knowwhatimsayin

Meet the Viral Comedian Dropping H-Town Truth in Your Newsfeed

Chinedu Ogu, the Houston native and Houston-centric comedian, is headlining his own show this month at the Improv.

08/07/2017 By Shondrika Cook

They've Got the Majic

KMJQ 102.1 FM Says Radio Still Matters

Kandi Eastman talks the station's history on the airwaves and in the community.

07/24/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Skoolz out 4evr

A Tale of Three Schools: One Last Walk Down the Halls of Robert E. Lee Wisdom High

One writer reflects on her years at a historic Houston high school as it faces demolition.

06/26/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Party with a purpose

Inside the Latest Iteration of The Dope Art Show

Different forms of art come together for a harmonious display of artistic expression.

06/23/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Get Twisted

How a Nigerian Kid from Alief is Making Purpose Popular

Former college football star Tobe Nwigwe is set to let others know that their lives are far beyond their circumstances.

06/19/2017 By Shondrika Cook

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Get Hip to the Heights

From first-rate food crawls to cozy cat cafes to concerts under the stars, this corner of the Heights has cool covered.

06/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Party in the Park

Bellaire Park Patrons Celebrate the Community's Green Spaces

The ninth annual Wine and Tapas gala is rooted in preserving Bellaire parks.

04/20/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Essay

Boom 92: A Eulogy

A farewell to the format-upending radio station that changed Houston—and the nation—in its two short years on the air.

01/10/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Up, Up And Away

Can the Rockets Go All the Way This Year?

After this week's Wizards game, even the most fair-weather fans should feel energized by Houston basketball in 2017.

01/05/2017 By Shondrika Cook

personal essay

Rediscovering the Museum of Natural Science

I took mandatory field trips to the HMNS every year from kindergarten through sixth grade. Now, for the first time in years, I felt ready to give it another chance.

04/16/2015 By Shondrika Cook

music

Review: Jazmine Sullivan Brings Down the House of Blues

The Philadelphia-born R&B singer is back on the road after a three-year hiatus.

04/03/2015 By Shondrika Cook

Fish Fridays

Loud Packs and Long Lines at Lotus Seafood

An Instagram account with over 23,000 followers is just one reason the lines are always long at this famed seafood joint.

03/20/2015 By Shondrika Cook

MEN'S FASHION

6 Manly Things We Want To Bring Home From SXSW

For the musical tourist, a sampling of Austin's best men's stores.

03/14/2014 By Peter Holley

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Where to Buy Cheese in Houston

The city’s top five cheesemongers are at your service.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

List

The 10 Worst Songs of the Century (So Far): Part I

Or, now that's what I call bad music.

02/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

Mardi Gras Spotlight

The Bold and the Statuesque: A Mardi Gras Fashion Preview

A Saks Fifth Avenue event offers a sneak peek of Galveston's favorite excuse for dressing up.

01/15/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Grooming like your grandpa

Old School, Luxury Depilation at Shave

My brief love affair with a man and his blade

04/26/2013 Photography by Peter Holley