Christmas is near

The Nutcracker Market Is Re-Doing Its 40th Year Anniversary Celebration

This November, The Nutcracker Market returns to NRG Center to bring in Houston’s holiday season and celebrate in-person.

08/16/2021 By Shivani Parmar

We’ve been here before

City and County Establish Winter Storm Relief Fund

The fund is intended to aid in home repairs as the city recovers from last week’s brutal Arctic blast.

02/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Food News

Saturday's Food Update: New Southern Smoke Initiative, Where to Get Free Meals

If you need a hot meal, don't hesitate.

02/20/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Food News

Where to Get Free Meals; Plus, Help Find the Dessert Gallery Truck

More details about distribution sites. And someone stole a vehicle with food.

02/19/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Get Thee to the Market

Why You Should Support Local Farmers Right Now

Local producers got it bad during the cold snap. It'll take time to recover.

02/19/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Good to Know

Houston Homes Aren’t Built for Weather This Cold: Here’s Why

A Houston homebuilder explains.

02/19/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Plumbing 411

An Expert on How to Deal with Frozen or Busted Pipes

The scoop on sussing out what's going on with your plumbing, and getting ready to deal with it, post-Arctic freeze.

02/18/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Old dog (or cat), new tricks 

How to Protect Your Pets from a Hard Freeze 

We’re all trying to stay warm right now—make sure your furry friends are too. 

02/18/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Food News

5 Foodie Things to Know During the Cold Snap

From restaurants giving back to how you can help, here are a couple of items.

02/18/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Getting Through It, Together

Ways to Give Back and Get Help Dealing with the Arctic Storm Fallout

Whether you only lost power for a day or haven't had water in a week, you've likely been through it with this storm, so here are some resources.

02/18/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Pumping Out Pita

This Restaurant Has Stayed Open Through the Storm and Its Aftermath

In a relatively dark Southwest Houston neighborhood for much of the storm, an Israeli eatery keeps going.

02/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

We're Back on That Again

Grocery Stores and Other Markets: Here's Who's Open and Closed

Want to grab water (ehhhh), produce (uhhh), or beans (they probably got those)?

02/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

The powers that be ... behind the power outages?

So What Is ERCOT Anyway?

An explanation of the state electricity council that nobody thought much about, until they didn't have power on Monday morning.

02/16/2021 By Dianna Wray

Winter Weather

A Drone's-eye View of a Snowbound Houston

Take a look at the Bayou City, frozen over by this winter storm.

02/15/2021 Photography by Anthony Rathbun and Daniel Kramer By Dianna Wray

Send us your pics!

Houston's Snow Day in Pictures

A roundup of photographic proof that Houston can indeed become a winter wonderland (or, you know, a frozen hell-scape.)

02/15/2021 By Dianna Wray

Brrr, Baby

Friday Update: These Restaurants are Open as Winter Storm Fallout Continues

Some eateries and businesses are opening back up on Wednesday.

02/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Hope you like your Valentine

Stay Off the Roads Starting Sunday Night Through Tuesday, Officials Say

Winter is coming to Houston. Here’s what you should know.

02/12/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

'Tis The Season?

Brrrr! Welcome Winter with the Season's First Cold Snap

Some parts of the area may see temperatures below freezing tonight.

11/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Fresh Powder

So You're Planning a Ski Trip to Colorado

Here's what to know as ski season gets underway amid a pandemic.

11/27/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The H is O

The Fall and Winter Patio Dining Guide: What's Heated and What's Covered

We're compiling a list of the warmest spots to eat and drink as the weather gets a little cooler.

10/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm