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THE DUMP

| September 1, 2016
THE DUMP

America’s off-price outlet for high-end ­furniture, handmade mattresses and fine oriental rugs is right here in Houston. The outlet opens at 10 a.m. every Friday with an ever-changing selection of closeouts, overstocks, design samples and one-of-a-kind opportunity buys from top designers. They Dump the frills, pretense and costs of regular stores, and voila!  You get […]

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STAR FURNITURE

| September 1, 2016
STAR FURNITURE

Star’s enduring commitment to style and quality at an affordable price is why generations of Texans trust Star Furniture to furnish their homes. Having the largest selection of fashionable home furnishings in the state isn’t the only reason folks shop here! The talented staff of design experts can help you transform an ordinary room into […]

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GREEN LINKS

| September 1, 2016
GREEN LINKS

GREEN LINKS Synthetic turf surfaces create wonderful entertainment and lifestyle improvement spaces. From improving your golf game to more family outdoor fun, let Green Links show you how to turn outdoor space into more usable and pleasing settings. Contact them for a consultation. 713-932-9997  greenlinksinc.com

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EZ FLOORS

| September 1, 2016
EZ FLOORS

EZ Floors has the flooring and countertops to finish any remodeling project. Luxurious carpet in the bedroom. Elegant hardwood flooring in the living and dining rooms. And timeless tile in the kitchen, bath and entry. They highly value your complete satisfaction with their products and service. Their philosophy is very simple: if you are pleased […]

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THE DESIGN FIRM

| September 1, 2016
THE DESIGN FIRM

For over For almost 40 years, The Design Firm has been Houston’s most acclaimed interior design agency. Synonymous with luxury and sophistication, their philosophy has propelled them to be one of the innovators of interior design, not only in Houston but across the U.S. Stop by and visit TDF’s coveted studio and show room boasting […]

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Family Home Made New

| August 1, 2016
Family Home Made New

Couple Transforms An Empty Nest Into A Sophisticated Sanctuary In 1995, a couple with strong Houston roots bought a lot in a beautiful area and built a two-story brick home. This was a neighborhood they knew and admired; a neighborhood that reflected their goals and fit their dreams; and a neighborhood where they knew they could […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR August 2016

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

THE TEXAS REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, THROUGH JULY 31 The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston’s Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary “Emerging Visions” Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930s and 40s songs, running four performances a week through July 31. The All Night Strut! struts its […]

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An Unconventional Artist

| August 1, 2016
An Unconventional Artist

Joy, Spontaneity And A Colorful Spirit Define Pascale Gaudet By Cheryl Alexander Pascale Gaudet first tapped into her creative spirit as a child interested in fashion. She designed collections of stylish clothes and even knitted sweaters with her own unique drawings and writings on them. She wrote and illustrated books, and was fascinated by drawing […]

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Katy Student is Named a Texas State-Fish Art Contest 2016 Winner

| August 1, 2016
Katy Student is Named a Texas State-Fish Art Contest 2016 Winner

Nasa Xu Won Best In Show And First Place Awards And Will Advance To National Competition The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, headquarters for the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest, has announced the winners for 2016. First-place entries advance to the national level and compete against winners from other states. This year, Nasa […]

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Bringing HISTORY Home

| August 1, 2016
Bringing  HISTORY  Home

Business Partners Reclaim, Repurpose And Revitalize Old Lumber To Fill Industry Gap By Cheryl Alexander Jason Manlove and Chad Mentuis know the Houston lumber business. They have worked together for years as remodelers, so they understand the value and limited availability of timber. For a variety of reasons, the demand for reclaimed and repurposed lumber […]

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Simone Biles to Lead Women’s Olympics Gymnastics Team

| August 1, 2016
Simone Biles to Lead  Women’s Olympics Gymnastics Team

World Champion And Spring Resident Gets Ready To Make Her Mark In Rio De Janeiro Team USA will send one of its most decorated and competitive women’s gymnastics teams ever to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August as it attempts to defend its Olympic team gold medal for the first time in history. Chosen […]

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Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands

| August 1, 2016
Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands

Rich History, Diverse Activities And Picturesque Beaches Close To Home By Cheryl Alexander Year-round warm temperatures (77°F /winter; 82°F /summer), sugar white sand beaches, ease of travel and a variety of accommodations, culinary experiences and land/sea adventures make the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) one of the most desirable places in the world to get away. […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Melissa & Ben

| August 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Melissa & Ben

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by A Sea of Love Photography Melissa Murphy grew up in Fort Bend, and Benjamin Livingston grew up in Midland. They met when a fortuitous turn of events landed them both in California. Their long-distance love story came full circle when they both returned to their Texas roots. Melissa attended […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – August 2016

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

TORY BURCH– Britten Patchwork Shoulder bag in shades of blue. neimanmarcus.com

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Decorating with Family Heirlooms

| August 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Decorating with Family Heirlooms

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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Eight Tips to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

| August 1, 2016
Eight Tips to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

AIR CONDITIONING ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN HALF THE ENERGY USE IN U.S. HOMES By Andrea Woroch Americans are feeling the heat in their electricity bills. Unfortunately, this sizzling financial sensation isn’t expected to cool down any time soon as meteorologists anticipate above-average temperatures for most of the country this season. Considering that air conditioning accounts […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Fascination with Feathers

| August 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Fascination with Feathers

  Birds’ feathers advertise health and fitness to potential mates. This message was not lost on humans who took to adorning themselves with feathers. The Mayan chiefs, who declared themselves gods, wore a head dress of three-foot-long Quetzal plumes. The most powerful Plains tribes of Native Americans wore war bonnets of eagle feathers which they […]

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Around Cy-Fair, August 2016

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

Ninja Warrior hosts Matt Iseman (left) and Akbar Gbajabiamila prior to the Oklahoma City regional. CFISD TEACHER IN AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR REGIONAL COMPETITION Kahla Middle School PE teacher and track and field coach Drexel Long achieved a goal nearly three years in the making when she was selected to compete in one of the American […]

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A Picture Perfect Smile

| August 1, 2016
A Picture Perfect Smile

The secret to attractiveness at any age It’s no secret that we only have one chance to make a lasting first impression, which can often shape how we are perceived and remembered in both our social and professionals lives. A new study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) finds that a great smile […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2016

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

STUDENTS’ PROJECT WILL HELP ASTRONAUTS SLEEP MORE COMFORTABLY CFISD career and technology education (CTE) students have already created a way for astronauts aboard the International Space Station to eat and meet better. A new student project will ensure that the space explorers will soon sleep better too. Throughout the summer, student interns are working under […]

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