NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

‘I Want It to Be a Safe Space’: Ashley Hoskins on the Power of Libraries

Ashley Hoskins is the founding director of Houston's chapter of The Free Black Women's Library.

04/07/2022 By Amarie Gipson

PROFILE

Houstonian John Devereaux Comes Home on Tour with Hamilton

Meet the Houston-born actor that is part of Hamilton's iconic ensemble

03/17/2022 By Holly Beretto

NATIONAL DJ DAY

Meet Houston's Next Generation of DJs

Transforming the local underground DJ landscape through their own spin on the 1s and 2s.

01/20/2022 By Kiana Fitzgerald and Amarie Gipson

MUSICIAN PROFILE

Rapper Kari Faux Finds Her Truth in the South

The Little Rock, Arkansas-born artist wants you to know that she is here to stay.

01/06/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Making Space

With Kindness and Dignity, Houstonian Chantal Rochelle Is Creating Waves at Buzzfeed

A local girl explores Black identity as a web host, on her own terms.

10/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Staying positive

The Faces of Houston's Frozen Nightlife

Bayou City musicians talk about the toll of the coronavirus crisis on their careers.

05/06/2020 Photography by Marco Torres

Keep Houston Weird

Bill Davenport Is a Houston Art Legend

For three decades, the artist has carried the torch with his warm, wacky pop art creations.

10/03/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Miss Biggs

Liz Jenkins Isn't Waiting for Your Permission

This Houston-born actor finessed a guest spot on Black-ish into a recurring role, and she's not stopping there.

03/13/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Bayougraphy

Legendary Steel Guitarist Herb Remington Looks Back

You know this 91-year-old Houstonian’s music, if not his name.

10/30/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Best of Houstonia

The Heroes of Harvey

How a devastating storm brought out the best of Houston during the worst of times.

10/02/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Heroes of Harvey

Cody Hirt, Veteran Outdoors Members: Saying Yes to a Dangerous Expedition

Without hesitation, Hirt, of Georgetown, Texas, gathered up volunteers and boats and headed to Houston.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

Celine Benavides: Super Mom

How a mother from the First Ward fed babies with help from Facebook.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

The Finley Family: Kayakers Turned Rescuers

During the height of the storm, this family from Maplewood paddled into action and saved lives.

10/02/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Heroes of Harvey

Susan Brock: The Cleanup Crew

How one woman in Meyerland forged a path through destruction

10/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Heroes of Harvey

Rev. Hannah Terry: In It for the Long Haul

The pastor at Westbury United Methodist Church and founder of FAM isn't letting neighbors fall through the cracks after Harvey.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

Erica Quinzel: Bat Woman

This wildlife enthusiast from Weatherford did her best to save the bats underneath the Waugh Drive bridge.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Heroes of Harvey

Cat Huynh and Angie Dang: Serving a Cup of Comfort

While stuck in their house in Katy, the Les Ba'Get owners offered up their restaurant to serve meals to first responders.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Heroes of Harvey

Ronnie DeVries: Doing What Needs to Be Done

This GRB volunteer from Montrose made a difference without asking for permission.

10/02/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Heroes of Harvey

Keshia Thomas: Saving Lives with a Semi-Truck

How a volunteer from Greenspoint has picked up the pieces again, and again, and again, and again

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Heroes of Harvey

Norma Porter and Barb Hankins: The Dynamic Duo

From Memphis and Manvel, a tale of flooding, friendship, and neighbors helping neighbors.

10/02/2017 By Catherine Matusow