Posted on · Roughly 56,000 Texans have lost their jobs in the oil and gas sector this year. Those that survived the cuts are finding little to celebrate as the holidays approach.
Posted on · Seniors sometimes struggle with decorating their Christmas trees, wrapping their gifts or finishing their shopping so one Houston-area home care company has started a program called "Elder Elf" to lend a hand.
Posted on · The holiday season is here and parents are out shopping for toys to give to their little ones. Just in time, a new report warns consumers about hazardous toys.
Posted on · Christmas trees that served as the focal point for gifts and holiday cheer are now finding a new life. Houston's Christmas tree recycling program helps provide the soil with ingredients that enrich plant life.
Posted on · The British all-female group performs music from its new album in our studio.
Posted on · Houston-based theater company produces world première Holiday play.
Posted on · Since it debuted 27 years ago, the Houston Balletâs annual staging of Ben Stevensonâs production of The Nutcracker has been seen by more than a million people. This yearâs run, which began the day after Thanksgiving, goes through Dec. 28 at the Wortham Centerâs Brown Theatre. Houston ballet soloist Nao Kusuzaki and dancer Aaron Sharratt […]
Posted on · The holidays are perhaps one of the few times these days when we sing songs together. Well, a musical production called called “Sanders Family Christmas,” playing now at Texas Repertory Theatre, hearkens back to a time when that was more common â the 1940s â and centers around the fictional Sanders family of North Carolina, […]
Posted on · Houston theater company presents its new adaptation of the Dickens holiday classic.
Posted on · Cast members bring to life an old-fashioned Christmas with stories, humor and song.
Posted on · We learn about Elves & More, a Houston organization that gives bikes toÂ under privileged children.Â Each child signs a contract with their teacher. If they meet the contract, they have earned a bike. Through 2012 Elves & More has delivered over 126,000 bicycles to underprivileged children.
Posted on · Two Houston girls talk about what they want for Christmas: Money and American Girl Dolls.
Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogsâ¦and cats. Today, we focus on important steps you can take to dog and cat proof your holiday-infused home, prepare for visitors wanting to feed your dog or cat holiday treats they shouldnât, and weâll discuss the care and feeding of dogs and cats, in particular, during Houstonâs […]
Posted on · Artist and performerÂ Abby Koenig is Jewish. But living in Texas, where there are fewer Jews than her native New York, Christmas is often more in her face — but she likes it that way. In her new one-woman show and exhibit,Â The Jew Who Loves Christmas, Koenig dives into why she thinks Hannukah is […]
Posted on · We hear from the manager of Events Gifts in River Oaks who explains why his company decorates for the holidays so early.