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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.”

Marcie Craig and Her Line of Fascinators Marcie Craig and Her Line of Fascinators

Millinery known as “less than a hat” is trending from across the pond   
Text by Melanie Saxton
Photography by Andrew Finney
As the world watched in April 2011, Kate Middleton wed Prince William in a media splash. Although …

ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Rebecca Masson & Randy Evans ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Rebecca Masson & Randy Evans

“ Houston has an amazingly diverse ethnic food culture. I love discovering all that this city has to offer. It always brings me inspiration.”

Growing Up Hofheinz Growing Up Hofheinz

By Melanie Saxton
As the daughter of Judge Roy Hofheinz, mayor of Houston from 1953 to 1955, Dene Hofheinz Anton remembers well how her father brought Major League Baseball to Houston and was later inducted into …

Holiday Home Tours remembered Holiday Home Tours remembered

Lifestyles & Homes is delighted to share this retrospective of holiday tour standouts from years past, offering something unique in each special vignette. Follow along for inspiration and the joy of holidays past.
 
2004

Just stepping through …

A Chat with Page Parkes A Chat with Page Parkes

A busy mom and talent agent adds reality TV to her schedule

Old and New on Display on the Fredericksburg Holiday Home Tour, Dec. 1 Old and New on Display on the Fredericksburg Holiday Home Tour, Dec. 1

Houses on the tour are from three different centuries

ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Monica Pope & Chris Shepherd ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs  Monica Pope & Chris Shepherd

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

Wie Geht’s! It’s Oktoberfest! Wie Geht’s! It’s Oktoberfest!

Dirndl dresses and lederhosen optional as communities celebrate the German festival season
In a state boasting approximately 2.5 million citizens who claim a Germanic heritage, it’s no wonder Oktoberfest is a much-loved annual event. In Germany, …

Houston Heights Holiday Home Tour
“Carols by Candlelight” set for Nov. 30-Dec. 1
Houston Heights Holiday Home Tour</br>“Carols by Candlelight” set for Nov. 30-Dec. 1

The Reed home is a traditional Louisiana cottage that features a door surround that was salvaged from New Orleans’ Mercy Hospital after Hurricane Katrina. Photos by Michael Ramos of Ramos Photography.
Mark the calendar for “Carols …

Form, Function, Comfort, Family…and Philanthropy
The Pink Ribbon House® 2012 has it all
Form, Function, Comfort, Family…and Philanthropy</br>The Pink Ribbon House® 2012 has it all

Houston’s sixth Pink Ribbon House®, a designer showcase home built to “raise the roof” for breast cancer research at The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), did just that. Established in 2003 by the Breast Center Advisory Council
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Fun Fare with Food Trucks Fun Fare with Food Trucks

 
From traveling taquerias to gourmet hot dogs, the mobile food craze has hit
By Melanie Saxton
With 1,400 food trucks in Houston, the comforting tastes of “home” come alive in personal ways. “If there’s an ethnicity, there’s …

A Baylor University Sports Retrospective A Baylor University Sports Retrospective

It’s been a whirlwind of wins for Baylor teams in a nail-biting six months!

Designers Renew Commitment to Pink Ribbon House Designers Renew Commitment to Pink Ribbon House

Home tours set for weekends of April 27 and May 4