Houston Apartment Titan Marvy Finger Sells Large Portfolio of Properties for $2 Billion

Jeff Gremillion

DEVELOPMENT TYCOON MARVY Finger of Houston has sold off a chunk of his apartment empire for $2 billion, a rep for his Finger Companies said.

Popular Houston Wedding Venue Goes Up for Auction Next Month

Evan W. Black

THE HOUSTON AREA is home to tons of unique wedding venues — especially pretty, pastoral ones located outside city limits. In West Houston, between Richmond and Katy, for example, the limestone-laden Briscoe Manor is surrounded by pecan and oak trees; the 50-acre estate has been in the Briscoe family for nearly 200 years.

Colorful and Culinary Dress for Success Soiree Raises Half a Mil

THIS WEEKEND, DRESS for Success Houston hosted a sold-out cocktail soiree at its Eastside St. HQ. Chaired by Allie and Eric Danziger and Crystal and Randy Wright, the "Rendezvous" raised a whopping $580,000 to further the group's mission of helping women achieve economic independence through professional development.

Thrive + Inspire: Why Dr. Barrow Went Public With Covid Diagnosis Early On

Dr. Vanessa Barrow

AN INTERVIEW WITH Dr. Vanessa Barrow, DPM, Owner, Sole Aesthetic

You had to deal with the pandemic crisis in a big way, before most of us, didn't you? In early March of 2020, I tested positive for Covid. This was before masks, before social distancing, before knowing as much as we do now. Everything came to a screeching halt. It was devastating more so because my practice had just celebrated its two-year anniversary. Unfortunately, I had to let my amazing staff go and focus on keeping my business thriving from bed, behind closed quarantined doors while recuperating from the virus.

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The crowd partied with Galantis at the grand opening of Sekai Night and Day in EaDo.

HOUSTON IS WIDELY known for many things. Space exploration, medical research, energy production, even dining and shopping. But, much to the chagrin of some party-hearty Houstonians, the city hasn't been in the national spotlight for its nightlife.

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CALL IT NAKED ambition. This holiday, Houston's top jewelers tout baubles beautiful enough to pair with the season's most festive fashions — or with nothing but a luxurious fragrance from centuries-old Parisian perfumer House of Creed, which just opened a Galleria boutique.

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