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ASID Designers Ushered In The Holidays In 12,000-Square-Foot 2015 Show House
Text by Cathy Gordon / Photography by Miro Dvorscak / Interiors by ASID, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter / Renovations by Peterson Homebuilders
Assignment: Take a 12,000-square-foot-house …

Bad Pants Open Gives $375,000 to Texas Children’s Hospital’s NICU Bad Pants Open Gives $375,000 to Texas Children’s Hospital’s NICU

Fun And Badly Dressed Day Of Golf Has A Serious Purpose
Photos by Allen S. Kramer/Texas Children’s Hospital
More that 360 golfers teed off at the 19th annual Bad Pants Open golf tournament at The Clubs of Kingwood …

Oldest Home Tour in Houston Celebrates
75 Years
Oldest Home Tour in Houston Celebrates </br>75  Years

Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage 2016 Home Tour To Be Held Dec. 9-10
A tradition since 1941, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foun­dation Holiday Pilgrimage 2016 will showcase the best in interior, floral and …

Houston Prepares to Host Superbowl LI Houston Prepares to Host Superbowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation
The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.
 
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …

Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour

Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour  The Gambler’s Last Deal
By Judy Latta   Photos By Piper Ferguson
After a legendary career spanning more than 50 years, citing a desire to spend …

Houston Finalist Ties for First Place in H-E-B Food Contest Houston Finalist Ties for First Place  in H-E-B Food Contest

Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field …

Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role
By Mara Soloway
Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good …

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 …

Bringing HISTORY Home Bringing  HISTORY  Home

Business Partners Reclaim, Repurpose And Revitalize Old Lumber To Fill Industry Gap
By Cheryl Alexander
Jason Manlove and Chad Mentuis know the Houston lumber business. They have worked together for years as remodelers, so they understand the …

Downtown District Infuses Main Street Square with “Art Blocks” Downtown District Infuses Main Street Square with “Art Blocks”

City Block Brightened With Public Art And Neighborhood Redevelopment Initiative
Main Street Square is getting a makeover. This pedestrian plaza bordered by Walker and Dallas streets is the recipient of the Downtown District’s year-long public …

Meet the Moore Browns Meet the Moore Browns

Talented family creates  highly regarded glass-blown artworks
By Cheryl Alexander
Parents Michael Brown and Sally Moore and their son Patrick are artists working in the specialized medium of glass blowing with a strong commitment to keeping the …

Creative Aging at Mamie George Community Center Creative Aging at Mamie George Community Center

Living Arts program supports better aging, better health and a better life for seniors in Fort Bend County
The energy in the art room at the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) is effervescent and palpable. The …

Impact A Hero Holds Its 12th Annual
Hall of Fame Gala Dinner
Impact A Hero Holds Its 12th Annual <br>Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

Severely wounded heroes and family members were honored
Co-founder Jim Hoelker and Gala Chair Megan Harper were on hand as Impact A Hero presented its 12th Annual Impact A Hero Hall of Fame Gala Dinner, Diamonds …