The social-distancing social

Houston Is One of the Biggest Virtual Partying Cities in the U.S.

According to a new study from Evite, the Bayou City kept calm and virtually partied on in 2020.

09/22/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Day to Night

Get a Good Night’s Rest and Protect Yourself from Covid-19 with 41 Winks 

Katy native Olivia White runs the sleep-mask company, which pivoted at the pandemic’s beginnings to start selling face masks as well.

09/22/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Even Ninjas Cry Sometimes

Houston Covid Nurse Talks Competing on American Ninja Warrior

Pauline Avila, an ICU nurse at Houston Methodist, and her husband competed in season 12 of the NBC sports entertainment show, which premiered Sept 7.

09/21/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Live from the Cullen

HGO Kicks Off Digital Season with "Covid Concert"

We spoke with soprano Tamara Wilson about selecting music for the recital and the need for hopeful, uplifting songs.

09/18/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

The 15-percent rule

Hospitalizations Are the Key to Texas Reopenings, Abbott Announces

Regions with low Covid-19 hospitalization rates can begin expanding reopenings immediately.

09/17/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Covid-19

Abbott: Bars to Stay Closed as Restaurants Move to 75 Percent Capacity

As hospitalization rates have decreased, the Texas governor says some food-and-drink operations can increase.

09/17/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Shop ‘til you drop … on the couch

The Nutcracker Market Moves Online This November

You’ll have a whole month to get your holiday shopping done, though.

09/16/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Breaking the cycle

Mayor Turner Announces New Office of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

The new office expands the city’s Anti-Human Trafficking Division to address issues of domestic abuse.

09/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Fall Films

Cruise into Fall with Rooftop Cinema's Drive-In Movie Lineup

Whether you’re into indies, throwbacks, or the biggest Hollywood blockbusters, there's a movie for you. 

09/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

EASY ERGONOMIC EXERCISES

The Ultimate Deskercise Routine

The stay-healthy stretches to do while you work from home.

09/10/2020 By Radhika Patel

#CovidRuinsEverything

UPDATED: TUTS Announces More Season Changes, Virtual Gala Headliner

The upcoming season now begins in May 2021, and there won't be a Miller show next summer. But hey, there is a new date for the annual Gala.

09/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Going once, going twice

Bun B and Other Houston Celebs Auctioning Off Items for a Good Cause

Autographed guitars, baseball caps, and more are being sold as part of a charity action to help music industry workers affected by the current pandemic.

09/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Top Doctors 2020

The Public Face of Houston's Fight Against Covid-19

Something bad has happened if you're seeing Dr. David Persse on TV.

09/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Top Doctors 2020

Could This Device Help Save Covid-19 Patients Before the ICU?

A device that counts T-cells on the quick could help identify the most vulnerable patients.

09/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Top Doctors 2020

An Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Might Be the Key to Fighting Covid-19

Dr. Jeffrey D. Cirillo and scientists at Texas A&M are researching the century-old treatment.

09/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Top Doctors 2020

Dr. Peter Hotez and His Team Are Searching for the Covid-19 Vaccine

Finding a treatment while telling the world to "please stay safe."

09/04/2020 By Jeff Balke

Top Doctors 2020

Two "Average Joes" Helping Houston's At-Risk Communities

Dr. Joseph Gathe and Dr. Joseph Varon started the Cure Covid Consortium to fight the virus.

09/04/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Virtual lessons

Houston's "Love, Teach" Blogger Talks Back-to-School Challenges Amid the Coronavirus

On the heels of her first book, Kelly Treleaven wrote a New York Times op-ed about teaching during the ongoing pandemic.

09/03/2020 By Raven Wuebker

SOS

Southern Smoke to Federal Leaders: Help the Restaurant Industry

Those behind the Houston-based organization have co-authored an op-ed calling on a plan.

09/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Life's a Beach

Remember These Creations from Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition in Galveston?

Covid swept away this summer's iteration of the popular beachy pastime, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some masterpieces from years past.

08/21/2020 Photography by Emma Schkloven