Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta on pandemics, mass furloughs, and why he’s not selling his yachts.
The 25-year-old singer hails from Houston, yet doesn’t borrow influences from a city that oozes a distinctive musical legacy.
The late musician about his early days in Houston, choosing socially conscious songs, and discovering Don Henley.
We’re going to need that same neighborly, can-do spirit to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Houston icon, who passed away yesterday, sang a lot of other music too.
Katy Caldwell, CEO of Legacy Community Clinics, talks to Texas Monthly about medical supply shortages, staff safety, and financial woes.
The Suffers’ front woman, Kam Franklin, on quitting her job to do music full time.
In Houston’s adult nightclubs, with cash transactions and close contact, exotic dancers say they’re forced to choose between health and a paycheck.
Get those $400 fajitas while you can, because Houston's boom is over.
The newly opened Sesh Coworking arrives as the number of female entrepreneurs in the city is on the rise.
After being evicted from its former location, one of the state’s premier jazz venues is set to reopen in the heart of the theater district.
One of the Bayou City’s biggest immigrant gateways, southwest Houston, is a dangerous and daunting place for pedestrians.
The making of a pop sensation.
The Astros’ cheating scandal, coming on the heels of the Texans’ meltdown in Kansas City, is a low point in the city’s long history of sports failure.
What happens when pain relief is turned into YouTube entertainment?
In a rare move, the iconoclastic Houston artist took his only solo album on the road—fifty years after its release.
The successful musician says trolls drove her off the social media platform.
Rapper Brad Jordan, better known as Scarface from the Geto Boys, is running for Houston City Council. And he might actually win.
In a landmark legal case, Harris County has agreed to release the vast majority of misdemeanor arrestees instead of locking them up. But reformers aren’t done yet.
To beat Sylvester Turner in the runoff, the flamboyant millionaire needs to be aggressive and smart. Instead, Buzbee’s campaign is lackluster.
The director's third film follows a family that must deal with an unexpected tragedy.
The 90-year-old blues legend currently holds down three weekly residencies in Austin.
’For Art’s Sake’ delves into the photojournalist’s work documenting local music scenes, poverty, public policy.
The Houston rapper's homage to his hometown's bygone theme park included performances by many musical luminaries.
The artist found her musical roots in Texas. It took leaving for her to become a star.
The eccentric megalawyer’s unpredictable and at times unintelligible speech claiming victory in Houston’s mayoral election has to be seen to be believed.
Many researchers believe in the potential of stem cells to treat a host of diseases. But for some patients, lack of oversight of the multibillion-dollar industry has had disastrous consequences.
Despite, or maybe because of, Mayor Sylvester Turner’s business-as-usual approach, the race is surprisingly contentious.
Galveston’s Johnny Romano, the youngest professional skateboarder in history, passed away from leukemia.
Vampires and private investigators loom large in the Houston rapper's spooky new show.
The MVP of MVPs is still adding to his legendary status.
Hundreds of Whataburger meals, tons of tacos, and other staples to consider before this astronomically expensive meal.
Three Texas cities—and their respective tastes—appeared in the review service’s ”word clouds.”
But the event was also unsettling in the way it brought together two leaders—Trump and Modi—in an authoritarian embrace.
Like many in Houston, I've fallen into a predictable pattern as I’ve adapted to the increasingly extreme weather here.
Alief’s Jayden Allyn Washer will unveil original gowns inspired by his hometown.
Two years after its initial release, the song is reaching its popularity peak and potentially up for a belated award.
‘Look Mom I Can Fly’ traces the rapper’s ascent and his efforts to elevate Third Coast hip-hop.
The cultural critic, who grew up in Houston, reflects on her debut book.
A Houston man wants to know if our columnist would be happy in another of Texas's many wonderful locales.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the author of ’Superpower’ outlines the state’s pioneering role in America’s transition toward fossil fuels alternatives.
New PBS space-race documentary ’Chasing the Moon’ highlights her challenges as the only woman in Mission Control.
Digging into the provenance of a provocative message carved into a shrine to fallen soldiers.
The ”don’t trust the government” right and the ”don’t trust the government” left overlap when it comes to vaccines.
Our latest homegrown football star has been drafted away from the city he loves.
No shower caps, bonnets, Do-rags, or saggy pants? The principal’s dress code for parents is about more than just school-appropriate attire.
It's that magical—and all too brief—time in the city, when the heady blooms seem to make everything a little bit better.
Texas’s two biggest metropolitan areas spend entirely too much time on their phones while behind the wheel.
Steve and Sherice Garner’s Houston joint pays homage to the authentic, Louisiana-style sausage of their youth.
The Houston joint not only excites diners with its experimentation, but it gets the barbecue basics right too.