THE GREAT RUG COMPANY THE GREAT RUG COMPANY

The Great Rug Company has provided the Houston area with quality rugs and carpet at the lowest prices for over 20 years. As a family business, making you feel at home without breaking the bank …

THORNWOOD GALLERY, LLC THORNWOOD GALLERY, LLC

Nestled in the heart of Houston just one block West of Kirby Drive between Richmond and Alabama, Thornwood Gallery has earned a reputation of providing high quality artwork by international, national and local artists for …

BMC BMC

It’s your home. Dream big. BMC offers thousands of superbly crafted products—from everyday items to one-of-a-kind custom options built to your specifications. Our design specialists will guide you through product selection with trained eyes, construction …

THE DESIGN FIRM THE DESIGN FIRM

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For almost 40 years, The Design Firm has been Houston’s most acclaimed interior design agency. Synonymous with luxury and sophistication, their philosophy has propelled them to be one of the innovators of interior design, …

GALLANT GARAGE & PATIO GALLANT GARAGE & PATIO

The premium coatings offered at Gallant Gar­age & Patio are the new, high-tech way to make your garage look better than new… even if your concrete slab is stained or cracked. These industrial-strength coatings are …

GOLD STAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION GOLD STAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

At Gold Star Design and Construction customer service and quality craftsmanship is their biggest priority. From the smallest project to the largest and most complex remodel, Gold Star will provide professional and sincere customer service.Gold …

GREEN LINKS GREEN LINKS

Synthetic turf surfaces create wonderful entertainment and lifestyle improvement spaces. From improving your golf game to more family outdoor fun, let Green Links show you how to turn outdoor space into more usable and pleasing …

THE SLIDING DOOR COMPANY THE SLIDING DOOR COMPANY

Open the door to all of your space solutions using The Sliding Door Company’s signature line of residential and commercial interior sliding doors featuring modern and cost- effective room dividers, wall slide doors, closet doors, …

West U Made New West U Made New

Couple Transforms An Empty Nest Into A Sophisticated Sanctuary 
In 1995, a couple with strong Houston roots bought a lot in West University and built a two-story brick home. This was a neighborhood they knew and admired; …

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 …

The Arts & Happenings August 2016 The Arts & Happenings August 2016

MILLER OUTDOOR THEATRE, AUGUST PERFORMANCES
Since 1923, Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park has been one of Houston’s most beloved cultural treasures, a gathering place for the community and the site of thousands of memorable free …

Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands

Rich History, Diverse Activities And Picturesque Beaches Close To Home
By Cheryl Alexander
Year-round warm temperatures (77°F /winter; 82°F /summer), sugar white sand beaches, ease of travel and a variety of accommodations, culinary experiences and land/sea adventures …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Melissa & Ben MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Melissa & Ben

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by A Sea of Love Photography
Melissa Murphy grew up in Fort Bend, and Benjamin Livingston grew up in Midland. They met when a fortuitous turn of events landed them both …

On The Town with Jan Carson – August 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – August 2016

Fashionistas will get a head start on fall at the wildly popular “re-New and re-Do” Fashion Show from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17 in the Wortham Grand Foyer. The fashion frenzy benefits The Women’s …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – August 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – August 2016

TORY BURCH– Britten Patchwork Shoulder bag in shades of blue. neimanmarcus.com

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Decorating with Family Heirlooms Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Decorating with Family Heirlooms

SAVE THE DATE TO SEE DR. LORI!
Dr. Lori will be a speaker at the Fall Home & Garden Show to be held Aug. 13-14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

Eight Tips to Save on Summer Cooling Costs Eight Tips to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

AIR CONDITIONING ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN HALF THE ENERGY USE IN U.S. HOMES
By Andrea Woroch
Americans are feeling the heat in their electricity bills. Unfortunately, this sizzling financial sensation isn’t expected to cool down any …

Houston City Scope August 2016 Houston City Scope August 2016

HOUSTONIAN LERECA MONIK CROWNED MS. TEXAS 2016
Lereca Monik of Houston has recently been awarded the title of Ms. Texas America 2016. The title will allow Lereca to connect with the community and use her …