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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.

‘Culture of Service and Accountability’ Supports Mission of Orion EMS

Gerard O’Brien, President/CEO & Founder, and Sumi Patel, Vice President

HOW DID YOU get where you are today? The EMS industry, quite literally, never stops. Our staff and units are called to serve our community every hour of every day; there are no weekends, holidays, or “days off.” Obviously, the demands of EMS are not for the faint of heart, and we have established a culture of service and accountability that is different than nearly every other organization. Our leadership team sets this culture by exhibiting their passion for this industry daily. Their tireless dedication makes a better experience for our staff when they come to work and for our patients and clients when they call on us to transport their loved ones.

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Matt Clark, Julia Morales Clark, Laurie and Bret Sanders

TILMAN FERTITTA AND his family hosted the 15th annual True Blue fundraising fete benefiting the Houston Police Foundation. More than 600 supporters — clad in denim and beautiful shades of blue, naturally — helped make it a record-breaking event, with $1 million raised for the department's equipment and training.
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CHEF-OWNER OF Ostia Travis McShane knows a thing or two about Italian flavors and which wines enhance each dish. After all, he trained under nationally renownedchef Jonathan Waxman, a Chez Panisse alum and owner of celebrated Barbuto and Baffi Italian restaurants. McShane worked in several of Waxman’s kitchens around the country, and visited Italy with his famed mentor, learning about food and wine of the region.
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