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Barbara Kuntz

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Barbara Kuntz is CultureMap photo editor and also writes the Quick Fix home design segment and other lifestyle and entertainment features.

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Houston's Hottest Homes

Houston's hottest homes revealed: City tops in America for "modest" house flips

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston reigns as the king of the United States real estate scene for modest flips during 2014. That comes from a special report issued by real estate website Redfin defining ...


On the Market

Massive tree-filled lot is prime selling point for renovated Tanglewood home

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Memorial Green

Memorial mixed use complex with million dollar homes hopes to replicate success of CityCentre

By Barbara Kuntz

The developer of CityCentre has more plans in store just about a mile away from that popular eating and dining destination and near Houston's booming Energy Corridor. Midway unveiled ...


77010 Is The Place To Live

The nation's second wealthiest ZIP code is in an unlikely Houston neighborhood

By Barbara Kuntz

The second wealthiest ZIP code in the nation isn't in River Oaks or one of the Memorial area villages. Instead, a small area of downtown Houston lays claim to ...


Reality TV Hunk

Houston hunk becomes a Redneck icon on wild reality TV show: It's beer bongs and string bikinis galore

By Barbara Kuntz

A young man left his posh Kingwood enclave recently and hopped on board a pontoon boot crossing a Georgia lake for The New Redneck Island, joining 23 other rowdy contestants ...


Record $450 Million Tower

A $450 million record breaker: Houston trophy tower sets a new sky-high price standard

By Barbara Kuntz

A winning $450 million bid for a Houston trophy tower noted for spurring downtown growth has set a new office tower sales record in the Bayou City based on price ...


Jolly Shopping

Sexy shopping pictures: This hot CultureMap Pop Up delivers that and more

By Barbara Kuntz

It was a holly, jolly Sunday afternoon at CultureMap's first-ever Holiday Pop-Up Shop that attracted almost 600 people.


Closet Mansion For Sale

Socialite puts her infamous three-story closet mansion on the market for $12.9 million: The ultimate house flip?

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Tabletop Tour

The best holiday tables ever: Decking the halls never looked so spectacular

By Barbara Kuntz

If you need a creative boost when it comes to decorating your holiday table, just stop by The Houston Design Center for its Seventh Annual Deck The Tables & Holiday Tabletop ...


Green Gift Guide

The best Green gifts: Low-maintenance expert picks that will thrill any plant lover

By Barbara Kuntz

Plants always make lovely presents, any time of year and for all occasions, but especially during the holiday season to join the festive decor, add more wafting fragrances to those ...


On The Market

EaDo's sleek living? A striking $550,000 minimalist home offers a blueprint for modern urban living

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Wild Dogs Park Controversy

Wild dogs park controversy: Animals create tension between people, shrewdly avoid capture again and again

By Barbara Kuntz

An estimated half-dozen to a near dozen wild dogs living in one of The Woodlands-area parks have some residents feeding them and others requesting the animals be tracked down and ...


New Big Adventure Park Intrigues

New Big Adventure Park builds buzz in the Houston area: And it's all about the trees

By Barbara Kuntz

Amenities are an expected part of the package when purchasing a home in a master-planned community. Clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts and, for the golf enthusiast, a course ...


Changing Housotn

New Galleria apartment complex goes bridge crazy: Set to rise at site of old demolished hotel

By Barbara Kuntz

What was an earlier announcement buried in a company's second-quarter earnings report is quickly becoming a five-story apartment complex joining the building frenzy in The Galleria area. Post Galleria ...


Real Estate Rumblings

Park place is getting even bigger: Luxury condo tower over Buffalo Bayou Park adds three stories to its plans

By Barbara Kuntz

Surpassed sales goals, as well as the crazy continuing demand for condos in Houston, are moving one builder to add three stories to a proposed mid-rise boutique condominium planned for ...


On The Market

NBA star's magnificent Woodlands mansion is sold for much less than asking price

By Barbara Kuntz

Former NBA star and coach Avery Johnson has sold his mansion in The Woodlands for $6.1 million, down from the initial listing almost a year ago of nearly $9 ...


Park Place at Buffalo Bayou

New "green" office tower touts prime location along Buffalo Bayou near downtown

By Barbara Kuntz

Park Place at Buffalo Bayou, a new 18-story office building, is set to rise near the intersection of Memorial and Waugh drives — with project partners ready to take advantage of ...


On the Market

$3.5 million River Oaks mansion comes with Old World charm, dream kitchen — and a red door

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Real Estate Rumblings

New Houston area master-planned community to boast crazy amenities: An over-the-top Las Vegas dream?

By Barbara Kuntz

Amenities at a newly revealed Cane Island 1,000-acre master-planned community in Katy off Interstate 10 at the under-construction Cane Island Interchange go far beyond the usual. Perhaps that's ...


Dramatic Ferguson Protest

The most dramatic images of the Ferguson protests: As arrests pile up around U.S., Houston's march peaceful

By Barbara Kuntz

"Intense" one participant described the evening. An angry young man jumped in front of television cameras trying to interrupt a reporter's interview. Barely school-aged children carried signs hand painted ...


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