Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

New Digs

Take a Peek at The Gordy, Stages' New $30.5 Million Three-Stage Theater Mecca

After a generous gift from oil tycoon Russell Gordy, the venerable theater company will kickstart a massive expansion.

12/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Bayougraphy

JJ Simmons Starts a New Chapter of Her Life—Off the Air

The moment one DJ dropped the mic and started thinking outside The Box

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes

Houston Indian-American Nonprofit Rewards Man Who Intervened in Deadly Shooting

India House Houston presented Ian Grillot with a $100,000 check for his bravery.

03/30/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Get Out

Finally Form Your Own Wolfpack This Weekend

The St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary is hosting its 11th annual open house Saturday.

09/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

Meet the Minister Building Bridges Between Refugee Communities in Westbury

The best way to reach a community? Move in.

09/19/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Room to Grow

How One Nonprofit Has Delivered 8 Million Pounds of Groceries to Houston Families

The key to Brighter Bites is that produce comes to families, not the other way around.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Cool

Magpies & Peacocks Turns Trash into Charitable, Fashionable Treasure

The Houston non-profit transforms donated objects into handbags, dog leashes, accessories and more.

06/05/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Slideshow

ABC-13’s Women of Distinction 2015 Winter Ball

Guests were charmed by 12 Houstonian women’s dedication to volunteerism.

02/11/2015

Slideshow

The Eye Ball

Over three hundred Houstonians kicked off Mardi Gras in style with Houston Eye Associates Foundation and Prevent Blindness Texas.

02/11/2015

Slideshow

2015 Inprint Poets and Writers Ball

This year’s ball featured Man Booker Prize–winning author Salman Rushdie.

02/11/2015

shop for a cause

Shop to Save the Elephants with Satao by De Petra

With African elephants on pace to disappear from the wild by 2020, Houstonians partner up to make a difference, beautifully.

12/11/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Video

Video: Houston Teen Hopes to Take Math Tutoring Worldwide

15-year-old Sofia Ivanka is working to make sure fourth graders across the globe get the basic math skills they need to succeed.

07/11/2014 By Dan Derozier

Charity

The 15-Year-Old Philanthropist

Sofia Ivanka wrote her first book and founded a non-profit before leaving elementary school—and she’s part of a trend.

07/07/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion