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Adam Levine, Superyachts & More: Galveston's Biggest Mardi Gras Bash Ever

TEXANS WERE READY to party Mardi in 2022. The Fertitta family’s 25th annual San Luis Salute was its most-attended ever, with 2,000 tickets purchased within just a couple hours — and that was before the announcement that Maroon 5 would be giving a private, hour-long performance at the gala.

After Months of Hype, Houston's 'Top Chef' Season Hits Tonight, Highlighting Local Sites and Stars

HOUSTON'S MOST CELEBRATED chefs and the foodie community will gather at Saint Arnold Beer Garden & Restaurant tonight to celebrate the premiere of Bravo's Top Chef, which was filmed this season in Houston.

This Weekend: Get Rodeo Ready in Rice Village, with Posh Pop-Ups and a Family-Friendly Festival

AS THE 90TH Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo gets underway, shoppers are searching for the perfect western-wear for the event — and for everyday life!

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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