These Two Houston Houses Are Among the 10 Priciest on the Market in Texas Now

Jeff Gremillion

THE HOUSTON ASSOCIATION of Realtors, gathering information from the statewide Multiple Listing Services, has noted the “10 Most Expensive Single-Family Home Listings in Texas” for the month of July, ranging in price from $10.5 million to $24.5 million. One H-Town neighborhood — tony River Oaks — is where you’ll find both the Houston homes that made the list, which highlights homes that hit the market in the last 35 days.

After Opry Debut, Houston’s Upbeat Country-Music Starlet Julia Cole Eyes Streaming Milestone

Robin Barr Sussman

KNOWN FOR HER rhythm and attitude, rising recording artist Julia Cole joined the elite circle of talent that includes legends such as Johnny Cash and Loretta Lynn earlier this month in Nashville. She performed in the Grand Ole Opry to a full house.

Tired of Going to the Shop Only to Find the Item You Want Is Sold Out? Galleria App May Be Solution

Julia Davila

ARE THE DAYS gone when shoppers see a particular online product only to arrive in-store and it’s out of stock? Could be! Simon Property Group, the largest owner of shopping malls, including The Galleria, recently launched Simon Search, a new platform it says is designed to improve the shopping experience.

Duos, Trios and Teams: Clients Get ‘Personalized, Hands-on Service’ at Perdomo Group

Standing left to right: Meghan Johnson, Jill Knowles, Julianna Lind, Beth Stephan, Marla Reade, Galina Saburov, Lil Newman

Seated left to right: Susan Boylan, Julie Sheets, Kim Perdomo, Kim Zander, Tracy Ackley

HOW DID YOUR team form? After ten years as a realtor for a top firm in Houston, Kim Perdomo established a boutique brokerage in 2011. The team grew organically and joined forces with Compass in 2019.

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Clams Casino (photo by Julie Soefer)

ONE OF THE year’s most anticipated restaurants, modern American seafood concept Navy Blue, has dropped anchor in Rice Village, taking the space formerly occupied by Politan Row. Everything points to success — from its buzzy vibe to the big New York chef Jerrod Zifchak, and the quality seafood, of course. Catch our first bite!

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Alanna Flores, Fayez Sarofim, Meredith Flores Barker, Gillian Sarofim

NEARLY 500 BLACK-tie-clad Houstonians turned out to toast the late billionaire-philanthropist Fayez Sarofim, who notably contributed tens of millions to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, at the MFAH’s annual Grand Gala Ball. This year, the event honored Sarofim’s legacy and that of his eponymous foundation, and celebrated the continuance of the family’s generosity, as several of the Sarofims were in attendance.

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