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Amazon Opens Two Physical Stores in Houston

A 4-Star and a book store open at area malls today....

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These Houston Artists Want You to Plan Your Vote

Two local arts institutions have been tapped to help get out the vote by unveiling exclusive...

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Final Component of New MFAH Campus Opening Soon

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has announced an official opening date for the Nancy and Rich...

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Get Outside! Houston Botanic Garden Opens Tomorrow

A weekend of al fresco activities awaits at Southeast Houston’s new, 132-acre park....

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This Week in Art

Great new murals Downtown, a gallery from a Houston art legend, and more!...

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In Covid Times, Symphony Reimagines Opening Night

Guests enjoy lovely, thoughtfully scaled-down performance, and home-delivered dinners. ...

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Going for ‘Golden’! New Boutique Caters to Our Current Lifestyle

Industry vets debut their online shop with an eye toward what Covid-era women want....

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Downtown Is Still Empty — But Art Is Making it Feel Alive

The WindowWorks initiative transforms vacant storefronts into art installations....

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Bill Arning Promotes “Fearless” Artists with New Montrose Gallery

The director of Contemporary Art Museum Houston for nearly 10 years, Bill Arning will soon...

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Iconic Restaurateur Tony Vallone Has Died

Vallone’s wife Donna will ‘continue Tony’s legacy.’ ...

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What Anyone Relocating to Houston Needs to Know

The city has topped a list of relocation destinations for 11 years running. Here’s what...

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For Kids Musician Andyroo, A Dire Diagnosis Was a Call to Action

Artist’s new record encourages children to take care of themselves ‘and our planet.’ ...

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Houston Hip-Hop Superstar Graces ‘GQ’ Cover

After Simone Biles’ ‘Vogue’ turn, Travis Scott gets his cover glory, discusses efforts...

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The Menil’s Reopening Plan

Covid shut its doors in March, but the Menil reopens with an artful vengeance next weekend....

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Revving Up: More Drive-Ins!

Yet another parking lot will be converted into an outdoor theater: Star Cinema’s Cypress...

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Summer’s Fave Cocktail Is Ready for Fall

With Lone River’s new Ranch Water flavors, it’s going to be easy to keep drinking your way...

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On With the Show? Covid Forces Performing Arts Groups to Get (Even More)...

As the pandemic keeps theater doors closed, local organizations are figuring out new ways to...

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Tilman Fertitta Blasts de Blasio: ‘He Does Not Care About New York City’

Mayor’s staff fires back: ‘Kick rocks, Tilly’...

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Wheel Big Deal! Houston Ceramicist Gets Nod from Etsy, JoJo Fletcher

An exclusive collection touts Box Sparrow Studio’s handmade pieces — and they’re selling...

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Drive-In Dreams Come True: Another Covid-Friendly Movie Option

The Moonstruck Drive-In Revs Up in East Houston on Sept. 3....

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Gerald Hines Reflected on His Life and Achievements in 2015 Interview

The famous developer passed away yesterday at age 95....

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Ya Can’t Stop ’Em: A Pair of Hotly Anticipated Restaurants Makes a Delicious...

Despite the Covid crisis, two must-hits — both named for their superstar chef-owners — are...

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Banding Together to Support Houston’s Indie Music Venues

The Benefit Week virtual concert series is one of the hottest tickets in town....

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Ambitious New Bakery Café Opens in Memorial

Covid shutdowns haven’t stopped the owners of the Memorial area’s new White Elm Bakery...

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Designer Spotlight: Kosann’s Lockets, Charms and Medallions Tell ‘Secret Stories’

When Monica Rich Kosann first launched her jewelry collection over a decade ago, she made a...

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The Virtual Curtain Rises at Stages!

The beloved theater debuts an eight-week livestream series spotlighting local actors on...

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Docuseries Paints Houston Arts Community as Resilient and Inspired

Filmmaker and artist MoNique LeRoux’s new project, currently in production, follows 14 local...

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Star Chef Launches Sandwich Shop

The menu for Riel chef Ryan Lachaine’s new Louie’s concept is stacked....

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Designer Spotlight: Hollywood Fave Arman Sarkisyan Mixes Old-World Technique With Modern Flair

It is no surprise that Arman Sarkisyan has become one of the world’s most renowned jewelry...

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Houston Rabbi’s Kosher Certification Extends to … Weed?!

‘Air Mail’ reports on Rabbi Yaakov Cohen’s unique take on having a toke....

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Southern Smoke Launches $4 Million Chicago-Specific Fund, Thanks to Anonymous Donors

The Houston-based foundation seeks to aid a sister city during the ongoing Covid crisis....

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Meat of the Matter: Landry’s Now Delivers Steak and Seafood

Delivery culture is here to stay — and this Houston biz just announced its plans to get on...

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Designer Spotlight: ‘Queen of Color’ Jane Taylor Makes Sculptural Heirlooms

Jane Taylor Jewelry is a family-run company focused on creating modern heirlooms. Born out of...

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Home Base: An Intimate Q&A with Alex Bregman & Reagan Howard

Star slugger Alex Bregman and fiancé Reagan Howard have been take-action leaders in...

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Fine Feathered Fad: Chicken Keepers Have an Egg-Cellent New Store!

Even before the pandemic forced folks to stay home, many Houstonians were becoming interested...

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Hot Topic: Volunteer Heat-Mapping Effort Will Guide Cool Urban Design

Friday’s large-scale endeavor hopes to tackle Houston’s increasingly problematic urban...

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New Brennan’s Chef Already Destined for Greatness?

Kitchen famous for launching the careers of Houston’s most beloved chefs announces new exec...

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Bregman: ‘We Will Be Back in the World Series’

In ‘CityBook’ cover story, the Astros star predicts a return to championship glory, says...

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Beautiful New Book Tells Healthcare Heroes’ Stories

For creatives, this time of quarantine has been at times inspiring and productive, at others...

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Local Cycling Studio Branches Out with New On-Demand Platform

Just in time for its summer fitness challenge, Ryde unveils an alternative way to attain a...

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Memorial Park Expands with Eastern Glades Completion

Promoting ecological restoration and moments of socially distant gathering, the...

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Old World, New Life: Jeweler Transforms Heirlooms into Everyday Pieces

Lance Deutsch guides clients through the process of repurposing vintage jewels, creating...

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Designer Spotlight: Jade Trau, a Modern ‘Diamantaire,’ Creates Wearable Luxury Jewelry

Since establishing her own luxury jewelry company more than five years ago, Jade has...

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Twin Models Tout Trans ‘Power’ With New Marc Jacobs Fragrance Campaign

Are Houston-reared Maddie and Margo Whitley poised to become the industry’s next big things?...

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Science Camp — at Home?!

The Health Museum is offering summer-camp-in-a-box, complete with virtual learning — and...

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Designer Spotlight: Sylva & Cie. Brings Long-Forgotten Jewels Back to Life

Los Angeles-based, old-world manufacturing house Sylva & Cie radiates a timeless quality...

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Celebrate National Tequila Day — at Every Price Point

Grab the Tex Mex and a shot glass — National Tequila Day is Friday! To toast the occasion,...

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Wash Ave Showroom Opens During Pandemic — and Wows with Whimsy

Interior designers LeTricia Wilbanks and Selena Mackay have teamed up to bring a sexy, French...

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Hermès New Tableware Line Is a Tropical Treat

An international beach vacation may not be in the cards this summer, but the new Passifolia...

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Root Beer Floats Are Go-To Treats on National Ice Cream Day!

Houston eateries are, ahem, rooting for an old-fashioned take on cool treats this National Ice...

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Simone Biles Makes New ‘Vogue’ Cover

Beautiful shoot, which took place in town of Spring, was originally intended to tout 2020...

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Art Watch: By-Appointment and Virtual Shows to See Now!

The expression “the show must go on” took on new meaning after Hurricane Harvey ravaged...

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Now more than ever, a summer staycation sounds like the ideal strategy for maintaining sanity...

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Latest Dish – Summer 2020

Houston’s best food news, in small bites ... ...

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Palace Intrigue

Boldly channeling the opulence of a grand India, and serving food that’s at once whimsically...

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With soaring Safina first, and lately the new mid-century-savvy Terrace 54, urbane destination...

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How to Help H-Town Musicians and Artists Today

Here are 10 ways to support local artists and musicians singing the quarantine blues. Again....

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Inside & Out!

Mutual admiration and a shared work ethic brought together a power pair of Houston design...

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Well Versed

Prolific poet Edward Hirsch, once a popular UH professor, shares his pain, progress and love...

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Sweet News: State Fare Opens in Sugar Land

Houstonians need comfort food now more than ever — is this long-awaited expansion perfect...

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