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Honda Pilot and Lexus RC350

| March 1, 2016
Honda Pilot and Lexus RC350

  Honda Pilot | Starting price: $30,000 For people who are vehemently opposed to minivans, the three-row SUV has been the standard fallback for families on the go. And the Honda Pilot seems to be the most popular of the three-row SUV fallbacks. The reasons for its popularity are pretty standard: reliability, practicality and a roomy […]

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COLONY BUILDERS

| March 1, 2016
COLONY BUILDERS

Their combined years of field, technical and management experience in the all aspects of the construction industry, along with our in-depth knowledge and application of the design-build method for project management, make Colony Builders your choice as the general contractor for your next home renovation, addition, or restoration construction project. 713-272-6624 colonybuildersinc.com

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PULLIAM POOLS

| March 1, 2016
PULLIAM POOLS

  Pulliam Pools Pulliam Pools is celebrating its 100th Birthday in 2016. That’s an amazing accomplishment! After coming to Katy 10 years ago, they quickly became Katy’s top pool builder. With customer satisfaction their priority, they were able to win the Better Business Bureau’s Award of Excellence multiple times. Close supervision during construction by 2 […]

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DROPSHADE.COM

| March 1, 2016
DROPSHADE.COM

From the smallest solar shade to giant patio drop shade systems, Dropshade has what it takes to create innovative and effective shade products. Our crews manufacture thousands of shades every year! Dropshade is family owned and operated, and our tradition, integrity and superior customer service have made us a leading manufacturer of sun control systems. […]

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DGB SERVICES

| March 1, 2016
DGB SERVICES

They are a full-service home remodeling contractor locally owned and operated in Katy. The majority of their business is referral based, because they pride themselves on service, craftsmanship and communication. From the initial consultation to the final walk-through, they understand that they are remodeling a home, which is made a home by the people who […]

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GLAMOUR FLOORING

| March 1, 2016
GLAMOUR FLOORING

When you don’t know where to start in your kitchen, simply go to Glamour Flooring. They have a design team to take care of your backsplash, granite tops and flooring. With a large selection in their showroom, they can easily turn your dream kitchen into your actual kitchen. They also carry all the major name […]

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MASON ROAD LAWN EQUIPMENT

| March 1, 2016
MASON ROAD LAWN EQUIPMENT

Family owned and operated in Katy for 20 years, Mason Road Lawn Equipment carries most brands of lawn equipment and is certified for most warranty repairs. Customers will find a complete line of Toro mowers and handheld ECHO equip- ment. In addition, the shop is well stocked with parts and maintenance supplies. Many patrons are […]

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GREEN LEAF LANDSCAPE AND DESIGN

| March 1, 2016
GREEN LEAF LANDSCAPE AND DESIGN

Green Leaf Landscape and Design is a full service landscaping company that prides itself on customer satisfaction. From the smallest project to the larger and more complex landscaping jobs, they will provide professional and reliable landscaping services. Green Leaf Landscape and Design specializes in landscaping packages,outdoor lighting,patio covers and pergolas,and custom stone work. Call today […]

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GREEN LEAF TREE SERVICES

| March 1, 2016
GREEN LEAF TREE SERVICES

green leaf tree services Green Leaf Tree Services is a full service tree trimming company that prides itself on customer satisfaction. From the smallest project to the larger and more complex jobs, they will provide professional and reliable tree services. Green Leaf Tree Services specializes in tree trimming, landscaping packages,outdoor lighting,patio covers and pergolas,and custom […]

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EMERALD POOLS

| March 1, 2016
EMERALD POOLS

For 30+ years EMERALD POOLS has been creating beautiful backyard retreats. Family-owned/operated, they have the experience, knowledge, expertise and creativity to design your own resort. EMERALD is the proud recipient of the BBB “Award for Excellence – Winner of Distinction” for five consecutive years. Let them show you the possibilities! 281-265-3339 or 281-392-3339 www.emeraldpoolstx.net

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HOUSTON HOME IMPROVEMENT CONSTRUCTION

| March 1, 2016
HOUSTON HOME IMPROVEMENT CONSTRUCTION

Houston Home Improvement Construction has been building patio covers for more than 20 years. This company will transform any backyard into a cool, shady retreat while adding value to any home. This entertaining addition will be designed to keep the home’s original architecture and made to look like it was in the original planning of […]

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McKELVEY DESIGNS

| March 1, 2016
McKELVEY DESIGNS

  If you need a knowledgeable, experienced, reputable company to help you with your home improvements, give McKelvey Designs a call. Ron and Debbie can help you with all your kitchen and bath remodeling needs, selection and installation of granite countertops, wood or tile floors, carpet, draperies, upholstery, and plain or faux painting. They pride […]

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Chuck Hipsher Takes Bold Artistic Steps

| February 1, 2016
Chuck Hipsher Takes Bold Artistic Steps

Katy Artist Has First Museum Show At KCAM Through Feb. 28 Art images photographed by Kelly Hipsher / Text and other images by Mara Soloway Small canvases don’t work well anymore for abstract painter Chuck Hipsher, 56. With the way he throws his whole body – make that his whole self – into his art, […]

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2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

| February 1, 2016
2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

Highlighting excellence, quality craftsmanship, innovation and sustainability Text by Cheryl Alexander and Tina Zulu Photography by Benjamin Hill The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the finest in new residential architecture as selected by a jury of experts. The two-day, self-guided tour was […]

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Cupid Keeps Love Alive

| February 1, 2016
Cupid Keeps Love Alive

Romance is in the air! Local sweethearts share inspiring stories… and tips on keeping true love alive! As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.” This Valentine’s Day sentiment is exemplified by four remarkable couples, each with […]

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Katy Happenings February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Katy Happenings February 2016

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.




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Book Reviews February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Book Reviews February 2016

New releases with something for everyone




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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kimberli & Sam

| February 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –  Kimberli & Sam

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by DC Stanley Photography Kimberli Eve Bowman and Samuel Jack Bishop’s union proves that true love can sneak up on a couple when they least expect it! The Katy couple were married on June 13, 2015 by Houston attorney and spiritual scholar Mark Lanier at The Stone Chapel, followed by […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, February 2016

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

Valentino- Valentino Garavani L’amour sandal in strass on a suede base and kid leather straps. Heart details and word “L’Amour” embellished with strass. valentino.com

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