Laid-Back Luxe

The Memorial Park Conservancy held its annual Picnic in the Park event, this year channeling the charm of the French countryside. The 400 guests noshed on cheese and charcuterie — as well as barbecue, of course — and received an update on the progress of the park’s master redevelopment plan. And a similarly fun evening, hosted by Peter Remington and Karen deGeurin at the Redneck Country Club, featured a cowboy-cool fashion show with looks from Pinto Ranch, modeled by local celebs like Roger Clemens and Nina Magon. Kick Up your Boots for Kids’ $200,000 till benefited Dec My Room and Kids’ Meals.

Jenny Antill and Daniel Ortiz



Roger and Debbie Clemens at ‘Kick’
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Gerard O’Brien, President/CEO & Founder, and Sumi Patel, Vice President

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David Adickes and Bun B

SOME OF THE CITY'S most influential VIPs gathered at Steak 48 in River Oaks District for the annual toast to CityBook’s “Leaders & Legends,” a recurring franchise for the publication whose past honorees have including a Tony and Grammy winner, a Nobel laureate, a member of Congress, an Olympic medalist, multiple billionaire business moguls, TV stars, artists and scientists of every sort, and the city’s most glamorous and generous socialites.

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DECEMBER IS BLOWING in with new restaurants, exciting new digs for long-time favorites, and more imports joining our city. Here’s where to pull up a chair!

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