The Wines Of South Australia The Wines Of South Australia

By Denman Moody
denmanswineblog.com
Australia burst onto the international wine scene in the mid-1990s with some of the most coveted wines in the world — an occurrence similar to the lauding of vino from Italy during themid-1980s …

Grilled Halibut Seviche Grilled Halibut Seviche

Serves: 4 – 6
Prep time: 20 minutes
Marinating time: about 2 hours
Grilling time: 4 to 5 minutes

Nissan Versa And The Ford Focus Nissan Versa And The Ford Focus

The Nissan Versa if sweeping and stylish, yet the interior is positively cavernous.

Ford Focus has the luxury items and technology of larger, more expensive Ford vehicles compressed into a compact.

Cottage Charisma Cottage Charisma

A 1920s bungalow in The Heights undergoes a charming remodel
Leann Mueller loved loft living, but it was time for something different — a time for this former expat to get her cherished possessions out …

The Arts & Happenings August 2011 The Arts & Happenings August 2011

MUSEUM OF PRINTING HISTORY SUMMER EXHIBITS
THROUGH AUG. 27
Texas Zydeco is on exhibit through Aug. 27 at the Museum of Printing History. This exhibition showcases 40 framed photographs by James Fraher originally published in the …

On The Town with Jan Carson August 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson August 2011

With summer winding down, thoughts are turning to the upcoming fall season, packed as always with cocktail parties, openings, luncheons, and galas. Among the stellar events — The Houston Symphony kicks off its Opening Night …

50 (or More) Things You May Not Know About Welcome Wilson, Sr. 50 (or More) Things  You May Not Know About  Welcome Wilson, Sr.

Text by Melanie Saxton
Photos By Pam Francis (Cover photo and color photos)
Welcome Wilson, Sr., is the proud father of three daughters and two sons, has 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren… and just one wife, with whom …

Dr. Ed Young: Marriage, Ministries and the Next Generation Dr. Ed Young:  Marriage, Ministries and the Next Generation

A pastor and his passion for guiding teens
By Melanie Saxton
As the beloved pastor of Second Baptist —one church in five locations —Dr. Ed Young ministers to upwards of 60,000 souls any given Sunday. With a …

Houston Performing Arts and Events August 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events August 2011

LES PATINEURS IN THE NIGHTSONG OF THE EARTH
 
HOUSTON BALLET, BEGINNING SEPT. 8
From three of the world’s most esteemed choreographers come three lyrically stunning ballets long absent from Houston Ballet’s repertoire. Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs, …

2011: The Year of the Vegetable 2011: The Year of the Vegetable

By George Ball
Childhood obesity is now the nation’s disease—an ailment crippling the body politic. The long-term health effects are well-established and include early onset diabetes and premature hip and joint problems. American children are prematurely …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Birthday Wish! The city of Houston will turn 175 years old in August.
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Birthday Wish! The city of Houston will turn 175 years old in August.

By Story Sloane III
 
It’s hard to believe that the city of Houston will turn 175 years old in August. Our 750-square-mile plus city has surpassed the greatest expectations of success of our founding fathers, the …

Summer Breezes Summer Breezes

Obsessions, Great Finds,
Faves, Must-haves,
Dress-up, Stylish Essentials!

Discoveries Aug 2011 Discoveries Aug 2011

Belgian Club Chair from Serena & Lily
At Serena & Lily you can choose your furniture style and the upholstery. European styling and a neat nailhead trim make this a classic. A gently curved back softens …

Choosing the Right Fountain for Your Outdoor Space Choosing the Right Fountain for Your Outdoor Space

Follow these expert tips
Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon spent many years and covered many miles searching for the fabled “fountain of youth.” Fortunately, you don’t have to go to those lengths to find a special …

The Perfect Kitchen Remodel The Perfect Kitchen Remodel

Make your kitchen clutter-free and spacious by adding storage
For many Americans, remodeling their kitchens tops the list of home improvement projects — and for several good reasons. Not only is the kitchen the heart of …

Need a Recipe For Affordable Kitchen Remodeling? Fresh Paint! Need a Recipe For Affordable Kitchen Remodeling?  Fresh Paint!

Spending around $100 will provide a whole new look
A remodeled kitchen is the fondest dream of many homeowners. But at an average cost of $56,000 for a “mid-range” upgrade according to Remodeling magazine, the price …

Wallpaper: In or Out? Wallpaper: In or Out?

Wallcoverings can change the look of a room in an instant
By Sandra Meineke
As the real estate market continues to be sluggish across the country, homeowners who might have downsized or up-sized are choosing instead to …