Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento

HYUNDAI ELANTRA
I’ve always contended that it doesn’t take any more effort to make a good-looking car than a homely one. After all, it’s mostly a matter of stamping metal body panels and the giant presses …

A Family Affair A Family Affair

Schacht McCollum has a keen eye for detail when it comes to his family’s home.
After all, he’s the builder.

There’s not much chance that Kaye and Schacht McCollum will disagree on their preference of home. No, …

The Arts & Happeningss March 2011 The Arts & Happeningss March 2011

HARRY CONNICK JR. IN CONCERT
MAR 29
Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick Jr. has been added to the season for the Society for the Performing Arts. Harry Connick …

On The Town with Jan Carson March 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2011

A Celebration of Reading, benefiting the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, is always a must-attend event, and this year promises to be a sellout! President George W. Bush is a last-minute “stand in” for …

Houston Performing Arts and Events March 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events March 2011

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, BEGINNING APRIL 15
The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s musical comedy of manners, is a cherished favorite around the world. Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni plays the smooth Count Almaviva, who …

Houston City Scope March 2011 Houston City Scope March 2011

Rock the Block at Children’s Museum for Spring Break
The Children’s Museum of Houston is ready for its Rock the Block action-packed Spring Break week. Each day will be bursting with entertainment including music from …

The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill

AUTHOR LINDA BAUER COMPILES RECIPES FROM PRESIDENTS AND CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
In classrooms across America, enthusiastic teachers try to make history come alive. Over Foreman grills and Bunsen burners they fry up an old favorite of George …

Spring Preview • Celebrity Sitings Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon Spring Preview • Celebrity Sitings Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon

Spring preview of dresses and accessories!

Discoveries Mar 2011 Discoveries Mar 2011

Beats By Dr. Dre Headphones
The next evolution in the popular Beats by Dr. Dre Solo on-ear headphone line builds on the acclaimed sound of the original Beats Solo headphones, adding several acoustical enhancements. With their …

The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth

A BEAUTIFUL SMILE IS WITHIN REACH
Aside from detracting from your appearance, misaligned teeth also affect your confidence level. However, because of the constraints and consequences associated with traditional braces, many people, both teens and adults, opt to do nothing …

Gardening Trends and To-Dos Gardening Trends and To-Dos

Gardening with a purpose takes root; get your garden in shape
With Earth Day — and spring —just around the corner, it’s time to revitalize that garden that’s been dormant all winter. So, put on your …

Is a New Sofa in Your Future? Is a New Sofa in Your Future?

Know what to look for before you start shopping around
Need a new sofa? Take your decorator’s advice and buy the best one you can afford. But, don’t forget to make comfort a priority, too. …

Book Reviews Mar 2011 Book Reviews Mar 2011

Houston Classic Mexican Recipes
Erin Hicks Miller’s new book, Houston Classic Mexican Recipes, features more than 60 recipes from some of the most beloved Mexican food restaurants in Houston. Award-winning chefs have opened their kitchens …

Spring Getaways – Explore local destinations Spring Getaways – Explore local destinations

New facility opens in May with expanded exhibits and facilities
When planning outdoor excursions for this summer, don’t forget to pencil in  a visit to the new Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
Scheduled to …

The Urban Legend of Sulfites The Urban Legend of Sulfites

DEBUNKING THE MYTH
It is only occasionally that I see such a common sense article, which reflects almost exactly what I have said to many people in the past regarding sulfites in wine. The author of …

Fiat 500 and the VW Jetta Fiat 500 and the VW Jetta

FIAT 500
Class: Subcompact Hatch
Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive
Starting price: about $15,900
Fiat Returns with the 500
Because of the recent marriage of Chrysler and Fiat, the Italians are again coming to our shores. This may in fact be a …

A Moment in Time A Moment in Time

Historic Courtlandt Place preserves the past and remains poised for the future
In 1906, due to the rapid, rambunctious and unrestricted growth of the Bayou City, elegant mansions housing the city’s elite, which were once on …