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.

Houston's Darkest Hours

When Death Came to the Alley Theatre—and Not on the Stage

Iris Siff was working late inside her office when a man entered and strangled her with a phone cord.

11/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Meet the People Recording Houston’s History from the Ground Up

Moore Archeological Consulting is in the business of cataloguing Houston’s cultural history.

11/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Bayougraphy

Harper Watters Wants You to Follow Him (on Instagram)

The ballet artist turns social media followers into dance fans.

11/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Hawk Eye

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 23–25

A few ideas to escape from the fam this holiday weekend.

11/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sicko mode

Here's the Lineup for Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival

Get ready to party with Post Malone, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Rae Sremmurd, and more.

11/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Day for Never?

Day for Night Is Done (For Now, at Least)

Both Free Press Houston and the Day for Night Festival are for sale following allegations against founder Omar Afra.

11/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

It's Chill

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 16–18

Do YOU know anything about Astroworld Fest?

11/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ready, set, holiday

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 9–11

With the Nutcracker Market, the Houston holiday season has officially begun.

11/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Vox populi

Twitter Mourns for Beto O'Rourke, the Internet's Favorite Candidate

The El Paso congressman may have lost the election, but he'll always have the tweets.

11/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The 42 Percent

Please Keep Voting, If Only for the Free Frank Ocean Merch

The elusive artist has launched pop-ups in Houston and three other cities to distribute free merch to those who have voted.

11/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Openings

Behind the Scenes at the Menil Drawing Institute

The Menil's first major addition in two decades creates a new center of gravity for the entire campus.

11/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

New Director on the Block

The Alley Gets a New Artistic Director

Rob Melrose takes the helm after his predecessor's tumultuous departure.

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Halloween hangover

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 2–4

How often does a new museum open in Houston?

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

spooky scary

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 26–28

This jam-packed Halloweekend features resurrected singers, an Eyrkah Badu DJ set, midnight bike rides, and more.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Openings

At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation

With the opening of the Blaffer Foundation Center, the museum is one step closer to completion of a $450 million campus redevelopment.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Dillo Day

Where the Wild Things Are

Apparently, it's the Wortham Center.

10/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Drawl

What Would a Houston Quilt Look Like?

In honor of the 44th International Quilt Festival coming to town in November, we submit our own plans for an H-Town quilt we swear we’re going to sew one day (after learning to sew).

10/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Update

President Trump's Houston #MAGA Rally Has Changed Venues

NRG Arena reportedly wasn't big enough.

10/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

mix 'n' match

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 19–21

Planes, boats, and Patton Oswalt await.

10/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Strange arena-fellows

ICYMI: President Trump is Coming to Stump for Ted Cruz

The former rivals will come together in Houston for an October 22 political rally.

10/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney