Nissan Leaf / Scion TC Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

Nissan Leaf
Nissan has taken the vanguard position in the EV (electric vehicle) world by introducing and promoting its Leaf battery electric vehicle. This is the first vehicle of its kind offered in our market and …

Country Flair in Bellaire Country Flair in Bellaire

Rustic and rural at home in the big city
When most people visualize big city Houston living, they think of the mansions of River Oaks, the quirky abodes in Montrose, the hometown feel of the Heights …

The Arts & Happenings October 2010 The Arts & Happenings October 2010

CHIARA STRING QUARTET
OCT 12
Houston Friends of Chamber Music celebrates its 50th anniversary season with the debut appearance of the Chiara String Quartet in the series. They will perform in Stude Concert Hall at Rice …

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2010 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2010

Cue the drum roll for the announcement of the ABC/13 Women of Distinction who will be in the spotlight at the 2011 Winter Ball “Northern Lights & Starry Nights.” They are all extremely talented and …

Houston Performing Arts and Events October 2010 Houston Performing Arts and Events October 2010

Chris Botti
Houston Symphony, Oct. 22 – 24
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter-composer Chris Botti is coming back to Houston by popular demand on Oct. 22-24. His charismatic style has lead to four No. 1 albums. Botti will play …

Houston City Scope October 2010 Houston City Scope  October 2010

Bayou Bend Unveils Visitor and Education Center
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opened its new, LEED-Silver Certified visitor center for the MFAH’s Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on Sept. 25. Encompassing the center’s surrounding …

Houston Remains Strong Despite Economic Downturn Houston Remains Strong Despite Economic Downturn

A Conversation With Jeff Moseley
It was quite hot,” said Jeff Moseley, president and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership, as he referred to the U.S. economy prior to the recession. “We have seen a dramatic …

Host a Ghoulish Gathering Host a Ghoulish Gathering

Scare up a happy Halloween party to celebrate the spookiest season. Bring out the orange and black linens, spiderweb doilies and skull coasters … so easy and effective!
The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen …

Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler
I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have …

Gaining Value by Gardening Gaining Value by Gardening

Home Gardening Provides Benefits For More Than Just The Home
A volatile economy and rise-and-fall real estate market have flipped the switch for many homeowners to become avid Do-It-Yourselfers, especially when it comes to gardening. Part …

Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause

Pink Breast Cancer Beads
Chamilia
Chamilia is a line of handcrafted beads for create-your-own jewelry. Choose from beads of 14k gold, sterling silver, Swarovski® Crystals, Italian Murano glass and colored stones that you may choose from to …

Fall Finds Oct 2010 Fall Finds Oct 2010

From Rosie Weisencrantz, “Ghazala” is vintage green enameled sparkly flower trinkets with green cut glass beads handwoven into a linen tiara style headband. $140. www.rosieweisencrantz.com

Discoveries Oct 2010 Discoveries Oct 2010

Links Vase from CB2
Hand-cast aluminum sculpture handwelds five mini vases for an arc of small blossoms. The watertight interior is sealed with silver paint. Even without floral enhancement, the vase makes an intriguing conversation piece. …

Looking for Relief Looking for Relief

A woman’s hormonal balance is unique in that it changes daily, weekly, and throughout their lifetime. Many women enjoy the notion of no longer having menstrual cycles each month, but with that comes a slew …

Pergolas Pergolas

Create An Outdoor Space That Offers Moderating Sun And Shade By Choice
In early times, backyards were mere utilitarian areas. By 1950, these spaces were popular for entertaining, featuring grills and folding lawn chairs. More …

Accentuate and Accessorize Oct 2010 Accentuate and Accessorize Oct 2010

Adding interest and color to your home increases its value —
 
for you and for any future buyers
Getting ready to put your home on the market? Or, just want to perk things up for your own …

Book Reviews Oct 2010 Book Reviews Oct 2010

Put ’em Up
Put ’em Up by Sherri Brooks Vinton moves canning out of grandma’s kitchen and into the 21st century with recipes for Szechuan Beans, Sweet Pepper Jam and Berry Bourbon. With detailed information for …

Moody Gardens® Golf Course Moody Gardens® Golf Course

Moody Gardens® Golf Course was recently named one of the best golf course remodels with rates less than $65 in the country. The result was released by Golf Digest, the nation’s leading sport magazine, in …

Exciting Port Tasting, Dinner, and Winning Wine Exciting Port Tasting, Dinner, and Winning Wine

Robert Bower In Houston On Oct. 20
The Fladgate Partnership is currently headed by Alistair Robertson, seventh generation of a revered 300-year-old family. The partnership is made up of three of the most highly regarded Port …