A distinguished journalist for more than 15 years, Scott was the founding editor of Houstonia, as well as the award-winning magazine Portland Monthly, Oregon’s highest-selling magazine for more than a decade. He has also been a writer and editor on staff at two of the country’s finest newspapers, the New York Times and the Washington Post

Travel

Australia Is for Eating

Is Melbourne's food worth the 14-hour journey from Houston? You better believe it.

06/05/2017 By Scott Vogel

RAWR

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 3-5

Play with dinosaurs, dance a jig, and experience another 'Freaky Friday' reboot.

06/01/2017 By Scott Vogel

Positively Negative

Review: Main Street Theater Plays It Safe With Formulaic Native Gardens

The play offers an overly polite take on hot button issues.

06/01/2017 By Scott Vogel

The New West

Review: Liberty Valance Revives the Tired Western Genre for an Unexpected Stage Success

A new production breathes life into played-out tropes.

05/30/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

05/25/2017 By Scott Vogel

Hot Ticket

A Tempest in a Tough Spot

Can Shakespeare dance? That's up to the Houston Ballet.

05/24/2017 By Scott Vogel

Review

A Better Yesterday Brings Great Art Today

Past and present collide in a new CAMH exhibition.

05/23/2017 By Scott Vogel

Curtain Call

Review: Fun Home Delightfully Balances Secrets, Suicide and Sexuality

The national tour stops at Houston's Hobby Center for a gay old time.

05/19/2017 By Scott Vogel

Fun Times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 19-21

Grab an Astros fedora Friday, get cultured at the opera Saturday, and geek out over Minecraft Sunday.

05/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

Entertainment

This Week in Theater: May 16-20

Or, how to cry like James Comey

05/16/2017 By Scott Vogel

Get Out

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend

Our weekly guide to the best in town

05/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Breast of the City

Admiring the curves of Houston’s newest international nonstop destination, Manchester

04/12/2017 By Scott Vogel

W50B

Why the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Matters

Thoughts on the food world's biggest night

04/10/2017 By Scott Vogel

Ice House

How to Tick Off Texas Readers: Accidentally Confuse a Coral Snake for a Milk Snake

An egregious error and its aftermath

04/10/2017 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Has Singapore Airlines Conquered Jetlag?

Our ethically-challenged correspondent investigates.

03/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

They Say Life’s a Journey, Not a Destination. They Lie.

Traveling the 1,600 miles from Houston to Los Angeles by train is not for the faint of heart. Or for anyone.

02/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

News

Gross Anatomy: In This Political Climate, When Are We Right to Feel Disgusted?

A look into the season’s most-cited emotion

11/21/2016 By Scott Vogel

Politics

How Donald Trump Lost One of His Biggest Hispanic Supporters

It’s not Donald Trump’s positions but his convictions—or lack thereof—that worry former supporter Jacob Monty.

09/22/2016 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

Houstonasia: Traveling Abroad with Your Texas Mom

Once upon a time there was a son who dreamed of taking a trip to Asia with his mother, who did not want to go.

09/19/2016 By Scott Vogel

Travel

At the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Art is the Deal

When life gives you lemons, redo the walls.

07/13/2016 Photography by Scott Vogel