Where No Con Has Gone Before

Texas Cons May Be Cancelled, But Houston’s Fan Community Is Still Getting Its Geek On

Comicpalooza, Dallas' Fan Expo and even San Diego Comic-Con are making the pandemic less lonely with special online content.

07/24/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Murder, Marty, and Meditation

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 24-26

This weekend's events are a real hoot.

07/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Let me tell you a story

Grown-Up Storytime Keeps the Pages Turning Through Online Readings

Community has always been at the heart of the live-storytelling events. That's still true, even in the middle of a pandemic.

07/20/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Sew Long, Farewell

Houston’s 2020 International Quilt Festival Is Cancelled

The annual quilting extravaganza, which draws ten of thousands of quilters to the Bayou City each year, will return in October 2021.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Ballet Blues

Houston Ballet Cancels The Nutcracker

The beloved dance company announces 2020-2021 season changes, staff cuts.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Food News

Longtime Houston Restaurateur Dies One Month After Contracting COVID-19

Vincent Mandola owned three eateries on the same lot, bringing homestyle Italian to Houstonians.

07/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Kindness, love, and positivity

‘Hands of Heroes’ Is Uniting and Honoring Houstonians at Discovery Green

Local artist Anat Ronen gave us an inside look behind what went into her newest installation dedicated to essential workers and the BLM Movement.

07/17/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Oh no

It's Been a Crazy Week for Houston Celebrities

Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills and rapper Trae Tha Truth were arrested at a protest, Megan Thee Stallion was shot in the foot, and Rockets guard Russell Westbrook has COVID-19.

07/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Let’s move

How the Coronavirus Has Hit Houston’s Housing Market

After a tough April and May, home sales were up in June.

07/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Silver linings

The Future of Fashion in a Pandemic-Ridden World

Fashion is changing, but the trends aren't—just yet anyway.

07/14/2020 By Paola Kustra

Bubble Burst

Rockets' Russell Westbrook Tests Positive For COVID-19

The star guard won't join the team at Disney World until he's cleared.

07/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Show Won't Go On

Miller Outdoor Theatre Cancels the Rest of Its Summer Season

The theater hopes to resume in September, and its summer schedule has been postponed to 2021.

07/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Barred From Serving

Abrupt Tweak Ends Dine-In Service for Major Texas Brewery

Saint Arnold, one of Houston's biggest beer locations, is affected by the change.

07/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Take us out to the ball game

Take a Peek Inside the Astros' Training Camp

The Astros continue their summer workouts in preparation for their July 24 opening game with the Seattle Mariners.

07/09/2020 By Marco Torres Photography by Marco Torres

"Clear and Present Danger"

Federal Judge Says Texas GOP Convention Can Happen In-Person after All

The announcement came Friday.

07/08/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Fancy a Feast?

Our Favorite Spots for Ethiopian Takeout or Delivery

Don't forget extra injera when ordering at these spots.

07/08/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Food News

Bartender Claims Being Fired After Revealing Alleged COVID-19 Spread

The Midtown restaurant has been closed for cleaning and employee testing.

07/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Don't Go Fourth

A Houston Doctor Explains Why Everyone Should Be Cautious This Fourth of July

Even small gatherings this weekend run the risk of further spreading the coronavirus.

07/02/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat Takeout This Month: July 2020

Bring home some pizza, some scrambled tofu, and a whole bunch of Parmesan.

07/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

'Merica

8 Last-Minute Fourth of July Must-Haves

From lawn games, to sparklers, to patriotic face masks, celebrate Independence Day the social-distancing way.

07/01/2020 By Isabella Goodman