Hop to It for Brunch, Lunch — or Later! Here’s Where to Eat on Easter Sunday

Robin Barr Sussman

WHETHER YOU ARE brunching with the Bunny (kids in tow), thirsty for Bloody Marys, or craving prime rib, seafood and seasonal strawberry desserts served to you on a silver platter, H-Town has the Easter weekend feast for every bunny. Here are our top picks.

‘I Will Not Die,’ Vows Former CityBook Coverguy Who Survived Vicious Nine-Time Shooting

Robin Barr Sussman

BEFORE CHRISTOPHER KATTHAGE, a onetime Houston CityBook magazine cover model, got shot nine times in his apartment complex parking lot last April, the Marine vet was a thriving fitness trainer, oil and gas recruiter, and competing body builder. It’s been a year since the accident, and his comeback has been nothing short of incredible.

Grammy-Winning Ensemble Hits a High Note, Honors Founders at its First Gala Since 2019

Evan W. Black

MORE THAN 150 supporters of the Grammy-winning Houston Chamber Choir filtered into the Petroleum Club for a magical, musical evening honoring founder and artistic director Robert Simpson and Marianna Parnas-Simpson.

Duos, Trios and Teams: ‘Next-Generation’ Mother-Daughter Leppert Duo Debuts

Clare Leppert and Clementine, the Cavachon. Leigh Leppert and Benny, the Bernedoodle.

HOW DID YOU come together as a team? This fall, we are celebrating the introduction of an exciting real estate collaboration between Clare Leppert, longtime Houston Realtor®, and daughter Leigh Leppert. Clare shared a 20+ year real estate partnership with her mother, Bette Carpenter, until Bette’s death in 2016. Having worked solo for several years, Clare in 2021 was awarded Houston Business Journal’s No. 2 Luxury Realtor® in Houston. Leigh, who has been working in marketing for the past decade, has always shared a passion for real estate and watched Clare successfully balance family and career. We are excited to re-create the next generation of a mother-daughter duo at Compass!

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Ben Berg (photo by Douglas Burns)

THE NEW YEAR has already yielded its fair share of tastebud-tingling headlines — and here's a few more! From a prolific restaurateur's big announcement to a Houston institution's ambitious expansion, catch up on all the latest below.

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Wiley's 'Judith and Holofernes'

THE ENERGY IN the foyer of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Caroline Wiess Law Building is quite lively, thanks to the installation of two provocative paintings, painted 400 years apart — one by Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian 17th-century female artist, the other by Kehinde Wiley, a contemporary, Nigerian-born queer Black artist. Each depicts the grisly climax in the Old Testament Book of Judith, in which the widow Judith decapitates the Assyrian general Holofernes, thus saving her besieged Jewish city of Betulia.

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