Recent Articles

HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – E.F. Juergen, A Man with Many Hats

| June 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – E.F. Juergen, A Man with Many Hats

The land, buildings and furnishings that make up Cypress Top Historic Park were once owned and operated by E.F. Juergen. He was “Mr. Cypress.” E.F. Juergen was born in 1871 and by 1895 had constructed a general merchandise store in Waller for Ed Weygand, Sr. Ever the enterpriser, he married Weygand’s daughter in December. They […]

Continue Reading

What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

| June 1, 2017
What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring product fused together using a lamination process. This type of flooring can accurately simulate almost anything — wood, stone, even photographs or scans of anything imaginable — by covering a photographic applique layer with a clear protective layer. The interior layer is typically composed of melamine resin and […]

Continue Reading

It’s Summertime, and the Outdoor Living is Easy

| June 1, 2017
It’s Summertime, and the Outdoor Living is Easy

These Ideas Will Keep You Outdoors, No Matter How High The Temperature Climbs By Mara Soloway It’s summer, which means it’s time to enjoy your backyard and entertain on the patio. While the mercury is already on the rise in our area, don’t let the high temperatures send you, your family and your guests indoors […]

Continue Reading

Discoveries June 2017

| June 1, 2017
Discoveries June 2017

GRILLWORKS DUAL 42 This will make dad put away all of his other grills. Two independent crankwheel-controlled grill surfaces that can be coupled with the flip of a lever into one large one, Asador tube frame, fire brick back, twin folding side trays and rotisserie make this unit a standout.

Continue Reading

Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2017

| June 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2017

CYPRESS SPRINGS TEAM WINS COOKING CHALLENGE ON FOX TV SHOW Team “School Pride,” featuring staff and administrators from Cypress Springs High School, won the cooking challenge on the June 7 episode of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s new food show, The F Word. “School Pride,” consisting of Cypress Springs staff Dr. Cheryl Henry, principal; Andrea Lagard, associate […]

Continue Reading

Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2017

| June 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2017

CFISD ATHLETES WIN EIGHT MEDALS AT STATE TRACK MEET The Cypress Springs High School girls’ track and field team placed third overall, and CFISD brought home eight medals at the UIL State Track and Field Meet, held May 12-13 in Austin. The Lady Panthers track team, which placed second in 2014, third in 2015 and […]

Continue Reading

Book Reviews June 2017

| June 1, 2017
Book Reviews June 2017

New releases with something for everyone

Continue Reading

Lexus RC Coupe and Kia Forte

| June 1, 2017
Lexus RC Coupe and Kia Forte

  Lexus RC Coupe | Starting price: $40,000 Any proper luxury brand like Lexus is expected to offer a sporty luxury coupe. It must have the obligatory front engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, two doors, swoopy styling and lots of power. The Lexus RC coupe fits that description very well. The RC is offered in several versions. […]

Continue Reading

2017 Good Brick Award Winner

| May 1, 2017
2017 Good Brick  Award Winner

A 1920s Building Receives A Facelift, A New Life And A New Family Since 1979, Preservation Houston has presented the Good Brick Awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the preservation, restoration and enhancement of Houston’s architectural and cultural heritage.

Continue Reading

Vibrancy

| May 1, 2017
Vibrancy

Houston Artist And Poet Carolyn Dahl Fills Her Life With Inspired Accomplishments Interview by Mara Soloway It’s rare that Carolyn Dahl creates artworks with muted colors. The vibrant hues she uses for her artistry are inspired by the first box of crayons she received as a child growing up in rural Minnesota. “I think I […]

Continue Reading

Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Serving the Community

| May 1, 2017
Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Serving the Community

Medical Expertise Offers World-Class Care By Mara Soloway At 7 a.m. on March 31, the Memorial Hermann Health System welcomed a new hospital in the fast-growing Cypress/Northwest Houston area. Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is a full-service, acute-care hospital located on 32 acres on the northeast side of Highway 290 and Grand Parkway, between Mason and […]

Continue Reading

Happenings in CY-FAIR May 2017

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

STAGEWORKS THEATRE SUMMER CAMPS OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT The Stageworks Theatre Acting Academy’s 2017 Summer Camps are open for enrollment. There are performance and skill-based classes for all ages, and all levels of experience. If you’d like to discuss what classes are best for your performer, call 281-587-6100 for help to determine the best fit. Payment […]

Continue Reading

Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

| May 1, 2017
Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights  at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

An Enchanted Oasis Minutes From Houston, But Worlds Apart As temperatures begin to heat up in Texas, so does the fun at The Woodlands® Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston and set among 350 wooded acres, this fully renovated resort is the number one choice for families throughout Texas looking for a […]

Continue Reading

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Sylvia and Zachary

| May 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Sylvia and Zachary

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

Continue Reading

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – May 2017

WILD BLUE DENIM is a brand that aims to empower young women, with goals …  and give them the opportunity to grow up in a world that values them, so that they too can live an original, authentic life just like Sadie Robertson. wildbluedenim.com

Continue Reading

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Finds in Houston and Beyond!

| May 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Finds in Houston and Beyond!

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.

Continue Reading

Cy-Fair Business May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business May 2017

JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT CORP. PROMOTES GOFF, SMITH; JOHNSON REMAINS CHAIRMAN AND CEO Johnson Development Corp. has announced the promotion of Doug Goff and Michael J. Smith to co-presidents of the company, a milestone achievement for two key members of the management team who have helped establish Johnson as a preeminent residential and commercial land development company. […]

Continue Reading

Managing Arthritis – More Than Treating Pain

| May 1, 2017
Managing Arthritis – More Than Treating Pain

The Goal Of Treatment Is To Prevent Long-Term Joint And Organ Damage Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you can think about is being able to walk, bend and reach without joint pain. While that directly impacts your […]

Continue Reading

Around Cy-Fair, May 2017

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

RUNNING FOR HEARTS 5K FAMILY FUN RUN AND WALK BENEFITS SHIELD BEARER Hundreds of runners and walkers participated in the 2nd Annual Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefiting Shield Bearer at Northside Christian Church on March 25. This event, co-chaired by Precinct 4 Harris County Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Shield […]

Continue Reading