Raising awareness

Mayor Turner Declares October 15 “White Cane Safety Day”

The day commemorates and raises awareness for Houston's blind and visually impaired communities.

10/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Let's go to the movies

Space City Shows Drive-In Celebrates Black-Owned Businesses

The EaDo venue, which opened last month, offers a spin on the retro drive-in with a lineup of primarily Black-led films, a live DJ, and snacks from Black-owned food trucks.

10/15/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Party Foul

Airbnb Is Not Having Your Halloween Ragers

The company bans one-night reservations on Halloween weekend due to the pandemic.

10/15/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

I voted! 

Here's What You Need to Know about Early Bird Voting in Houston

Find out where the drive-thru polls are, what you need to bring, who is actually on the ballot, and more.

10/12/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Chaînés into changes

Houston Ballet's Ian Casady Leaps into a New Role after Taking His Final Bow

One of his first jobs as the newly named Ballet Master? Getting fans ready for the Ballet’s digital season opener.

10/09/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Find a unicorn

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 9–11

So much art. So little time.

10/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Covid-19

While Texas Bars Can Open to 50-Percent Capacity, They Probably Won't in Harris County

Gov. Greg Abbott also announced that other businesses at a 50-percent cap can boost operations.

10/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

#BadBadBeagle

Need A Laugh, Houston Party Goblins? Iliza Shlesinger's Got Your Friday Covered

The "Elder Millennial" comedian makes a stop at Moonstruck Drive-In on Oct 9. And yeah, we mean in person.

10/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Jazzing Up Livestreams

Da Camera Announces Two New Series and a Range of Virtual Fall Concerts

The jazz and chamber music presenter stops for no one—not even Covid-19.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

They Will Rock You

Concerts Are Returning to Houston, Thank the Music Gods

White Oak Music Hall is launching a new outdoor concert series, plus other venues announce upcoming shows.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

It’s off for the races

Houston Marathon Goes Virtual in 2021

Folks now have a 10-day period to complete the 49th annual marathon. Here's how.

10/05/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Helping hands

Houston's Artists Are Hurting. Here's How You Can Help

Covid-19 hasn't killed their creative spirits, so keep showing them that support.

10/05/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Spiritual Spaces

Welcome Back to the Rothko

The faith-inclusive chapel reopened to the public at the end of September after a 19-month restoration.

10/02/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

The Times Are A-Changin’

Our Fall Arts Guide, Coronavirus Edition

Here’s what’s happening (and not happening) this season in Houston's arts and culture world.

09/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Your Home Garden

Find a Green Haven at the Flora Culture

The Uptown plant boutique offers a little bit of everything for first-time owners and niche collectors alike.

09/28/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Keep the Engine Running

Covid-19 Is Creating Detours for Houston's Food Trucks

Big dreams have been delayed because of the coronavirus, but the food is still being served.

09/28/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

El Zócalo

The Alley Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Virtual Style

The monthlong programming includes virtual readings, original stories, and musical performances.

09/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Healthy communications

A Relationship Expert’s Guide on Connecting and Communicating During the Pandemic

Mary Jo Rapini sheds light on how to strengthen relationships while living in unprecedented uncertainty.

09/25/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Meat Me Somewhere

Southern Smoke Festival Pivots with a Weekend of Events and Specials

While we can't all get in line for Franklin Barbecue, we can have plenty of beef, lamb, and pork.

09/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Shots, shots, shots

It's Even More Important Than Ever to Get a Flu Shot This Year

A Houston doctor tells us why.

09/22/2020 By Raven Wuebker