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Kendra Scott's Newest Boutique Shines in the Heights

Julia Davila

ESTEEMED TEXAS JEWELRY brand Kendra Scott is expanding once again, this time to Heights Mercantile — just in time for holiday shopping.

Megan Thee Stallion to Headline Grand-Opening Concert for City’s Newest Music Venue

Evan W. Black

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED, globally touted POST Houston complex opens next Saturday in the converted Barbara Jordan Post Office building, which sat abandoned in a northern pocket of Downtown for years. On Dec. 3, Grammy winner and Houston native Megan Thee Stallion will perform a grand-opening show marking the debut of 713 Music Hall, the city's newest music venue, located inside POST.

On a Roll! Popular Sushi Joint Spins Off New Spot in North Houston

Evan W. Black

THOSE WHO HAVE loved Uptown Sushi for more than 15 years will be thrilled to know that its spinoff, Sushi Rebel, is now open at City Place on Houston's north side.

With Expertise in Blondes, Extensions and More, the Janelle Alexis Team Is a Go-To Salon

YOU CAN'T LIMIT Janelle to one title – Hairdresser. Her career and business has been established and built on a strong foundation. Using her two business degrees + one more in-process, this enables Janelle and the team to deliver not only a customer-focused experience, but a foundationally solid business. There is much more than meets the eye, and in sharing a little bit about Janelle, she was not only an international hair extension educator for over 14 years, but brings extensive expertise to blondes. She rounds this out with her previously launched namesake cosmetic line, which is a perfect complement to her belief that “Beauty is our Business”.

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AS WE PRODUCE our second annual “Cool 100” list, we’re reminded of our thoughts as we debuted this feature last year. We acknowledged that deciding who and what is cool is not only a moving target but also entirely subjective. And that attempting to “rank” the coolest people in Houston is a fool’s errand, one that will leave us immediately open to criticism. “You think she is cooler than him? You included this person?! You left off that one!?"

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People + Places

Gragner's (photo by Marco Torres)

THE MUSEUM DISTRICT hasn't always been the easiest place to open and operate a restaurant, for some reason. But there's a Houston couple who seems to have gotten the hang of it — and today they unveil their newest concept on Binz St.

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Food