Dolly-Loving, Behind-Baring Brad Bransom Had a Good Time with Our, Um, Cheeky Questionnaire

Jeff Gremillion

BRAD BRANSOM, AN oncological radiation therapist by trade, has a sunny disposition. Which is weird since his popular Instagram page, boasting nearly 14,000 followers, is full of moons. What can we say? The guy loves to post daring derrière shots! Here's how the audacious influencer, who puts his wide reach to use as one of the faces of the Institute of Anti-Aging, and who really loves him some Dolly Parton, answered our 20 questions.

Booming’ Burbs! Houses in These Three Suburbs Are the Houston Metro’s Hottest Commodities

Evan W. Black

BEAUTIFUL SUBURBAN HOMES have never been more popular among home buyers, many of whom don't feel as wedded to the inner-city as they did before Covid. The Houston area's top realtors tell us these three 'burbs are especially sought-after right now.

A Wild ‘Cherry,’ Shepherd’s Newbie and The Nash Draw the In-Crowd Downtown

Jeff Gremillion

THERE'S NO PLACE in town where the return to pre-Covid norms will be more notable than Downtown, where Theater District presentations soon won't be limited to Zoom — and the crack of the bat no longer echoes through an empty Minute Maid Park. And that's not all that's changing.

Top Attorney Lauren Varnado Says Networking Is Key: ‘Relationships Are Everything’
How did you get to where you are today? It takes a village. I was fortunate enough to have great mentors and individuals who instilled confidence in me. I think that when you face a challenge or an obstacle, you are able to overcome and make things happen. You can continue moving forward, more resilient over time.
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March in Montrose (photo by Julie Soefer)

IT’S HARD TO fathom 37,500 bottles of wine in one restaurant (hello, Mastro’s!) or even the 4,000-plus selections of wine stocked at the original Pappas Bros. Steakhouse on Westheimer. No surprise, both high-end steakhouses garnered the top honor awards by Wine Spectator this year.

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'A Beautiful Mind'

HERE’S AN ARTFUL way to stay cool this month. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston rolls out a six-film mini-series The Mathematician Moviegoer on Saturday, July 9, beginning with Giant (1953), George Stevens’ epic if somewhat shambolic celebration of the transformative power of black gold, starring three of 1950s Hollywood’s sexiest actors: Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean. (At one point Dean, a dedicated “method” actor, manages to pull off an Oscar-worthy scene with his body completely covered in crude oil.)

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