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

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Escape Crusader

Our Man in the White House

Michelle Obama recognizes Third Ward youth program Workshop Houston with a national award.

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

January’s Jones

How do you reclaim the worst month of the year?

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Year in Review

Houstonia's Favorite Plays of 2014

The show did, in fact, go on.

12/18/2014 By Michael Hardy and Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Drunk as the Dickens

A holiday parable featuring the ghosts of Christmas bars past, present, and future

11/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Enlisting Our Efforts

When writing a list of Houston’s must-dos, there are a thousand no’s for every yes.

11/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

Events

The Oprah Example

Thoughts on Oprah Winfrey’s visit to the Toyota Center

10/18/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

What the Ell Now?

Thanks to threatened legal action, we’re losing letters left and right.

09/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Adrift and Loving It in the New Beijing

In China, discovering a one-of-a-kind mix between new and old

09/01/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Hunting Treason

Realizing you’ve never learned how to hunt is shocking enough, but that’s only the beginning.

09/01/2014 By Scott Vogel

theater

Review: The Old Friends Proves Good Company

Broadway veteran Betty Buckley shines in the Alley's invigorating production of 1960s-era Horton Foote dramedy.

08/21/2014 By Scott Vogel

Live Shots

Interview: Christopher Kimball Is Not a TV Persona

The host of America's Test Kitchen brings the show to Jones Hall for a one-off live performance.

08/07/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Brand Parenthood

You don’t need an MBA to have a happy family, but it helps.

08/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

Charity

The Dieudonne Family: How to Help

With your help, the Dieudonne family achieved their dream of going to Galveston. Find out how you can help them and other refugee families.

07/09/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

The Triumph of the Spirits

The margarita machine finally makes the Smithsonian.

06/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

A Whirlwind Theater Weekend in New York City

As the Tony Awards approach, we bring you dispatches from our Editor-in-Chief’s recent long weekend on Broadway.

06/02/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

On Heat Intolerance

Why doesn’t a Houston summer get the respect of, say, a Chicago winter?

06/02/2014 By Scott Vogel

Prognostications

Handicapping the 2014–2015 Theater Season

As the current theatrical season winds down, we turn our eyes to the next one.

05/09/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Remembrance of Road Trips Past

Like Proust’s narrator, a bite of dessert (in this case, a Stuckey’s pecan log) sends our editor-in-chief on a journey through childhood memories.

04/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Reflections on Our First Year

Twelve issues later, we’re still going strong.

04/07/2014 By Scott Vogel