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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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Animal Terror

Animal Killers: Stray dogs viciously prey on rescue horse and donkey, terrorize local farm

By Barbara Kuntz

A pack of five stray dogs attacked and killed a horse and donkey at a rescue farm in Shepherd, marking the second time since the facility opened last year that ...


Science Smart

Mysterious Mayan collapse solved by a Rice professor? New study shocks, blows away old myths

By Barbara Kuntz

Belize's Great Blue Hole, a large submarine sinkhole touted as one of the world's best snorkeling and scuba diving locations by the late undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, may ...


Real Estate Rumblings

Mansion City: Houston No. 1 in million dollar-plus home sales — with California influx powering the trend

By Barbara Kuntz

Million dollar-plus homes in the Houston area were hot commodities in 2014, with some 1,194 million dollar-plus luxury residences sold from January throughout October — the most in the entire ...


Heights Post Office Closing

Post Office firms up plans to close Heights location and sell prime property

By Barbara Kuntz

Walking or taking a short drive to mail a letter or package in the Heights will soon be a way of the past —  at least to the longtime heart of ...


Forbes Sports Stars

Two Houston sports stars with big personalities make Forbes 30 under 30 list

By Barbara Kuntz

Two Houston sports stars shine off the court and field as stars in Forbes.com's annual "30 under 30" list of 600 game changers ages 30 and younger in ...


Most Expensive Homes

Houston's most expensive homes: Here's what you can get for $43 million — or less

By Barbara Kuntz

Just as we round the New Year's corner, let's look at a round-up of the most expensive residences on the market in 2015. And who doesn't like ...


Big Ideas For 2015

Big ideas for 2015: Four grand visions that will transform Houston, from new AstroWorld to a swimming hole

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston's always been a city with great big ideas, and the year 2015 will, no doubt, see more innovative plans proposed and carried out. Here are just a few ...


More Apartments

A new year for Houston apartments: Building boom adds 25,000 units; will rents come down?

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston's apartment building boom could slow the skyrocketing costs for rent in 2015. That's what apartment locators and realtors are saying, according to a report by KHOU Channel ...


On The Market

New home has party palace potential, with marble runway and sports bar

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 ...


Plant Center Closing

Longtime garden center's days are numbered: Closing this weekend with big sale

By Barbara Kuntz

The doors are shutting for good on Sunday at a long-time Houston plant-lovers' destination. The Cornelius Nursery at 1200 N. Dairy Ashford Drive has until Jan. 4 to vacate the ...


Bigger Is Better

Size does matter: Houston homes are the second largest in the nation

By Barbara Kuntz

Everything's bigger in Texas, they say, including houses. With a median square footage of 1,900, homes in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land region are the second-largest in the nation ...


Overflow Deals

Rare high-end furniture bargains available to all thanks to designer couple: New site provides insider access

By Barbara Kuntz

An overflowing inventory, including into her house, moved one Houston interior designer to find a solution to the increasingly crowded situation — with loving insistence from her husband. "I have lived ...


Life's A Zoo

It's baby season at the Houston Zoo: A rush of cute new births delights — these animals are getting down

By Barbara Kuntz

A lot of monkey business is going on at the Houston Zoo during the holiday season. Since Nov. 1, three different species of primates have given birth to darling offspring ...


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.


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