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.

Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Helping Houston

22 Nonprofits Worthy of Your Time, Money, or Both

Houston's nonprofit organizations—and the causes they support—could always use a helping hand.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Helping Houston

The 12 Commandments of Virtuous Houstonians

It’s the little things that add up to a better city.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

How a Harvey Breakthrough Might Save Pets for Years to Come

A year ago, Houston pet owners risked it all to escape with the whole family during Harvey. Then a new kind of shelter came together to ensure pets and people could evacuate together.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Rush to Judgment

Is Houston Really the 'City of the Future'?

We asked our fellow citizens what they think of the Bayou City's unlikely accolade.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

The Woodlands Finally Gets Its Own Art Museum

The new Glade Cultural Center has a permanent collection from David Adickes, a real-deal commercial gallery, and more.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

paw-some times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 20–22

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Summer Bucket List

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 13–15

Insta-worthy pool days, brand-new Houston music, piano virtuosos, and more.

07/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Good to the Bone

The Organic Beauty of Joris Laarman

The Dutch designer offers an elegant array of algorithmically-perfected objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

07/09/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Never forget

What Will A Houston Flood Museum Look Like?

First, it will ebb and flow—just like water. And second, it'll debut in August 2018.

07/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

NO RAIN PLEASE!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 6–8

Sharks, pub crawls, and album releases await.

07/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

My horn can pierce the sky!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 29–July 1

Unicorns, drag queens, and Swedes abound.

06/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pets in the City

Boarding Your Dog? Here Are the Best Spots Based on Their Personality

Four highly rated options for your pooch.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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