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Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981 By Mara Soloway The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – everything from horse and livestock shows to children’s learning opportunities such as AGventure, from school art displays to […]
The Event Ensures A Memorable, Affordable Equestrian Experience For Spectators Of All Ages By Mary Jones and Laura Pennino Are you ready for an experience close to home that is extremely affordable and memorable? Then make your way to the 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, March 22 through April 2 at the Great Southwest […]
Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention By Cheryl Alexander Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs on plywood to create her own unique, folksy style that is as hip as it gets. The images […]
FORT BEND BOYS CHOIR MUSIC MAGIC, STARTING MARCH 7 If you know of a young boy who loves music and singing, talk to him about Music Magic, a nine-week music enrichment class for 6- and 7-year-old boys. The Fort Bend Boys Choir, celebrating their 35th anniversary, offers this course which brings music alive through the […]
MEMORIAL HERMANN EXPANDS ON-DEMAND HEALTHCARE SERVICES WITH URGENT CARE IN KATY Memorial Hermann has further expanded healthcare services in the Katy area with the opening of Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Fulshear. The clinic represents yet another major investment made by Memorial Hermann in the Katy community over the last few years. “The recent expansion […]
Pantone’s 2017 Color Of The Year Evokes The Renewal That Comes In Spring By Mara Soloway Have you noticed an abundance of home furnishings in showrooms and interior design studios in a fresh shade of yellow-green? Here’s why: color systems authority Pantone has chosen a revitalizing shade aptly named Greenery for its 2017 Color of the […]
Integrating antiques, vintage items and family heirlooms into your home’s interior design aesthetic sparks memories and brings dazzle to a room. Don’t be afraid to place something old alongside something new and contemporary.
Plan Now For Spectacular Summer Blooms By Melinda Myers Photos by Longfield-Gardens.com Dahlias provide some of the garden’s biggest and most spectacular blooms. The flowers come in a rainbow of colors and many different styles and sizes, and all are excellent cut flowers. One of the best things about dahlias is how abundantly they bloom. […]
The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth By Judy Latta A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, smiling, and speaking and can lead to embarrassment and low self-esteem as well as more serious problems such […]
More cite unproven factors as a cancer cause than recognize obesity and other established risk factors More Americans attribute stress and other unproven factors as those leading to cancer than recognize that alcohol, processed meat and other lifestyle habits have clear links to cancer risk, according to a recent survey from the American Institute for […]
Katy’s most recognizable landmarks are its rice dryers. Their future is uncertain, mostly because their condition is difficult to access and some lack city services. Whatever becomes of them, the dryers remain a visible reminder of an important chapter in Katy history. Theodore B. Tucker modified the design of a grain dryer in California to […]
HOUSTON METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL RECEIVES $16K DONATION FROM LOCAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION Houston Methodist West Hospital recently received a $16,000 donation from the Willow Fork Ladies Association. The money, raised through the Association’s annual breast cancer awareness event “Pretty in Pink” will help patients who need support for breast cancer related issues. “We are thankful for […]
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FEATHERS WALL ART Good design is the result of many things. Original design breaks all notions of what is possible. At Phillips Collection, they thrive on the unexpected, bringing to market new concepts that are expertly crafted and strike a balance between form and function. phillipscollection.com
MY LIFE IN DESIGN Few individuals in the last century have had such a wide-reaching influence on the way we live our lives than Sir Terence Conran – from how we decorate our homes to our passion for eating out. Now in his 80s and still designing beautiful homeware and opening buzzy, welcoming restaurants, he […]
Of more than 300 wines tasted recently, here are the top 20 percent, each of which I would serve proudly, and each a great value in its respective price range. For a wine-treasure-seeking shopping spree, take this article to your favorite wine shop. Enjoy!
GENESIS G80 | Starting Price: $41,000 Genesis is the relatively new luxury car brand from Hyundai. The new G80 is one of the first models to be offered. So now Hyundai/Genesis is similar to Toyota/Lexus or Honda/Acura. The 2017 Genesis G80 “mid-luxury” sedan delivers an amazing combination of refined performance, human-focused technology and segment-leading safety […]
Large Family’s Eclectic Style Defines Luxury Home For several years, Mark and Melissa Flores lived in what might be considered a traditional “cookie cutter” suburban family home. Their values and life were structured around what was best for their growing family because, when a couple has five young children, most of the time, sophistication and […]
Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best By Mara Soloway Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the U.S. draws hundreds of millions of viewers, and brings unprecedented media attention and a substantial economic impact to […]