Very Houston News 

The Medical Center’s Spires Are Gone, But Spanish Village Is Saved

Plus, why we’re thunder-stuck. 

07/16/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Healing Harmonies

The Texas Medical Center Orchestra Prescribes the Medicine With Virtual Performance Saturday

Artistic Director Libi Lebel chats about bringing hope, healing, and unity to H-Town through music.

11/06/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

No, Wait, November?

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Nov 6–8

Country stylings, printmaking, and dance on film.

11/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Top Doctors 2020

An Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Might Be the Key to Fighting Covid-19

Dr. Jeffrey D. Cirillo and scientists at Texas A&M are researching the century-old treatment.

09/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Code Covid

Life on the Frontlines: The Nurses Fighting for Your Lives During the Pandemic

Health care workers speak about the challenges of working in a world ravaged by COVID-19.

05/25/2020 Photography by Arturo Olmos By Timothy Malcolm and Emma Schkloven

Connections

A Houston-trained Doctor's Advice from a COVID-19 Hotspot in Italy

An immunologist describes the epidemic he has been facing in Milan.

04/09/2020 By Dianna Wray

Good Morning

Food News: Popular Barbecue Spot Serves Up Breakfast Tacos

Plus, one of Houston's most popular restaurants puts a food truck in the Galleria area.

01/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Year in Review

Your Favorite Outdoors Coverage of 2019

Running trails, a new BMX park, and asps gone wild (eek).

12/27/2019 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Year in Review

Our 10 Best Travel Stories of 2019

Catch up on our most-read travel blogs of the year.

12/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Oopsie

The Texas Medical Center Accidentally Created a Venomous Caterpillar Outbreak

Bird netting created a wonderland for tree asps.

09/11/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Top Doctors

5 Incredible Medical Breakthroughs That Happened Right Here in Houston

At the Texas Medical Center, near-miracles happen every day.

07/22/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

Restaurant Review

At Verandah Progressive Indian Cuisine and Hu's Cooking, Bold Interpretations of Classic Cuisines

Indian and Chinese food get a refresh at these standout eateries.

07/22/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Fresh Fish

Food News: A Bunch of Restaurants Are Coming to the Med Center

Plus, Ouzo Bay and Loch Bar will open soon in River Oaks.

05/30/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Now Open

The InterContinental Medical Center's Grand Opening Was an International Affair

The 21-story luxury tower adjacent to TMC is finally complete.

03/20/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Get Accustomed

Visit the Markets of Shawarma Alley for Authentic Middle Eastern Food

A look at the various businesses that bring Middle Eastern flavors to Houston.

01/31/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Downsizing

Could You Live In 330 Square Feet?

Micro-units in this apartment building offer the most efficient living space in the world's largest med center.

11/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Newcomer's Guide

Welcome to Houston, the Big, Overwhelming, Most Diverse City in America

You’re going to love it here. But there are some things we need to talk about.

08/30/2018 By Jeff Balke

Medical Drama

Mimi Swartz's Ticker Captures the Heart of Houston

The Houston-based journalist reintroduces us to the cowboy surgeons who started the ongoing quest for an artificial heart.

08/06/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

June's Perfect Party: Meeting-of-the-Divas Edition

Who's the bigger diva, Trixie Mattel or Max the Sea Lion? You decide.

05/29/2018 By Catherine Matusow