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Golden Eagles Clinch State Championship!

| April 1, 2017
Golden Eagles Clinch State Championship!

Cy Falls Boys Win First-Ever State Basketball Title The Cypress Falls High School boys’ basketball team came back from a first-half deficit and survived a late-game run by San Antonio Wagner to win the school’s first-ever UIL Class 6A state championship, 63-57, on March 11 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Golden Eagles (35-3) […]

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CFISD 2017 Rodeo Art Winners Announced

| April 1, 2017
CFISD 2017 Rodeo Art Winners Announced

Artwork Was Displayed At NRG Center During The Rodeo CFISD’s winners in The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) School Art Program were announced recently after a panel of judges from the HLSR organization chose the top artwork from CFISD student artists. The selections were taken to NRG Arena for the next level of the […]

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George Biggio

| April 1, 2017
George Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant By Judy Latta Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston has been his home since being drafted by the Astros in 1987. One of only a few players […]

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Hibiscus Season is Here

| April 1, 2017
Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13 Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want to miss the Lone Star Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society’s (AHS) annual show and sale events coming up […]

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Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

| April 1, 2017
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 — including more than 150 models — will be open daily in Johnson Development’s 14 master-planned communities throughout Houston. […]

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Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

| March 1, 2017
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 – everything from horse and livestock shows to children’s learning opportunities such as AGventure, from school art displays to […]

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Folksy, Funky and Fun

| March 1, 2017
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 on plywood to create her own unique, folksy style that is as hip as it gets. The images […]

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Dance Teams Participate in Super Bowl 51

| March 1, 2017
Dance Teams Participate in Super Bowl 51

Cy-Fair Brigade, Cypress Lakes Sterling Stars And The Jersey Village Gold Dusters Performed With Lady Gaga Dance team members representing the Cy-Fair Brigade, Cypress Lakes Sterling Stars and the Jersey Village Gold Dusters participated in the Super Bowl 51 halftime performance at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5. Selected groups began rehearsing for the performance in […]

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A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

| February 1, 2017
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 U.S. draws hundreds of millions of viewers, and brings unprecedented media attention and a substantial economic impact to […]

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Love in The Woodlands

| February 1, 2017
Love in The Woodlands

What Better Way To Spend Valentine’s Day Than Snuggling On An Art Bench? Text by Melanie Saxton | Photography by The Woodlands Arts Council Three local couples share a love for each other and the community they serve. Each of them support The Woodlands Arts Council (TWAC) and have underwritten picturesque and interactive public art […]

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Joel Osteen

| January 1, 2017
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 Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen offers in his new book, Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in […]

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Meet the Moore Browns

| January 1, 2017
Meet the Moore Browns

Talented family creates  highly regarded glass-blown artworks By Cheryl Alexander Parents Michael Brown and Sally Moore and their son Patrick are artists working in the specialized medium of glass blowing with a strong commitment to keeping the craft alive. Through their studio and gallery in Tomball called Three Dimensional Visions – Glass Blowing Houston, they […]

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Sixth Annual Fashion with Passion Raises Almost $60,000

| January 1, 2017
Sixth Annual Fashion with Passion Raises Almost $60,000

CFISD seniors fundraise for the Jordan Merecka Caring Heart Fund and Travis Chaffin Memorial Scholarship Fund C elebrating Soul Cypress hosted its sixth annual Fashion with Passion Event at the Enchanted Cypress Ballroom on Nov. 3. Students from the Class of 2017 from Cy Fair High School, Cy Woods High School and Cypress Christian School […]

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Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

| December 1, 2016
Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

Scott Shuster And Stephen Boyd Play With The Pros In Annual Event Local teens Scott Shuster and Stephen Boyd represented The First Tee of Greater Houston at the 13th annual Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, a PGA Tour Champions event. The professional player field included World Golf Hall of Fame member Bernhard […]

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Jeans & Jewels Gala Raises Over $600,000 for NAM

| December 1, 2016
Jeans & Jewels Gala Raises Over $600,000 for NAM

More Than 400 Guests Enjoyed “Fiesta On The Rio Grande” And Supported The Social Service Agency’s Mission Of Hope The much-anticipated 2016 Jeans & Jewels Gala raised more than $600,000 benefitting Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM). More than 400 guests celebrated the “Fiesta on the Río Grande, A Mission of Hope” at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott […]

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Northwest Harris County Heart Walk Raises $175,000

| December 1, 2016
Northwest Harris County Heart Walk Raises $175,000

Houston Methodist Willowbrook earns top award as highest fundraising company Thanks to community support from local companies and school districts, the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association’s(AHA | ASA) Northwest Harris County Heart Walk had its biggest year yet. Over 3,500 walkers turned out for the annual, family-friendly 5K that took place on Saturday, […]

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CFISD Celebrates Veterans

| December 1, 2016
CFISD Celebrates Veterans

Schools Honor Service Members With Veterans Day Ceremonies Schools throughout CFISD honored retired and active service men and women during Veterans Day celebrations during the first two weeks of November. Veterans throughout the community were invited to attend the celebrations, which included meals, parades, musical performances, skits and speeches designed to honor those who defend […]

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Houston Prepares to Host
Super Bowl LI

| December 1, 2016
Houston Prepares to Host <br />Super Bowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city and its many attributes will be on the national and international stage, with events taking place at Reliant Stadium, […]

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Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

| December 1, 2016
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 the economy is. According to the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) website (ghba.org), home sales in Houston set […]

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‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

| November 1, 2016
‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

HOUSTON BALLET NUTCRACKER MARKET – NOV. 10 – 13   NRG CENTER houstonballet.org The Houston Ballet’s largest fundraiser and holiday shopping extravaganza is a must for those with a passion to shop. The Nutcracker Market will feature 300 merchants offering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter and accessories. […]

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