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the Editor’s Picks … January 2017

| January 1, 2017
the Editor’s Picks …  January 2017

– The Amazing Birth of a Hand Blown Glass Pitcher
– Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
– Creamy Garlic Noodles

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Around Katy January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Around Katy January 2017

Katy Triathlon Celebrates Record Numbers With Virtual Victory Lap For $25,000 Raised Rotary Club of Katy and City of Katy, sponsors of the 24th Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, are doing a virtual “victory lap” to celebrate the record number of participants and the $25,000 net funds raised in 2016. The success of the competition, […]

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Historical – All Aboard Katy!

| January 1, 2017
Historical – All Aboard Katy!

By Carol Adams It is a fact that the town of Katy was established in 1895 when the MKT Railroad needed a depot 30 miles from Houston. For the next hundred years Katy’s success was closely tied to the trains that brought our founding families and allowed them to prosper. So much has happened since then […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, January 2017

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

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Discoveries January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Discoveries January 2017

PHILLIPS COLLECTION For 30 years, Mark and Julie Phillips have displayed a striking skill for discovery, from one-of-a-kind treasures to new trends, such as the recycled metal Oil Drum Mirrors in assorted colors, and the Pipal Wood Chunk Table.

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Book Reviews January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Book Reviews January 2017

THE FASHION OF FILM The Fashion of Film, by fashion historian Amber Butchart, takes a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks. With beautiful imagery and thoroughly researched text, she looks at how our most iconic movies have transformed the world of fashion. From Karl Lagerfeld, who […]

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Jackson Family Wines — On Top of the World, Part I

| January 1, 2017
Jackson Family Wines —  On Top of the World, Part I

An unrivaled, premium collection of wineries and estate vineyards Today, Jackson Family Wines is a multi-generational, family-owned wine company that has grown into an unrivaled, premium collection of wineries and estate vineyards across California, Oregon, Italy, France, Australia, Chile and South Africa. Founded in 1982 by the late genius and indefatigable worker Jess Jackson, the […]

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Cadillac CT6 — Tesla Model X

| January 1, 2017
Cadillac CT6 — Tesla Model X

Cadillac CT6 | Starting price: $53,000 Cadillac’s newly launched prestige sedan, the CT6, aims to extend the reach and breadth of the brand. This new model will be available to a segment of luxury sedan buyers not catered to by the brand in many years. “The CT6 is nothing less than an entirely new approach […]

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It’s a Ritzy, Glitzy Christmas

| December 1, 2016
It’s a Ritzy, Glitzy Christmas

Imperial Sugar Land home serves up sparkles and glitter For 25 years Child Advocates of Fort Bend has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support its programs.

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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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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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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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Eagle Scout Project Grants Handcrafted Tables, Benches to Discovery Park

| December 1, 2016
Eagle Scout Project Grants Handcrafted  Tables, Benches to Discovery Park

Boy Scout Jacob “JT” Miller stands under the Discovery Park pavilion following the delivery of his Eagle Scout project. Miller’s project consisted of building four picnic tables and two benches for the park with the help of his family and fellow scouts from Boy Scout Troop 567 of Katy. Jacob “JT” Miller’s Efforts Appreciated By […]

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Katy Happenings December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Katy Happenings December 2016

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.

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Ski Time at Angel Fire

| December 1, 2016
Ski Time at Angel Fire

New Mexico Resort Offers Snowy Fun For The Whole Family By Elizabeth Anthony Angel Fire Resort, located in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, has been named one of the “Top 25 Best Family Friendly Ski Resorts in America” by Vacation Guides of America. The resort opened in 1966 as a small ski destination […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Truly Moore and Patrick Kane

| December 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Truly Moore and Patrick Kane

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Donatella Barbera and Damiano Salvadori The Tuscan countryside became a perfect wedding destination for Truly Moore and Patrick Kane, who had already shared international adventures throughout their courtship and engagement. Truly is a lifelong Houstonian who attended Bellaire High and earned a B.S. degree in speech pathology at University […]

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Socially Speaking with Jennifer Pierce December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Socially Speaking with Jennifer Pierce December 2016

Autism Rescue Angels

For those fortunate enough to secure a ticket, the Second Annual Fall Luncheon at the Houston Racquet Club on Sept. 27 was an inspirational event filled with heartfelt glimpses into the lives of families touched by autism. Autism Rescue Angels is a nonprofit […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – December 2016

Dolce & Gabbana- Dolce Box Maiolica-Print Calfskin Satchel Bag With Floral Studs. NEIMANMARCUS.COM

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A Celebration of Individuality

| December 1, 2016
A Celebration of Individuality

The Rise Of White And Off-White Shades In Home Interiors The first step many homeowners consider when designing a room is the color palette, and often times, they opt for hues that highlight their own distinct personality. Now that Gen-Y and Millennials have reached professional rank, we’re seeing a steady increase in changing the status […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Objects That Have Sentimental Value to You

| December 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Objects That Have Sentimental Value to You

Jewelry pictures can be made with damaged pieces of costume jewelry by sewing or gluing the broken pieces onto a piece of velvet, felt or other fabrics.

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Lip Implants Gaining Popularity

| December 1, 2016
Lip Implants Gaining Popularity

Millions More Use Injections To Get The Perfect Pucker A record number of patients underwent lip augmentation procedures in 2015, making them the second-fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000. Only dermabrasion procedures have grown faster. “We live in the age of the selfie, and because we see images of ourselves almost […]

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