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Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Meyerland Remodel

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Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award

Glen Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, who not only represents high profile clients, but spends spare time doing pro bono work for too many charities to name. Read the full story »

Steve Stewart Lives and Breathes a Love of Words Steve Stewart  Lives and Breathes  a Love  of  Words

His Works Span Plays, Music And Professional Communications
By Mara Soloway
Coming from a family of educators and communicators, Steve Stewart grew up with a love of words and storytelling. Those language talents have fueled his 33-year …

Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

Magnolia Home brings Joanna Gaines’ style sensibilities to a wider audience
Nearly 2,000 fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines greeted the stars of the hit HGTV home makeover show, Fixer Upper, when they appeared at Star …

Houston Galveston Institute to Honor Cullen Family, Nov. 4 Houston Galveston Institute to Honor Cullen Family, Nov. 4

Family To Speak Openly About Losing Roy Cullen To Suicide
Roy Cullen was one of Houston’s most remarkable and influential businessmen, a community act­ivist, philanthropist, visionary, oil tycoon, sport enthusiast and strong supporter of education.
On the …

40 Years of Life Flight, 40 Days of Thanks 40 Years of Life Flight, 40 Days of Thanks

Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Celebrates 40th Anniversary By Extending Its Appreciation To The Community It Serves
Four decades after launching the innovative air ambulance service known today as Memorial Hermann Life Flight, Memorial Hermann Health System …

The Arts & Happenings September 2016 The Arts & Happenings September 2016

SEPTEMBER AT THE JUNG CENTER: NATURE IN PAINT AND CERAMIC
This September, The Jung Center is exhibiting the expressionistic paintings of Misha Penton with the numinous ceramics of Helena Gijsbers van Wijk.
Misha Penton’s work in blood …

Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

Resort’s Fall Festa dell’Autunno brings Tuscany to Southern California
Text by Noelle Valentine Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill
When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Ashley Gillen Photography
She’s a native Texan. He’s from Panama. A chance meeting at the office sparked a romance that led them down the aisle into “happily ever after.”
Kendall Harvey …

On The Town with Jan Carson – September 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – September 2016

The kids are back in school and thoughts are turning to fall events, especially for the11 community leaders who have been selected as 2017 “Women of Distinction” by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. The ladies …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – September 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – September 2016

Dolce & Gabbana Botanical Garden Fall Winter 2016-17 Collection

A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use
By Rachel Potter
Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Make Your Photos More Memorable
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Make Your Photos More Memorable

SAVE THE DATE TO SEE DR. LORI!
Dr. Lori will be a speaker at the Fall Home & Garden Show to be held Aug. 13-14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

Fall into Herbs Fall into Herbs

It’s The Right Time To Replenish Plants Lost To The Heat
Herbs are plants that are used as flavoring agents. The common herbs used in cooking are referred to as culinary herbs. Mild or savory herbs …

Houston City Scope September 2016 Houston City Scope September 2016

BRUCE BAIN RUNNING FOR JUDGE, 164TH DISTRICT COURT
Bruce Bain, a managing shareholder in Bain & Bain PLLC, is running for Judge, 164th District Court. He is a previous shareholder/partner in Soape, Brown, McDermott, P.C.
An accomplished …

Are Amalgam Fillings Safe? Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

Global Coalition Takes Aim At A Common Dental Practice
By Judy Latta
This summer, the United Nations announced that a coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end what some consider a …

Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Cancer

Women Should Understand This Serious Health Threat
The American Cancer Society estimates for 2016 are that about 22,280 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in the U.S., and about 14,240 women will die …

HISTORICAL – 1955 Meyerland Parade of Homes HISTORICAL – 1955 Meyerland Parade of Homes

(Illustrations courtesy of Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers, University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections.)
by Dr. Stephen James
As prosperity returned to the United States after World War II, millions of Americans looked for new homes. By 1952, …

Discoveries September 2016 Discoveries September 2016

 
ANTIQUITY LARGE BOWL
GG Collection is the brainchild of two friends, Dixie Harrigan and Leigh Anne Baysinger, who wanted to make accessories for those who prefer classical decor to modern influences. Their creative combination of metal, …

Book Reviews September 2016 Book Reviews September 2016

 
MASTERING MINIATURES
The Little Book of Bonsai will make you an instant expert in the art of growing miniatures. It is packed with myth-busting surprises, the first of which is that growing bonsai isn’t really as …

Duckhorn Wine Company — the Best of the Best! Duckhorn Wine Company — the Best of the Best!

Young Winemakers Producing Some Of The Best Wines On The Planet
In 1976, Margaret and Dan Duckhorn, along with a number of investors, started Duckhorn Vineyards, with the first production in 1978 being 800 cases of …

Kia Soul & Toyota Sienna Limited AWD Kia Soul & Toyota Sienna Limited AWD

 
Kia Soul |STARTING PRICE: $16,000
The most aptly deserved name for the Kia Soul might be “Square Peg.” With the rise in popularity of the subcompact and compact crossovers, the demand for tall, boxy wagons has …