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Village mayor and first lady share their Bunker Hill home

The Village of Bunker Hill is well-known for its status as one of Houston’s three “Top Suburbs to Live Well” (Forbes.com). Part of a collection of upscale residential communities in west Houston known as the Memorial Villages, the city of 1,250 homes was founded in 1954. Read the full story »

The Language of Art The Language of Art

Bob Chrzanowski Speaks Fluently About Composition,
Imagery And Texture
Text by Mara Soloway Art photography by Bob Chrzanowski
Drip, puddle, ripple, pool. While these aren’t typical words used when talking about painting, they are part of artist Bob …

Erica and Roberto Molina Pay it Forward Erica and Roberto Molina Pay it Forward

Their Passions Are Reflected In Their Community Service
By Mara Soloway
When he moved out to the country from Houston in 1989, Roberto Molina could never have predicted how passionate he would become about rural life and …

Marriott Marquis Houston and Former Houston Astros All-Star Craig Biggio Partner to Open Biggio’s Marriott Marquis Houston and Former Houston Astros All-Star Craig Biggio Partner to Open Biggio’s

Two-Story Sports Bar To Open In Hotel In November
The Marriott Marquis Houston has announced a partnership with Houston Astros All-Star Craig Biggio to open Biggio’s, a two-story sports bar to debut in November.
Just steps from …

The Arts & Happenings June 2016 The Arts & Happenings June 2016

“THE MAKING OF A SAINT” AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FUNERAL HISTORY, OPENING JUNE 1
Inspired by the April 27, 2014 canonization mass at the Vatican that elevated Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII …

Introducing VieVage Los Cabos Introducing VieVage Los Cabos

Resort’s Model Residence Now Open In This Vibrant Baja Setting
By Noel Valentine
An intimate new beachfront resort has announced that its model residence – the first of its collection of unique, beachfront villas – is now …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Haley & Taylor MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Haley & Taylor

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Jackie Ray Photography
High school sweethearts Haley Houston and Taylor Odlozil knew that one day they’d be married. They couldn’t have realized it then, but their journey would include a …

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

On June 2, the Holocaust Museum Houston continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary with the 2016 Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award Dinner. Kelli Cohen Fein and Martin Fein join Rosalyn and Barry Margolis in …

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

OSCAR DE LA RENTA– Seafoam Carnation Detailed Lola Pumps deliver a splash of unexpected color.
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Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2 Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

More Ideas To Bring Beauty And  New Life Into Your Home
By Mara Soloway
Like designer Nate Berkus believes, your home should tell your story, not that of your decorator, trendsetters, friends or family. Our May issue …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Vintage Wedding Trends Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Vintage Wedding Trends

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.

Before You Buy Stone Flooring Before You Buy Stone Flooring

What To Know To Avoid Surprises With The Project
You’ve done your home work on stone work. You understand the basic categories. You can imagine the feel of cool brushed sandstone under your feet as …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2016 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2016

-Dog Drives Little Boy
-Summer Vegetable Tian
-Succulent Projects

Houston City Scope June 2016 Houston City Scope June 2016

POWER OF WOMEN WHO DO: HADASSAH’S WOMEN
OF COURAGE AWARDS
The Houston Chapter of Hadassah held its 11th Women of Courage Awards Luncheon on April 10 at the Westin Galleria Hotel. Women from across the city came …

Cheer the Grad, and Honor Dad Cheer the Grad, and Honor Dad

Gift ideas for the grad and dad.
SMITH’S FINE JEWELRY

Smith’s Fine Jewelry is having a blowout going out of business sale, 60%-70% off the entire store until June 30th when they close their doors. Don’t worry, they are just closing their brick and mortar location. Come in and ask about their new chapter as Smith’s Fine Jewelry – The Ultimate Personal Jewelry Concierge Service.

The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures 
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, which …

HISTORICAL -World Affairs Council – Texas Gulf Coast HISTORICAL -World Affairs Council – Texas Gulf Coast

Proceedings of the 1981, three-day conference on nuclear issues that considered “Theories and Practices of Nuclear Deterrence,” “The International Energy Problem,” “Problems of Proliferation and Control” and “Medical Consequences of Nuclear War.” ❖ Launched in …

Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors

About 1 Man In 7 Will Get The Diagnosis In His Lifetime
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with …

Discoveries June 2016 Discoveries June 2016

TULIP TEA CADDY LAMP
This Tulip Tea Caddy Lamp adds a worldy touch to a space and is chock full of historical relevance. The base is inspired by an English tea caddy, originally used for importing …

Book Reviews June 2016 Book Reviews June 2016

BABY TALK
Despite all the planning in the world, nothing can really prepare a soon-to-be new parent for that big step after the baby is born. Written by leading pediatric experts in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, …

Michael Mondavi Honored Michael Mondavi Honored

And Some Recent Winning Wine Recommendations
Michael Mondavi has been named “Person of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast magazine. After being winemaker and later president of the iconic Robert Mondavi Winery, he successfully took the winery …