Fifty & Fabulous

Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies toasted 50 years of lifelong learning with a day-long Festival of Curiosity. Rice benefactors, staff members and neighborhood families gathered to enjoy arts and crafts, food truck fare and music courtesy of the Marching Owl Band and DJ Mycle, all while learning about the school’s history and curriculum. ... Meanwhile, another Houston institution also celebrated its 50th anniversary. River Oaks Country Club hosted hundreds of John Daugherty, Realtors agents and supporters for the celebratory happy hour, which included a video tribute to the firm’s namesake.



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Ancient French Wellness Cures Reimagined at Houston’s Escape Spa: The Power of Vichy

Serial entrepreneur and spa visionary LeBrina Jackson

NESTLED IN THE heart of France, the town of Vichy holds a rich history in the world of wellness and hydrotherapy. Acquiring fame for their alkaline springs in the 17th century, the Romans were among the first to recognize the therapeutic benefits of the springs. They established a French spa known as “Vichy,” which still exists today and continues to attract spa-goers from around the world to experience the transformative effects of hydrotherapy.

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THE ARTS OF Healing organization has grown tremendously over the past few years, and this spring, Tootsies hosted a crowd of 300-plus for a charitable style show featuring 20 influential physicians and medical professionals.

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A sunset cruise departing from the Pier 6 marina (photo by Sabrina Miskelly)

ALREADY KNOWN FOR fantastic views, Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House is one-upping itself. The restaurant is now offering sunset cruises on Galveston Bay through a partnership with Great Escapes Yacht Charter.

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