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Tory Burch Fall Collection to Rock the Runway Tory Burch Fall Collection to Rock the Runway

The Annual Spring Branch Educational Foundation Style Show Is Nov. 22
By Cheryl Alexander
For three years, the Spring Branch Educational Foundation style show has been a big hit in the district, hosting a sell-out crowd and …

Life is Heating Up for Connie Reeves Cookem Life is Heating Up for Connie Reeves Cookem

The Houston Author Gets A TV Series Based On Her Mystery Thriller, Cayman Heat
By Melanie Saxton
Houston native Connie Reeves Cooke graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and later attended Dallas Fashion Merchandising College. Little …

Ted’s Trees Ted’s Trees

HOUSTON ARTIST RETURNS TO ROOTS; SOARS SKYWARD
By Cheryl Alexander
The first time I met Ted Cowart, one of the Bayou City’s most influential and internationally acclaimed artists, I remember being struck by the lightness of his …

Savannah Berry Savannah Berry

By Judy Latta
Photography by Mark Guerro
She was proclaimed by OK Magazine as the next Carrie Underwood — a bold prediction for sure, but no surprise to many in Fort Bend County where people have known …

Phil & Carol Garner Phil & Carol Garner

The dynamic pair are the city’s unpaid Chamber of Commerce
By Tish Williams
After many years in the headlines, Carol and Phil Garner are flying under the radar.
Truth is, they might be busier now than they were …

A Tribute to Paul Boesch A Tribute to Paul Boesch

Thanks to him, “wrestling” became a household word in Houston
By Melanie Saxton
Many people may remember the glory days of the 1980s when the name Paul Boesch became synonymous with Houston Wrestling, one of the most …

Astros Pitching Coach Doug Brocail Astros Pitching Coach Doug Brocail

Delighted with his lovely daughters, Doug Brocail knows a thing — or five — about fatherhood

Meet Miss Houston 2013 Meet Miss Houston 2013

Law school student Zoe Cadore heads for the state pageant in June
By Don Mainer
Zoe Cadore, who just completed her first year at the University of Houston Law Center, is Miss Houston 2013.
The 23-year-old beauty, a …

A Chat With TV Host Deborah Duncan A Chat With TV Host Deborah Duncan

By Melanie Saxton
With May comes thoughts of Mother’s Day, a special occasion celebrating family bonds and the special women in our lives.  Deborah Duncan adores her mother, who is 90 years old and ornery. “Mom …

In the Tour Bus with Scotty McCreery In the Tour Bus with Scotty McCreery

Fans packed the Katy Crawfish Festival during a memorable performance
By Melanie Saxton
Photography by Debi Beauregard
March 23 was a big day for country music fans who arrived from all over the state for an appearance by …

Niki Noblett to Compete at Miss Texas Pageant Niki Noblett to Compete at Miss Texas Pageant

Contestant performs “Defying Gravity” to win Miss Harris County crown
By Don Maines
When a tall, blonde Prince Charming was crowned Mr. Bellaire 2013, his escort and partner-in-crime was Miss Harris County 2013, Niki Noblett, a senior …

The Shapes of Life The Shapes of Life

Artist Harold Siefert embraces the hand of fate

Behind the Music – The business empire of Mathew Knowles Behind the Music – The business empire of Mathew Knowles

By Cheryl Alexander
Mathew Knowles, founder, president and CEO of Music World Entertainment, Inc. — one of the largest and most renowned music and entertainment corporations in the world with record sales exceeding 300 million — …

75 YEARS ON THE MARCH 75 YEARS ON THE MARCH

THE MARCH OF DIMES CELEBRATES A MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY
The March of Dimes welcomes 2013 as a notable year — its 75th birthday! President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the organization in 1938. His personal struggle with polio …

LOVE Struck LOVE Struck

Well-known sweethearts share their unusual love stories

Dan Pastorini and Pam Morse
TACKLING HIS HEART
“We support each other in every way, good or bad, and I thank the Lord each day for putting her in my life.”
Dan …

A Man of Many Ministries A Man of Many Ministries

Text by Melanie Saxton • Photos by Visage Photography
When Alex Kinion looks back on his life, he sees that God had a plan for him, though he never could have known it early on. He …

ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Ryan Pera & Bryan Caswell ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Ryan Pera & Bryan Caswell

“The diversity of regional foods is one of the many things that makes Houston a great city. I’m always exploring.”