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Great Values at All Prices

| May 1, 2015
Great Values at All Prices

Some Almost Too Good To Be True! White Wines Meiomi Chardonnay 2013 — I don’t usually quote the winery, but these comments from the back label are right on: 49 percent Santa Barbara County, “exotic spice and lively tropical fruit notes,” 30 percent Sonoma County, “crisp apple and lean minerality,” 21 percent Monterey County, “ripe […]

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BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

| May 1, 2015
BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

See the new BMW i8 and Chrysler 200




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Modern Moroccan Riad in River Oaks

| April 1, 2015
Modern Moroccan Riad in River Oaks

Contemporary interpretation blends age-old design with Old World details When Patrick and Pam Cohan decided they were ready to make a change in their living environment, they were motivated by a few factors. “We are now empty nesters and we wanted to create our forever home,” said Pam, “and we desired a different aesthetic altogether.”

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“Jazz With a Katy Flair,” April 23

| April 1, 2015
“Jazz With a Katy Flair,” April 23

An Evening Of Jazz Music Benefits Katy ISD Education Foundation And Its Teacher Grant Program The Katy ISD Education Foundation will host its second annual “Jazz with a Katy Flair” on Thursday, April 23, at Palacio Maria, 21728 Highland Knolls Drive. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Hosted in […]

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Wild West Brew Fest, Coming May 1-2

| April 1, 2015
Wild West Brew Fest, Coming May 1-2

Beer Lovers Gear Up For Big Event That Gives Back To The Community By Melanie Saxton David Loesch once attended a Brew Fest in Breckenridge, Colorado that raised money for foster homes. The concept of “fun for a cause” resonated deeply, and he thought it would be an awesome idea for the City of Katy. […]

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Literary and Fine Arts Festival and Parade 2015

| April 1, 2015
Literary and Fine Arts Festival  and Parade 2015

Fort Bend County Precinct Three Hosts Second Annual Event It’s that time of year again when Fort Bend County showcases its extremely talented youngsters. The Second Annual Literary and Fine Arts Festival and Parade will be held on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cinco Ranch Public Library, 2620 Commercial Center […]

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Katy Happenings

| April 1, 2015
Katy Happenings

Mark your calendar for upcoming activities and charitable events




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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Kristen & Ryan

| April 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Kristen & Ryan

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Elise Bennett Photography and Molly Blair Photographer Ryan Yoho and Kristen Marino’s wedding can best be described as a festive fusion of Katy and Cajun! Ryan is a Cinco Ranch High graduate and met his future wife while attending Louisiana State University. Kristen is a native Louisianan who […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn April 2015

| April 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn April 2015

Krewe of Katy The Pageantry for the Krewe of Katy for the last five years has been under the direction of Peggy Premeaux. This year’s 20th Ball de’ La Couronnement was called “The GREAT Acadia Cirque…presents…La Magnifique.” This was Premeaux’s last year as Pageantry Director for the Krewe of Katy. Johanna Schulte has been the […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now Apr 2015

| April 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now Apr 2015

DOLCE & GABBANA From the Spring-Summer 2015 Collection. dolceandgabbana.com

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Outlook on Accents

| April 1, 2015
Outlook on Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home By Melanie Saxton A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, hues and contrast pieces to create an extra layer of beauty in living areas and bedrooms. Whether sophisticated […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Making Old Stuff New Again

| April 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Making Old Stuff New Again

Consider Repurposing That Keepsake

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.




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the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015

| April 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015

MY FAVORITES:

-Jeff Guidry and His Eagle
-Spinach, Mushroom & Feta Crustless Quiche
-No-Bake Chocolate Egg Nest Cookies




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Your Risks for Bone Loss

| April 1, 2015
Your Risks for Bone Loss

Diseases And Conditions That Can Lead To Osteoporosis There are many health problems that may increase your chance of getting osteoporosis. If you have any of the following diseases or conditions that can cause bone loss, talk to your doctor about what you can do to keep your bones healthy. In some cases, when you […]

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Historically Katy
All About the Caboose

| April 1, 2015
Historically Katy </br>All About the Caboose

Vintage photographs allow us a glimpse of history




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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students Apr 2015

| April 1, 2015
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students Apr 2015

ST. JOHN PAUL II SUPER HEROES IN ACTION This Lent, the staff and students at St. John Paul II have pulled up their leggings, buttoned their capes and unmasked their kindness. For these 40 days, students are learning how they can become super heroes by doing good deeds in their everyday lives. With weekly challenges […]

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Discoveries April 2015

| April 1, 2015
Discoveries April 2015

EIGHT-LIGHT-CHANDELIER This elegant beaded chandelier from the John-Richard Collection, is handcrafted of iron and clear and bronze-plated crystal with a hand-applied gold-leaf finish. The John-Richard Collection is known for its distinctive artisan-crafted furniture and accessories. neimanmarcus.com _________________________________________________________________________________ HANDPAINTED SARDINE PLATTER This Crate and Barrel exclusive is handpainted and handcrafted in Portugal. Designer Andrew Ludick brings […]

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Be a Butterfly Hero!

| April 1, 2015
Be a Butterfly Hero!

NWF Campaign inspired kids and parents to save the declining species The majestic Monarch butterfly is in decline and needs your help. National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Amer­ica’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is giving away 10,000 Butterfly Heroes Garden kits to help save the monarch butterfly. NWF’s new Butterfly Hero Campaign, launched March 4, […]

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Katy Business Apr 2015

| April 1, 2015
Katy Business Apr 2015

BUILD-OUT OF CANE ISLAND’S LAKE SYSTEM NOW IN FULL SWING With the opening of on-site builder sales offices in Cane Island just weeks away, work crews and a team of field biologists have started the build-out of the community’s catch-and-release fishing lakes, fountains and geysers as the first phase of development as the development of […]

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Book Reviews Apr 2015

| April 1, 2015
Book Reviews Apr 2015

  OVER 50 AND FABULOUS Throughout their youth, females are inundated with information and advertising related to health and beauty. As they get older, however, that information becomes more difficult to find – especially as women enter their 60s and beyond. Beautiful Encore: Makeovers for Mature Women by Anne Reizer embraces aging by inspiring women […]

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