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Abbey & Corwin
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Abbey & Corwin

photography by Chris Bailey
Sweethearts Abbey Matteson and Corwin Ames met through mutual friends. Their budding romance was complicated by long distance, but they navigated college and careers… and celebrated with the wedding of their dreams!
FIRST …

Living the Elusive Dream Living the Elusive Dream

Pro golfer Bobby Gates and his wife Lauren are appreciating the journey 
By Mike Mead
The game of golf has provided The Woodlands residents Lauren and Bobby Gates with experiences that usually take a lifetime’s journey. As …

Life is Heating Up for Connie Reeves Cooke Life is Heating Up for Connie Reeves Cooke

By Melanie Saxton
The Houston author gets a TV series based on her mystery thriller, Cayman Heat 
Houston native Connie Reeves Cooke graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and later attended Dallas Fashion Merchandising College. Little …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars

The history of cookie jars is as diverse and extensive as cookies themselves. Just like nilla wafers, fig newtons, and oreos, cookie jars come in a wide array of shapes, colors, and sizes.

The Woodlands Mall Hosts Holiday Events The Woodlands Mall Hosts Holiday Events

Entertainment for everyone in the family begins Nov. 2
The Woodlands Mall celebrates the holidays with visits from Santa, pajama parties and more merriment for the season:
• On Saturday, Nov. 2, Radio Disney kicks off the …

For the Shoe Lover on Your Gift List For the Shoe Lover on Your Gift List

Art & Sole celebrates spectacular fantasy shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection
Jane Gershon Weitzman’s book, Art & Sole, features shoes made from highly unique materials — feathers, paper, ceramic, metal, resin, playing cards, corrugated cardboard, …

2013 Hometown Heroes Selected 2013 Hometown Heroes Selected

Celebration of  Excellence Gala set for Oct 5
Four individuals and one business have been selected as the 2013 Hometown Heroes. Keith Brumfield, Shelli Moran, Gil Staley, Susan Vreeland-Wendt and CB&I are the honorees who will …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Lighting Your Antiques Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Lighting Your Antiques

Sometimes you can teach an old dog a new trick. In this instance, I am the old dog. After years of working in museums and trying to light a fine work of art or an antique in the most flattering and least damaging way,

The Woodlands: A Case Study of Synergy The Woodlands: A Case Study of Synergy

There Is No Doubt That Golf Course Development Was A Huge Factor In The Master Plan
By Mike Mead
The Woodlands as a master-planned community has been recognized widely for any number of reasons: environmental beauty, recreational …

19th Annual Gebert Charity Fundraiser Golf Tournament Set for Oct. 10 19th Annual Gebert Charity Fundraiser Golf Tournament Set for Oct. 10

Event Will Provide Support For The Montgomery County Women’s Center
The arrival of autumn means it’s time to put the 19th Annual Gebert Charity Fundraiser Golf Tournament on the calendar. The Oct. 10 event at Canongate …

Chip Winkel Rock Doc Chip Winkel Rock Doc

By Tish Williams
To the Rock Doc, celebrities such as Kid Rock and Steven Tyler are just regular, laid-back guys with a little fatigue.
Woodlands resident Chip Winkel has seen musicians of all stripes as the on-call …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Leslie & Collin
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Leslie & Collin

Color photography by Arthur Garcia of Select Studio
What better time to feature a magical vaudeville masquerade-themed wedding than in our October issue? Two creative soulmates, fashion stylist Leslie Rivas and fashion photographer Collin Kelly, tied …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: How to Tell Crystal from Glass Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: How to Tell Crystal from Glass

Crystal dish by the French collectibles firm, Lalique.

When it comes to glassware, most people think that the best way to spot quality is to “ting” a glass and listen. If you educate your eyes to spot a high quality piece of crystal,

Remembering George P. Mitchell Remembering George P. Mitchell

In The Woodlands, as in his own life, George P. Mitchell took the American Dream to a new level. A true visionary who made The Woodlands what it is today.

Tom “Doc” Blair: “Physician, Heal My Swing” Tom “Doc” Blair: “Physician, Heal My Swing”

A retired doctor teaches the golf game “from the inside out”
By Mike Mead
To see a 70-year-old bearded fella wearing a jacket, tennis shoes, and casually strolling along the practice range with
his persimmon 3-wood at The …

Google Glass: On the Threshold of a Technological Revolution Google Glass: On the Threshold of a Technological Revolution

Montgomery County resident Paul Louden becomes beta tester for new program
A Montgomery County man is in a special position to help test and evaluate an exciting new technology that will likely blur the great divide …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jennifer & Kyle
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Jennifer & Kyle

Photography by Ileana Ravasio of Brilliant Photography
Jennifer May met Kyle Guidry by chance at an island-inspired apparel store in The Woodlands. Precisely four years later, the  couple married on Grace Bay Beach at the Gansevoort …

Fashion to the Rescue Fashion to the Rescue

By Tyler Elizabeth Howdeshell
Photography by Dream Orchid
A s an avid dog lover and owner of four adopted dogs — two pugs and two bulldogs — Katy resident Faith McGary-Sepcic felt called to do something to …

Growing Up Alongside The Woodlands Growing Up Alongside The Woodlands

DONNIE MASSENGALE RETURNED TO A COMMUNITY BEYOND HIS CHILDHOOD IMAGINATION
By Mike Mead
In the 1970s, “alongside The Woodlands” might indicate Spring or Conroe or Mag­nolia or other such “rural” destinations. You know, way out there! Well, …

Danielle Bradbery is The Voice Danielle Bradbery is The Voice

16-YEAR-OLD SWEETHEART FROM NORTH HOUSTON AREA WINS A RECORDING CONTRACT, A CAR AND $100,000
Melanie Saxton
She’s now known throughout the nation as the youngest winner of NBC’s The Voice. As a member of Team Blake, young …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Tales from America’s Appraiser Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Tales from America’s Appraiser

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Danielle • Jesse
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Danielle • Jesse

photos by Christine Meeker www.christinemeeker.com
Some things are just meant to go together, like salt and pepper and Danielle and Jesse,” announced officiant Jason Nelson, pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Sugar Land. As far …

Impact a Hero Weekend Sets New Record Impact a Hero Weekend Sets New Record

Delighted with his lovely daughters, Doug Brocail knows a thing — or five — about fatherhood

Andy Davidson and the “Real” Caddyshack! Andy Davidson and the “Real” Caddyshack!

A PGA TOUR CADDY WHO KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT THE GAME
By Mike Mead
Say the word “caddy,” and an image of Bill Murray in the 1980 movie Caddyshack may appear in the back of …