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The Art of the Development — Midway’s Innovative Program Brings Creative Color to City Changing Projects

Where some people see a blank wall or an empty space, someone else sees potential. Lots of colorful, interactive potential.  The team at Midway, the Houston-based real estate development company behind CITYCENTRE, East River, GreenStreet, Memorial Green and much more, certainly sees that potential. Midway invests and develops mixed-use centers across Texas and showcases innovative art from... | Read More

Hip Texas Elderberry Farmers Build a Devoted Following With Harvest Farmacy

Immune support has been top of mind a lot lately ― in fact, for the past year, we’ve thought of little else. Perhaps you’ve heard about the benefits of incorporating a powerful little purple berry into your daily regimen. The humble elderberry has taken a star turn as of late. Meet Todd and Grace Vranac. … Continued

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Making the Ultimate Girls Getaway Weekend Easy — Omni Dallas’ New Package is All About Fun

If you are like, well, everyone else we know, you are so ready to bid farewell to the Zoom meetings, social distancing and the constant use of hand sanitizer. We are with you, fully. While the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, and we all need to do our part to help end it, there are … Continued

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Kansas’ Big Regret — Quentin Grimes Creates His Own Houston Fairytale With Kelvin Sampson’s Guard Giving Freedom and Quannas White’s Constant Belief

It’s easy to be labeled a disappointment at a basketball program like Kansas. Or to at least to hear the not-so-quiet whispers of such things from a fervent fan base that far exceeds even many NBA teams’ backers in terms of intensity. Even if almost all objective measures would say Quentin Grimes put together a fairly … Continued

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Plano’s New Skincare and Body Treatment Mecca — SkinSpirit Keeps It Cutting Edge and Caring

Navigating the skincare and body treatment maze can be an arduous task. Chemical peels, Botox, CoolSculpting, laser treatments. . . the list goes on and on. How do you know which treatment is right for you? SkinSpirit has the answers, and its newest clinic — conveniently located at the intersection of Highland and Preston in … Continued

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George Strait Puts His Unique San Antonio Dream Mansion Back on the Market — $7.5 Million to Live Like a Country Music King

When country music legend George Strait and his wife, Norma, left their hilltop dream home in San Antonio in 2017, it was to seek greater privacy. They found it in the rural berg of Boerne. What they did not find were buyers willing to part with $10 million for the unique adobe structure they left … Continued

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Just a Year After Launching, Kanarys Has Become a Women-Owned Tech Company to Watch

Raising $3 million in seed funding would be a phenomenal feat for any tech startup, but it was particularly meaningful for Mandy Price and Star Carter, the best friends behind Dallas-based Kanarys. As Black female entrepreneurs, the duo is acutely aware that their fund raising experience doesn’t happen often. “There have only been 93 Black … Continued

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5 Dallas Restaurant Openings That Should Be On Your Radar

2021 is in full swing and there are several new Dallas restaurants gearing up to open their doors, as well as the return of an old Deep Ellum favorite. From a Michelin-starred chef’s first Dallas restaurant at The National to Salt Bae’s first Texas steakhouse, these are the Dallas restaurant openings to know right now. … Continued

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London Fashion Week Proves It’s Still the Best Fashion Week With Edgy, Gender Neutral Looks

Even with the continued COVID lockdown and the Brexit mess making fashion exports problematic from Great Britain, London Fashion Week managed to stand out as it went gender neutral for the first time and proved it once again outpaces the other major fashion cities in terms of creativity and experimentation. Nearly 100 designers unveiled their … Continued

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5 Great Ways to Spend a Day at CITYCENTRE — This Trendsetting Houston Development Still Has It All

Before the sun begins to rise, CITYCENTRE is humming.   Life Time Athletic draws the early risers who are eager to start the day with a workout before heading to the office, or to one of this pioneering Midway development’s co-working spaces. Local favorite Fellini Gelato & Caffé is also abuzz, serving lattes, espresso, hot tea and other … Continued

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