Very Houston News

J.J. Watt Is Back in Houston ... Sort of

A is for animals and Astrodomes. Plus, some questionable parking.

05/21/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Sigh

JJ Watt is No Longer a Houston Texan

The three-time Defensive Player of the Year was released Friday morning.

02/12/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Hero Host

Our J.J. Watt SNL Wish List

We have thoughts. And feelings.

01/24/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Live From Houston ...

J.J. Watt to Host Saturday Night Live Ahead of Super Bowl

The Texans defensive end is the first athlete to host the sketch comedy and variety show since NBA star Charles Barkley.

01/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

About Time

JJ Watt Has an (Official) Draft Day Bobblehead Now

Better late than never, right?

01/10/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Clutch City

Trim the Tree with These Houston-Inspired Ornaments

Get into the Christmas spirit with these Bayou City baubles.

11/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Harvey Anniversary

Watch: Remembering Some of Houston's Worst Days, One Year Later

A powerful new documentary commemorates the mosaic of heroes who saved a city.

08/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Mean girls

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Aug. 17–19

Bad puns, good wine, and plenty more.

08/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sports

Inaugural Houston Sports Awards Honors Legendary No. 34s

After a banner year for Houston sports in 2017, it was time to show our local athletes some love.

02/09/2018 Photography by Marco Torres

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

#HoustonStrong

In Photos: The Houston Texans Play Their First Home Game

The team lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars, but spirits post-Harvey remained high.

09/11/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Menswear

You Can Officially Dress Like JJ Watt Now

The defensive end's first shirt collection is a Texans fan dream come true.

07/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Menswear

J.J. Watt Teases His Forthcoming Fashion Collection

The defensive end is flexing his design muscles this summer.

06/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Charity

JJ Watt Stuffs Duffle Bags for Foster Kids

The Texans defensive end teamed up with Mattress Firm to encourage foster kids across Houston.

05/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Get Out

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend

Our weekly guide to the best in town

05/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

Q&A

Is J.J. Watt A Budding Style Icon?

J.J. Watt talks style, the trouble with shopping and his date night look at the Nordstrom launch of Mizzen + Main.

02/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Grocery Games

Scott McClelland Tells You Where and What to Eat in Houston

From hummus to the Heights, the president of H-E-B Houston shares his top picks.

11/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

sports

What We've Learned, One Month into Football Season

The latest on J.J. Watt's back, the H-Town Takeover, and the Big 12

09/28/2016 By Adam Doster

ESPYs

Watch Lindsey Vonn Make J.J. Watt Blush at the ESPYs

Stars, they're just like us: easily embarrassed by groin jokes.

07/14/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Tune In!

PSA: Houstonians Take Over The Tonight Show

Set your DVRs! Hometown favorites Jim Parsons and J.J. Watt chat with Jimmy Fallon tonight.

06/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis