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ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Robb Walsh & Bryan Caswell ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Robb Walsh & Bryan Caswell

“Houston’s food scene is unique because of the many cultures that rub up against each other here.”

“My Most Memorable Valentine’s Day” “My Most Memorable Valentine’s Day”

By Cheryl Alexander
When it comes to Cupid’s arrow, sometimes his aim is hit or miss. Some of Houston’s most recognizable sweethearts share their most memorable Valentine’s Day stories that are sure to warm your heart.
 
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Sculptor Edd Hayes Honors the Fallen in Life-Size Art Sculptor Edd Hayes Honors the Fallen in Life-Size Art

By Melanie Saxton
Two local soldiers to be memorialized in “The Way Home”
In 1998 he was named the Official Texas State Sculptor. For the last 20 years his large, outdoor monuments have been featured all over …

Aiming Cupid’s Arrow Aiming Cupid’s Arrow

By Cheryl Alexander
Songs, movies and poems to put you in the mood for love
Valentine’s Day is approaching, romance is in the air and we’re all in the mood for love — whether we actually have …

Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums

Bring Potted Bulbs Indoors for Winter Color
Winter winds carry more than rain and sleet; they bring a blizzard of colorful spring flowers. Winter is the season when shops and supermarket floral departments are laden with …

Catching Up With the Clemens Family Catching Up With the Clemens Family

 
By Melanie Saxton
The Clemens crew can best be described in two words: Family unity. All six stay busy with work, school and extracurriculars. But they carve time out of hectic schedules to volunteer at the …

My Table Magazine Announces 2011 Houston Culinary Awards My Table Magazine Announces 2011 Houston Culinary Awards

Houston’s top chefs, restaurateurs, industry professionals and local “foodies” gathered for the 2011 Houston Culinary Awards, held in the ballroom at the Hilton Hotel at the University of Houston. The awards, presented annually by My …

Martha’s Entertaining – A Year of Celebrations Martha’s Entertaining – A Year of Celebrations

 

In this exquisite book, Martha Stewart welcomes you into her world, where she entertains in the expressive and beautiful style that she has made so famous. Whether a simple blueberry breakfast on a Sunday morning …

A Real Life ‘Out of Africa’ A Real Life ‘Out of Africa’

By Melanie Saxton
Houstonian Andy Biggs shoots wildlife with his camera and shares his passion for Africa
Imagine visiting the remote parts of Africa and getting within feet of wild lions and elephants. For some, such an …

NASCAR Born and Raised – Kristen and Kendall Bumbera NASCAR Born and Raised – Kristen and Kendall Bumbera

Two local racing prodigies carve out careers in a male-dominated sport
By Melanie Saxton
One of Kristin Bumbera’s earliest memories is of racing Go Karts in Waller at the age of eight against the likes of AJ …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Happy 175th Birthday… HOUSTON!
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Happy 175th Birthday… HOUSTON!

The Bayou City celebrates her dodransbicentennial with exciting events for everyone
Vintage photos courtesy of The Sloane Collection
By Cheryl Alexander
Houston is celebrating! The Bayou City doesn’t need much of an excuse to throw a party, but …

Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project’s Online Auction Begins Oct. 26 Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project’s Online Auction Begins Oct. 26

Funds benefit ovarian and uterine cancer research programs at MD Anderson
By Angela C. Crissman
During September and October, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will be transformed into a sea of color and artistry …

Houston Heights Holiday Home Tour 2011 Houston Heights Holiday Home Tour 2011

Six homes will be decked out for the season on Dec. 2-3
The 2011 Houston Heights Association Holiday Home Tour, “Deck the Heights,” is set for Friday, Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 3, 3-9 …

Victoria Osteen Victoria Osteen

Marriage, motherhood and her passion for childhood literacy
By Melanie Saxton
Ask anyone who knows her, and you’ll hear that lifelong Houstonian Victoria Iloff Osteen has a contagious energy. She motivates the people around her, including her …

50 (or More) Things You May Not Know About Welcome Wilson, Sr. 50 (or More) Things  You May Not Know About  Welcome Wilson, Sr.

Text by Melanie Saxton
Photos By Pam Francis (Cover photo and color photos)
Welcome Wilson, Sr., is the proud father of three daughters and two sons, has 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren… and just one wife, with whom …

Dr. Ed Young: Marriage, Ministries and the Next Generation Dr. Ed Young:  Marriage, Ministries and the Next Generation

A pastor and his passion for guiding teens
By Melanie Saxton
As the beloved pastor of Second Baptist —one church in five locations —Dr. Ed Young ministers to upwards of 60,000 souls any given Sunday. With a …