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2017 Good Brick Award Winner

| May 1, 2017
2017 Good Brick  Award Winner

A 1920s Building Receives A Facelift, A New Life And A New Family Since 1979, Preservation Houston has presented the Good Brick Awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the preservation, restoration and enhancement of Houston’s architectural and cultural heritage.

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Vibrancy in Art and Words

| May 1, 2017
Vibrancy in Art and Words

Houston Artist And Poet Carolyn Dahl Fills Her Life With Inspired Accomplishments Interview by Mara Soloway It’s rare that Carolyn Dahl creates artworks with muted colors. The vibrant hues she uses for her artistry are inspired by the first box of crayons she received as a child growing up in rural Minnesota. “I think I […]

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30 Years and Counting

| May 1, 2017
30 Years and Counting

Johnny Carrabba Shares His Family’s Success Story The abundance of great food is Houston is widely known, and foodies can find trendy, beautiful, satisfying restaurants on almost every city block both inside and outside the loop. But the Carrabba family and the huge success they’ve experienced is unique. Why? Not just because they are family-owned […]

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1st Annual Katy Color Run
Attracts 700

| May 1, 2017
1st Annual Katy Color Run <br>Attracts 700</br>

Fun Event Benefited Three Local Service Organizations More than 700 local residents atten­ded the first annual Katy Color Run on March 25. The event benefited three local organizations: Christ Clinic, Clothed by Faith and Hope Impacts. The event got off to a colorful start with a 1K Kids’ Dash and was followed by a chalk- […]

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Katy ISD Artwork Auctions off for Big Money at Houston Livestock show and Rodeo

| May 1, 2017
Katy ISD Artwork Auctions off for Big Money at Houston Livestock show and Rodeo

Student Sculpture Breaks World Record And Sells For $102,000! Hard work and determination paid off for two Katy ISD students whose artwork advanced to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo art auction in March. McMeans Junior High eighth-grader Charles Jang’s artwork competed in the Grand Prix judging and won first place against students from more […]

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Does Your Outing with Rover
Include a Hike?

| May 1, 2017
Does Your Outing with Rover <br>Include a Hike?</br>

Follow these 5 tips and your hikes will surely be a wonderful experience that you’ll both enjoy together. Know Your Limits (Yours and Your Dog’s) Does your current exercise endeavor consist of walking around the block a couple times? Then you may want to rethink that 10 mile hike you’re mapping out. Not only do […]

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Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

| May 1, 2017
Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights  at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

An Enchanted Oasis Minutes From Houston, But Worlds Apart As temperatures begin to heat up in Texas, so does the fun at The Woodlands® Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston and set among 350 wooded acres, this fully renovated resort is the number one choice for families throughout Texas looking for a […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Sylvia and Zachary

| May 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Sylvia and Zachary

Sylvia Bernier of Katy and Zachary Seaton of Bakersfield, California met as university students. During their very first date, they discovered that they were a perfect pair!

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Katy Happenings May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Katy Happenings May 2017

WILD WEST BREWFEST SET TO HAVE ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL EVENT, MAY 5-6 Beer lovers from all around the country will return to the Wild West Brewfest (WWBF) on May 5 and 6 at Katy Mills. This engaging festival perpetuates community involvement with the ultimate goal of fellowship, charity and fun. This year’s WWBF is all set […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson May 2017 ..

| May 1, 2017
Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson May 2017 ..

–Katy Taste Fest
–Katy Sip N Stroll
–The Arc Of Katy Gala

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – May 2017

WILD BLUE DENIM is a brand that aims to empower young women, with goals …  and give them the opportunity to grow up in a world that values them, so that they too can live an original, authentic life just like Sadie Robertson. wildbluedenim.com

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Finds in Houston and Beyond!

| May 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Finds in Houston and Beyond!

Lori Verderame on Google+ Celebrity appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame is an internationally syndicated columnist, author, and award winning TV personality on History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University and museum experience, Dr. Lori presents her Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show to worldwide audiences. Learn more […]

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Katy Business May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Katy Business May 2017

CANE ISLAND CONSERVATORY, EVENT CENTER NOW AVAILABLE FOR FUNCTIONS Cane Island’s glass-walled conservatory, the only one of its kind in the area, and its multi-purpose event center, both situated within the community’s resort-style Amenity Village, now can be reserved for business, civic and social gatherings. Available for both residents and nonresidents of the Katy master-planned […]

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Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

| May 1, 2017
Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

The Goal Of Treatment Is To Prevent Long-Term Joint And Organ Damage Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you can think about is being able to walk, bend and reach without joint pain. While that directly impacts your […]

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Celebrate Mother – Mother’s Day, May 14

| May 1, 2017
Celebrate Mother – Mother’s Day, May 14

BMW OF WEST HOUSTON BMW of West Houston invites your family to become part of our BMW family this Mother’s Day. From the moment you walk in you will feel right at home. Our 95,000 square foot state-of-the-art dealership is a select M Dealer, I Dealer & Dinan Dealer with more inventory, more courtesy loaner […]

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Historically Katy
Cane Island Creek

| May 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br> Cane Island Creek

By Carol Adams Earliest visitors to the vast Katy prairie, at a point where Fort Bend, Harris and Waller counties meet today, found a creek filled with tall cane. The cane wasn’t native to the area and may have been planted by Native Americans or even earlier by Spanish explorers, perhaps to create an environment […]

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Discoveries May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Discoveries May 2017

SAGAPONECK STRIPED-EDGE RUG Adding an artistic touch to any room, the Sagaponeck rug is hand-woven in India from a wool-and-cotton blend and features a solid-colored central panel and striped edges.

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Book Reviews May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Book Reviews May 2017

WILL IT SKILLET? Discover a new world of cast-iron cooking. From Dan Shumski, Will It Skillet? serves up 53 surprising, delicious, and ingenious recipes for the cast-iron skillet. Savor the simplicity of Toast with Olive Oil and Tomato, because you just can’t achieve that perfect oil-toasted crust in a toaster. For Homemade Corn Tortillas, no […]

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Walls Gone Wild

| May 1, 2017
Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends By Cheryl Alexander From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or a tiny nook, we’ve compiled some cool new concepts for you to consider. NATURE-INSPIRED WALLPAPER Whether your taste […]

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Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

| May 1, 2017
Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

They Have Several Advantages For Homes In The South With the new year, homeowners are looking to new trends as they make home renovation plans. The roof is the biggest design element on a home and probably the most important. Metal roofs are growing in popularity and are poised to make a big impact in […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2017

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

| May 1, 2017
Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

Classical Music And Opera Inspires Winemakers By Denman Moody A mong charity wine auction attendees, Fritz Hatton is well known for his booming voice, bowties and jovial manner as he rhythmically tallies up millions of dollars for worthy causes like Auction Napa Valley, L’Ete du Vin in Nashville, the Detroit International Wine Auction, and a […]

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Honda Civic & Mazda 6

| May 1, 2017
Honda Civic & Mazda 6

By Kelly Foss Honda Civic| Starting price: $18,700 The creation of this new 10th-generation Civic represents one of the most comprehensive and ambitious new-model developments ever undertaken by Honda. The change is truly transformational and buyers now have a totally new Civic. The Civic is a world car so the new design has to play […]

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