News

Amid Harvey's Destruction, Federal Judge Halts SB4

A ray of hope for undocumented immigrants in Houston, which were some of the most vulnerable to Harvey's wrath.

08/31/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Editor's Note

When a Flooded House Actually Turns out to Be a Good Thing

The story of a cracked house, a flock of birds, and Tropical Storm Allison.

03/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

How Do You Plan a Park That’s Meant to Flood?

Because, this being Houston, things are going to get really, really wet.

01/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Philanthropy

Private Donors Give Nearly $2 Million to Help Tax Day Flood Victims

The nation's most charitable city gives back—to itself.

06/01/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

On the Town

Forget May Flowers: This Month Brings Mayhem at the CAMH

Infamous punk-rock artist Mark Flood trashes the past with his “gratest,” gutsiest hits.

04/28/2016 By Steve Jansen

Hunker Town

Shelter in Place? More Like Wallow in Fun!

As heavy rains and high water become a more frequent fact of life in the Bayou City, a few suggestions.

04/25/2016 By Caldwell Bailey

Concert

Carrie Underwood Pushes Back Houston Concert Due to Flooding

“Fans can focus on taking care of their families and friends.”

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Life in the Swamp

Houston, Under Water Again

City officials are calling the flooding "a historic event."

04/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Advice

How to Clean Flood-Damaged Clothes

It's more complicated than you'd think.

05/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

News

Christian's Tailgate Contractor Among Those Killed in Monday Floods

Benefits planned for the family of Chris Kirby, who leaves behind a wife and two children.

05/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Restaurants Across Houston Remain Closed Due to Flooding

Bernie's Burger Bus, Underbelly, Lopez and others are currently closed.

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Houston Floods Overnight, Stranding Motorists and Closing Roads

City's worst natural disaster since 2001's Tropical Storm Allison

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt