Happy Hour Hip

Mod home-decor store BeDesign launched its Molteni&C shop-in-shop with a cocktail soiree. The well heeled crowd — which included industry pros and design aficionados — sipped Veuve and enjoyed bites courtesy of L’Olivier while learning about the 80-year-old Italian brand known for office and kitchen furniture. ... Meanwhile, another hip happy hour took place at B&B Butchers, where supporters of JDRF celebrated the organization’s upcoming Promise Ball with a rooftop patio party. Guests snacked on savory bites from the restaurant while soaking in skyline views on the warm, breezy evening — which fit well with the main event’s Havana Nights theme.


Special
Duos, Trios and Teams: Clients Get ‘Personalized, Hands-on Service’ at Perdomo Group

Standing left to right: Meghan Johnson, Jill Knowles, Julianna Lind, Beth Stephan, Marla Reade, Galina Saburov, Lil Newman

Seated left to right: Susan Boylan, Julie Sheets, Kim Perdomo, Kim Zander, Tracy Ackley

HOW DID YOUR team form? After ten years as a realtor for a top firm in Houston, Kim Perdomo established a boutique brokerage in 2011. The team grew organically and joined forces with Compass in 2019.

Keep ReadingShow less

Clams Casino (photo by Julie Soefer)

ONE OF THE year’s most anticipated restaurants, modern American seafood concept Navy Blue, has dropped anchor in Rice Village, taking the space formerly occupied by Politan Row. Everything points to success — from its buzzy vibe to the big New York chef Jerrod Zifchak, and the quality seafood, of course. Catch our first bite!

Keep ReadingShow less
Food

Designer Allie Wood created this upstairs “she room” for homeowner Lauren Marouni, including a custom built-in with Emtek hardware, Stark carpeting, a custom coffee table and sofas, and a show-stealing pendant from Circa Lighting.

THE MAROUNI HOUSEHOLD is a lesson in well manicured restraint — followed by a double shot of playful color. Outfitted by Allie Wood Design Studio, the home in Southampton was built by former Houston Rockets player Brad Miller and purchased by Bellaire High School sweethearts Oren Marouni and Lauren Weingarten Marouni in March 2020.

Keep ReadingShow less
Home + Real Estate