The Arts & Happenings Jul 2014 The Arts & Happenings Jul 2014

Come to Miller Outoor Theater on July 4 at 8:30 p.m. to enjoy an evening with Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski and the Houston Symphony listening to …

Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – The Cullen Family Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – The Cullen Family

More Than 150 Years Of Influence In Houston And Texas
The affluent and iconic Cullen family has been making Texas and Houston a better place for all, for over 150 years. Yet, as this family and …

Vintage Medals Meet Modern Flair Vintage Medals Meet Modern Flair

KATIE Design Jewelry Is An On-Trend Inspirational Hit
By Florene King
Once upon a time in 2005, an interior designer named Katie Scott was experiencing some notable success in her professional life. Her personal line, KATIE Design, …

Fashion Designer Jonathan Blake Fashion Designer Jonathan Blake

Building A Following With A Little Help From His Friend, Carolyn Farb
By Alexandra Hamilton
Three years ago, Jonathan Blake had a dream to become a fashion designer. After graduating from the Houston Art Institute, he had …

Blaire & Andrew
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Blaire & Andrew

Photography by Anna Sneed
After two-and-a-half wonderful years of togetherness, Blaire Elizabeth Schuetz and Andrew James Coakley planned a dream wedding that would officially unite them as a couple – and as a ready-made family. With …

On The Town with Jan Carson July 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson July 2014

Happy Fourth of July to you! I hope you have lots of fun with family and friends not only during the holiday weekend, but also your summer vacation. Though the social pace slows down at …

Fashion Fashion

Latest fashion trends!

Kitchen Winners! Outstanding kitchens from the
2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Kitchen Winners! Outstanding kitchens from the </br>2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) revealed this year’s 18 category and 11 specialty award winners at an exclusive awards ceremony on the eve of the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS®).
The frontrunners of the …

Top Trends in Hardwood Flooring Top Trends in Hardwood Flooring

No More “Shades Of Brown Only” — Today’s Flooring Is All About Color
Wider planks. Darker colors. Richer tones. And more natural looks that showcase wood’s inherent textures and grains. These are just a few of …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher July 2014 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher July 2014


-Chopsticks Feeding Squirrel-like Kitten
-Easy Summer Appetizers Feta with fresh herbs.
-Red, White & Blue Cupcakes Edible Decorations for 4th of July!

Houston City Scope Houston City Scope

Civic and residential news
developing in our city

High Water Days

By Story Sloane III
If you have lived in Houston for any period of time, the issue of flooding will be something you are familiar with. I have lived here all of my life and realize …

Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin
Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing
Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin</br>Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing

Enhancing Your Appearance With Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing
By Judy Latta
In the early 16th century, as legend has it, Juan Ponce de León embarked upon a quest to find the fabled “Fountain of Youth.” Tales of …

Discoveries Jul 2014 Discoveries Jul 2014

The wood Arteriors Finn cabinet mixes rich textures for rustic refinement. Behind double mesh doors, the distressed turquoise piece
features a single shelf for striking storage. Rooted in classics with a nod to the …

Book Reviews July 2014 Book Reviews July 2014

More than 175 quick, easy and creative raw recipes are featured in Raw, Quick & Delicious! by Douglas McNish. McNish makes it easy to prepare these nutrient-rich dishes, all the meals for …

Wake Zone Luxury Houseboats Wake Zone Luxury Houseboats

By Cheryl Alexander
Each summer season brings families to the beautiful shores of Lake Ouachita. Nestled in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest less than two hours’ drive from the capital city of Little Rock, …

Separating the Best Values Separating the Best Values

By Denman Moody
Author, The Advanced Oenophile
The last three or four months have given me palate fatigue — almost. Out of close to a thousand wines tasted, about 20 percent of them are excellent values in …