You didn’t have to be a fortune teller or an economist to know that unemployment claims were going to spike.
It’ll never match the live experience, but maybe it isn’t supposed to.
From foundations like Southern Smoke to national and local charity efforts, here's a list of resources for an industry crippled by the coronavirus.
Facebook groups and online auction sites are helping junior exhibitors who didn’t get to show and sell at the Houston Rodeo and other events this year.
Here's a look at what we know so far about COVID-19.
While other governors have taken an aggressive approach to curbing COVID-19, Greg Abbott has favored smaller measures.
Barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn’s long-planned family trip to Peru became a different kind of adventure when the country closed its borders: A story in three phone calls.
Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta on pandemics, mass furloughs, and why he’s not selling his yachts.
The Austinite on yoga for managing stress, advice for working from home, and more.
A bartender, chef, and owner tell us their stories.
Plus, Chip Roy demands this pandemic set an end date already.
The grocer started communicating with its Chinese counterparts in January and was running tabletop simulations a few weeks later. (But nothing prepared it for the rush on toilet paper.)
The visionary playwright, who grew up in South Texas, passed away this week from coronavirus-related complications.
The Dallas County judge drew national acclaim for his Ebola response. The coronavirus is proving to be a bigger challenge.
The Texas lieutenant governor is among a growing number of politicians who are willing to trade lives to save the economy. It’s a false choice.
Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ tells the tale of a pandemic she barely survived.
A Dallas family goes viral once again.
College students who have remained on campus for financial reasons have seen their friends leave and funds dry up.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the legendary news anchor, fully sheltered in place, gives us his takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’re going to need that same neighborly, can-do spirit to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lack of hygienic access, overcrowded shelters, and limited funding for social services all threaten the state's homeless population.
In Texas’s ICE facilities, immigrants remain in close quarters and sanitizer is running short. Advocates worry a COVID-19 outbreak could be severe.
Katy Caldwell, CEO of Legacy Community Clinics, talks to Texas Monthly about medical supply shortages, staff safety, and financial woes.
Smaller March festivals in places like Denton and McAllen were meant to raise funds for asylum seekers at the border and bolster local music communities.
Governor Greg Abbott is letting counties decide whether to postpone certain May elections. For the general, expanded vote by mail may be necessary.
Listen to and support these artists from the comfort of your home.
The national treasure is even headlining an online benefit concert this evening.
Spending time outdoors is good for mental health. But as COVID-19 spreads in Texas, officials and citizens are grappling with whether, and how, we can enjoy public parks.
The Texas senator and congressman, along with Chip Roy, remain incorrigible in the face of the coronavirus.
Show your local joints some taco love during this crisis. They need it.
What barbecue joints are doing across the state, from to-go orders to shipping smoked meats.
A vaccine for the novel coronavirus is likely at least a year away, but the state’s large anti-vaccine community is ready to resist it.
Many closed schools are continuing meal service for low-income students, but challenges to securing nutrition remain for vulnerable children across the state.
Historically, the Lege has met shortfalls with tax increases or spending cuts. Whether Dems or the GOP are in power makes all the difference.
In his new cookbook, ‘Cool Beans,' the San Angelo native and Washington Post food editor explores all things legume, including a version of his mom's Texas Salad.
In Houston’s adult nightclubs, with cash transactions and close contact, exotic dancers say they’re forced to choose between health and a paycheck.
Two beloved Texas institutions team up in a moment of crisis.
Governor Abbott and President Trump promised that testing will soon increase dramatically, but many Texans are frustrated with delays.
The annual festival, which brings millions of dollars to the city’s economy, has been postponed to early November.
These are tough questions to answer right now.
Plus, Michael Cloud takes on the disease of California, and what’s Rodney Ellis doing with that squirrel?
A high uninsured rate, hospital closures, and poor elder care leave Texas especially vulnerable to a COVID-19 epidemic.
A Q&A on the public health decision that sent Austin reeling.
The population geneticist and UT-Austin professor on pandemics, SXSW, and what our DNA says about our ability to adapt to infectious diseases.
The writing had been on the wall, and now it’s official.
Analyzing how the festival might handle the growing public health concern.
There is important stuff happening in the world, so let’s just get through this quickly.
In Austin, a scaled-down SXSW could hit eateries hard; in Houston, Asian restaurants have seen a huge decline.
Suspending the festival amid coronavirus fears would be The Big One for Austin’s economy.
The city, which trained for a flu pandemic as recently as November, is ground zero for military medicine.