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Fashion

Party Like an All-Star

Game on! Harvey is history, the Astros are World Series champs and Santa Claus is coming to...

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Year of Houston

Beginning and ending with epic sporting events played out on a global stage, Houston’s year...

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Giving Back

Heart & Crafts

Shop for a cause at Downtown’s inaugural Heartmade market....

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style

Glitter Givers

A sister-brother duo’s India-inspired, Houston-conceived jewelry biz, now 10 years old,...

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Design

Break Lights

A balance of chaos and serenity best describes the latest release from Mary Wallis, a...

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Books

Steaking Their Claim

Here’s how a Tex-Mex-y neighborhood joint founded by two...

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Art

Broken Promise

For a young ceramicist, showing at prestigious Redbud Gallery this...

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Travel

A New High

With new spins on snow sports on offer, and classic adventures in...

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Food

Laidback in Business!

After shuttering his famous Oxheart earlier this year, top chef...

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Food

Upping the Game

Donnette Hansen celebrates the 40th anny of her field-and-stream-savvy Rainbow...

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Music

Blu Period

After giving up a career as a psychotherapy Ph.D., rapper Genesis Blu uses music as a means of...

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Research

The Battle Rejoined

On World AIDS Day, two nonprofits announce a bold new partnership with a UH scholar to help...

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culture

Home for the Holidays

The theater district declares triumph over Harvey, delivering song and dance...

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Travel

Gleaming Green

Singapore, an international shopping mecca with hip little pockets of funky charm, thrills...

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Wellness

Nun Sense

For Houston newcomer Gen Norden, a Buddhist nun, beating holiday...

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Video

December: On Location

What a year! Our December issue drops soon, and we take a look back...

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CityBook One Year Anniversary Party

CityBook toasts one year with a fabulous garden-chic fete at McGovern...

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November: On Location

The Arts Issue drops this week! Live a day in the life of the arts in...

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On the Cover

Award-winning Houston-raised journalist Austin Tice, whose face appears on this month’s...

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Culture

A Day in the Life of the Arts

The arts culture of Houston never stops — from rap shows that bound into the wee hours of a...

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Shirt, $245, by Vince at Neiman Marcus; quilted nylon jacket, $90, by Perry Ellis; suit, $5,590, by Brioni at Neiman Marcus; pocket square, $65, by Eton at Neiman Marcus; shoes, $625, by Gucci; diving watch, $3,700, by Bell & Ross at Zadok Jewelers.
fashion

Just In Time

In his anticipated show at Longnecker Gallery, ‘Time Machine: Through the Walls of a Time...

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dining

A Classic, Revisited

With an assist from a rising-star chef, fine-dining standard-bearer Tony’s...

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Dining

Glam Slam

With their posh new Potente, an elegant eatery near the ballpark, top-tier chef...

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travel

Fantasy Phuket

Tucked into a hillside in a rainforest on Phuket Island, a quietly enchanting Thai resort is a...

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travel

Into the Temple

The sacred and sublime meet in central Vietnam, where a newly reimagined resort...

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Art

Art Strings

One of the foremost sellers of Waterford Crystal in the world, Houston-based...

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Houston Grand Opera’s presentation of Verdi’s masterwork — an Italian opera set partly at a lavish dinner party in Paris — calls to mind the opulence and glamour of Italian and French designers. Clockwise from top: Vintage miniaudiere, $1,995, by Judith Leiber at The Vintage Contessa; Royalty sandal, $850, by Sophia Webster at Tootsies; gloves, $1,440, by Gucci at The Webster; damask mules, $695, by Tabitha Simmons at Saks Fifth Avenue, Forty Five Ten; bootie, $1,325, by Aquazzura at Tootsies, The Webster, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus.
Style

Fashion Takes the Stage

The best trends in women’s accessories seem inspired by Houston’s epic performing-arts...

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Development

Remaking Main Street

Dan Zimmerman, a former Rice football star whose family is known for...

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music

Smooth Operators

They might be young, but the musicians of Mind Shrine know how to find a slick old-school...

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giving back

Acoustic Soul

A popular Downtown concert series goes unplugged to benefit the...

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Design

High Art

Built to blend with the sleekly hallowed halls of the MFA and Asia Society, and animated with...

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art

The Paper Boy

There’s a good chance most readers have an example of Jerry Jeanmard’s work...

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food culture

Kid in the Kitchen

It was far from assured that Paul Petronella, 40 — scion of Houston’s most...

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Food

Pie Chart

’Tis the season for turkeys and tradition — and no tradition is tastier than that of House...

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hurricane harvey

Letter to My Hometown

A famous novelist, helplessly stranded miles away through the storm, reflects on his adopted,...

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hurricane harvey

Ill Wind

The storm ravaged her home, but it unified the people of her city, and revealed them as...

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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, a group of people push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains. The remnants of Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, a group of people push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains. The remnants of Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Hurricane Harvey

Fifty Shades of Courage

Hurricane Harvey may have been the most equal-opportunity disaster...

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Hurricane Harvey

Grace Under Pressure in ‘Be Someone’ City

Our leaders, first responders, reporters and everyday heroes stayed...

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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Anna Ucheomumu, left, high fives Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt after loading a car with relief supplies to people impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston. More than 50 local and national charities have raised more than $350 million in the nearly three weeks since Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas Gulf Coast. The disparate groups are now trying to decide on priorities while some storm victims wait for help. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
Hurricane Harvey

The Hero Next Door

In Harvey-era Houston, stars like JJ and Mack make us proud — and our own loved ones and...

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Hurricane Harvey

The Art of Recovery

Artists strive to overcome disaster, to support each other, and lift up a storm-worn city. ...

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culture

Hand to Hand

When prior-service Marine Jamal Reynolds approached KPRC-TV’s Ryan Korsgard — who was on...

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Vampires & Vixens

Houston’s most glamorous Halloween haunt hosted by Charlotte McKinney to take place on...

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fashion

The All-Nighters

Some of the season’s hottest looks are inspired by work clothes with an edgy ’80s vibe....

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Wellness

A Taste for TV

After struggling with his own weight, inspirational chef Adrian Perez...

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cooking

You Don’t Know Jack

Jack-o’-lantern, that is. Three top Houston cooks put a fresh new spin on the quintessential...

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dining

The New ‘New Asian’

The city’s fascination with fresh takes on Asian cuisine seems...

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Giving Back

Tees for Texas

With their new line of kids’ t-shirts, with positive rather than the more common snarky...

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books

Star Man

While astronaut Scott Kelly’s new book chronicles his record-setting stint in space, it also...

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music

Roll Over Beethoven

With a fresh spin on date night — they’ve got food trucks! — UH prof Rob Smith and his...

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design

Guiding Light

Relocating to River Oaks from Europe, a 30-something couple asks designer Marie Flanigan for...

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design

Vividly Victorian

On their favorite tree-lined street in the Heights, a young couple...

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Dallas area designers are donating $10 of every purchase to the Humane Society and 
the American Red Cross. Hand-stamped Texas Strong bracelet, $40, by All The Wire at allthewire.com. The 
Dallas area designers are donating $10 of every purchase to the Humane Society and 
the American Red Cross.
style

Texas Stronger

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, fashion designers aid in the...

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Fit For Fashion

It’s been two years since social media darling Eric Turner, now 37, turned his day job as an...

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real estate

Market Forces of Nature

How is Harvey affecting Houston real estate? These five snapshots...

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October: On Location

The new CityBook is out. Proudly celebrating hope and heroes after...

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Food

Latest Dish

Houston’s Best Food News, in Small Bites ... ...

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party people

WOW Factor

In an effort to raise funds and...

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