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.
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.
In this exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming ‘The Man Who Ran Washington,’ two veteran political correspondents recount how the future Reagan and Bush cabinet member's family legacy, a personal tragedy, and a friendship forged on the Houston Country Club’s tennis courts put a restless middle-aged lawyer on the path to power.
Plus, our recipe for the celebratory dish.
The Harris County judge has frequently pushed for bolder pandemic policy than Houston’s mayor, adopting a new style of politics her critics say Texans aren’t ready for.
Terence O'Rourke has spent a decade warning officials that a storm making landfall directly in Galveston Bay could be much worse than even Harvey.
Now, as the Romance Writers of America reckons with its history of racism, will she finally get her due?
Plus: actor Danny Trejo urges struggling restaurant owners to “stay strong.”
The Houston Center for Photography asked people around the world to submit images taken during lockdown. The resulting online show ranges from the mundane to the sublime.
Six months ago, Nuro was still making a name for itself. Now, thousands of Houstonians rely on the autonomous delivery service to help them avoid getting the coronavirus.
Plus: a bizarre Trump campaign ad accuses Democrats of "taking away tacos."
The truffle of Mexico, this culinary delicacy—sometimes called "black gold"—is treasured by taqueros and chefs.
At EaDeaux's Cajun Cocina, the tacos come filled with gumbo, etouffee, or boudin.
For many listeners, Houston’s Sight into Sound is more than a radio station.
As public health experts warn that ICUs in the city might soon be overwhelmed with coronavirus patients, shops and restaurants remain packed.
Plus: Torchy's removes the Republican and Democrat tacos from its menu.
The visual arts institution intends to realize the artist’s original intentions for the space with its upgrades.
From Dallas to San Antonio, Southern California’s hottest taco trend is hitting Texas.
Rice sociologist Stephen Klineberg’s portrait of Houston focuses on the busts, not the booms—and still remains optimistic.
Time had a way of stopping at the iconic cafeteria chain. Not any longer.
He has become a national celebrity for publicly supporting the George Floyd protests. But Acevedo’s record is decidedly less progressive than his rhetoric.
On Saturday, it'll become the first major art museum in the nation to welcome back the public.
Decades of reading about the apocalypse led to the creation of his own series of pandemic novels. Lately, he's been wishing real life didn’t track fiction so closely.
But for heaven’s sake, the best-selling author, unapologetic cusser, and fifth-generation Texan would rather not be called that.
While the rest of Houston’s legal community was adapting to COVID-19, DA Kim Ogg was determined to find who leaked an internal document.
Plus: the history of Sweden's “Taco Friday.”
Comedor, Suerte, and Cuchara take takeout to the next level by giving diners an engaging experience.
Good news for those missing Major League Baseball: you can still get your stadium food.
President Trump elevated him from MD Anderson Cancer Center to the FDA just in time for the untested federal official to face a global pandemic.
Unable to make her weekly appointment because of social distancing, Carlene takes her hair into her own hands.
Two Texas researchers believe they may already have one locked inside a Houston freezer.