Pandemic News

Covid-19 Stimulus, Round Two: $600 Stimulus Checks Are Coming

Congress is expected to pass the $900 billion stimulus bill soon, but who is going to qualify for those checks?

12/21/2020 By Dianna Wray

H is for Hope

The 1980s Oil Bust Almost Broke Houston. Almost

Not even losing everything could break our city's pride.

06/09/2020 By Dianna Wray

Plans on Pause

Meet Houstonians Opening Small Businesses in the Time of COVID-19

Despite the economic upheaval, several Bayou City residents are forging ahead with new entrepreneurial endeavors.

04/29/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Money, Money, Money

The Houstonian's Guide to Making—and Saving—Money

Improve your financial health this year.

12/31/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Money, Money, Money

How Do Houstonians Earn and Spend Their Money?

We break it down.

12/31/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Economy

This Ain't the '80s: Why the Bust is Different This Time Around

"The biggest thing, amongst the other issues, is fear," says Marvy Finger. "Fear of the unknown.”

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Oil & Gas

Houston and Norway: Sisters in Suffering

Our city isn’t the only one feeling the strong effects of the price-drop for oil. Just ask Stavanger.

03/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bayou City

More People Coming to Houston, More Questions on How They'll All Fit

Rice Design Alliance hosts a discussion on the state of Houston's highways, byways and bayous with Projective Infrastructures.

02/08/2016 By Leah Lucio

Oil Prices

The Upside of Down

Inside Houston’s it’s-complicated relationship with the price of oil.

11/29/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Boom or Bust

Meet the Real Estate Agent to the Energy Industry

Whether you think the oil market is “shifting,” “adjusting,” or “softening”—Michele Marano isn’t worried.

02/08/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

For Better or Worse

Working out Houston's future over a beer.

03/12/2013 By Catherine Matusow