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Jennifer Chininis

Editor in Chief

Dallas native and University of Texas grad Jennifer Chininis has spent the majority of her career in local and regional media. During a long tenure at D Magazine, she held nearly every editorial position imaginable, from managing editor to online editorial director, where she got a taste for the exciting, fast-paced world of online journalism. After leaving D, she explored the digital marketing and social media world at companies like Central Market. As editor in chief for CultureMap Dallas, she returns to the role she cherishes most: city curator and insider. But this time she gets to explore that role in the digital space.

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Best Hotels In Texas

The best hotels in Texas: From Austin to Dallas to Houston, the places to stay when luxury matters

By Jennifer Chininis

A vacation can be as much about the accommodations as the destination. Sometimes all that’s required is a comfy spot to rest a weary head, but more often we ...


Homestate Hotel Glory

New list of Best Hotels in the South includes a renovated Houston surprise

By Jennifer Chininis

In its March 2014 issue, Southern Living magazine has produced a list of the best new hotels in the South, including some recently renovated properties worth a revisit. Three Texas ...


Treasures of a Legend

Van Cliburn auction includes silver, gifts from Russians and, of course, a piano

By Jennifer Chininis

On March 4-5, Christie’s offers collectors the rare opportunity to procure treasures from the estate of renowned musician Van Cliburn, who died a year ago at his Fort Worth ...


Nasher News

Project Row Houses founder tapped as Dallas sculpture center's first artist-in-residence

By Jennifer Chininis

Houston artist Rick Lowe can now add Nasher Sculpture Center artist-in-residence to his resume. The internationally respected “social sculptor” most recently made an impact in Dallas as the man behind ...


Ranking It

The Most Romantic Cities In America are led by Texas: Lone Star State's No. 1 in sexy love

By Jennifer Chininis, Ryan Lakich

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Amazon has released a timely list of the 20 most romantic cities in the country. Two Texas towns have been deemed hotbeds ...


An Original Dubya for the Tree

A little bird made him do it: Holiday ornament features former president's artwork

By Jennifer Chininis

During a recent appearance on the Tonight Show, former prez and aspiring artist George W. Bush joked around with Jay Leno about his painting hobby — a passion revealed to the ...


Lagerfeld in Big D

Chanel reveals location for its very special Texas runway show

By Jennifer Chininis

Chanel has revealed the location for its 2013/14 Metiers d’Art runway show on Dec. 10 titled “Paris: Dallas”: Fair Park. Preceding the fashion show, spectators will watch the ...


Project Time

Home remodeling is America's obsession: You'll be shocked by percentage of people redoing their houses

By Jennifer Chininis

While some hope to spend a lazy summer lounging by the pool or cruising the lake, many American homeowners intend to be more industrious. According to the Zillow Digs Summer ...


Gorgeous Gams

72-year-old Texas actress has Most Beautiful Legs, says People magazine

By Jennifer Chininis

Illustrious celebrity mag People just released its equally illustrious Most Beautiful People edition. The 2013 cover girl is Gwyneth Paltrow. But more interesting to us is the news that ...


Tasty Takeout

Calorie-counting singles have new dining-at-home options with Central Market meals

By Jennifer Chininis

Thanks to a fast-paced, work-centric single lifestyle (cue the violins), I know a thing or two about pre-made, calorie-controlled meals. Without them, I may never eat. Actually, let me clarify ...


Passionate Professions

Top 5 uniforms that drive women — and some men — wild (hint: it's not a cop)

By Jennifer Chininis

The illustrious UniformDating.com, a dating site for anyone working in uniform or hot for those who do, has determined the top five job uniforms that ladies find lust-worthy. Apparently ...


Design trendsetter

King of Chic: Texan named to exclusive list of top 35 event designers in America

By Jennifer Chininis

The name Todd Fiscus is synonymous with spectacular event design. For the last 15 years, the owner and creative director of Todd Events has been the go-to for anyone in ...


Here Come the Waterworks

Hunky men do cry: Ab-fab Sean Lowe breaks down in Bachelor finale tearjerker

By Jennifer Chininis

I have to hand it to ABC. The producers have an incredible knack for dragging out The Bachelor in the most interminable way. You thought two-hour episodes were bad? How ...


Lady Killers

What did AshLee say about Tierra and Sean? Take our Bachelor women-tell-all quiz and find out!

By Jennifer Chininis

Yes, it’s true. Even the women-tell-all episode of The Bachelor is two hours long. First we have to travel with Sean and host Chris Harrison as they crash Bachelor ...


Can't Control Love

Houston's AshLee gets a big surprise from The Bachelor — and perhaps a chance at revenge

By Jennifer Chininis

Oh these two-hour shows. How many times must we hear Lindsay say amazing? Or that she’s scared to tell Sean she loves him? Or what about AshLee and her ...


Decisions, decisions

Hometown dates stir up trouble on The Bachelor; Sean hangs with crazy-in-love AshLee in Houston

By Jennifer Chininis

Is anyone else thinking that maybe Tierra wasn’t the crazy one? The girl who says “I love you” first — to a guy who’s dating other women, BTW — has ...


A Tierrable evening

Bad night for Houston bachelorette: The Bachelor's Sean sends Robyn packin'

By Jennifer Chininis

By the end of episode five of The Bachelor, Sean’s eternal optimism has taken a hit. Going into the rose ceremony, he admits his disappointment and apprehension to host ...


Someone call 911

The Bachelor gets physical, but the contestants roll with the punches during roller derby knockdown

By Jennifer Chininis

When Leslie breaks down in tears because she doesn’t get the first one-on-one date with Sean, it’s a premonition of things to come. Turns out she does get ...


Beach Babies & Fake Falls

The Bachelor turns into bikini world as it attempts to set makeout fest records

By Jennifer Chininis

Episode three of The Bachelor started with the obligatory working-out scene, so we can get an eyeful of a shirtless Sean Lowe. But just wait, ladies. There is more shirtlessness ...


Trouble on the Horizon

The plot thickens on The Bachelor: Bad girls emerge amid helicopters and Harlequin romance novels

By Jennifer Chininis

Two hours is a long time to sit through an episode of The Bachelor — even if you can fast forward through the commercials. We know we’re supposed to be ...


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