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

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