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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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New Living

Salvaging historic trees and crafting unique furniture redefines business as usual at this unique Houston store

By Barbara Kuntz

"Let's Build Together" is the motto at Made at New Living, where local artisans work hand-in-hand with customers to create one-of-a-kind tables, chairs, planters, whatever the desire, using locally ...


Houston Theme Park Fever

Crazy theme park fever? (New) AstroWorld cited as a reason to move to Houston by national real estate group

By Barbara Kuntz

A real estate blog based in California is showing through images what it believes are the Top 23 reasons to move to Houston — and an extremely popular but very former ...


Houston's Historic Mansion

This $11.5 million Houston mansion brings historic luxury — and the legend of the indoor home skating rink

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Condo Fever Takes Over

Condo fever rules Texas: It's only the start of the townhouse and condo craze — many more are coming

By Barbara Kuntz

It's not just Houston's sultry summer weather that's heating up. Condominium and townhouse sales are also hot, with an average double-digit growth among Texas' four major cities ...


Airstream Dreams

Airstream dreams: Tricked-out tailgating machine is custom made for ultimate Texans fan

By Barbara Kuntz

If you're a died-hard Houston Texans fan and need an American football fix before the season kicks off, we've found a tailgating machine for you on eBay, with ...


beef recall

Supermarket chain recalls several fajita and beef products throughout Texas

By Barbara Kuntz

Before you throw those juicy-looking beef fajitas on the grill for your holiday cookout, better check the SKU number on the package.  H-E-B officials issued a statewide precautionary recall of ...


Changing Houston

New apartment complex is all about downtown views and bike trails: A modern young professionals playpen?

By Barbara Kuntz

Yet another midrise complex is coming to Houston, this one called Jefferson Heights, a seven-story, 198 residential-unit community to be built at 2018 N. Memorial Drive near downtown with completion ...


Tragedy at Houston Zoo

Dieting elephant suffers a miscarriage at Houston Zoo: Doctors find out she was carrying rare twins afterwards

By Barbara Kuntz

Tess, an expecting 33-year-old Asian elephant at the Houston Zoo, miscarried two fetuses overnight, nearly halfway through her gestation. The miscarriage revealed Tess was carrying two calves — an extremely rare ...


Stylish New Store

New high-end furniture and home design store roars into Houston, spurning New York and LA for Bayou life

By Barbara Kuntz

A high-end, contemporary European decor concept based in Ecuador has popped up in Houston with permanent plans to enter the city's furniture and interior design market in a prime ...


Party watch

Sexy race car driver parties with fans & young professionals at a hot Houston bar for Grand Prix fun

By Barbara Kuntz

What: Asia Society Texas Center's Grand Prix Kickoff Party, with event partner Filipino Young Professionals Where: OKRA Charity Saloon The 411: Fans lined up to get autographs from special ...


Best Apartments in Houston

Best apartments in Houston: Four new rental complexes named tops at annual HAA awards

By Barbara Kuntz

Four Houston apartment communities were named best new rental developments in the city at the Houston Apartment Association's third annual honors award ceremony. At the sold-out event at the ...


World Cup Mania

Here's your excuse to skip work and watch the big World Cup game

By Barbara Kuntz

You are officially excused from work today to watch the U.S.A. and Germany men's soccer teams play at 11 a.m. in a must-win World Cup match ...


Texans' Mansion For Sale

Former Texans quarterback's mansion comes with starry media room and foxy play area

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Real Estate Rumblings

Midrise mania: More luxury condominiums headed to Montrose — when will it stop?

By Barbara Kuntz

It seems that nearly every developer in town is joining the luxury condo market. Among the latest to hop on the trend is CondoSmart Realty LLC, which has announced plans ...


Houston's Spanish Mansion

Houston's surprise Spanish luxury: $1.3 million home's all about community — and being close to downtown

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Houston's Best Furniture Stores

Houston's Best Furniture Stores: From high-end luxury to budget bargains, these 10 spots deliver

By Barbara Kuntz

Buying furniture is a subjective, time-consuming and ultimately, an expensive adventure, especially if you want your purchase to last. I remember taking home my first couch from a local department ...


Houston Art Coup

Downton Abbey's fake drama is no match for MFAH's real English treasure house and its storied secrets

By Barbara Kuntz

Move over Downton Abbey. Houghton Hall reigns as one of England's greatest country estates as shown through more than 100 objects from the former home of that country’s ...


Exclusive Hotel Penthouse

Exclusive hotel penthouse condo brings iconic architect cred and a sky-high $4.6 million price tag

By Barbara Kuntz

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


On The Market

Swim, fish and boat in the city: $4.2 million home comes with a backyard lake

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Heights Eyesore Transformed

Defying recommendation to tear down eyesore, Houston couple pulls off an incredible restoration

By Barbara Kuntz

What was once an eyesore along Harvard Street in the Houston Heights is now an elegantly restored Craftsman-style home for a family determined to preserve their second residence in the ...


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