Stories By Joy Sewing

  • ABC 13 meteorologist returns to TV after her maternity leave ABC 13 meteorologist Rachel Briers announced in January that she and her husband welcomed their second child.
  • Houston anchor Syan Rhodes announces she is leaving KPRC 2 KPRC anchor Syan Rhodes, who recently became a licensed foster parent, has announced she's leaving KPRC 2.
  • Third Ward church's stained glass gleams with light and history The stained-glass windows at Trinity United Methodist Church in Third Ward tell the story of the Bible, depict the civil rights movement and relate the history of the church. Most characters depicted are Black men and women.
  • Anchor Denise Middleton returns to mornings on Fox 26 after break Houston native Denise Middleton made her return to TV on Monday after a nearly six-month break.
  • Simone Biles hosts dreamy bridal shower in the Heights Simone Biles is floating on cloud nine after her recent bridal shower at The Juliana in the Heights. The Olympic gold-medal gymnast is set to marry Texans player Jonathan Owens.
  • Sewing: Dinky Drum music school provides the rhythm children need Sam Dinkins III, the owner of Dinky Drum Company , brings children together and inspires them to count, read and learn through music.
  • Roseann Rogers returns to TV on KPRC 2's 'Houston Life' Roseann Rogers, who was known as "The Buzz Lady" on Houston TV for years, is guest hosting on KPRC 2' "Houston Life"
  • Calm down, Ciara isn't the first celeb to wear a naked dress Singer Ciara has faced social-media criticism for wearing a completely sheer gown to the Vanity Fair Oscars party with her husband NFL star Russell Wilson. But sheer dresses are nothing new.
  • Sewing: Black sororities, cultural groups belong on campuses The Florida legislature's efforts to ban diversity, equity or inclusion on college campuses has led to concerns that Black fraternities and sororities, minority unions and multicultural centers are next. Will Texas follow?
  • Hundreds of Houston Latino artists shine in digital billboard Latino cARTographies is the country's first portable, bilingual and interactive digital board that maps Houston's Latino artists.
  • Why the Oscars’ red carpet wasn’t red? On the night that the Oscars' red carpet was not red, but champagne, celebrities faded into the background in champagne, white and other pale hues.
  • Houston TV news have had recent hires, departures and returns TV news in Houston has seen a revolving door of talent within the past six months. Check out this list of the most recent hires and departures.
  • Sewing: Houston author doesn't shy away from Afro-Latina roots The Houston-based Dominican-American poet, playwright and author has written two memoirs for young adults, "Island of Dreams" and "Islands Apart: Becoming Dominican American,"
  • Blue is the new black for spring fashion Blue is the new black this fashion season, and there's nothing sad or forlorn about it.
  • Jennifer Ford continues to trailblaze in the world of sneakers Jennifer Ford, who owns Premium Goods in Rice Village, is one of a handful of female owners of sneaker stores in the nation and the only Black woman.
  • 5 things to do on a Disney's Wish Cruise, including a spa Disney’s Wish is the company’s largest cruise ship with 1,2545 staterooms for 4,000 passengers; most of the rooms have ocean views.
  • Sewing: Why is the historic Columbia Tap Trail an afterthought? The historic four-mile Columbia Tap Trail that runs through Third Ward appears to be nothing more than a concrete path. There are few identifying signs, and no historical markers or monuments. Residents want better.
  • Gabrielle Union’s LGBTQ speech at NAACP Awards was ‘commendable' Local drag performer Chloe Crawford Ross weighs in on Gabrielle Union-Wade and Dwyane Wade's speech at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night to support LGBTQIA rights.
  • KPRC 2's Brandon Walker announces he's leaving the station KPRC 2 anchor and reporter Brandon Walker announced on social media that he's leaving the station.
  • Houston designer says ex-Biden staffer stole her luggage, custom A Houston-based fashion designer took to social media this week, claiming her designs lost on a flight in 2018 have appeared on former Biden administration staffer Sam Brinton.