Houston City Scope March 2013 Houston City Scope March 2013

Houston Heights Home And Garden Tour, April 6-7
Six Houston Heights homes will be available to tour as part of the Houston Heights Home and Garden Tour set for April 6-7, noon-6 p.m. With its diverse …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Mar 2013 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Mar 2013

MY FAVORITE :

• Easter Egg Hunt Gone Wrong
• Ice Cream Planters
• Strawberry Buttermilk Muffins

Texas Real Estate Market Has Strong Finish in 2012 Texas Real Estate Market Has Strong Finish in 2012

Consumer expectations rising for 2013
As a capstone to a year of accelerating momentum in Texas real estate, the fourth quarter of 2012 featured the strongest in­creases in sales volume and price for single-family homes in Texas …

The Birdman of Mayakoba The Birdman of Mayakoba

Sharing the bird-watching splendors on Mexico’s Riviera Maya
By Melanie Saxton
Last month, Lifestyles & Homes introduced readers to the sustainable splendor of Mayakoba, located in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The resort is known for …

Fashion Mar 2013 Fashion Mar 2013

MIU MIU

Cloquet nappa leather tote scoubidou-style leather handle and leather-threaded chain; leather handle with detachable braided

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Discoveries Mar 2013 Discoveries Mar 2013

Lanciano Wall Medallion
Two-panel wall medallion made of hand-pieced wood chips, takes wall art in a new direction. The art offers a unique alternative to more traditional pieces and styles. Each panel is 24”W x3”D x …

The New Rock of Ages The New Rock of Ages

Make a distinct design statement with stone veneer
By Angela Crissman
One of the latest design trends — for both interior and exterior projects — is the use of stone veneer. These innovative products, which combine art …

Furniture Trends for 2013 – What’s old is new again Furniture Trends for 2013 – What’s old is new again

By Angela Crissman
Gone are the days of creating a “cookie cutter” room with a suite of matching furniture. Instead, many designers are encouraging homeowners to create an eclectic offering that looks as though it has …

Strawberry Buttermilk Muffins Strawberry Buttermilk Muffins

You don’t often see strawberry muffins but Driscoll’s changes that! Buttermilk gives the batter moistness and tang that stands up nicely to the sweetness of the strawberries. Cinnamon and nutmeg tie everything together creating a …

Book Reviews Mar 2013 Book Reviews Mar 2013

THINNER THIS YEAR
Thinner This Year: A Diet and Exercise Program for Living Strong, Fit and Sexy is the follow-up program to the New York Times bestseller Younger Next Year. This new book uses the crucial …

Winning Wines Winning Wines

By Denman Moody
theadvancedoenophile.com
Sparkling:
J Vineyards and Winery Vintage Brut Russian River Valley 2005 — A step up from most sparklers from California, this beauty, with tiny, persistent bubbles, is crafted by talented winemaker Melissa Stackhouse. “…luscious …

Scion FR-S • GMC Terrain X Scion FR-S • GMC Terrain X

According to Scion, the FR-S is a true purpose-built sports car. That means it needs to be small, light, nimble, rear- wheel-driven and have an efficient and powerful engine.

The GMC Terrain is specifically designed to meet the demands of customers looking for a well-built compact SUV utility.

ACADIAN – Style in a Suburban Dream home ACADIAN – Style in a Suburban Dream home

Like many young couples with growing families, Kirk and Christina Tholen realized that their garden home in Rice Military was simply not going to be big enough. Kirk shares, “With our son, Connor, a toddler, …

The Arts & Happenings Feb 2013 The Arts & Happenings Feb 2013

FEBRUARY EVENTS AT SPA
BEGINNING FEB 7
Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman returns to Houston Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall for a recital concert alongside pianist Rohan De Silva. In …

On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2013

Dig out the beads and dust off your boots!  It’s time for that unique blend of February/March festivities – the outrageous parties, parades and performances celebrating the 2013 Galveston Mardi Gras ( Feb. 1 – …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori Feb 2013 Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori Feb 2013

“Dr. Lori will be featured on the season premiere of Auction Kings airing Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. CT.”

Have you ever spent a Saturday morning going to yard sales? The signs are all around you, but you don’t want to drive around aimlessly or waste money buying junk. Here are some tips for making the most of your yard sale shopping spree.

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
The End of an Era
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> The End of an Era

By Story Sloane III
It was announced early this year that Macy’s (Foley Brothers) will be closing its Main Street store. That is very significant because it marks the demise of department store shopping in downtown …

75 YEARS ON THE MARCH 75 YEARS ON THE MARCH

THE MARCH OF DIMES CELEBRATES A MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY
The March of Dimes welcomes 2013 as a notable year — its 75th birthday! President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the organization in 1938. His personal struggle with polio …

Houston Performing Arts Feb 2013 Houston Performing Arts Feb 2013

PROKOFIEV’S ROMEO AND JULIET
Houston Symphony, Feb. 14-17
Relive the stories of William Shakespeare’s most cherished characters. Romeo and Juliet’s romantic encounters will populate one’s imagination as you hear Prokofiev’s riveting score based on the story of …