Practicing What They Preach

New Church Builds Hand-Washing Stations for Houston's Homeless

Since the end of March, Rise Houston Church has placed 16 portable sinks around the Houston-area as part of its Clean Hands initiative.

05/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Cautiously and joyfully

One Week after Re-Opening, DEFINE Body & Mind Is Getting Back into Its Groove

The boutique fitness studio’s founder talks safety, moving ahead, and the shutdown’s impact.

05/28/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Bucket Up

6 Spots for Delectable Fried Chicken ... To-Go

From Korean double-fried perfection to the good stuff slathered in sauce, here's our list.

05/28/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Feel the Burn

4 Local Fitness Studios Ready to Welcome You Back

These workout instructors will make you sweat while also prioritizing safety.

05/27/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Sad News

A List of Houston Restaurants That Have Permanently Closed During Pandemic

As the COVID-19 economic fallout unfolds for the Houston restaurant industry, we'll be updating here.

05/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Get up and stretch!

The Truth Behind Your Working-from-home Back Pain, and What to Do about It

A local chiropractor gives us tips on how to destress our bodies after weeks of the home office life.

05/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Uh, It Ain't Over

Houston, You Kind of Failed This Memorial Day Weekend

The Instagram videos and photos, the violations ... not a good look.

05/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Code Covid

Life on the Frontlines: The Nurses Fighting for Your Lives During the Pandemic

Health care workers speak about the challenges of working in a world ravaged by COVID-19.

05/25/2020 Photography by Arturo Olmos By Timothy Malcolm and Emma Schkloven

5 Things: The “Maybe Don’t Go to the Beach” Edition

5 Things To Do Over Your Memorial Day Weekend

Rooftops, starry skies, and a couple of queens.

05/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Beat the Heat

Tips for Wearing a Face Mask in Summer

How to prioritize safety and comfort when having fun in the sun.

05/22/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Day drink?

Which Breweries Are Opening Their Taprooms?

Starting Friday, you'll be able to drink pints outside at some breweries in the area.

05/21/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Cannonball!

JDRF's Virtual Gala Raises More Than $1.2 Million

In black tie and pjs, guests came together online to support type 1 diabetes research.

05/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Drive-by Rockers

Local Band Flower Graves Talks Performing at Axelrad's Rooftop Concert This Saturday

The drive-in-style show, which also features opening act El Lago, is a test run for future events.

05/21/2020 By Carlos Brandon

(Call) if you need a friend

New Harris Center COVID-19 Support Line Offers Comfort Across the Lone Star State

The hotline is free and operational 24/7.

05/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Warm "Wigalow" Wishes

This Teacher’s Surprise Send-Off Will Warm Your Heart

Katy-area high school students celebrated Teacher’s Appreciation Week, social-distancing style.

05/19/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

An Unparalleled Lunch

Our 6 Favorite Spots for Vietnamese Takeout

Fulfill your banh mi sandwich craving, or maybe it's pho time?

05/19/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Phase 2 is Here

A Handy Calendar of What Businesses Can Reopen in Texas and When

Plus, the state’s safety recommendations for operators and you.

05/19/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Treat Yourself

9 Products to Treat Your Stressed-Out Skin

Say goodbye to that pandemic acne.

05/19/2020 By Isabella Goodman

COVID-19

This Week, Bars Can Open, Restaurants Can Move to Half Capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott says we can live in a world where we "co-exist with COVID-19."

05/18/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Say "I do"

An Unconventional Journey up the Aisle at The Post Oak

A Houston couple trades Vegas nuptials for a posh virtual wedding.

05/18/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta