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Changing Houston
About 30,000 square feet in new commercial space is in the works for the George R. Brown Convention Center to help attract as many as seven new retail, restaurant ...
Making A Difference
We know that over their lifetimes, high school graduates earn 74 percent more than those who drop out. And, when a student graduates from college, that number goes up to ...
Needless Tragic Death
Emily Gabrielle Javadi, a vibrant 34-year-old entrepreneur who'd started her own cake-pop business, was struck by a speeding car and killed this week in Uptown Dallas. According to police ...
Greatest Hits
Houston is part of an experimental film tour by comedian David Cross, whose first feature, Hits, will screen at the Sundance Cinemas. The unusual part is the payment structure: You ...
Milky Alternatives
After being deluged with requests, Starbucks is introducing a new nondairy option to its drink lineup: coconut milk. It will be available in all stores beginning February 17. According to ...
Digital Kingpin
Austin native Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online narcotics empire Silk Road and a University of Texas at Dallas alum, was found guilty on seven charges, including drug and money-laundering ...
Hands-free Hosting
Forget takeout or slaving away in the kitchen for your next dinner party: A new app offers on-demand, chef-prepared, three-course meals in your home with just a few clicks. Lekker ...
School's In Session
Fusion Academy is introducing a revolutionary approach to education in Houston. The SACS accredited, non-traditional, private school for children in sixth-to-12th grade focuses on the whole student in a customized ...
Here Everything's Bigger
Although H-E-B usually embodies the mantra of "bigger is better," the Texas grocery chain is making a surprisingly small move in its hometown. The San Antonio Business Journal reports that ...
App Delivers Almost Everything
Hey Houston, your life is about to get easier with a new service that will bring you just anything you want, because now, there’s an app for that.     The ...
Houston's New Fitness Craze
RIDE Indoor Cycling, the Austin-based fitness boutique that's started a cycling craze in the state capital and counts celebrities like Zooey Deschanel and Brooklyn Decker amongst its fans, has ...
Join The Club
Whether it is for barbecue or tacos, people have long looked to Texas Monthly as an arbiter of iconic Texas flavors. Now the publication is putting its stamp of approval ...
Hello Sunshine
Texas twins Amanda and Laura Ernst are on a mission to spread the good vibes associated with vacation through new lifestyle e-store Sunshine Tienda. “The peace you feel when traveling ...
KHOU & CultureMap
If you're looking for some hands-on family fun, head on over to the Health Museum to check out its newest exhibit, "Beyond the X-Ray." This week's KHOU CultureMap ...
Hot New Hotel Perk
Umbrellas are so 20th century. Now the concierge at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston is offering guests the use of a Selfie Stick so they can capture special ...
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