Margaret Downing is the editor-in-chief who oversees the Houston Press newsroom and its online publication. She frequently writes on a wide range of subjects.
3 days ago | Courts
Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan took on Big Pharma Wednesday, filing suit against drug companies, distributors, doctors and a pharmacist accusing them of engaging "in a campaign of lies, half-truths and deceptions to create a market that encoura...
4 days ago | Restaurant News
Normally the most read food stories in a year don't have a whole lot to do with weather. But 2017 was anything but normal when Hurricane Harvey hit town and people everywhere first hunkered down and then reverted to Neaderthal like warrior status,...
4 days ago | Stage
According to John O'Hurley, Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight is like the British style of panto theater, designed for families and humor. "Panto style encourages the kids and the families to interact with the stage. If you want to scream or b...
6 days ago | Weather
It should come as no surprise to anyone in Houston that a list of most read stories in the year 2017 in Houston would have to include Hurricane Harvey, climate change and whether our dams are going to hold. But Houston Press readers have eclectic ...
9 days ago | Weather
If you got up early this morning, or stayed up really late last night, then you are one of the hundreds (?) thousands (?) of people across Houston who saw snow. As Eric Berger at Space City Weather posted last night, snow was hitting College Stati...