H-Town Diary

Coming of Age in the Third Ward

A native of the Tre reflects on her upbringing in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

09/14/2020 By SaMantha Shields

Social distancing and faith

How Houston's Muslim Community Is Feeling about This Year’s Unprecedented Hajj

Saudi Arabia’s international travel ban and the rise of local COVID-19 cases have local Muslim families thinking about the pilgrimage and celebrating Eid al-Adha like never before.

07/31/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

School Safety

Cy-Fair Teachers Must Return to Work, State Supreme Court Says

The latest in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's back-to-school saga.

07/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

No more handshakes

The Future of Work in a Post-Pandemic World

We talked to three local experts about what the workplace is going to look like after the coronavirus crisis.

06/09/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

A Step Forward

One Local Program Is Offering Free Mental Health Care for Food and Drink Workers

The Southern Smoke Foundation is helping to lead this statewide effort.

05/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

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

The H-Town Look

Houston Style Setter: Brittney Marshall

The UH dancer on modeling, style icons, and beauty essentials.

03/04/2020 By Samantha Dorisca

Cit of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: Asia

Nine immigrants from all across Asia share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, Jeff Balke, and Catherine Matusow

City of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: Africa

Four African immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Jeff Balke, Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, and Erica Hernandez

Perfect Party

February's Perfect Party: Bring On the Smoked Meat Edition

Barbecue pitmasters will always have a seat at our table.

01/30/2020 By Catherine Matusow

I have a dream

Crowds Throng Downtown in Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Approximately 20,000 people gathered in downtown Houston for the 42nd annual parade.

01/21/2020 Photography by Daniel Kramer and Samantha Dorisca

Ice House

December's Perfect Party: Yassssss-Queen Edition

This month’s guests are royalty in our eyes.

12/01/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Talk Gutsy Women, Expanding History, and Turning Texas Blue

The Clintons spoke at UH last week to promote their new book.

10/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Perfect Party

November's Perfect Party: Ladies' Night Edition

This month is all about female empowerment.

10/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Hiding In Plain Sight

UH's Incredible Public Art Collection Celebrates 50 Years

The collection includes more than 700 works over five campuses.

08/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Tangle-whomst?!

Texas Music Festival Celebrates Three Decades and Counting

The summertime powerhouse kicks off next week in The Woodlands.

05/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

Exit Interview

Glasstire Founder Rainey Knudson Explains Why She's Stepping Down

Don't worry: She still really loves Texas art, and boy, oh boy does she hate Facebook.

04/25/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Bayouth

Catching up with Houston's Youth Poet Laureate

We chat with 19-year-old Jackson Neal, whose lauded work as a poet is only getting started.

04/10/2019 By Emmanuella Aina

Action

What Does It Take to Film a Web Series?

A local filmmaker (and Houstonia editorial intern) walks us through the behind-the-scenes for his Katy-based web series.

03/11/2019 By Juan Grimas