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

Minute Maid Madness

A Tale of Two Outings

Best of times, worst of times edition

08/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Boys are Back

'That's What I'm Talkin' About!'

For the 'Stros, it's a sweet 17.

08/16/2017 By Scott Vogel

Baseball

Keep Smiling, Astros Fans

Altuve's not worried. Why are you?

08/15/2017 By Scott Vogel

Baseball Fever

Slump? What Slump?

Sunday's game, and its aftermath, brought fresh reasons to believe.

08/14/2017 By Scott Vogel

Tune Town

Astros Walk-Up Songs: An Annotated Guide

What's music to the ears of the American League's best team?

08/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

Hall of Fame

Jeff Bagwell's Mom Knew This Day Would Come

The evidence? A 1994 New York Times interview.

08/09/2017 By Scott Vogel

Baseball Fever

An Electrifying, Heart-Stopping, Ninth-Inning Win for the Astros

Yup, they did it again.

08/07/2017 By Scott Vogel

Summer Doldrums

Astros Lose (Yet Again) to the Rays

Patience, people. Patience.

08/04/2017 By Scott Vogel

Another Tough Night

An Astros Loss and a Marriage Saved (Thanks, Kiss Cam!)

The Rays need to go home, Yuli's here to stay, and one couple's in it for the long haul.

08/03/2017 By Scott Vogel

Tough Night

Astros Fall to the Rays, 6-4

The team did everything it could, but what about the fans?

08/02/2017 By Scott Vogel

Baseball Fever

The Astros Clubhouse: An Insider's Guide

Think the Cathedral at Chartres, but with pounding techno.

08/01/2017 By Scott Vogel

Baseball Fever

Introducing 'Stro Stories

Your completely objective guide to the greatest team in baseball bar none.

08/01/2017 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Seeking Ghosts of Summer Past in San Francisco

A journey to discern the San Francisco of myth from the San Francisco of reality at a time when misplaced nostalgia is all the rage

07/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

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