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Unexpected Inspiration
October 1, 2014 – 9:30 pm | Comments Off
“Earl Campbell” Acrylic and charcoal on wood panel 30x30”

“Earl Campbell”
Acrylic and charcoal on wood panel 30×30”

Houston artist Trá Slaughter to show at Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 

Beauty is everywhere and finding it is all in how you view the world around you,” divulges Trá Slaughter, a self-taught artist, who says that painting and creating art are as necessary as water and air for him. He finds inspiration for art in daily-life and activities. Read the full story »

LIVED-IN and Luxurious
October 1, 2014 – 9:20 pm | Comments Off
LIVED-IN and Luxurious

Family-friendly home allows both comfort and well-appointed finishes
Achieving the right balance in home design when accommodating active adults and even more active kids is not an easy task. What helps is having a clear vision, …

The Arts & Happenings
October 1, 2014 – 9:15 pm | Comments Off
The Arts & Happenings

Mark your calendar for upcoming activities and charitable events

Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – The Alkek Foundation and Alkek Family
October 1, 2014 – 9:10 pm | Comments Off
Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – The Alkek Foundation and Alkek Family

Helping to change the face of healthcare in Houston

Article 8 in a year-long series of profiles on the people who have shaped Houston’s Texas Medical Center.

Bayou City Art Festival – Downtown
October 1, 2014 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off

Celebrates fall October 11-12
Touted as one of the Top 10 annual outdoor fine art events in the country, the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2014, produced by Art Colony Association, aims to make over Downtown …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Casey and Morgan
October 1, 2014 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Casey and Morgan

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Derrick Bryant Photography
Childhood friends since fifth grade, Casey Colleen Snyder and William “Morgan” Cole both graduated from high school in 2001. Two years ago this past summer they went out for drinks, …

Houston People and Events, On The Town, Jan Carson October 2014
October 1, 2014 – 9:03 pm | Comments Off
Houston People and Events, On The Town, Jan Carson October 2014

Jan Carson reports on Socials, Parties, and Events in Houston!

Fashion – Season Accessories
October 1, 2014 – 8:57 pm | Comments Off
Fashion –  Season Accessories

Latest fashion trends!

Beautiful Beds and Headboards
October 1, 2014 – 8:55 pm | Comments Off
Beautiful Beds and Headboards

Add interest and beauty to your bedroom this fall with the perfect bed!

Running to Raise Awareness
October 1, 2014 – 8:55 pm | Comments Off
Running to Raise Awareness

Houstonian to run 850 miles across Texas to highlight human trafficking
Jason Arcemont, a Houston-based family man and entrepreneur in the marketing and advertising industry, will run 850 miles from El Paso to Orange with not …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Art Terms for Novice Collectors
October 1, 2014 – 8:50 pm | Comments Off
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Art Terms for Novice Collectors

Taking the mystery out of various media and materials

The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art.

Optimizing Your Outdoor Spaces
October 1, 2014 – 8:44 pm | Comments Off
Optimizing Your Outdoor Spaces

Dream big but start small
By Elizabeth Alexander
It’s the little things that make the big things possible. Only close attention to the fine details of any operation makes the operation first class.   — J. W. Marriott
If …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher August 2014
October 1, 2014 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher August 2014

MY FAVORITES:

-JJ Watt’s Remarkable Friendship
-Tangerine Pumpkins With Celery Stems
-Basil Goat Cheese Stuffed Sweet Peppers

Houston City Scope October 2014
October 1, 2014 – 8:34 pm | Comments Off
Houston City Scope October 2014

Civic and residential news
developing in our city

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Stevens Record and Radio Shop
October 1, 2014 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br /> Stevens Record and Radio Shop

By Amy Ahlbrand Robinson
The teenage refuge of the 1950s and ’60s was the “record shop.” Stevens Records and Radio Shop, located on Kirby Drive near Rice University, was one of the first places Houstonians heard …

Season Accessories
October 1, 2014 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off
Season Accessories

Prada
The oversized frame is counterbalanced by slim metal arms, to render a contemporary update to the retro style. mytheresa.com

SAMANTHA WILLS
The Cloud Dancer Bracelet set is for the passionate, the gypsys with unparalleled style who jump …

What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
October 1, 2014 – 8:32 pm | Comments Off
What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, A REVIEW OF WHAT MAY BE PROMISING
Research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer is being done in many medical centers throughout the world. Here is a brief …

Discoveries
October 1, 2014 – 8:27 pm | Comments Off
Discoveries

Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

Bulb and Plant Mart, Oct. 2-4
October 1, 2014 – 8:25 pm | Comments Off
Bulb and Plant Mart, Oct.  2-4

Two popular bulbs are the Stars & Stripes crinum (top) , and the White Butterfly Ginger.
Garden Club of Houston sponsors 72nd annual event 
One of the largest and oldest horticultural events in Texas, the 72nd annual …

Brew up a FRIGHTFULLY FUN Halloween Party
October 1, 2014 – 8:20 pm | Comments Off
Brew up a FRIGHTFULLY FUN Halloween Party

FAMILY FEATURES
Haunted with the thought of a ho-hum Halloween? Never fear — trick-or-treaters will want more than just candy once they see your party table. Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or …

Book Reviews
October 1, 2014 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off
Book Reviews

New releases with something for everyone

Beyond Vacations: The Quintess Collection
October 1, 2014 – 8:10 pm | Comments Off
Beyond Vacations: The Quintess Collection

 
Enjoy effortless travel to dazzling destinations on six continents
By Noel Valentine
Superb homes in spectacular locations make the Quintess Collection the preferred choice for private luxury travel, providing members with exclusive access to exquisite residences and …

Have a Winner for Dinner
October 1, 2014 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off
Have a Winner for Dinner

GREAT VALUES IN VARIOUS PRICE RANGES
Out of the plethora of wines I taste each month, I ignore the bad ones and the marginal ones, and just write about those which I believe to be great …

Honda Fit and Hyundai Genesis
October 1, 2014 – 8:00 pm | Comments Off
Honda Fit and Hyundai Genesis

The Honda Fit is a subcompact car that is known for its surprisingly large interior space.

The totally new Hyundai Genesis sedan finds itself, competing with vehicles like the Lexus GS, Mercedes E Class, Cadillac CTS, Audi A6.

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