Fall Zinnias Named Texas Superstars Fall Zinnias Named Texas Superstars

New Marylandica type forms “mounds of color”
By Robert Burns
What really got the Texas Superstar board members excited about fall zinnias were some new series, including the marylandica types that form disease-resistant “mounds of color,” lasting …

Book Reviews November 2014 Book Reviews November 2014

A SOUTHERN CHRISTMAS
No one does Christmas like the South, and the editors of Southern Living have outdone themselves this season with their inpirational coffee table book, Christmas All Through The South. Editor-at-large Kim Cross writes, …

Chill Out at Moody Gardens
this Holiday Season
Chill Out at Moody Gardens<br> this Holiday Season

From ICE LAND To The Ice Age To The Festival Of Lights, There’s Cool Fun For Everyone
Moody Gardens will transform into the premier holiday destination this season with the debut of two new exhibits: ICE …

Dinner of the Decade Dinner of the Decade

FABULOUS DISHES, PERFECT WINE PAIRINGS
This $5,000 per couple dinner benefiting the Sheriff’s Foundation, held on Sept. 29, 2012 at the amazing home of Deana and Larry Blackburn — 153 guests seated downstairs — was such …

Lexus IS and Kia Forte Lexus IS and Kia Forte

The recently introduced Generation 3 Lexus IS is a compact luxury sport sedan that is built and equipped to Lexus standards.

The KIA Forte is styled to make a statement. It’s totally modern, non-conformist and quiet attractive.

Unexpected Inspiration Unexpected Inspiration

Houston artist Trá Slaughter to show at Bayou City Art Festival Downtown
Beauty is everywhere and finding it is all in how you view the world around you,” divulges Trá Slaughter, a self-taught artist, who says that painting and creating art are as necessary as water and air for him. He finds inspiration for art in daily-life and activities.

LIVED-IN and Luxurious LIVED-IN and Luxurious

Family-friendly home allows both comfort and well-appointed finishes
Achieving the right balance in home design when accommodating active adults and even more active kids is not an easy task. What helps is having a clear vision, …

The Arts & Happenings Oct 2014 The Arts & Happenings Oct 2014

SPA OCTOBER EVENTS
The Society for the Performing Arts presents the following October events:
MOMIX at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10 at Jones Hall (Tickets: $28-$83): Choreographer Moses Pendleton presents Alchemia, his new work for the dazzling …

Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – The Alkek Foundation and Alkek Family Texas Medical Center Legacy Makers – The Alkek Foundation and Alkek Family

Helping to change the face of healthcare in Houston

Article 8 in a year-long series of profiles on the people who have shaped Houston’s Texas Medical Center.

Bayou City Art Festival – Downtown

Celebrates fall October 11-12
Touted as one of the Top 10 annual outdoor fine art events in the country, the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2014, produced by Art Colony Association, aims to make over Downtown …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Casey and Morgan
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Casey and Morgan

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Derrick Bryant Photography
Childhood friends since fifth grade, Casey Colleen Snyder and William “Morgan” Cole both graduated from high school in 2001. Two years ago this past summer they went out for drinks, …

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2014

The 2015 ABC/13 Women of Distinction have just been announced! They are Carol Beck, Carol Linn, Lesha Elsenbrook, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Gayla Gardner, Kim Moody, Cynthia Petrello, Roberta Schwartz, Susan Osterberg and Suzan Deison, with Trini …

Fashion – Season Accessories Fashion –  Season Accessories

Latest fashion trends!

Beautiful Beds and Headboards Beautiful Beds and Headboards

Add interest and beauty to your bedroom this fall with the perfect bed!

Running to Raise Awareness Running to Raise Awareness

Houstonian to run 850 miles across Texas to highlight human trafficking
Jason Arcemont, a Houston-based family man and entrepreneur in the marketing and advertising industry, will run 850 miles from El Paso to Orange with not …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Art Terms for Novice Collectors
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Art Terms for Novice Collectors

Taking the mystery out of various media and materials

The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art.

Optimizing Your Outdoor Spaces Optimizing Your Outdoor Spaces

Dream big but start small
By Elizabeth Alexander
It’s the little things that make the big things possible. Only close attention to the fine details of any operation makes the operation first class.   — J. W. Marriott
If …