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.

Best of the Fest

Your Day-by-Day Guide to the In Bloom Schedule

These are the acts where you'll find us each day of Houston's newest music festival.

03/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Spring Awakening

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 23–25

Some spandex, social justice, and the start of spring festival season.

03/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Yeehaw

Garth is Good, Garth is Great

Two writers reflect on the final concert of the 2018 Rodeo, where the country star set an attendance record and promised a return visit.

03/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Abby Ledoux

Irish Goodbye

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 16–18

Turns out there are things to do besides drink green beer (although we recommend that, too).

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Old Masters

Yes, Michelangelo Touched That, and That, and That...

Michelangelo and the Vatican, the latest MFAH exhibition, offers a breathtaking glimpse into the backstory of legendary Renaissance artworks.

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

weeeeeekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 9–11

FotoFest, film festivals, and one-person shows galore.

03/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Shove it up your....

Review: A One-Man Show Illustrates the Many Sides of Louis Armstrong

Satchmo at the Waldorf deconstructs the legacy of the famous jazz musician to suggest a more complicated story.

03/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Spring Awakening

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 2–4

There are concerts to see, cats to fancy, and azaleas to trail (plus much, much more).

03/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

tête-à-teat

I Tried It: Milking a Goat

One Houstonia associate editor tests his milking mettle at the Rodeo's Celebrity Goat Milking Competition.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Top Neighborhoods

Houston's Best Places to Live 2018

Your guide to Houston's 10 hottest neighborhoods right now, plus expert advice on the right way to go about buying a home in this brave, new, post-Harvey world.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian, Morgan Kinney, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Beach Break!

Livin' on the Edge: A Day at Galveston's Seawall

Making a day of it on Galveston’s front porch.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Top Neighborhoods 2018

Score All the Amenities In These Houston Communities

Nowadays, residents expect more in their homes than just four walls and a roof.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Top Neighborhoods 2018

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Houston in 2018

Seven excellent places to buy, three great locations to rent

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian, Morgan Kinney, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Ice House

Meet the Montgomery County Lawyer Hammering at the Truth

What happens when an activist lawyer decides he’s a journalist?

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Give 'em Grapes

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 23-25

Three days filled with bittersweet goodbyes, examinations of difficult history, and a sloth named Rudy.

02/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

deep breath

Take a Deep Breath at the Rothko Chapel

Transitory Sound and Movement Collective takes over the Rothko Chapel Tuesday to explore "the dynamics and subtleties of what life is at its essence."

02/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Giddy Up

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

Roller derby, one-woman shows, and country music await.

02/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

light it up

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

Kam Franklin sings to trees, liberal rednecks, a Mardi Gras kickoff, and more.

02/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Raising the bar

Catching Up With Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director

We talk his first season, ask what he hopes to accomplish, and attempt to determine next season's mystery production.

02/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Not Football

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

Other than, you know, that Super thing...

02/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney