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Recent articles by Joy:

Sewing: Houston wants to add bike lanes on a busy Third Ward street. Residents are torn.

A proposed bike lane along Blodgett in Third Ward has a community divided. → Read More

Former Destiny's Child LeToya Luckett talks love, family and her first holiday movie

LeToya Luckett stars in a new holiday movie, " The Great Holiday Bake War," on OWN. It... → Read More

5 romantic Christmas movies to get you in the holiday spirit

I'm a sucker for a good holiday rom-com, and there are so many good ones this season. → Read More

HCC's fashion archive is one of the nation's best, helping prepare future designers

Houston Community College is one of two community colleges in the nation featured on the Google Arts & Culture platform to showcase its fashion archives. → Read More

TikTok star Caroline Collins joins Houston's Fox 26 evening newscast

Caroline Collins, a TikTok star with 1.3 million followers, is joining FOX 26, starting in December. → Read More

Houston makeup artist Steven Coleman launches lip line

Houston makeup artist Steven Coleman's ColeColors line of lip stains and glosses are $23... → Read More

Best places to visit in 2023: Houston makes Travel + Leisure list

Houston was named by Travel + Leisure as one of the "50 Best Places to Travel in 2023," with nods to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Houston Zoo. → Read More

TV shuffle at KPRC: Sofia Ojeda returns, Lisa Hernandez promoted and a new team added

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate KPRC 2 News is making some big changes. Weekend news anchor Sofia Ojeda will return to anchor KPRC 2 News Today with anchor Owen Conflenti. Lisa Hernandez will be promoted to the midday, noon and 4 p.m. newscasts. Ojeda left the station in June. → Read More

Houston gets high ranks on the world's Best Cities list, thanks to its culture and diversity

Houston is one of the world’s best cities, according to the World Best Cities Report, ranking 42 out of 100 in the world. Only 25 US cities made the report. → Read More

Nutcracker Market brings out the holiday shoppers this weekend

The holiday shopping season is on. Thousands of shoppers will fill NRG Center this weekend for the 42nd annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market. → Read More

Alley Theatre awards 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Black-ish' star Anna Deavere Smith for her revolutionary art form

During her lifetime, Smith has created a new art form that is part journalism, part literature, part politics and part acting. → Read More

Sewing: Growing up, my father never voted. Turns out, he just needed his family with him.

We would walk the few blocks to the nearby elementary school, talking about politics along the way and why he felt certain candidates deserved his vote. → Read More

Sewing: Schools are closed to celebrate Astros' World Series parade, but what about working parents?

All HISD schools would be closed for the Astros World Series Championship parade today, I'm sure panic set in for so many working parents. → Read More

League of Women Voters president fights for all citizens to vote

When Annie Johnson-Benifield was growing up in Alabama, the right to vote was not only elusive but also illegal for her parents and other Black citizens. It's why she fights so hard for the right to vote for all citizens now. → Read More

Sewing: In Houston woman's search for her Native American roots, she finds a bigger tribe

Shana Ross, who was adopted as an infant in 1959 by a white family and raised as an only child in East Texas, found her biological mother, a member of the Navaho Nation. → Read More

Houston's Buffalo Soldiers museum continues telling Black history

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is the nation’s largest museum dedicated to the legacy... → Read More

Astros sequined bomber jacket is flying off the shelves at $125 a pop

Stylish Astros fans are snapping up the Astros blue, sequined jacket for $125. → Read More

ABC 13's Ted Oberg to leave Houston for the East Coast after 21 years with KTRK

After 21 years at ABC 13, Ted Oberg is leaving KTRK for the East Coast, where he grew up and his parents still reside. → Read More

Gordon Parks' photos at MFAH show Black Power's dignity

Some 53 of Gordon Parks' more than 700 photos taken of civil-rights leader Stokely... → Read More

Houston native Chandra Wilson has a trick for learning medical terms in her Grey's Anatomy role

Chandra Wilson, who is from Houston, has starred on "Grey's Anatomy" for 19 seasons. Here's her secret to remembering all that medical terminology she bats around during the course of an episode. → Read More