Celebrities and regular folk alike came together to offer hot food, clean water, and warm beds.
These organizations could really use your time or money.
The Houston-born painter explores questions of faith alongside the myths and legends of Texas history.
But when will the overseers of our so-called Electric “Reliability” Council learn?
Thanks to thoughtful experimentation and carefully crafted hybrid dishes, cultural appreciation has become the hallmark of contemporary Texas food.
David Culley’s arrival should inspire hope; instead, with a Deshaun Watson trade looming, there is no such thing as good news in Houston.
Plus, Demi Lovato returns to TV, Gary Clark Jr. joins Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis movie, and Matthew McConaughey will flatten himself for some Doritos.
The birds have been waddling around the Copper Grove neighborhood for years, but now some residents are crying fowl.
Enhanced by deep-learning artificial intelligence, the device promises to aid in the removal of tumors.
Come over to the dark side.
The All-Star outfielder is headed to Toronto, and however the team tries to replace his production on the field, they won’t be able to replace Springer’s presence.
As CEO of Occidental Petroleum, Vicki Hollub made the biggest deal the oil business had seen in years. Will it also go down as the biggest failure?
The curse of Houston is a curse of management, which makes it the saddest of all.
Maybe Deshaun Watson has had enough of the Houston Texans. Enough losing, enough playoff meltdowns, enough dumb trades, enough physical beatdowns. Maybe it’s as simple as that. He may see J.J. Watt as a cautionary tale, a great player who wasted his best years on losing teams, and Watson doesn’t…
The unusual salsa has become the state’s must-have Mexican condiment.
The superstar defensive end has probably played his last game for the Houston Texans. They should remember him properly.
Plus, Texas tacos hit best of 2020 lists, Houston gets two new taco joints, and Gal Gadot tries Taco Bell.
I’ve been living in my house for 31 years, and I never had a mouse in the house. Well, a few days after Thanksgiving I found a candy wrapper on the floor beneath my kitchen compactor. It was one of those Kind bars, with nuts in them. I…
Being hospitalized during the pandemic is lonely and dehumanizing. In live, virtual, one-on-one performances, Houston Symphony musicians give the sickest patients a few minutes of peace.
A fixture of Texas political punditry, Richard Murray retired from teaching at the University of Houston this month.
We raise a glass to some of our favorites.
From the classic (Matamoros-style tacos) to the adventurous (birria wontons, anyone?), these are the best dishes I sampled this year.
He helped make the city the literary powerhouse it is today.
In Houston, genetic testing innovations are helping doctors solve decades-old mysteries.
Don’t know a comal from a molcajete? We break it down (and share an easy recipe for discada, a northern Mexican grilled meat dish).
From a stargazing spot in Terlingua to a lakefront cabin in the Hill Country, these are a few of our writers’ favorite getaways.
The Christmas classic is the ballet world’s biggest annual event (and a major moneymaker), so dancers and administrators have gotten creative.
GOP state legislators have proposed bills that could make it more difficult to cast a ballot in 2022. Some might backfire on the party.
A Houston exhibit of images scavenged from junk shops and flea markets offers a view of the past that anticipates the present.
There's a taste of everything in this city, from upscale Mexican cuisine to trucks specializing in globally inspired delights.
We've rounded up dozens of thoughtful gifts made by Texans, for Texans.
Send a piece of the Lone Star State to anyone missing home.
The COVID Community Court has helped enforce social distancing and wearing of masks. But some undergrads say the feeling of being watched has become another cost of the pandemic.
Family, high-school coaches, and former teammates recall the autograph-hunting, base-stealing baseball youth of Andrew Friedman.
The county’s decision to open eight locations for round-the-clock early voting drew workers too busy to vote during the day—and others eager to send a message about voter suppression.
Originally from South Africa and Portugal, the peppery, lemony dish is now beloved by Texas Muslims. To understand why, you have to go back four hundred years.
Houston native Justin Simien's bloody second film has a social message, but it's at its best when it embraces absurdity and camp.
The Houston barbecue joint keeps regulars on their toes with an ever-changing menu that calls on Hawaiian, Chinese, and Texan flavors.
After the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and three other museums delayed a retrospective of the painter Philip Guston, who used KKK imagery in his work, Texas art voices weigh in on the controversy.
In his new teaching role at the University of Houston, the straight-talking music mogul promises students a primer on success and celebrity.
Chef Alex Padilla skipped lunch one day, then nodded off. The result is an enormous, one-of-a-kind Tex-Mex burger.
Hays Co. Bar-B-Que in San Marcos is for sale. Plus, Neely’s in Marshall closes after 93 years.
As a longtime fan, I haven’t forgiven the team for cheating, but the Astros are bigger than a handful of players or a few seasons of baseball.
The Fulshear restaurant and meat market has spectacularly juicy smoked turkey, excellent sausage, and a peppery house-made mustard. Just don't go on a Tuesday.
Taco Cabana has gone too far.
The Houston author, who blurs boundaries of genre, language, and culture, says she writes in part to imagine a better world.
A Houston mom has had it with Minecraft.
‘Ready or Not’ is an affectionate portrait of Marcel McClinton, a teen activist and mass shooting survivor who challenged incumbent councilman Michael Kubosh.
After some Houstonians had to wait in six-hour lines to vote in the March primary, new county clerk Chris Hollins is determined to help every eligible Houstonian cast a ballot this fall.
For comedian Brian Gaar and many others, the venue was a center of gravity that attracted everyone from Bill Hicks to Patton Oswalt and all of the up-and-comers in between.