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Stay cool in Houston heat with healthy mom-approved recipes from foodie CEO that taste good, too!

By Joel Luks - July 19th, 2014

While on a quest to feed her children healthy eats, Lisa Pounds took an extra step: She founded Green Plate Foods as a company that exemplified that nutritious and delicious aren't mutually exclusive. Today, this energetic CEO's creations can be ...

Houston Shakespeare Festival 2014 Henry IV David Rainey

Houston's own Shakespeare in the park centers around a likeable coward

By Joel Luks - August 2nd, 2014

It may be that Sir John Falstaff is better known in the music world courtesy of Verdi's namesake opera than in the works of the character's creator. Shakespeare, who wrote the portly comedic knight into three plays but never as ...