Recognition

Houston's Third and Fifth Wards Designated Cultural Districts by the State

And with so much history in both neighborhoods, it's really no surprise.

09/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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

Get Well Soon

Sec. James Baker and Wife Recovering After Covid Diagnosis

A Houston native, Baker served under three presidents.

08/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

BlackOut Tuesday

Restaurants Closing, Showing Solidarity as Houston Protests

Some establishments are donating funds to social causes and advocacy groups.

06/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

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

To Infinity and Beyond

History Is On Hold As Weather Delays the SpaceX Launch

The history-making mission will also be the first time a private company has sent humans into space

05/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

That’s one big bundle of joy

Houston Zoo Herd Trumpets Birth of Baby Elephant

The new addition brings the zoo’s herd up to 11.

05/15/2020 Photography by Emma Schkloven

All Eyes on their Prizes

Houston Author Bryan Washington Wins Another Major Book Award

Plus three Houston-connected writers win Pulitzers.

05/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

New Sheriff In Town

RodeoHouston Announces Leadership Changes

CEO and President Joel Cowley is hanging up his spurs after 15 years.

05/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Glamorously Giving

Beyoncé and Other Houston Celebrities Give Back During Coronavirus Crisis

Don't you just love it when our celebs use their power for good?

05/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

(Don’t) Feel the Rainbow

Houston Pride 2020 Postponed Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Organizers plan to host the Bayou City's annual LGBTQ+ celebration this fall.

05/01/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Shock Waves

Houston Museum of Natural Science Announces Furloughs and Salary Cuts

The museum is the latest organization to take a financial hit amid COVID-19.

04/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Houston, We Have Hope

UH Physicist’s Nanotechnology Could Stop Coronavirus in its Tracks

There’s more than just water-repelling mask coating in the works.

04/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

5 Things: The Good News Edition

5 Pieces of Good News to Help You Through The Weekend

We’ve got everything you could possible need: Selena, hand sanitizer, and puppies!

03/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Partying, Partying, yeah!

Party on the Plaza Returns to Downtown Houston This Spring

The lineup for the free Thursday night concerts includes Ryan Bingham and St. Paul and The Broken Bones.

02/20/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Taking Chances

Chance the Rapper Is Coming to the Houston Rodeo

From Chance to Lizzo, the lineup is now complete, so go get those tickets.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Here's to Happier

Marshmello Bringing Sweet Beats to the Rodeo

The EDM star has just been announced as part of RodeoHouston's 2020 lineup.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Good As Hell

Lizzo to Make Houston Rodeo Debut With Friday Concert

The "Good As Hell" singer is one of the final acts to be announced in this year's festival lineup.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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

A Black Day For Baseball

Everything to Know About the Astros' Wild Day

After punishments and firings, what's next for the 'Stros and us fans?

01/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm