Women in Politics

Hillary Clinton Visits Houston in Support of Annie's List

Clinton condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical gas attacks on Syria.

04/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Women Making History

From Mentee to Mentor, Annise Parker Shares Lessons on Female Leadership

In honor of Women’s History Month, the former mayor of Houston shares the mentorship experiences that shaped her career.

03/13/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Interview

A Mayor Considers Her Legacy

Her final term may be winding down, but Annise Parker isn’t—and during what’s become a race to the finish line, our mayor takes a moment to reflect.

09/29/2015 By Catherine Matusow

news

Want to Be Houston's Next Poet Laureate? The Application Deadline is Today

Gwendolyn Zepeda's two-year term ends in April. Who will succeed her?

03/13/2015 By Michael Hardy

news

City Looking for Public Input on New Arts Plan

The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs is in the midst of collecting public feedback about its new civic arts plan. But where's the Houston Arts Alliance?

02/25/2015 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards

Mayor Annise Parker invited Houstonians to eat, sing, and dance in celebration of Houston’s rich Hispanic heritage.

10/13/2014

special event

Three-Month Celebration Honors East End, Ship Channel Centennial

Transported + Renewed brings dozens of cultural events to the city's historic transportation hub.

08/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

The Drawl

Hole New World

Pothole of the Week is a good idea, but why stop there?

02/02/2014 Illustrations by Lucky 11 Studios

Elements of Style

Stylist of Substance

New Orleans-born stylist Dawn Bell on personal style and the allure of vintage clothing.

09/30/2013 By Kerry H.