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Food and Wine Lovers Delighted by Second Farm & Vineyard Faire

| June 1, 2017
Food and Wine Lovers Delighted by Second Farm & Vineyard Faire

Outdoor Festival Benefitted Friends Of Fort Bend County Historical Commission More than 750 guests enjoyed the second annual Farm & Vineyard Faire held Sunday afternoon, April 30 at Fulshear Run, a prestigious new acreage-lot residential community in Fulshear. When the People’s Choice ballots were tallied, Sapore Ristorante Italiano emerged as the crowd favorite in the […]

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Texas Children’s Fifth Annual
Family Fun Run

| June 1, 2017
Texas Children’s Fifth Annual <br>Family Fun Run

Race Encouraged Houston-Area Children And Their Families To Adopt Active, Healthy Lifestyles More than 3,500 Houston-area residents participated in the fifth annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run on April 8 at Texas Chil­dren’s Hospital West Campus. Families with children of all abilities were on hand for the non-competitive 1K and […]

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“Treasures of the Texas Coast”

| June 1, 2017
“Treasures of the Texas Coast”

Katy Students Named Finalists In 2017 Adopt-A-Beach Children’s Art Contest Seven Katy students were selected as finalists in the 2017 Texas General Land Office’s children’s art contest, Adopt-A-Beach Treasures of the Texas Coast, as announced by Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush: Ailsa Cheng, 9, a third-grader at Roosevelt Alexander Elementary; Daisy Chen, 7, second-grader […]

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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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The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton:

| April 1, 2017
The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton:

Philosopher, Re-Inventor, Destroyer Of Sharpies Interview by Mara Soloway Mike Peyton’s drive to create has been getting more and more intense of late, like a disturbance in his force moving him forward. Known since 2005 for his decorated snake gourd sculptures and wooden creations, for the last few years Peyton, 53, has also been in […]

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Craig Biggio

| April 1, 2017
Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant By Judy Latta Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston has been his home since being drafted by the Astros in 1987. One of only a few players […]

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Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

| April 1, 2017
Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies. Hundreds of homes — including more than 150 models — will be open daily in Johnson Development’s 14 master-planned communities throughout Houston. […]

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Hibiscus Season is Here

| April 1, 2017
Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13 Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want to miss the Lone Star Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society’s (AHS) annual show and sale events coming up […]

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Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

| March 1, 2017
Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

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 […]

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The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2

| March 1, 2017
The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2

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 […]

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Folksy, Funky and Fun

| March 1, 2017
Folksy, Funky and Fun

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 […]

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A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

| February 1, 2017
A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

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 […]

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Graeme’s Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk

| February 1, 2017
Graeme’s Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk

Second Annual Event Scheduled For Feb. 25 At No Label Brewery By Cheryl Alexander Feb. 25 marks the second annual Graeme’s Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk event, benefitting the Children’s Heart Foundation. This family-friendly event will be held at No Label Brewery, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Run start at […]

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Katy-Based Liv & B Brings
Meaning to Jewelry

| January 1, 2017
Katy-Based Liv & B Brings </br>Meaning to Jewelry

Angela Martin’s Designs Reflect Her Focus on the Mind-Body Connection By Mara Soloway Angela Martin’s energetic and upbeat character had almost met its match in the long, dark hours of Alaskan winters. It was there she and her native-born husband, Shannon, 45, lived for 10 years and where they began their family; daughter Alivia is now […]

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Joel Osteen

| January 1, 2017
Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive By Judy Latta / Photography courtesy of Lakewood Church How you think is how you live.” That is the practical advice Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen offers in his new book, Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in […]

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Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

| January 1, 2017
Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion With the grand opening event on Nov. 28 of Audi Sugar Land and the opening of Mercedes-Benz of West Houston on Dec. 6, Sewell Automotive Companies is continuing its 105 years of growth in Texas. Audi Sugar Land officially opened Nov. 1 at 10330 […]

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The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

| December 1, 2016
The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

The Performing Art Center’s Distinctive Features Will Be An Integral Part Of Each Performance By Mara Soloway Just as artists can practice for years to perfect their performance, the partners involved in bringing Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land to life – the City of Sugar Land and ACE SL, LLC (ACE) – had been working […]

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Homegrown Roasters Brewing a Strong Passion for Fresher Coffee

| December 1, 2016
Homegrown Roasters Brewing a Strong Passion for Fresher Coffee

Fort Bend Coffee Roasters To Open Richmond Coffeehouse And Offer Brewing Classes By Anna Saikin Bryan Hibbard, the founder of Fort Bend Coffee Roasters, didn’t grow up drinking coffee. He only discovered an affinity for the hot beverage in college after a roommate who worked at Starbucks shared his free stash, which Hibbard brewed in […]

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Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

| December 1, 2016
Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

Scott Shuster And Stephen Boyd Play With The Pros In Annual Event Local teens Scott Shuster and Stephen Boyd represented The First Tee of Greater Houston at the 13th annual Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, a PGA Tour Champions event. The professional player field included World Golf Hall of Fame member Bernhard […]

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