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.

IAH Art

This Airport Painting Shows the World Who Houston Is

The painting, part of a public art exhibition titled Always Strong, is now on display in Terminal A.

05/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

cinco de cuatro

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

05/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Hamilton at the Hobby Center Gets a Double Thumbs Up

Three years and several cities later, the hip-hop musical feels as vital and energetic as ever.

04/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

BIG MONEY

How to See Hamilton for Less than the Price of a Movie Ticket

You can see Tony-winning blockbuster musical for just $10. Here's how.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

smelly time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 27–29

Love triangles, wine festivals, and a very stinky flower.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Turn down for this

The White Oak Music Hall Noise Dispute is Finally Over

A long-running dispute between the Near Northside venue and local residents has finally reached a settlement.

04/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Ana Emilia Felker Wants to Explore the Soul of Mexico City

The PhD candidate in UH's Spanish-language creative writing program will read from her first book, Aunque la casa se derrumbe, this month.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Top Dentists 2018

5 Questions Parents Have About Their Child's Teeth

Yes, you need to take your baby to the dentist.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Farewell, First Lady

Remembering Barbara Bush

Thoughts from the public viewing and motorcade.

04/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

RIP

A Missing Host Casts a Somber Tone Over Annual Barbara Bush Literacy Event

An annual celebration turned into a moving tribute to one of the cause's most adamant supporters.

04/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

puppies!

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

Film festivals, puppies, and the fight for Texas independence.

04/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

HBD to DG

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

On tap: Art cars roll into town, pop-tastic jazz, and a Discovery Green coming-of-age celebration.

04/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Wanderer

Cristóbal Toral Arrives In Houston Right When We Needed Him

The Spanish artist has been tackling our immigration issues for half a century.

04/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

ahoy!

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

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney

Eggcellent

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 30–April 1

Cosplay, comedy, and cocktail parties.

03/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Great Leap Forward

This Will Be Houston's Largest Mural

C. Finley's Sky Dance is the newest installment in the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

03/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

In San Jacinto, the Battle Rages On and On

Each spring since the 1980s, these enthusiasts recreate the 18-minute battle that secured Texas independence.

03/28/2018 Photography by Morgan Kinney

Rush to Judgment

What Y'all Thought of Harvey, the Movie

Is Harvey ready for the Hollywood treatment? We asked our readers for their opinions.

03/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney