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One of Houston's Coolest Couples 'Relish' Five Years as Business Partners

Zachary McKenzie

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN an entrepreneurial restaurateur marries a chef? Well, if they're Addie and Dustin Teague, they make a big impact on Houston's restaurant scene. Their Relish Restaurant & Bar, now celebrating a milestone anniversary, has become one of River Oaks and Upper Kirby's favorites. "It's been a crazy five years," says Addie.

In ‘Bad Girls’ Novel, Mathieu Explores Girl Gangs of Houston in the 1960s

Edward Nawotka

A new young adult novel by Houston author and Bellaire High School teacher Jennifer Mathieu about girl gangs in Houston in 1964? Yes please. Which also happens to be the name of Amy Poehler's memoir. The connection? Poehler directed and acted in the Netflix adaptation of Mathieu's previous novel, Moxie, the story of a "riot grrrrl" rebellion, which debuted earlier this year to critical and audience acclaim.

‘Manufacturing Day’ to Inspire and Equip a New Generation of Workers in H-Town

Evan W. Black

Houston's first annual Manufacturing Day, hosted by TXRX Labs, is Friday. Buses of middle and high school students will pull up at 9am for a full day of advanced manufacturing activities and education.

‘Natural Passion’ Makes Fourth-Gen Houstonian Sarah Callaway Sulma a Realty Star

AS A FOURTH-generation Houstonian, Sarah Callaway Sulma has a unique and invaluable view of the city. Her deep seated connection to Houston led her down the path to becoming one the city's most well-respected, and renowned real estate agents. Sarah's natural passion for the real estate industry from a young age led her to where she is today. "I know that it sounds cheesy, but it is the truth! I wanted to be in real estate from a young age," Sarah shares. "The late-great restaurateur, Tony Vallone, put me together with real estate legend, Martha Turner, and Martha put me together with Cathy Cagle. The rest is history-13 years of success and counting!" Now with over 13 years in real estate and $55M+ in residential real estate sales, Sarah brings a rare combination of knowledge, skill, and advocacy to each one of her clients.

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Dynamo player Michelle Alozie in Valentino.

THIS AUTUMN, SEXY and smart streetwear is the objective. Dynamo pros Artur de Lima Jr. of Brazil and Iceland’s Thor Úlfarsson — along with Dash stars and Cali natives Michelle Alozie and Diana Ordóñez — absolutely make the goal. Photos by Phoebe Rourke, Styling by Todd Ramos, Hair and makeup by Edward Sanchez, Art direction by Patrick Magee, Shot on location at The Laura Hotel

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Justin Giuffrada and Andrew Geisel of Citizens of Montrose

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN two young Aussies with burgeoning coffeeshops in New York endure the Covid pandemic? Houston gets its first Citizens Café. But there’s more to the story for co-owners Andrew Geisel and Justin Giuffrada — affable chaps who quickly fell in love with our city.

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