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Making Book
By Steve Jansen | February 5, 2015

Painter Justin Garcia isn’t afraid to admit he still has much to learn about life. But he feels that he has taken a huge step forward with the forthcoming release of his debut book. In working on OneTonGoldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream...

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Oh, Olivia
By Elina Fuhrman | January 30, 2015

“I’m an over-orderer,” Olivia Munn confides as we settle in at a cozy Thai restaurant in Burbank. “I usually get a wonton soup, the red curry with chicken, a pad thai, and egg rolls; and I also like pineapple fried rice and also barbecue...

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The Hit List: Game On!
By Robin Barr Sussman | January 23, 2015

1. Bernie’s Burger Bus (5407 Bellaire Blvd., 713.349.9400), which now has a brick-and-mortar outpost in Bellaire, has a special Super Bowl to-go menu of...

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Nation Building
John DeMers | Photography by Shannon O’Hara & Debora Smail | January 22, 2015

It’s just another crazy-busy night at Pax Americana in Montrose, its tables full, its bar crammed up to the half-wall that separates it from the tables, and even its sidewalk outside dotted with...

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Sunnyside Up
By Jacqueline Z. Grossnickle | January 22, 2015

Gone are the days when handbags came in only three colors: black, navy and practical beige. Today, women can carry their essentials in pretty purses that come in every color of the rainbow. Fashion-forward Céline delights us with...

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By Ray Dennison | January 22, 2015


Discovery Green

As dusk falls over the Downtown skyline, local dance company Suchu celebrates the opening of Bruce Munro’s art installation, “Field of Light,”...

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Rarefied Racer
By Nate Chapnick | January 21, 2015

There’s nothing more opulent or authentically luxurious than Bentley’s flagship sedan, the Mulsanne. This storied automobile set the world standard by which all other luxury vehicles are judged when its most modern iteration debuted back in...

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The Hit List: Oh, Man!
Evan Wetmore | January 16, 2015

1. With both funky-casual and formal looks by designers such as Zachary Prell and Jack Spade, 2-year-old Dryden Kreps (in CityCentre, 713.984.9884) can outfit...

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The Best of the City
By The Editors, with reporting by Holly Crawford & Robin Barr Sussman | January 15, 2015


Home on the (Wide) Range
Since assuming his position as curator of collections for the ...

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Party Boy
By Ray Dennison | January 13, 2015

“Lumberton is a small town with two spotlights,” laughs former country boy Taylor DeMartino of his East Texas upbringing, “and hanging out at Sonic is the coolest thing to do on Friday.” Perhaps it’s not the background you’d...

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Natural Wonders
Rima Suqi | January 12, 2015

Have you ever seen a frigate bird flirt? The male frigate has a red pouch he inflates to comically large proportions, hoping to catch the eye of nearby females. Once successful, it depresses back to its usual, goiter-like state. The parallels to human...

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The Hit List: Soup’s On!
Robin Barr Sussman | January 9, 2015

1. Cordua restaurant locations including Americas and Churrascos...

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