A lifetime ago

75 Years Later, Local Veterans Reflect on World War II

Three former soldiers tell us their stories from the war and share what their time in the service meant.

08/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Up in the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane!

Houston’s Warbirds Take to the Sky This Sunday

The Lone Star Flight Museum’s special flyover commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

05/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

City of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: Europe

Five European immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp, Jeff Balke, Timothy Malcolm, and Dianna Wray

BAYOUGRAPHY

Meet Houston’s Real-Life Rosie the Riveter

At 94, Frances Vinelli finally flies in a B-25.

12/27/2019 By Heather Saucier

Bucket List Trips

Diving the Wreckage of World War II in Beautiful Vanuatu

A diver's dream awaits in the South Pacific.

12/23/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Texas, Our Texas

The Battleship Texas, By the Numbers

As a historic ship faces an uncertain fate, a look at its history.

09/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

WWII Buffs

Chasing the Ghost of History, All the Way Across Europe

Would you track Hitler's beginning and end?

10/19/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Visual Art

Obsessing Over the Color of White

Gallery owner Sonja Roesch investigates late contemporary artist Raimund Girke's obsession with a clean slate in Investigating White.

03/22/2016 By Leah Rose

theater

Review: Peace in Our Time Is a Play For Our Time

Noël Coward's fascinating play imagines a Nazi occupation of England.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

essay

Sushi at the Pasadena Kroger

A disorienting trip to the grocery store triggers memories of Cort McMurray's grandfather, and a less complicated life.

09/25/2014 By Cort McMurray

ACHTUNG

World War II, Just Offshore

Amazing journey of discovery maps out wrecks of German U-boats and their quarry on the Gulf seabed.

07/14/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Reunion Pacific

The Battleship Texas Crew Meets One Last Time

The only surviving battleship to serve in both world wars marks its 100th birthday—and her crew marks a bittersweet milestone.

02/12/2014 By John Lomax

Exhibition

Japanese American WWII Soldiers Finally Get Their Due

Tens of thousands of Japanese Americans served on the American side in WWII, even while their relatives were being held in internment camps.

12/19/2013 By Michael Hardy