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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 …

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 …

AHA’s Montgomery County Go Red For Women Luncheon AHA’s Montgomery County Go Red For Women  Luncheon

Group Joins Forces With Keller Williams’ Diane Kink And Joanne Johnson To Fight Heart Disease On May 13
In an effort to continue to bring prevention, education and heart health awareness to the masses, the American …

Festival Arts for All at The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Arts for All at The Woodlands Waterway Arts

Experience The Visual, Performing And Culinary Arts At A Festival Like No Other
By Melanie Saxton
It’s finally April, a month that fans of The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival have anticipated all year long! On April 8, …

Springtime Kicks off Hibiscus Show Season Springtime Kicks off Hibiscus Show Season

Dramatic Tropical Flower Will Be Featured At Local Events
By Judy Latta Photos by Pat Merritt and Linda Anderson
Spring is upon us, and as warm weather blossoms begin to burst, few are as stunning and impressive …

The 2016 Angel Run Half Marathon The 2016 Angel Run Half Marathon

Where Angels Are Remembered And Runners Gain Wings
By Cheryl Alexander
Sometimes angels fly, sometimes they sing, and believe it or not… sometimes they run. Kelsey Knepprath is one of those angels. According to those who knew …

The Tooth Collector Fairies, Batina’s Best First Day The Tooth Collector Fairies, Batina’s Best First Day

Woodforest Author Explores The World Of Tooth Fairies In New Book
Denise Ditto Satterfield is not your typical grandmother. She rides motorcycles. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston-Downtown, at age 54, with …

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Brings Horses and Riders Together with Their Fans Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Brings Horses  and Riders Together with Their Fans

Horse Show And Charitable Event Also Gives Lifelong Meaning To Its Participants
By Mara Soloway
More than 1,000 horses – Andalusians, Lusitanos and American Saddlebreds, as well as hunters and jumpers – are set to compete in …

Time for the Spring Home & Garden Show! Time for the Spring Home & Garden Show!

Experts Will Provide Plenty Of Indoor And Outdoor Inspiration For Homeowners, March 12-13 In The Woodlands
The 14th Annual Spring Home & Garden Show The Woodlands will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13 …

The First Tee of Greater Houston Expands To Serve Thousands Of New Students, More Schools The First Tee of Greater Houston Expands To Serve Thousands Of New Students, More Schools

Proceeds From The Shell Houston Open, Houston Golf Association Fuel Program’s Growth And Impact On Children
The First Tee of Greater Houston is expanding its program to better serve the Houston community. The nonprofit, whose mission …

Fighting Obesity in Montgomery County Fighting Obesity in Montgomery County

United Way’s Healthy Living Alliance Program Seeing Results
The United States is facing an obesity epidemic that is disrupting lives at an alarming rate, and Montgomery County is not immune to its effects. More than …

Beekeeping in Suburbia Beekeeping in Suburbia

Caring For Bees In Your Backyard Is Easier Than You Think
By Melanie Saxton
If you’ve ever thought about beekeeping as a hobby, you’re not alone. Our first and third presidents, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, kept …

2015 AIA Houston Home Tour 2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

Highlighting excellence, quality craftsmanship, innovation and sustainability
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the finest in new residential architecture as selected by a …

Interfaith Holiday Giving Helps 6,000 Interfaith Holiday Giving Helps 6,000

Outreach Programs In The Woodlands Include Gifts For Seniors, Adopt-A-Family And Holiday Toy Drive
The holiday season was a very busy time at Interfaith of The Woodlands with staff and volunteers spreading holiday goodness and …

Cupid Keeps Love Alive Cupid Keeps Love Alive

Romance is in the air! Local sweethearts share inspiring stories… and tips on keeping true love alive! As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, “I love you not only for what you are, but for …

Naomi Judd Headlines “Tea on the Lawn” Naomi Judd Headlines “Tea on the Lawn”

Eighth Annual Benefit For New Danville Set For April 22
Six-time Grammy Award winner, celebrated songwriter, bestselling author, actress and passionate health advocate Naomi Judd has been confirmed as the guest speaker for the eighth annual …

Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead

Twelve-year-old Houstonian is an actor on the rise
By Judy Latta
Major Dodson is living a young performer’s dream, following in a long line of gifted child actors from Texas who hit it big in Hollywood. At …

Palettes & Paintings Fundraiser, Feb. 5 Palettes & Paintings Fundraiser,  Feb. 5

Sixth Annual Event Features 100 Original Wooden Works Of Art By TWHS Students, Alumni, Teachers And Area Artists
On Friday, Feb. 5, the sixth annual Palettes & Paintings unveiling and fundraiser will be held at …

KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA GIVES A Gift to Houston KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA GIVES A Gift to Houston

The 2014 Kappa Kappa Gamma Holiday Pilgrimage, a gift to Houston that is held every other year since 1941, gives us a much-anticipated glimpse into the gracious homes and fabulous Christmas decorations of some …

2016 Woodlands Waterway Art Festival Preview Party 2016 Woodlands Waterway Art Festival Preview Party

Featured Artist, Poster Unveiling, Art Show And Performances At Mercedes-Benz Showroom
Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands partnered with The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council (WWAC) on Oct. 27 to host a “First Look” evening reception in their …

Giving Back Takes Heart Giving Back Takes Heart

County United Way Days Of Caring Campaign Gets Boost From Chevron Phillips Chemical Volunteers
It all started with a boy, a horse and a desire to change the world. When Chanda DeBoyes, an employee of …