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Marcy de Luna

Contributing Editor

A native Houstonian, Marcy de Luna has freelanced for CultureMap since it first launched in November 2009. She has also contributed to PaperCity Magazine and is currently editor of Zagat Houston. As contributing editor, she writes about a host of topics for CultureMap.
 

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Mini Murals Take Over Houston

From eyesore to eye candy: Mini mural project turns unsightly traffic control boxes into works of art

By Marcy de Luna

Taking art outside the gallery, Mini Mural: Beyond the Box is painting the town's drab streetscapes Technicolor with traffic-stopping visuals. The project, a collaboration between UP Art Studio and ...


Houston Wonderland

Down the rabbit hole: Evelyn’s Park goes mad for Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

By Marcy de Luna

Evelyn’s Park has gone mad for Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. The 5-acre green space, former home of the historic Teas Nursery, is on its delightful way down ...


Taylor Swift Concert Delay

Astros vs. Taylor Swift: H-Town's home team headed for playoffs lays claim to Minute Maid

By Marcy de Luna

Are the Astros creating “Bad Blood” with Houston’s Taylor Swift fans? The baseball team has thrown a curve ball in Swift’s concert calendar by calling dibs on their ...


Half-Priced Vino?

Where to find ridiculous savings on wine with special offerings every day of the week

By Marcy de Luna

Unwind from the daily grind with the gift of half-price wine. Here are eight eateries/watering holes for your drinking pleasure, spanning every day of the week. Monday The Corkscrew ...


Tropical Paradise

Celebrity favorite Mexican resort is only a short flight away — but be ready to break out the big bucks

By Marcy de Luna

Even if you’ve never been to Punta de Mita, the name likely strikes a chord thanks to a long list of celebrities, including Tom Cruise, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Rihanna ...


George Foreman Grills Out

Grill like a champ: George Foreman comes out swinging with new butcher shop

By Marcy de Luna

World heavyweight champion boxer and Olympic gold medalist George Foreman is taking on a new challenge. Building on the success of the George Foreman Grill, the savvy businessman and marketing ...


Houston's Top Surgeons

New study ranks Houston's top surgeons — and hospitals — for eight medical procedures

By Marcy de Luna

A new study by online independent news source ProPublica may have you thinking twice before going under the knife. The report advises that while conventional wisdom may tell you simply ...


Where To Shop Right Now

Where to shop right now: Sexy workout wear, chic jewelry, custom-made shoes and more

By Marcy de Luna

From cool suits and fashionable kicks to edgy tees and customizable jewelry, we’ve got your guide to some stellar products and fashion finds. Here's where to shop right ...


Sizzling Summer Sales

Sizzling summer sales: Top Houston shops boast big discounts — just in time for the weekend

By Marcy de Luna

As summer nears its midpoint, some of Houston top shops are going deep into the world of discounts just in time for you to do some serious weekend shopping. Head ...


On The Brink Of Stardom

Murder trial-watching Houston native is on The Brink of stardom in new HBO series

By Marcy de Luna

You can take the boy out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of hometown actor Eric Ladin. The Houston native attended The Kinkaid School before heading west ...


KhloJam Rides High

Harden and Kardashian make it official: KhloJam rides high at spin studio in first Instagram photo together

By Marcy de Luna

Things appear to be heating up between Houston Rockets' All-Star James Harden and Khloe Kardashian, who we've dubbed KhloJam. The hot duo got sweaty together while doing some cardio ...


Chita's Engaged

Love is on the air: Surprise engagement has Houston TV star on cloud nine — even with no make-up

By Marcy de Luna

Love is on the air in Houston. The hearts of TV viewers all over town are breaking as KHOU ace meteorologist Chita Johnson has announced that she is officially off ...


Red Hot Romance

The Beard keeps up with Khloe Kardashian over holiday weekend and sparks fly — Could it be love?

By Marcy de Luna

What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas, especially when you’re Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden and reality TV star Khloe Kardashian. The 25-year-old guard, who has ...


Blue Dog Love

Why everyone loves the Blue Dog: Magical Louisiana spirit endures in charming exhibition of Rodrigue work

By Marcy de Luna

At Upper Kirby’s West Ave complex, the walls of the George Rodrigue temporary Houston gallery tell a story. Here, at Rodrigue: Houston, over 75 works of art, from archives ...


Fourth of July Dining

Red-hot dining specials: Where to eat and drink on the Fourth of July — brunch, burlesque, hot dog eating contest & more

By Marcy de Luna

Spectacular fireworks festivities will take center stage this weekend, so you’ll need sustenance to keep up with all the action. From expected hot dogs and burgers to knockwurst Benedict ...


Fourth of July Fun

More than fireworks: 5 fun things to do this Fourth of July — besides eating and drinking

By Marcy de Luna

There's plenty more fun to be had than just watching dazzling fireworks displays this Fourth of July. From a home tour to a pop-up shop, here are our best ...


Furniture Fete

It's a zoo in here! Mattress Mack's mega furniture store boasts monkeys, Star Wars action & $850 glass of wine

By Marcy de Luna

From a Star Wars-themed movie room with gyrating chairs that add motion to your movie-viewing experience to diaper-wearing monkeys, Jim McIngvale and his Gallery Furniture mini-chain know how to get ...


Party Watch

Animal house: Stags on parade at grand opening party for trendy men's boutique

By Marcy de Luna

What: Stag Provisions for Men Grand Opening Party. Where: Stag Houston. What: The trendy Austin-based men’s apparel and lifestyle shop has invaded the Houston market with a newly launched ...


Party Watch

Insiders get a sneak peek at plans for swanky new River Oaks high-rise

By Marcy de Luna

What: Preview Party for The River Oaks High-Rise. Where: The River Oaks Sales Center. The 411: New York developer Richard Leibovitch is breathing new life into the former River Oaks ...


Bowl for A Cause

Fans support Astros star's favorite cause at kick-off party while he is on the road

By Marcy de Luna

The party must go on. Even though outfielder George Springer is on the road with our first-place Houston Astros, that didn’t stop fans of the rising star baseball player ...


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