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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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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
Liv & B Brings </br>Meaning to Jewelry

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, …

PuppyUp Foundation Comes to Houston PuppyUp Foundation Comes to Houston

Its First Annual Walk To Raise Awareness And Funds
For Cancer In Animals And Humans Is Feb. 18
After losing his Great Pyrenees, Malcolm, to bone cancer in 2004, Luke Robinson became grief stricken and extremely …

Luthier Jim Hewett Crafts Wood into Music Luthier Jim Hewett Crafts Wood into Music

Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photos by Argenio Garza Jr.
When Art, Science and Spirit Become Music
Rosewood, ebony, walnut, mahogany and maple. Mother-of-pearl, ivory, abalone and laquer. Bookmatching, strutting, necks, fingerboards, bridges and saddles.
Such is the …

Connoisseurs for Charity Event Raises $500,000 for Children’s Safe Harbor Connoisseurs for Charity Event Raises $500,000 for Children’s Safe Harbor

Celebrity chefs partnered with Woodforest Charitable Foundation to present culinary extravaganza that also benefited 11 charities
Photography by Ted Washington
It was an evening of epicurean delights as five celebrity chefs partnered with Woodforest Charitable Foundation to …

Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role
By Mara Soloway
Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good …

Local Artist Gary Hernandez is Inspired by Light and Shadow Local Artist Gary Hernandez is Inspired by Light and Shadow

Gary J. Hernandez Finds Personal And Artistic Success Creating Wonders Of Contemporary Realism
By Melanie Saxton Photography by Gary J. Hernandez
The Woodlands area artist, Gary Her­nandez, has found international recognition for his paintings that are done …

Meet the 2016 Hometown Heroes Meet the 2016 Hometown Heroes

Honorees To Be Feted At The Woodlands Celebration Of Excellence Gala Oct. 1
Four individuals and one business have been selected as the 2016 Hometown Heroes. Bruce Cunningham, Robert L. Hibbetts, Kelly Hull, Dr. Debra Sukin …

Hope Under the Stars Gala a Great Success Hope Under the Stars Gala a Great Success

Texas Children’s Hospital Donated $25,000 To Gala Benefitting The Will Herndon Research Fund
The Eighth Annual HOPE Under the Stars Gala was a great success, thanks to its 2016 Presenting Sponsor, Texas Children’s Hospital. With a …