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Park Perfect

The vibe was Cali-cool at the annual Evening in the Park gala. The weather cooperated, and more than 500 patrons turned up to the Hermann Park Conservancy’s California Dreaming-themed event, this year chaired by Bonner and George Ball, Janet Gurwitch and Ron Franklin, and Dancie and Jim Ware. The open-air dinner overlooked McGovern Lake, and H-E-B prez Scott McClelland was honored for his contributions to the park and to the community.

Phoebe and Bobby Tudor
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Even in a pandemic, the arts culture of Houston never stops — from movie screenings in the wee hours of the morning, to public art installations that light up the night. Seven photographers capture the everyday wonders of art in the most resilient city in America, over the course of 24 hours on Saturday, Oct. 3.


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As the world capital of the traditional energy business, Houston's economic future rests on its ability to evolve with the changing demands on the energy sector. Bobby Tudor, chairman of energy advisory firm Tudor Pickering Holt & Co. and board chair of the Greater Houston Partnership, knows this well. But in a city long driven and enriched by the oil and gas industry, how well will his message go over? Tudor's address to the Partnership's 2020 Annual Meeting on the topic earlier this year has been called a turning point, with the local energy community accepting his call to take on a leadership role in the coming transition to renewables and greener standards. In an excerpt from the new publication, Houston Business Insider: The Metro Region's Official Economic Development Guide, produced by the Partnership in conjunction with CityBook, Tudor spoke about the challenges at hand — and what Houston is doing about it.

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