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Cy-Fair Happenings Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Happenings Aug 2013

HOUSTON FAMILY ARTS CENTER FUNDRAISER AND SEASON LINEUP Houston Family Arts Center will host five unforgettable performances filled with comedy, spectacle, and wonder featuring “Atlantic City Entertainer of the Year Award” nominee Harry Maurer. The performances, Aug. 2-4, will benefit the HFAC Fischer Studio, the new performance venue for the HFAC Actors Academy. The fundraiser […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry Aug 2013

Pink Ribbons Project Unplugged • Eric Bassett Memorial Scholarship Fund Final Fundraiser • Around Town • Save The Date!

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Tales from America’s Appraiser

| August 1, 2013
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Tales from America’s Appraiser

BRING YOUR ANTIQUES
to Dr. Lori for
FREE APPRAISALS
at the Fall Home & Garden Show
at the Waterway Marriott in
The Woodlands Aug. 24 & 25!

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Aug 2013

CYPRESS FALLS KEY CLUB PLACES FOURTH AT CONVENTION – The Cypress Falls High School Key Club placed fourth out of 470 clubs in two states at the 2013 Texas-Oklahoma District Convention held in Dallas. Cypress Falls finished three slots behind first-place Cypress Ranch High School in the “Top 25 Clubs” awards. Several Cypress Falls students […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Danielle • Jesse

| August 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Danielle • Jesse

photos by Christine Meeker www.christinemeeker.com Some things are just meant to go together, like salt and pepper and Danielle and Jesse,” announced officiant Jason Nelson, pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Sugar Land. As far back as high school, Danielle and Jesse went together, and they tied the knot in a romantic spring wedding […]

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Around Cy-Fair Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Around Cy-Fair Aug 2013

CANCER SURVIVORS LET HOPE SOAR AT CELEBRATION EVENT. Approximately 45 cancer survivors, caregivers, providers and members of the community gathered in the Swadesh Khurana Healing Garden at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. The event included welcoming remarks by Angie Tippit, director of Cancer and Rehab Services; a prayer and thoughts of […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Business Briefs Aug 2013

Better Homes And Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene announced the addition of Realtor Kelli Lowery to its Cy-Fair and Country Properties offices. Lowery will assist customers with both residential and farm/ranch properties in the Cypress

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
An Oft-Overlooked Part Of The Educational System

| August 1, 2013
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> An Oft-Overlooked Part Of The Educational System

By Jane Ledbetter One of the strongest beliefs among early American settlers still exists today: the importance of educating our children. This was true in the Cypress area where four to six one- or two-room school houses existed from the late 1800s until the time of the Cypress-Fairbanks consolidation in 1939. From that small beginning […]

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the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Aug 2013

MY FAVORITE :

• Cat On Treadmill
• Spicy Avocado Deviled Eggs
• No Baker Nutella Cheesecake

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Top 10 Home Improvements Tips

| August 1, 2013
Top 10 Home Improvements Tips

Regular maintenance adds value to your investment By Cheryl Alexander Your home is one of the single biggest investments you’ll ever make so it only makes sense to make the most of your investment and ensure your home remains safe and comfortable for your family. From hiring professionals to cutting energy costs, here are a […]

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Unique Finds Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Unique Finds Aug 2013

KOI Dining Table by Brabbu • Baker Living Room Bardo Bunching Table • Heirloom Quality Lighting From Rejuvenation Lighting • “Lipstick Rose” Chair • Doris Leslie Blau Rug

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Restorative Dentistry Will Make You Smile!

| August 1, 2013
Restorative Dentistry Will Make You Smile!

Improving Your Appearance with Cosmetic Crowns and Bridges By Judy Latta Astrong and healthy smile does wonders for your self-esteem and confidence. While most people are not born with perfect movie-star smiles, advancements in modern dentistry over the past 20 years have made it possible to have the smile you want with the help of […]

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Fashion Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Fashion Aug 2013

SOPHIA WEBSTER

Brighten up your look in a flash with these neon-splashed leather and PVC slingbacks.

>> MORE

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Book Reviews Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Book Reviews Aug 2013

DISHING UP VIRGINIA Dishing Up Virginia: 145 Recipes That Celebrate Colonial Traditions and Contemporary Flavors by Patrick Evans-Hylton contains recipes that celebrate the authentic flavors of Virginia, from oysters and blue crabs to wine, peanuts, heirloom tomatoes and sweet potatoes and more. Recipes are organized by region — Hampton Roads and the Chesapeake Bay area, […]

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Southern classic Reynolds Plantation

| August 1, 2013
Southern classic Reynolds Plantation

Only once before have I vacationed in Georgia — as a child with my parents and my sister on a family trip to the Georgia coast. It was awesome. The other time I spent there was simply driving through on my way to elsewhere.

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Lovely Reds at $40-plus

| August 1, 2013
Lovely Reds at $40-plus

By Denman Moody Author, The Advanced Oenophile It is a common practice to prefer cold white wines in the summer, and hold back the vintage Oportos and the big reds for cooler weather. Since the advent of air conditioning, this notion has faded somewhat; for example, one orders big reds at their favorite steakhouses regardless […]

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AUDI A8 • ACURA RLX

| August 1, 2013
AUDI A8 • ACURA RLX

Though Audi exteriors are very stylish, their interiors and their driving dynamics are what sets them apart.

In keeping with the Acura tradition of form-follows-function, it is a wonderfully useful appliance that is also very satisfying to drive and elegant to spend time in.

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Riverstone Showstopper

| July 1, 2013
Riverstone Showstopper

  The Winklers believe the ASID designers embraced their ideas and broughtthem to life with style, ingenuity and valuable solutions to their list of “wants” for the home. Houston’s top 20 interior designers combined their creative capacity in Riverstone for this year’s only ASID home tour to design a house like no other for owners […]

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Cy-Fair Happenings

| July 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Happenings

TOWNE LAKE HOSTS 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION – ONLY JULY 4TH Towne Lake hosts its fifth annual Fourth of July celebration on Thursday, July 4, from 7:30-9 p.m. on the banks of the community’s namesake lake. This free event is open to the public and will feature live entertainment and family-friendly activities. Food and drinks […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Vintage Swimsuits on the Market

| July 1, 2013
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Vintage Swimsuits on the Market

Actress Pamela Anderson’s famous red swimsuit from her role on TV’s Baywatch sold for $275.

>>> more

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students

| July 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students

JVHS grad leads team to DII national softball championship – Tori Collet, a 2012 graduate of Jersey Village High School, completed a successful first season at the University of Central Oklahoma by leading the Bronchos to an NCAA Division II national championship in Salem, Va. Tori, the starting catcher for UCO, was selected to the […]

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Cy-Fair Schools in the Spotlight at the Tommy Tune Awards

| July 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Schools in the Spotlight  at the Tommy Tune Awards

Klein Oak High and Klein High dominated the musical nominations  By Don Maines On July 1, Ryne Nardecchia will perform on Broadway, just a month after graduating from Klein Oak High School. “Just going to New York City, that’s good enough for me,” said Nardecchia, who is being sponsored by Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) […]

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The Voice Winner Visits Cypress Ranch HS

| July 1, 2013
The Voice Winner Visits Cypress Ranch HS

Former student Danielle Bradbury gives a live performance The Voice winner and former Cypress Ranch High School student Danielle Bradbery visited her old campus for a special pep rally in the gymnasium that was filmed for an episode of the show.  At the time of her visit she was one of the final contenders in […]

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