Boldest and grandest 

5 Ways to Celebrate Texas Independence Day in Houston Today

A pandemic isn’t going to squash our pride. 

03/02/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Kitchen Inspiration

What James Beard-Nominated Dawn Burrell Has Learned from Cooking Pioneer Edna Lewis

Read more about this accomplished chef and the connections she's made through her successful career in the kitchen.

02/10/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

1980 Astros

40 Years Ago, the Astros Came This Close

Remembering the first great Astros team and a most turbulent series.

10/12/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Nothing But (Peach) Net

Don't Pass Up HMNS's The First Game: The Birth of Basketball

The new, temporary exhibit includes basketball creator James Naismith's original handwritten rules for the game.

08/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

No Taxation

New Details Shine Light on the 1920 Election in Harris County

Houston Genealogical Forum experts think they’ve discovered a piece of history that could change historians’ understanding of Texas voter history.

08/26/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Moon Meets the Movement

REVIEW: Stages Shoots for the Stars While Tackling Earthly Issues in Pieces of the Moon

Stages' season starter doesn't shy away from painful history in a radio-style performance that harkens to an old-school era of theater.

07/28/2020 By Doni Wilson

H is for Hope

How Yellow Fever Shaped Houston in Its Infancy

Houstonians learned how to fight a pandemic during one of their first forays into quarantines 150 years ago.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

SUFFRAGETTE CITY

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment with These Summer Reads

All year long, the Houston Public Library is sharing one book a month in its Suffrage Centennial Book Club.

06/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

A Houston Story

That Time A Would-Be Cattle Baron Lost Everything

A century ago, our editor's great grandfather went to bed a rich man, and woke up having to start over again.

06/09/2020 By Dianna Wray

Up in the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane!

Houston’s Warbirds Take to the Sky This Sunday

The Lone Star Flight Museum’s special flyover commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

05/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

5 Things: The Hous-tory Edition

5 Houston-related History Books to Bolster Your Bayou City Pride

Oil, murder, and the Astros. What more could you possibly need?

04/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Ghost of Houston Past

Mark Lardas Is Discovering Houston's Future by Digging into Its Past

The writer documenting our city’s history through forgotten landmarks.

04/01/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Artist History

4 African American Artists Who Significantly Shaped Houston

Just in time for the end of Black History Month

02/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

History Test

REVIEW: Camp David Tries to Make Peace With the Past to Mixed Results

Even with a stellar cast, the Alley's production falls into the traps of reexamining history.

02/21/2020 By Doni Wilson

Fix Houston

8 Experts Weigh in on How to Fix Houston

From crime reduction to preserving Houston's past, these locals have the answers.

01/30/2020

Give him a listen

Mo Rocca Digs Up the Past With Mobituaries

The famed humorist and TV correspondent is signing books at the Julia Ideson Building Tuesday.

01/20/2020 By Dianna Wray

You say you want a revolution

Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields is a Must See at the Holocaust Museum

A glimpse into the life of a civil rights icon.

12/13/2019 By Gabi De la Rosa

Texas, Our Texas

The Battleship Texas, By the Numbers

As a historic ship faces an uncertain fate, a look at its history.

09/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

The Past Is Present

Uncovering Frost Town, Houston's First Working-Class Community

A sneak peek at a few of the most interesting artifacts from the neighborhood established at the same time the Allen brothers founded Houston, and what they reveal about a neglected part of Houston’s past.

09/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

We Stan a Long Weekend

The To-Doux List: August 30–September 2

This weekend brings Labor Day sales, Houston's birthday party, and the best boy band to ever exist. Ever.

08/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux