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Modern Marvel

| July 1, 2017
Modern Marvel

A Sleek Eye For Design Serves Up Perfection Text by Cathy Gordon Photography by  / Connie Anderson  / Designer: Jorge Cantu, Oz Interiors  / Architect: Todd Rice  / Builder: Post Custom Homes Andria Cain is a visionary. “I can go into a ballroom and make it into Never-Never Land,” says the former international event planner. So it logically […]

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Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

| July 1, 2017
Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

Krissy Venosdale Of The Kinkaid School Is One Of 52 Educators Across The U.S. Recognized As Classroom Changemaker Houston Public Media has an­nounced that Krissy Venosdale, a Fort Bend County resident and the innovation coordinator from The Kinkaid School, is one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital […]

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The Evolving Work of Katy Artist
Mike Peyton:

| July 1, 2017
The Evolving Work of Katy Artist </br>Mike Peyton:

Philosopher, Re-Inventor, Destroyer Of Sharpies Interview by Mara Soloway Mike Peyton’s drive to create has been getting more and more intense of late, like a disturbance in his force moving him forward. Known since 2005 for his decorated snake gourd sculptures and wooden creations, for the last few years Peyton, 53, has also been in […]

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CyCreek HS Inducts Six to
Wall of Honor

| July 1, 2017
CyCreek HS Inducts Six to </br>Wall of Honor

Former Students Recognized For Outstanding Lifetime Achievements And Contributions Six alumni were inducted into the Cypress Creek High School Wall of Honor during a recognition ceremony at the school on May 16. The Wall of Honor recognizes outstanding lifetime achievements and significant contributions made by former students dating back to the opening of Cypress Creek […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Happenings in CY-FAIR July 2017

STAGEWORKS THEATRE PRESENTS THE ELEPHANT MAN, THROUGH JULY 2 Stageworks Theatre presents The Elephant Man, by Bernard Pomerance. Directed by Debra Shultz, the show runs through July 2. Set in late 19th century London, The Elephant Man is the story of John Merrick, a man living with horrifying, rare skin and bone diseases. Seen as a […]

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Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

| July 1, 2017
Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

Palm Beach Opens And New Aquarium Pyramid Treasures Are Revealed Guests are invited to kick off their summer with a splash at Moody Gardens with the recent openings of Palm Beach and the newly renovated Aquarium Pyramid.   PALM BEACH The Moody Gardens summer hot spot – and private beach – is open for the […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – </br> July 2017</br>

GUCCI – Dionysus medium leather shoulder bag with crystal hand-embroidered bee applique. gucci.com

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Yard Sales Have Become Big Business

| July 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Yard Sales Have Become Big Business

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

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Cy-Fair Business July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business July 2017

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR ANTHONY MIDDLE SCHOOL Dr. Vivian Bennett, director of instruction at Cypress Ranch High School, was named the new principal at Anthony Middle School on May 25. Bennett replaces Sherma Duck, who will retire in June. Bennett has served 19 years in education, including 17 years with CFISD. Her teaching career […]

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Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

| July 1, 2017
Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

Record-Breaking Figures Tied To Broad Array Of Procedural Offerings, Healthy Economy And Competitive Workforce The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures for the first time ever, accounting for an 11 percent increase over the past year alone. Surgical procedures […]

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Around Cy-Fair, July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  July 2017

WEWEN HOSTS SUCCESSFUL INAUGURAL EMPOWERING BUSINESS CONFERENCE With the goal of taking education to the next level and raising funds for local scholarships, the Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) presented the Empowering Business Conference at Lone Star College-University Park in May. The event featured an economic outlook […]

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Historically Katy
Operators and Smooth Operators

| July 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br> Operators and Smooth Operators

Today, phone calls are considered personal and secure. Chances are you carry a cell phone with voice mail, and you can expect to receive all your calls, important or not. Telephones had come into general use by the early 1900s but the calls, while personal, were seldom secure. Chances were good that others might be […]

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Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

| July 1, 2017
Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA Competition Honors Outstanding Professional Designers More than 20 individuals were honored across six main kitchen and bath categories and six specialty categories in the 2017 NKBA Design Competitions. Entries were judged based on the core areas of safety and ergonomics, elements and principles of design, design planning, creativity and presentation. “The NKBA Design […]

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The Art of the Outdoors

| July 1, 2017
The Art of the Outdoors

Create Elegant Ambiance With Water, Fire, Sculpture And Lighting By Merry Wise Adding art to your outdoor space can take your home to a whole new level of elegance. Consider adding the elements of water and fire and an interesting sculpture, and turn your whole creation into a wonderland with light at night. Swimming pools, […]

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Discoveries July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Discoveries July 2017

LARGE BRONZE BETTY PENDANT With a contemporary silhouette and bronze finish, this chandelier is a stunning addition to your dining room or kitchen island. Features 14 lights encased in glass bulbs and hangs 8 feet from the ceiling. hdbuttercup.com

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Book Reviews July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Book Reviews July 2017

New releases with something for everyone

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Excellent Values from Recent Tastings

| July 1, 2017
Excellent Values from Recent Tastings

By Denman Moody   A New List For A Memorable Shopping Spree WHITE WINES: Ferdu Bianco Veronese IGT 2013 — 100% Garganega. A great value, these grapes are hand-picked and dried for 40 days to reduce water and concentrate sugar content. Dry and rich on the finish. $12 Dreaming Tree Sauvignon Blanc Sonoma County 2016 […]

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Chrysler Pacifica and Nissan Rogue Sport

| July 1, 2017
Chrysler Pacifica and Nissan Rogue Sport

Chrysler Pacifica | Starting price: $29,000 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Minivan sales tend to be quite steady over the years due in part to several specific capabilities that some families need and that other vehicles don’t offer. Like them or not, they are very efficient at doing certain things very well, and now with the […]

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