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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| June 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

MARAVILLOSO 2015: THE WATER FESTIVAL AT DISCOVERY GREEN, JUNE 5-6 Maravilloso!, Discovery Green’s signature contemporary performance art series, returns June 5-6 featuring Chanson d’Eau, a renowned artistic company from Belgium and The Netherlands, and a commissioned dance by Karen Stokes Dance. Making its U.S. debut at Discovery Green, Chanson d’Eau will bring installation and performance […]

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5 New Things to do in Galveston!

| June 1, 2015
5 New Things to do in Galveston!

Besides Beaches, Vacation Destination Also Offers Fun, Food, Family Attractions, Tours, Culture And History Why not experience life on island time on your long-awaited vacation this summer? Galveston Island’s enchanting views of sparkling waters and sandy shores are just a couple of reasons why time seems to stand still in this historic beach town. This […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Allison & Clark

| June 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br />Allison & Clark</br>

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Katie Lamb Photography Allison Heather and Clark Needham met quite by chance one year out of college. She loves champagne, chandeliers and dinner parties, while he favors boots, beer and breakfast tacos. Proving that opposites do indeed attract – and stay attracted — they fused her sense of elegance […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now
June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now <br>June 2015</br>

DAFITI Latin America’s largest online fasion retailer has launched its own fashion collection, the Dafiti Collection, and signed Brazilian models Alessandra Ambrósio and Marlon Teixera to embody the style of the brand. The main focus of the Dafiti Collection is to position the e-commerce business as a fashion authority in the domestic market. With a fast-fashion […]

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Design Stars Share Their
Best-Loved Looks

| June 1, 2015
Design Stars Share Their <br>Best-Loved Looks</br>

Tips To Achieve Your Own Superior Interiors! By Cheryl Alexander Every design project is as unique as the person who designs it. Each project has its own function, flair and feel. With this in mind, we asked some lead designers to share their favorite projects, detailing how they collaborated with the clients, what they used […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Flowers Speak Volumes in Fine Art

| June 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Flowers Speak Volumes in Fine Art

Lori Verderame on Google+ Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) 431-1010. By Lori Verderame Let Your Collection Blossom All things botanical have long inspired artists. Many famous artists were also […]

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It’s All in Store and on the Floor

| June 1, 2015
It’s All in Store and on the Floor

See What Trends Are Underfoot From The World Floor Covering Association By Leah Gross-Harmon Whether soft or hard surface, Mother Nature is definitely influencing the future looks of flooring. Especially popular are “weathered” and “worn” looks showing up in every category. You might think that this goes against the grain of our high-tech world — […]

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the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2015

| June 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks … <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2015</br>

MY FAVORITES:

– Chihuahua Protects Kittens
– Grilled Potatoes
– Peach and Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cake

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
The Old Humble Service Station in Cypress Top Park

| June 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> The Old Humble Service Station in Cypress Top Park

Humble Oil, which is known today as ExxonMobil, was building franchise service stations across America as the new mobile population boomed. Soon after 1952, Humble realized that its brick-and-mortar service stations might be built on a highway that would become obsolete. It designed a modern modular structure that could more easily be moved. The service […]

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Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

| June 1, 2015
Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

GALVESTON ISLAND CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU The siren song of breaking waves draws visitors to Galveston Island’s beaches generation after generation. Warm breezes and year-round temperate seas complement the city’s rich historic districts, unique attractions, and bustling shops. Galveston’s relaxed island atmosphere is only 50 minutes from Houston, yet a world away in spirit. Contact […]

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Around Cy-Fair

| June 1, 2015
Around Cy-Fair

$35,000 RAISED FOR COMMUNITY THROUGH NATURE FEST More than15,000 attendees and 10,486 pounds of wild animals filled Oak Meadow Park at Bridgeland on May 2 for the eighth Nature Fest, an annual event that brings attention to the award-winning master planned community’s commitment to the environment and ecosystem. The star of the show, Jack Hanna, […]

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Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

| June 1, 2015
Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

Parents Need To Be Mindful Of Their Child’s Immunization Status By Dr. Julie Boom, Director, Infant and Childhood Immunization at Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, and Rachel Cunningham, MPH As children everywhere wrap up the school year and embark on summer adventures, parents need to be mindful of their child’s immunization status. […]

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Radiotherapy After Prostate
Cancer Surgery Declining

| June 1, 2015
Radiotherapy After Prostate <br />Cancer Surgery Declining</br>

Despite Evidence Of Benefit, Study Finds Fewer Patients Receive Radiation Therapy Despite strong evidence and guidelines supporting its use, post-surgical radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients at risk of recurrence is declining in the United States. The study, published online in the journal European Urology, finds fewer than 10 percent of patients at risk of […]

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Abode Americana

| June 1, 2015
Abode Americana

City Dwelling Reflects Couple’s Love Of Lodge Design The union of W. Robins Brice and Leslie Barry Davidson in 2003 resulted from a series of commonalities that brought the two of them together. They were marginally acquainted because their sons were friends when growing up. They both lost their previous spouses only seven months apart. […]

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Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

| June 1, 2015
Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

More than 60 CFISD athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics for colleges or universities on National Signing Day. “We are very excited about seeing 60 of our Cypress-Fairbanks ISD student-athletes celebrating their commitment to continue playing the sport that they love on the next level,” said Ray Zepeda, associate director of athletics. […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students June 2015

BASKETBALL PLAYERS MAKE THSCA ACADEMIC ALL-STATE TEAMS Four CFISD student athletes were named to the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) / U.S. Marine Corps 2014-2015 Academic All-State Basketball Team. To be nominated for the Academic All-State team, a student must be: an athlete, student trainer or manager in good standing with the team; of […]

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Discoveries

| June 1, 2015
Discoveries

ONE-OF-A-KIND DESIGNS This new line of interior and outdoor furniture is made from reclaimed tropical fishing boats. These one-of-a-kind, colorful and sustainable designs have been carefully sanded by expert craftsmen to reveal a rainbow of glorious colors peeled away from a rich and colorful past life spent at sea. The resulting furniture is highly durable […]

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Cy-Fair Business June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business June 2015

HOUSTON METHODIST WILLOWBROOK HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED PHYSICIANS ON NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital honored their physicians on National Doctors’ Day by displaying a large banner outside of the hospital that read, “Our Doctors Are Rock Stars.” “Our medical staff, which exceeds 800 physicians, consists of world-class, compassionate and talented doctors who are dedicated to […]

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Books June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Books June 2015

THE MEANING OF LIFE Authentic personal relationships in life are essential to our well-being. In Robert R. Ball’s new book, Being With: Maybe This Is What Life Is All About, he reveals the profound meanings contained within the simple phrase “being with.” On the basis of both modern psychology and extensive Biblical references, this little […]

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Fly Fishing Paradise

| June 1, 2015
Fly Fishing Paradise

Grab Your Basket And Pole And Get Yourself To Jackson Hole By Elizabeth Anthony Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a singularly beautiful, special place – unlike any destination in the world. Located along the border of Wyoming and Idaho, Jackson Hole is the valley floor between the Teton Mountain Range and the Snake River. The name […]

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More Winners for Dinner

| June 1, 2015
More Winners for Dinner

Great Finds At All Prices By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile WHITE WINES Tom Gore Vineyards Chardonnay California 2013 — “Great wines start in the vineyard.” Tom Gore has worked in the family vineyards from the time he learned to walk, working the harvest alongside favorable reception, burst onto the market with 75,000 cases each of […]

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