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The Hidden Star — Kyle Tucker Shows Why He’s the Most Underrated Player in Baseball While Driving Tony La Russa Batty

Kyle Tucker ranges back like he’s Deion Sanders getting a bead on a quarterback’s pass, tracking, tracking, tracking. At the last instant — the perfectly right instant — Tucker leaps and snares Yasmani Grandal’s screaming shot, robbing the Chicago White Sox of likely their last real shot to make this playoff matchup a real series. … Continued

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Houston’s Most Classic Hamburger Gets a New Spin Thanks to a Rising Star Chef

The juicy all-beef burgers at the iconic Houston ice house and restaurant Lankford Grocery are a thing of local legend. Owner Paul Prior — son of the famed proprietress “Miss” Eydie Lankford Prior — has been perfecting these 100 percent Angus beef patties for decades, including all 17 different ways you can top it here. … Continued

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Houston Hotel Favorite Unveils a New Restaurant — Your Exclusive First Look at Granduca’s Ristorante Alba

The night before the official opening of Hotel Granduca’s Ristorante Alba, Cathy and Giorgio Borlenghi invited a stylish clutch in for appraisal of the reimagining of the former Ristorante Cavour restaurant, which had provided a romantic dining scene for discriminating diners and hotel guests for more than a decade. An update had been in order. … Continued

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Adam Lippes Makes the Comeback He Didn’t Know He Wanted to Make — Houston Favorite Embraces a New Moment

NEW YORK — It’s been more than 18 months since Adam Lippes staged a fashion show, and he wasn’t sure he wanted to do it again. Lippes, whose collection of elevated sportswear is a favorite of well-dressed women, likes to show his new work in an intimate setting with a small group of friends and … Continued

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Funerals Without Limits and True White Glove Treatment — How Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Grants Every Wish With Dignity

If you wanted a pink elephant at your funeral service, you could have that. What’s more? “Nobody would say a word. Nobody would ever know if you didn’t want them to,” Jerry Reyes, vice president and COO at Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Directors, says. That kind of above-and-beyond special service and confidentiality is … Continued

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Dallas’ International Girl on the Go Creates a Collection That’s Perfect for Travel

Hanh Merriman has worn many hats, including philanthropist and writer whose blog, Life in Travel, chronicled her journeys around the globe, which included oh-so many runway shows in Paris and Milan. Some might call her a style-setter more than a jet-setter; her envelope-pushing looks have been noted in publications ranging from American Vogue to Vanity … Continued

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Astros Prove They’re the Best Playoff Team of This Era With Jose Altuve’s Magic Slide, Yordan Alvarez’s October Might and Lance McCullers Jr.’s Relentless Fight

Only Jose Altuve could turn a slide into the play of the game. Only Yordan Alvarez could hit a home run so soaring that it threatens to pop the top of the Minute Maid Park — and show up on FAA radar. And only the Houston Astros can make the relentlessly unforgiving pressure cauldron of … Continued

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Astros Owner Jim Crane Opens Up His Swanky Downtown Houston Restaurant to Help Domestic Violence Victims

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane stepped up to the plate once again on behalf of victims of domestic violence by opening his downtown restaurant Potente to AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse) for a fundraising evening honoring and in support of victims of domestic violence. With Potente chef Danny Trace bringing out his trump … Continued

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The ‘Best of’ Neiman Marcus Put on a Luxurious Show for the 10 Best Dressed Women of Dallas — Inside the Crystal Charity Ball Brunch

Note to anyone who is thinking of sending me an invite to anything occurring before noon. Don’t. I’m not a morning person. However, when I received the kind invitation from Lisa Cooley (my September issue “She’s the Bomb”), chair of the 47th annual Crystal Charity Ball Ten Best Dressed Women of Dallas and the Art of Fashion … Continued

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Groundbreaking Feminist Artist Gets a Major Menil Moment — Niki de Saint Phalle Always Hit Her Target

The Menil Collection’s exhibition of early works from the 1960s by groundbreaking feminist artist Niki de Saint Phalle (1930 to 2002) could hardly be more timely. “Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose” — “the more things change, the more they remain the same” — seems to echo, like a ghostly commentary, through the … Continued

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