Endless Summer

Tanker Surfing, Born in Galveston Bay, Remains an Extreme, Elusive Sport

Dropping in on the exclusive, members-only sport, trailing tankers and riding the waves.

08/22/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Let the Games Begin

Ready, Set, Rio: Meet Houston’s Olympians

From fencing to tae kwon do, these athletes have gold on their minds for the 2016 Games.

06/20/2016 Edited by Adam Doster With Jeff Balke and Steven Devadanam

The Right Stuff

The New Women of NASA

Four extraordinary women make up half of NASA’s most recent astronaut class—and they may go to Mars.

05/31/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Profiles

Profiles in Faith: A Chat with Six of Houston's Religious Leaders

How do you maintain traditions in a modern world? Should you have a Facebook page? Could Houston be heaven?

03/01/2016 By Laura Gillespie and Steven Devadanam

Houston’s Houses of Worship

Seeking the Light Within: A Day in the Life of a City of Faith

From cathedrals to mandirs, the doors are always open at these nine spiritual spaces.

03/01/2016 By Steven Devadanam

California Seeming

Houston and L.A.: More Alike Every Day?

Between all the Newstonians and the new development, some think our city’s character is changing.

03/01/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Va Va Voom

Behind Closed Doors Adds Sizzle to Weekend Plans

Houston City Dance revs up Valentine's Day with a sultry set of dance numbers.

02/12/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Health

Beefing Up to Beat Cancer

For patients at Texas Children’s Hospital, food is the best medicine.

02/05/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Best Bars 2016

The Houston Bartender Hall of Fame

Five of the Bayou City's most legendary bartenders on their specialty drinks, favorite stories and 75th birthday celebrations.

02/01/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Beauty

The Coaching King of Pageant Queens

Meet J.J. Smith, Houston's pageant starmaker.

01/05/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Weather

For the Chron’s Sci Guy, the Sun is Here to Stay

Loyal followers of Eric Berger's weather chats are in luck.

01/05/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Art News

Christmas Comes Early at Blaffer

Art museum benefactor gives $1 million bequest for expanded scope.

12/18/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Star Wars

Famous and In Trouble? Kent Schaffer’s Your Man

Meet three celebs who were glad to have Houston’s lawyer-to-the-stars.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Crime

The Fixer

Defense attorney Kent Schaffer and the notorious 2007 teenage murder trial that gripped Houston.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam Photography by Brian Goldman

Dr. Red Duke

How Dr. Red Duke Saved My Dad

The legendary Dr. Red Duke saved my father'’s life after a brutal stabbing—and saved my life, too.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Dept. of Fact Checking

Is Houston’s Population Really About to Surpass Chicago’s?

Everyone’s saying it, so it must be true...right?

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Best Places to Work

Office Space: Latha Ramchand

This dean’s office decor spotlights Hindu gods and Steve Jobs.

11/03/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Best Places to Work

Office Space: James Nelson

This creative’s space is home to custom masks and kinetic art.

11/03/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Best Places to Work

Office Space: Aimee Woodall

You’ll find bullhorns and bubbly in this boss’s office.

11/03/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Best of Houstonia

Best Places to Work 2015

There’s never been a better time to be gainfully employed in Houston, where our top companies are hard at work attracting—and keeping—the best and brightest.

11/03/2015 By Lonna Dawson, Steven Devadanam, Fayza Elmostehi, and Brittanie Shey Edited by Katharine Shilcutt