When Trial and Error Become Art When Trial and Error Become Art

Amanda Armistead took her first art class — one in ceramics — in 1976 at the local junior college. She couldn’t know at its beginning that misfortune would soon befall her. She worked very hard …

The Arts & Happenings October 2015 The Arts & Happenings October 2015

The public is invited to the grand opening of Buffalo Bayou Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, along Buffalo Bayou Park at various locations from Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street, …

Chloe & Cody

Chloe Potter and Cody Duffy grew up 30 minutes from each other, but didn’t meet until a mutual friend introduced them at Texas A&M University.

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2015

Very few Houston fundraising events have the long history of the Assistance League of Houston’s Mary Jo Peckham Luncheon and Fashion Show, which is now in its 24th year!   This year’s event will be held …

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

Burakuyan-Bold geometric shapes are taken into a third dimension through contrasted materials. burakuyan.com

Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

Each year, we are treated to a host of trends, many based on offerings from elite brands and top design experts. Here are some defining furniture and interior accents that can be incorporated into our living spaces.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Dumpster or No Dumpster™?
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Dumpster or No Dumpster™?

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Your Dream Outdoor Living Space Your Dream Outdoor Living Space

Follow the trends to transform your backyard
By Merry Wise
Trends in swimming pools, spas and the entire outdoor living scene have changed. What used to be considered “just a backyard” has been transforming to an outdoor …

Houston City Scope OCT. 2015 Houston City Scope OCT. 2015

Houston Girls Walk in American Girl Fashion Show
Mary Clare Pincu and Mattie Pincu of West University as well as Payton Daly of River Oaks will be strolling the catwalk for the 21st annual American Girl …

Living With Low-Back Pain Living With Low-Back Pain

A conservative care approach may include chiropractic treatment and less reliance on prescription painkillers
The American Chiropractic Asso­ciation (ACA), in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal …

What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer? What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

A look at lifestyle choices and other possible concerns
A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease, such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to …

Desegregation at UH
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br /> Desegregation at UH

By Dr. Teresa Tomkins-Walsh
Desegregation of the University of Hou­ston was a more or less smooth process during the early 1960s, reflecting, at least on the surface, Houston’s preference for non-violent, quiet change. On the UH …

Discoveries Oct 2015 Discoveries Oct 2015

These colorful Friendly Pheasants add a festival feel to this season. This fuzzy duo features a colorful, detailed felt physique with a real feathered tail. Bendable wire feet allow you to perch these festive …

Book Reviews October 2015 Book Reviews October 2015

When Leanne Brown moved to New York to earn a master’s degree in food studies, she learned that 46 million Americans have to survive on only $4 a day, the …

Hill Country Getaway Hill Country Getaway

Lakeway Resort and Spa provides relaxation, rejuvenation and recreation
By Elizabeth Anthony
Lakeway Resort and Spa is nestled in the Texas Hill Country just 30 minutes west of downtown Austin and along the shoreline of beautiful …

Winning Wines Winning Wines

Vintages to pair with everything from burgers to salad

GMC Canyon and Land Rover Discovery Sport GMC Canyon and Land Rover Discovery Sport

By Kelly Foss
GMC Canyon | STARTING PRICE: $21,000
Buying a small pickup truck these days is a lot like walking into your favorite movie theater and ordering a small soda. “Small” doesn’t exist and you’re going …


Coordinating home furnishings with area rugs can be daunting. Dazzling Décor, sister store to Roberts Carpet & Fine Floors, makes it easy. A rug store and more, you will find thousands of area rugs from …