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Dr. Revana, Wine and Racing

| August 1, 2010
Dr. Revana, Wine and Racing

How did a Houston cardiologist with a passion for wine propel himself into the perfect Napa Valley winery setup? It certainly wasn ’t all planned, and much of it was simply good fortune. After finding a promising 7-acre plot in the Napa Valley in 1997, Dr. Madaiah Revana asked a famous vineyard manager, Jim Barbour, […]

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BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna

| August 1, 2010

BMW 750Li The 7 series is well and truly the flagship of the BMW marque. This large sedan is offered in many iterations ranging from the “base” 740i with a starting MSRP of only $77,000 to the 760Li V12 road eater whose beginning price is $137K! Hybrid and all-wheel drive versions are also available. Our […]

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Designing Duo – Husband and wife design team create the space of their dreams—their home

| July 1, 2010
Designing Duo – Husband and wife design team create the space of their dreams—their home

Craig Smith and wife, Amy, weren’t looking to purchase a new home, but there it was, a two-story vision in East Shore, reminiscent of the grand homes you’d find in the New Orleans Garden District. What’s more, it captured magnificent views of a nearby park.

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Cy-Fair Events July 2010

| July 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Events July 2010

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY PRESENTS ZING, ZANG, ZOOM The mystery of magic and the mastery of skill will leave audiences spellbound as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Zing, Zang, Zoom, a mind-blowing circus spectacular where family fun is no illusion. Magical Zingmaster Alex and his assistant, the alluring Levitytia, lead audiences […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry July 2010

| July 1, 2010
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry July 2010

Lone Star College-CyFair’s Officer Michael Tymniak has been recognized as a local hero at the recent college’s “Salute to Law Enforcement” event. Officer Tymniak was one of six honored at the May 1 event kicking off National Police Week. LSC-CyFair’s Police Captain Ben Russell nominated this local hero because he said Officer Tymniak demonstrates the […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2010

| July 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2010

CY CREEK STUDENTS WIN AIA HOUSTON COMPETITION – In their first year competing in the American Institute of Architects Michael G. Meyers Design & Schol­arship Comp­etition of Houston, the students of Cypress Creek High School rose to the challenge, winning first place in group projects among more than 100 entries competing. Students Elliott Joern and […]

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Around Cy-Fair July 2010

| July 1, 2010
Around Cy-Fair July 2010

NAM HONORED WITH PINNACLE AWARD. Northwest Assistance Ministries received the Pinnacle Award at the Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence luncheon. The BBB Awards for Excellence recognizes businesses and nonprofits for its achievements and commitment to overall excellence and quality in the workplace. The Pinnacle Award is the BBB’s highest honor. Proceeds from the event […]

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Griffin’s Army, Local community joins forces to help a young boy fight cancer

| July 1, 2010
Griffin’s Army, Local community joins forces to help a young boy fight cancer

From an outsider’s perspective, the group of almost 500 people at the Langham Creek YMCA on May 24 may have appeared to be just a small, casual gathering of strangers coming together to celebrate a sporting event or participating in after-school care. In reality, they were an army and a force to be reckoned with. […]

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Celebrations Cypress Style

| July 1, 2010
Celebrations Cypress Style

Americans have always enjoyed a celebration, whether it is a birthday, a wedding in the family, or something much larger, such as the birthday of the United States of America. Fourth of July celebrations from one end of America to the other have varied in cuisine as well as celebration activities. Celebrations in the Cypress […]

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Layla Grace’s Legacy

| July 1, 2010
Layla Grace’s Legacy

You’ve probably heard about her. Little Layla Grace Marsh touched many lives in the Cy-Fair area and beyond, her story reaching nationwide. In May of 2009, at just 18 months old, the youngest of the three Marsh children, Layla, was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. Her parents knew they had a lengthy and scary journey […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs July 2010

| July 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Business Briefs July 2010

Anissa Speight, ultrasound supervisor at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, has been selected as Cy-Fair’s 2010 Tenet Hero, Tenet’s highest award for employees. Speight is the go-to person for fetal ultrasounds at Cy-Fair Hospital after her son’s heart defect led to a passion for all parents and children with heart defects. She spearheaded a change […]

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Summer Hues

| July 1, 2010
Summer Hues

Feminine Fleur Long strand freshwater pearls paired with pink and blue opal rosettes make TOUS’ Fleur collection sweet and feminine. A modern twist on the pearl makes this collection the new classic. www.tous.com.

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Unique Finds Jul 2010

| July 1, 2010

Blue Outdoor Plates in Two Sizes The pattern of the 8-inch x 8-inch salad plates can be paired with the color coordinated pattern of the 10-inch x 10-inch dinner plates. The pieces are color coordinated, but the designs are not identical. Perfect for outdoor dining. www.homeinfatuation.com * Octagonal Mirror Inspired by classic late 19th century […]

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When Too Much Is Too Much

| July 1, 2010

Breast reduction may be the solution you are looking for … While many women elect to have the size of their breasts enhanced, there are just as many who feel that too much is too much. Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mamma­plasty, removes excess fat, glandular tissue and skin from the breasts. Women […]

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2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition

| July 1, 2010

Trends: What homeowners want in their bath and powder rooms The number one feature that modern homeowners are requesting when buying or remodeling a home is concealed kitchens, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Home­owners want their kitchen appliances to be hidden from view or custom-designed to blend in with the décor of […]

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Dazzling Windows – New trends in window shades

| July 1, 2010
Dazzling Windows – New trends in window shades

One of the simplest—and most inexpensive—ways to refresh a room’s décor is to update the window treatment. After all, when we enter a room for the first time, our eyes are naturally drawn to the windows, which is why they often serve as the focal point for a room’s design theme. One of the most […]

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Book Reviews Jul 2010

| July 1, 2010
Book Reviews Jul 2010

Front Yard Gardens Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, Second Edition is an inspiring treasure-trove of ideas to start and grow a fabulous front yard. Author Liz Primeau explores the history of lawn and our attachment to it, and profiles 75 front yard gardens from across North America in a variety of growing zones. […]

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Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas

| July 1, 2010

AllAboutCabo.com and Cabo San Lucas Villas take the guess work out of your getaway

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Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you

| July 1, 2010

In May 1977, my late friend Alexis Bespaloff published “A Corking New Wine Theory” in New York Magazine. In blind tastings with Robert Mondavi, Paul Draper of Ridge Winery, Alexis Lichine of Bordeaux Chateau Prieuré-Lichine, Kevin Zraly, cellarmaster at Windows on the World Restaurant and author of Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, and […]

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Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour

| July 1, 2010

MINI When the British Mini car company was purchased by BMW, the car received the full Teutonic engineering treatment. That meant transforming the iconic car from an ultra-light micro vehicle with sliding side windows and 13-inch wheels to something more substantial, all the while retaining its unique “‘Mini’ness.” As impossible a task as that might […]

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