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Carverdale BBQ Spot Lives On Through Namesake Carverdale BBQ Spot Lives On Through Namesake

Despite Changes, An Eatery Serves The Community
For Nearly 50 Years
By Joel Weckerly
The small eatery that sits on the 5500 block of N. Gessner Drive was built nearly 50 years ago with students in the Fairbanks …

San Jacinto Day Festival, April 18 San Jacinto Day Festival, April 18

Battle Reenactment Highlights The Entertainment
The largest battle reenactment in the state will be the centerpiece of the admission-free San Jacinto Day Festival on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds …

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year! Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year!

A Long Tradition Of Giving And Excellence
By Melanie Saxton
Competitors, exhibitors and fans will become a part of history at the 2015 equestrian extravaganza, ringing in a remarkable 70th year. Since 1945, the Pin Oak Charity …

Celebrating Spring for 80 Years! Celebrating Spring for 80 Years!

Butterfly Garden.

River Oaks Garden Club Presents Annual Azalea Trail
By Elizabeth Anthony
Azalea is the name given to the various spectacular flowering shrubs (genus Rhododendron) of the Heath family that are in full bloom each spring in …

Spring Home & Garden Tour in Houston Heights, April 11-12 Spring Home & Garden Tour in Houston Heights,  April 11-12

“Embracing Change” Theme Showcases Six Houses
Kicking off with its Candlelight Dinner & Auction on April 10, the annual weekend-long Houston Heights Association Spring Home & Garden Tour scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and …

Watercolor Art Society of Houston Watercolor Art Society of Houston

Group’s 38th International Exhibition Runs March 10-April 9
By Cheryl Alexander
The Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WASH), a nonprofit arts organization that has been in existence for more than 50 years, encourages and supports the creation …

Humor, Sensuality and Whimsy Humor, Sensuality and Whimsy

Allan Rodewald explains the layers of his accomplishment as an artist

Audubon Program to Honor Texas Women in Conservation Audubon Program to Honor Texas Women in Conservation

Allan Rodewald explains the layers of his accomplishment as an artist

Allan Rodewald finds a Stratum of Success Allan Rodewald finds a Stratum of Success

Allan Rodewald explains the layers of his accomplishment as an artist

A Chat with Cheryl Najafi A Chat with Cheryl Najafi

The creator of CherylStyle.com and her no-fail recipes

Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – Harris Health System Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – Harris Health System

A proud 48-year history of caring for Houston

Rue Des Bourbon – A Night In The Quarter Rue Des Bourbon – A Night In The Quarter

Children’s Museum of Houston’s night of Southern decadence raises $900,000+

Local Resident Launches Skin and Hair Care Line Local Resident Launches Skin and Hair Care Line

Kelley Walker’s products feature “superfood” chia seeds in CHIA DERM+

Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – MD Anderson Cancer Center Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – MD Anderson Cancer Center

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.

Catherine Winkle – A Cut Above Catherine Winkle – A Cut Above

Artist creates a rewarding career in papercutting
By Jennifer Heath
A small pair of nail scissors forever changed Catherine Winkler Rayroud.
Growing up in the Swiss Alps, Winkler Rayroud remembers watching a television program about papercutting with her …

The Mission to Save Will Herndon The Mission to Save Will Herndon

The Community Has Contributed $3 Million To Find A Cure For Juvenile Batten Disease
By Tish Williams
When Missy Herndon received the call with her son’s test results, the genetic counselor cried over the phone. That’s when …

READ3Zero 5th Anniversary Luncheon READ3Zero 5th Anniversary Luncheon

Distinguished Young Authors To Be Recognized Nov. 1
On Saturday, Nov. 1 at 9 a.m., the Houston nonprofit literacy organization, READ3Zero, will honor students nationwide at a memorable Luncheon and Book Signing event for this year’s …