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With a whack of a champagne bottle that burst into a billow of confetti, Mayor Annise Parker christened a large float-cum-art sculpture by Sharon Engelstein as a gesture that launched ...
Party Watch
What: The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Emmisary Awards reception and Partnership Walk kick-off. Where: Asia Society Texas Center. The 411: Eight individuals were named as emissaries for the Nov. 15 ...
Break On Through
Divorce statistics in the U.S. are staggering: 876,000 occur each year — one every 36 seconds. While going through a divorce can be gut-wrenching, the process doesn't have ...
KHOU & CultureMap
The Orange Show — Houston's folk art mecca located in the ever-changing Third Ward — is developing a new, sustainable green space called Smither Park, located right next to the existing ...
Mack Brown's Loss
Labor Day weekend should have been a new beginning for former University of Texas head football coach Mack Brown who started a gig as college football analyst for ABC and ...
Let's play doctor
How do you spell stethoscope? That could conceivably be a criteria used by the production company that is currently casting in Houston for a promising reality TV series. Yes, really ...
Fall Fashion Preview
A prime candidate for this season's "it" bag is the new Fiamma, from Salvatore Ferragamo designer Massimiliano Giornetti. Named after Ferragamo’s late daughter and inspired by the different ...
Cellphone Scandal
A Sunday night dinner took a bizarre turn at popular restaurant Mockingbird Bistro when a patron made an unexpected discovery.  According to a report on ABC13, a patron at Mockingbird ...
Astros Firing Shame
Bo Porter was fond of hokey cliches, and as the walls of organizational discord continued to crumble down upon him last Friday, it seemed inevitable that Porter would utter one ...
J.J. Watt Gets $100 Million
The worry and the wait's over. J.J. Watt's landed the new mega contract that will keep him in a Houston Texans uniform for a long time. Watt ...
Time Is Money
Perhaps most recently known for its FIFA World Cup partnership, Hublot also has linked up with such U.S. sports teams as the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. But ...
Keenum Finds New Team
That didn't take long. One day after getting released by the Houston Texans in favor of Bill Belichick reject Ryan Mallett, Case Keenum's found a new NFL team ...
Healthy Vacationing
After a summer of indulgence, we could all stand to get back on track with our healthy habits. But one Texas resort hopes to take it one step further, offering ...
To the Exomoon and Back
Although the concept of colonizing the Earth's moon has fallen out of fashion, the search for life beyond our planet is still very much in vogue. Scientists with the ...
Fashion Trendsetters
What: Dinner party and preview of pre-fall collection. Where: Saint Cloud. The 411: Cecelia Marquez and Jessica Rodriguez, owners of the hip Rice Village lifestyle boutique, introduce their pre-fall collection ...
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