More than 3,000 episodes later, the little radio program that could from UH is still going strong.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Why Did Trump Sign the Wall at NRG Center?

And is his signature still there?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Winter Is For the Birds. Specifically, Purple Martins.

When they arrive this month, the North American swallow needs to be cared for by Houston "landlords."

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Long Weekend Trips

Encounter Both Gators and Gambling in Lake Charles

Welcome to Swamp Vegas.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Byeeeee 2017

5 Things You Must Do This New Year's Weekend, Dec. 29–31

Concerts, Harry Potter live, and three options for your New Year's Eve.

12/28/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Now Playing

6 Movies Worth Your Christmas Day Ticket Purchase

Let us simplify a decision that is known to tear families apart.

12/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Jelly of the Month

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 22–24

Die Hard fans only.

12/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney


You Have Permission to Boo and Cheer (But Mostly Boo) at TUTS' Holiday Panto

Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight is an exciting holiday panto, but it's both too long and filled with flat punchlines.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ted Talk

Net Neutrality, Explained for Ted Cruz

After the senator got in a Twitter fight with Luke Skywalker, we're here to set things straight.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Pew Pew

ISS Astronauts Will Probably See the New Star Wars Before You

NASA confirmed the space station will screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Meat of the Season

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 15–17

A common theme suggests we've reached peak holiday (and just in time).

12/14/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Decisions, Decisions

10 Day for Night Acts You're Sure to Love

We already know you're seeing Solange, so let us help you with the rest of your itinerary.

12/13/2017 By Morgan Kinney


In Bloom Festival Announces Inaugural Lineup, and It's...Something

The FPSF successor appears to be going in a different direction.

12/13/2017 By Morgan Kinney


5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 8–10

Party with us in the Heights, see some comedy, head to Sugar Land for The Nutcracker, and more.

12/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

New Digs

Take a Peek at The Gordy, Stages' New $30.5 Million Three-Stage Theater Mecca

After a generous gift from oil tycoon Russell Gordy, the venerable theater company will kickstart a massive expansion.

12/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Musical chairs

With the Wortham Reopening Delayed, Houston Ballet Joins HGO at George R. Brown

The facility won't be ready 'til September 2018, meaning HGO will stay put while Houston Ballet will continue a "Hometown Tour."

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Where Are Houston's Weather Balloons?

They do help with more accurate forecasts, but we don't have any.

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney