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Provenance and Tales at the Ann & Gordon Getty Collection Illustrated Talk at Arsin Rug Gallery

On a blockbuster Tuesday evening during Texas Design week Dallas, and in advance of the October Christie’s blockbuster auction of the Ann & Gordon Getty Collection, Hutton Wilkinson (Hutton Wilkinson Design and Tony Duquette Studios) and Christie’s VP Will Stafford delivered an illustrated talk at Arsin Rug Gallery, discussing provenance and history of the Getty …... | Read More

Houston Billionaire Hosts a Political Kickoff Party Like No Other — Tilman Fertitta Orchestrates the Launch of John Whitmire’s Mayoral Campaign

All that was missing in the Post Oak Hotel ballroom were balloons and confetti as State Senator John Whitmire officially dove into Houston’s 2023 mayoral race. The atmosphere was more victory party than campaign launch and with billionaire hospitality mogul Tilman Fertitta serving as host — as well as Whitmire’s campaign finance chair — it … Continued

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Fort Worth Children’s Clothing Brand Celebrates 10 Years By Growing Up — Lila and Hayes Continues to Go Big

When Amanda Galati and Paige Casey began talking about starting a clothing line 10 years ago, they never dreamed they’d experience the kind of growth and success that their clothing brand Lila and Hayes has garnered. What began as a home trunk show in Fort Worth and local trade show brand featuring primarily baby and … Continued

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Celebrate The Holidays The Texan Way at The Post Oak Hotel

The Post Oak Hotel in Uptown Houston is known for its impeccable service, luxurious spa, and delectable culinary offerings (including a wine cellar that boasts libations dating back to the 1800s). It is Texas’ only Forbes Double Five-Star rated hotel, after all. With a two-story Rolls-Royce showroom and a multi-million-dollar art collection throughout the property, …... | Read More

Houston Mom Turns Her Pandemic Baking Into a New Cookie Shop — Milk Mustache Brings Big Cookies to Tanglewood

Like many of us, mother of four Tracy Jones took to her kitchen during the COVID-19 pandemic. But instead of making sourdough or banana bread, her focus was cookies — the fresh-from-the-oven home-baked sort. A novice baker with a generous spirit and, one might assume, an outsized sweet tooth, Jones began baking cookies as simply … Continued

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Klyde Warren Park Gets Gourmet Donuts, the Design District Finally Gets a Great Dive Bar, and a ‘Digital Food Hall’ Debuts in East Dallas

The Dallas dining scene is always evolving. To help you stay in the know, we’ve gathered the buzziest openings, the unfortunate closures, and any other food news we might find fitting. The Dallas Dish is your weekly helping of need-to-know North Texas restaurant news — and will hopefully point you in the direction of your … Continued

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The Best Holiday Gifts for Everyone On Your List from Highland Park Village

The holidays are here, and Highland Park Village has the best gifts for everyone on your list. From stunning handbags, sparkly jewels, and home décor to cozy knits, dresses perfect for a celebration, and the best of beauty, get your holiday shopping done at Highland Park Village, Dallas’ premier open-air luxury lifestyle destination. No matter … Continued

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Neiman Marcus Announces the Return of an Iconic Award — Reimagining a Famous Retail Honor

Neiman Marcus CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck attributes the tried-and-true tenets of the iconic retailer for ensuring its future, specifically noting physical stores and their knowledgeable (and personable) staffers in aiding its post-pandemic rebound. As the Dallas-based department store continues to re-establish itself, Van Raemdonk is once again looking to the past, unearthing a historic honor... | Read More

Kelvin Sampson May Have America’s Most Unselfish Team — Togetherness and Playing With Joy Give No. 1 Houston Real Staying Power

J‘Wan Roberts knows Reggie Chaney is going to be there. He’s completely certain of it. In fact, the University of Houston’s increasingly-skilled forward told his teammate this would happen. So Roberts barely gives a look before he flings the pass over his shoulder that hits a cutting Chaney right in the hands, setting up the … Continued

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Tanglewood Holiday Dream Homes You Can Tour — Stepping Into the Spirit of the Season

Now that pandemic fears have receded, the time-honored Kappa Kappa Gamma Holiday Pilgrimage Home Tour returns this Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3. It opens the doors on three grand dwellings in Tanglewood, each decorated to the tasteful hilt by professionals for the holidays. “Making Spirits Bright for Our Community” is the theme of … Continued

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