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Touring Napa and Sonoma

| July 1, 2016
Touring Napa and Sonoma

By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile A great visit highlighting great vintages Visiting a winery in northern Cali­fornia used to consist of standing in a line at a tasting room, and being served, sometimes complimentary, by a middle-aged or older person who was doing it as a part-time hobby or for supplemental retirement income. […]

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Alfa Romeo 4C Spider & Chevrolet Tahoe

| July 1, 2016
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider & Chevrolet Tahoe

As far as cars go, if you’re looking for a collector’s item of sorts, the Scion iA might be just the thing you’re looking for.

The Hyundai Tucson remains in the top tier of the competition by offering an array of stand-out features

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Nestled in the Woods

| June 1, 2016
Nestled in the Woods

Beautiful home was worth the wait As the saying goes, “The longer it takes, the longer it lasts.” And if that is the case, then the Williams’ home will be around for quite a while. Married since 1996, Dena and Jay Williams moved to their current community in 2001 with their two daughters, Alex and […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Happenings in CY-FAIR June 2016

THE HOBBY CENTER PRESENTS BEAUTIFUL– THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Through JUNE 5 Broadway at the Hobby Center, 800 Bagby Street, presents Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. The musical, which will run May 31-June5, tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband […]

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Texas Children’s Hospital Hosts Family Fun Day at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

| June 1, 2016
Texas Children’s Hospital Hosts Family Fun Day at the Houston Arboretum &  Nature Center

Ambassadors Enjoy “Under-The-Sea” Family Bash Photography by Chinh Phan and Jenny Antill Family Fun Day was a splashing success! Texas Children’s Hospital hosted an under-the-sea-themed bash May 1 at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center for families that are members of Ambassadors for Texas Children’s, a philanthropic support group for the hospital. More than 900 […]

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CFISD Community Supports Flood Victims After High-Water Devastation

| June 1, 2016
CFISD Community Supports Flood Victims After High-Water Devastation

District Efforts Along With Community Partners Pave Path To Recovery When floodwater ravaged homes throughout Cypress-Fairbanks in April, a swift response from the community helped put thousands of residents on the path to recovery. After intense storms dumped record amounts of rain in northwest Harris County, local nonprofit Cy-Hope mobilized a communitywide effort to collect […]

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Northwest Harris County Go Red For Women Luncheon

| June 1, 2016
Northwest Harris County Go Red  For Women Luncheon

      Beth Eaton, event honoree.     More Than 350 People Help American Heart Association Raise $192,000 Not a single sound could be heard as Kelly Fucheck shared her survivor story at the American Heart Association’s Northwest Harris County Go Red for Women Luncheon on Friday, April 1 at Norris Conference Centers Red […]

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Introducing VieVage Los Cabos

| June 1, 2016
Introducing VieVage Los Cabos

Resort’s Model Residence Now Open In This Vibrant Baja Setting By Noel Valentine An intimate new beachfront resort has announced that its model residence – the first of its collection of unique, beachfront villas – is now open on a treasured stretch of sand on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. SV Capital, a […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Haley & Taylor

| June 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Haley & Taylor

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Jackie Ray Photography High school sweethearts Haley Houston and Taylor Odlozil knew that one day they’d be married. They couldn’t have realized it then, but their journey would include a medical diagnosis that would forever change their lives, but not their love. The couple tied the knot on February […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, June 2016

OSCAR DE LA RENTA– Seafoam Carnation Detailed Lola Pumps deliver a splash of unexpected color. oscardelarenta.com

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Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

| June 1, 2016
Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

More Ideas To Bring Beauty And  New Life Into Your Home By Mara Soloway Like designer Nate Berkus believes, your home should tell your story, not that of your decorator, trendsetters, friends or family. Our May issue featured several ways to get your home ready for all that spring and summer bring, which includes longer […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Vintage Wedding Trends

| June 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Vintage Wedding Trends

SAVE THE DATE TO SEE DR. LORI!
Dr. Lori will be a speaker at the Fall Home & Garden Show to be held Aug. 13-14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

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Before You Buy Stone Flooring

| June 1, 2016
Before You Buy Stone Flooring

What To Know To Avoid Surprises With The Project You’ve done your home work on stone work. You understand the basic categories. You can imagine the feel of cool brushed sandstone under your feet as you walk through the breakfast room to the flamed granite in the kitchen. Stone flooring is perfect for the way […]

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the Editor’s Picks … June 2016

| June 1, 2016
the Editor’s Picks … June 2016

-Dog Drives Little Boy
-Summer Vegetable Tian
-Succulent Projects

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Heavy Floods are Historic and Demonstrate the Value of Prairies

| June 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Heavy Floods are Historic and Demonstrate the Value of Prairies

Historic floods have dramatically altered Texas, including the Houston and Cypress areas. This past April’s rain broke all previous April records for Houston. But was it the wettest April ever? April 1836 would have been one for the record books as well, but there were no official stations to record the event. It was wet […]

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Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

| June 1, 2016
Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMA Summer is almost here and that means it’s time for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Alamo Kids Camp series! The titles offered this summer range from classics like THE NEVERENDING STORY to modern hits like THE IRON GIANT. Every screening is all ages and we have a “choose‐your‐own‐ticket price” model ranging from $1 […]

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Around Cy-Fair, June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  June 2016

BF ADAM GOLF CLASSIC EXPECTED TO RAISE $145,000 FOR CFEF The CFISD community raised approximately $145,000 for student scholarships through the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) 28th annual BF Adam Golf Classic, held May 12 at BlackHorse Golf Club. The annual event, named after longtime CFISD school board member and elementary school namesake Bernard Fred (BF) […]

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The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

| June 1, 2016
The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures  The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, which explores the top trends in facial plastic surgery over the past year and predictions for where the field is […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2016

SPILLANE STUDENTS BRING HOME STATE MATH, SCIENCE AWARDS Spillane Middle School’s math and science teams gave an outstanding performance at the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) State Championship, held April 16 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Competing in the largest and toughest 6A division with hundreds of students from more […]

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Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors

| June 1, 2016
Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors

About 1 Man In 7 Will Get The Diagnosis In His Lifetime Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. More than 2 million men in the U.S. count themselves as prostate cancer survivors. Researchers […]

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District Athletes sign Letter of Intent

| June 1, 2016
District Athletes sign Letter of Intent

  More than 40 CFISD student athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the April regular signing period. The following athletes signed to play for their respective colleges or universities: Cypress Creek High School Brayden Bahnsen, baseball – Alvin College; Jeremy Rodriguez, baseball – Angelina College; Michael Villalon, baseball – Alvin College; Katie Lee, women’s […]

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Discoveries June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Discoveries June 2016

TULIP TEA CADDY LAMP This Tulip Tea Caddy Lamp adds a worldy touch to a space and is chock full of historical relevance. The base is inspired by an English tea caddy, originally used for importing tea from the Orient during colonial times. It’s handcrafted from sheets of iron, with a hand-painted tulip design that […]

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Cy-Fair Business June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business June 2016

MEMORIAL HERMANN CYPRESS APPOINTS CHIEF NURSING OFFICER Jessica Rivas, MSN, RN, CENP, NEA-BC has been named vice president and chief nursing officer (CNO) at Memorial Hermann Cypress. As CNO, Rivas is working alongside Kyle Stanzel, Memorial Hermann Cypress vice president of operations, to manage daily operations and financial performance. She also has executive oversight of […]

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Book Reviews June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Book Reviews June 2016

New releases with something for everyone

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