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Neil and Kris Thomas have called Houston home for a long time. Married in 1984 after meeting in law school (he is a partner practicing public law at Norton Rose Fulbright, she is a lawyer employed by the federal judiciary), their first home together was an apartment. Read the full story »

Because Art Matters Art Bench Project Because Art Matters Art Bench Project

Woodlands Arts Council Celebrates Second Installation Of Art Benches With Artists, Underwriters
Photography by Amanda White and Brenda Gottlieb
The Woodands Arts Council (TWAC), through its community outreach arm, Because Art Matters, celebrated the installation of six …

Dreaming Tree Wines Grew from an Artistic Connection Dreaming Tree Wines Grew from an Artistic Connection

The Dave Matthews Band’s 2016 Summer Tour has kicked off and will be at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion at The Woodlands on May 13. The multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning band will travel until the …

A Chat with Congressman Kevin Brady A Chat with Congressman Kevin Brady

Public Servant Works On Behalf Of His Community And All Americans
Text by Melanie Saxton  / Photos provided by Congressman Kevin Brady’s office
The name Kevin Brady resonates with families in The Woodlands for several reasons. First, you might …

Happenings in The Woodlands May 2016 Happenings in The Woodlands May 2016

CARLTON, HOFFERKAMP AND JENKS HOSTS MILITARY COLLEC­TION DRIVE, MAY 1-31
Carlton, Hofferkamp and Jenks (CHJ) Wealth Management is partnering with local nonprofit Operation Military Embrace (OME) to host a collection drive throughout the month of May, …

Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

An enchanted oasis minutes from Houston, but worlds apart
As temperatures begin to heat up in Texas, so does the fun at The Woodlands® Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston and set among …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Rachel & Roshan MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Rachel & Roshan

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Kelli Durham
Seven years after meeting in graduate school, Rachel Callahan and Roshan Gummattira finally began dating. Eventually their long-distance relationship led to two lovely wedding ceremonies, each with a …

Around Town May 2016 Around Town May 2016

MCYS ANNOUNCES BRIDGE BUILDER AWARDS
Montgomery County Youth Services (MCYS) recently honored community and MCYS leaders with the presentation of the 2015 Bridge Builder Awards at their annual meeting. MCYS executive director John Bracken named …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, May 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now,  May 2016

Dial Watches Paper-Cutting Art On Your Wrist

Launching its very first collection in conjunction with British paper artist Sarah Dennis, whose work combines traditional paper cutting with collage, Dial aims to transform the world of watches, making …

Interior Updates that Inspire Interior Updates that Inspire

Make a difference inside your home with fixes large or small
By Mara Soloway
Our innate sensibilities tell us when the visual beauty of our interior settings needs improvement. Look around at yours. Are they ready for …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Kid Collectors Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Kid Collectors

At my public antiques appraisal events held at venues nationwide, many of my audience members are kids. Some of these kids remind me of my childhood. I was a kid who spent many a weekend touring local flea markets and yard sales with my Dad.

Finding Passion Through Grief Finding Passion Through Grief

Amy Lecrone Fights For CPR And AED Education After The Death Of Her Husband From Cardiac Arrest
By Michelle Mason
Nearly two years have passed since Woodlands-area Orthodontist Dr. Vance LeCrone died from an unexpected cardiac …

Learning About Lupus Learning About Lupus

When the immune system goes wrong
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to …

Back When … The Downtown Conroe Fire of 1911 Back When … The Downtown Conroe Fire of 1911

Many of the buildings in downtown Conroe are just over 100 years old due to a devastating fire on Feb. 21, 1911 that destroyed most of the buildings downtown. They were comprised of wood, a …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students May 2016 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students May 2016

COOPER STUDENT HEADS TO CARNEGIE HALL AS NATIONAL FINALIST FOR SCULPTURE
Grace Reagan, a junior at The John Cooper School, has earned a national recognition in the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a Gold Medal …

Discoveries May 2016 Discoveries May 2016

 

JAY STRONGWATER PILLOW
Jay Strongwater’s love of the elegant but vividly bejeweled objet—whether it’s meant to rest on a tabletop or the graceful curve of a woman’s neck—has led him on a journey through the …

The Woodlands Business May 2016 The Woodlands Business May 2016

CARLTON, HOFFERKAMP AND JENKS PARTNERS WITH WOOD DUCK FARM TO AID FOOD PANTRY
Carlton, Hofferkamp and Jenks (CHJ) Wealth Management partners with local Wood Duck Farm during the Spring growing season to donate farm fresh vegetables …

All About Dahlias! All About Dahlias!

Follow This Plan And Prepare To Be Amazed
Dahlias provide some of the garden’s biggest and most spectacular blooms. The flowers come in a rainbow of colors and many different styles and sizes, and all are …

Getting More from the Outdoors Getting More from the Outdoors

Great options to update your backyard living space
By Merry Wise
Here comes the sun! And with the warm weather comes inspiration to create new spaces or improve on others for full enjoyment of your home. In …

Book Reviews May 2016 Book Reviews May 2016

LESSONS IN ARRANGING
Whether hosting a party, helping out with a friend’s wedding or wishing to incorporate the beauty of flowers into everyday life, The Flower Workshop allows you to create dazzling arrangements that go beyond …

Wines to Enjoy Now Wines to Enjoy Now

By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile
Reds and whites to please the palate, and restaurant recommendations
WHITE WINES
Cupcake Chardonnay Monterey County 2014 — Winemaker Jessica Tomei knocked it out of the park with this best buy. …

Jaguar XF & Cadillac CTS Jaguar XF & Cadillac CTS

By Kelly Foss  mycardata.com

Jaguar XF | STARTING PRICE: $52,000
When Jaguar’s XF first made its debut in 2007, it ushered in a dramatically new design aesthetic for the British car maker. Everything about the XF was …