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Vibrancy in Art and Words Vibrancy in Art and Words

Houston Artist And Poet Carolyn Dahl Fills Her Life With Inspired Accomplishments
Interview by Mara Soloway
It’s rare that Carolyn Dahl creates artworks with muted colors. The vibrant hues she uses for her artistry are inspired by …

Mainstreet America Gala Hits Milestone Mainstreet America Gala Hits Milestone

Raises $1 Million To Support Breakthrough Research For Rare Pediatric Neurological Diseases
MainStreet America rolled out the red-carpet Saturday, March 25 for its fifth annual Black Tie Gala benefiting the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological …

AHA’s Montgomery County Go Red For Women is Country’s No. 5 Luncheon AHA’s Montgomery County Go Red For Women is Country’s No. 5 Luncheon

Annual Event To Be Chaired By Debbie Sukin And Ralph Alexander On May 19
 
The American Heart Association’s (AHA) Montgomery County Go Red for Women Luncheon continues to prove itself as one of the top Go …

Mother’s Day Flowers Mother’s Day Flowers

Flower Expert J Schwanke Provides Tips And Tricks To Make The Most Of Mother’s Day Arrangements
If April showers truly do bring May flowers, gardeners in Southeast Texas can expect a bumper crop if the month’s …

30 Years and Counting 30 Years and Counting

Johnny Carrabba Shares His Family’s Success Story
The abundance of great food is Houston is widely known, and foodies can find trendy, beautiful, satisfying restaurants on almost every city block both inside and outside the loop. …

Rising Stars & Legends of Texas, April 21-22 Rising Stars & Legends of Texas, April 21-22

Conroe Arts Alliance To Host Celebration Of Art And Culture
Art and culture are everywhere in the booming community of Con­roe, overflowing with fresh, new art and artists, theater companies, galleries, poets, playwrights, and filmmakers. The …

Fun For All At The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Fun For All At The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

Get Ready For Culinary Treats, Musical Performances And World Class Art, April 7-9
By Melanie Saxton
The Woodlands Arts Council is once again transforming the Waterway into a wonderland of artwork, music and cuisine. Visitors are invited …

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

National Wildlife Federation Releases Butterfly Research Findings National Wildlife Federation Releases Butterfly Research Findings

Monarch Populations Are Decreasing
The annual population status report for the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) shows a 27 percent decrease from last year’s population.
Populations of this iconic black and orange butterfly have plummeted by approximately 90 …

The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2 The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2

The Event Ensures A Memorable, Affordable Equestrian Experience For Spectators Of All Ages
By Mary Jones and Laura Pennino
Are you ready for an experience close to home that is extremely affordable and memorable? Then make …

Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981
By Mara Soloway
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – …

The Woodlands Township Offers a Variety of Recreational Events for Spring The Woodlands Township Offers a Variety of Recreational Events for Spring

Fun, Family- Friendly Programs And Concerts Available
The Woodlands is the place for fun, family- friendly programs, events and experiences throughout spring, with a full lineup of free concerts and the annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash, …

Folksy, Funky and Fun Folksy, Funky and Fun

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention
By Cheryl Alexander
Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs …

Texas High-Speed Train Adds to Leadership Group Texas High-Speed Train Adds to Leadership Group

Drayton Mclane Jr. Named To Texas Central’s Board Of Directors
Texas Central, developer of the state’s high-speed train, has announced that business leader, entrepreneur and former Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane Jr. has joined the company’s …

Carlton, Hofferkamp and Jenks Cares Program Supports New Danville Carlton, Hofferkamp and Jenks Cares Program  Supports New Danville

Promotion Raised More Than $11,000 For New Danville Store At Market Street
The Carlton, Hofferkamp and Jenks Cares Program partnered with the New Danville community during the holiday season to help bring awareness and support to …

A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best
By Mara Soloway
Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the …

Montgomery County Heart Ball to Welcome 800 Guests, Feb. 18 Montgomery County Heart Ball to Welcome 800 Guests, Feb. 18

Annual black-tie event for American Heart Association hopes to raise $1.2 million to save lives
Daniel W. Schroder, former Chair­man of the Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, and his wife, Tammy, have accepted the role as …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …

Joel Osteen Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive
By Judy Latta / Photography courtesy of Lakewood Church
How you think is how you live.” That is the practical advice …

Liv & B Brings
Meaning to Jewelry
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Angela Martin’s Designs Reflect Her Focus on the Mind-Body Connection
By Mara Soloway
Angela Martin’s energetic and upbeat character had almost met its match in the long, dark hours of Alaskan winters. It was there she and her …

Zooming in on Nature Zooming in on Nature

Woodlands Area Artist Julie Caprette Refines Her Focus
When Julie Caprette was nine years old, her parents planned a cross country trip from her native Ohio to Los Angeles to visit relatives. Some very astute and …

Local Racer Delivers with National Championship Local Racer  Delivers with National Championship

Clark Toppe Wins Mazda Prototype Lites Presented By Cooper Tires Lites 1 By One Point
By Paul Kelly
When Clark Toppe crossed the finish line bathed in sunshine on the morning of Sept. 30 at Road Atlanta, …