‘Top Chef’ Stars Whip Up Four-Course Feast for Urban Harvest Supporters

Patrick Magee

THE CURRENT SEASON of Top Chef is filming all over H-Town, and 100-plus foodies had the opportunity to savor the talents of three local contestants — current competitor Evelyn Garcia, and past participants Dawn Burrell and Sasha Grumman — at The Butcher’s Ball benefitting Urban Harvest.

At TopGolf, a Fundraiser for TEACH Tees Up $320K

Evan W. Black

SUPPORTERS OF THE nonprofit To Educate All Children (TEACH) hit TopGolf Katy for a laid-back, benevolent bash that raised more than $320,000.

As School Year Comes to a 'FotoFinish,' Kids' Art Is in the Spotlight

Chris Becker

TO SAY THIS school year was a tough one for Houston students is an understatement. Masks in the classroom came off just a few months back, and even now, the dregs of the pandemic still require due diligence on the part of parents, teachers and kids who just want to go to school and be with their friends. Knowing the return to the classroom would be challenging, even scary, the teaching artists of FotoFest decided to use the power of art to help students examine and articulate their feelings through writing and photography.

Ex-Tomboy Jentry Kelley Has Become a Beauty-Biz Titan, Believes in Taking ‘Leaps of Faith’

For someone who has never heard of Jentry Kelley or Jentry Kelley Cosmetics, what is your elevator pitch? Simple, clean, no fuss skincare and makeup. If you want clean, yet easy to use, and you are not a self-proclaimed makeup artist, this brand is for you. We are education-focused. When you have the confidence to do it on your own and tools to make it look right, you can look and feel your best every day when you head out to take over the world.

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Jim Crane and Lynn Wyatt at CityBook's 'Leaders & Legends' party

A WHO'S WHO of Houstonians — from the arts, big business, the media, philanthropy, pro sports and much more — came together to celebrate CityBook and Gittings Photography’s 2022 “Leaders & Legends” portrait series, presented in partnership with Residences at The Allen and Bentley Houston.

The annual event was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid, so the VIP guests were thrilled to gather in person for the occasion, in Residence’s at The Allen’s sunny hospitality space, in the shadow of its rising hotel and condominium tower. Along with CityBookExecutive Publisher Lisa Holthouse and Editor Jeff Gremillion, The Allen developer Roberto Contreras, himself among the Leaders & Legends honored, welcomed guests with warm remarks.

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Cool cocktails at a past Taste America event

WHETHER IT’S A top-chef taste-off, a cult-followed smashburger cookout, or a cool meal from Norway, there are deliciously fun happenings in H-Town this summer. Mark your calendars — and come hungry!

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