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

Baseball

The A's Don't Have It, Mostly

Two out of three ain't bad.

08/21/2017 By Scott Vogel

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