Green Space

Where to Escape Outside Without Tons of Humans Around

We know you need a break. Here's where to get out.

11/04/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

No Bones About It

Of Corpse, Houston’s Vampire Community Is Philanthropic

They drain their wallets dry when it comes to a good cause.

10/22/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Weird, Wild, But Wonderful

5 Things We Loved about the 2020 Astros

The shortened season tested the team, but they nearly shocked the world.

10/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

All Politics is Local

A Simple Twist of Fate Brought Ed Emmett to the Bayou City

The former county judge found Houston and never looked back.

10/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

All Politics is Local

Acres Homes Native Mayor Sylvester Turner Knows His Roots

The local leader attests to the power of community-oriented neighborhoods.

10/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Politics is Local

Senator Ted Cruz Is a Diehard Houstonian

A love of small business and the Constitution blossomed in the Bayou City.

10/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Politics is Local

City Councilmember Letitia Plummer Follows in Giant Footsteps

And now she's allowed in the room where it happens.

10/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

High Water

Last Night I Got Stranded in Beta's Flood Waters, and Houston Showed Up

Trae Tha Truth and the Relief Gang were the first on the scene.

09/23/2020 By Dianna Wray

Keep Watch

Updated: Houstonians Shouldn't Sleep on Tropical Storm Beta

If we see 4 to 5 inches of rain during a single band, Houston could have flooding issues.

09/21/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

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

Hot Hot Heat

Tune into Houston Climate Week

The event, taking place Sept 14–18, kicks off our city’s Climate Action Plan.

09/14/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Supporting Dreamers

'Immigrants Like Us' Helps Prepare Immigration Paperwork Online for Free

It's kind of like a Turbo Tax for DACA renewal and more, but with no fees.

07/15/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Bet on Bryson

Comedian Bryson Brown Brings Laughter and Wit to Today's Tough Topics

The Houston standup comic uses humor to discuss race and police brutality on his new comedy album, "Side Bettin'."

07/06/2020 By Radu Bondar

Happy Place

Luby's Is at the Heart of Our Texan Experience

While uncertainty swirls around the brand, one writer shares memories of the cafeteria.

06/25/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Park Here For Fun

The Drive-In Gets a Dream Upgrade at the Parking Lot Social

This brand-new, socially distanced entertainment experience starts its national tour this week in Houston.

06/22/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Staycation 2020?

Houston Hotels Roll Out Summer Packages and Pools

Summer escapes are still a thing if you dare.

06/22/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Live Updates

Scenes from Tuesday's March For George Floyd

Hundreds are gathering at Discovery Green to march to Houston City Hall with his family.

06/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, Catherine Wendlandt, and Dianna Wray

Have a Great Summer

Houston Celebrities Are Teaming Up to Congratulate the High School Class of 2020

Bet your graduation speakers never looked this good.

06/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Scenes from a protest

Houstonians Gather for George Floyd Protest

Despite COVID-19, hundreds gathered on Friday in Downtown Houston over the Houston native's death in police custody earlier this week in Minneapolis.

05/30/2020 By Samantha Dorisca

Come hang out on my island

4 Houston-related Video Games to Help You Remember the Outside World

Who needs real life anyway?

05/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux