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Houston Young Professionals Move the Party Indoors in Wild Bridge Bash

What: Memorial Park Conservancy‘s Urban Wild Bridge Bash Where: The Roy H. Cullen Running Trails Center at Memorial Park PC Moment: Mother Nature tricked up party planners by threatening rain thus forcing the young professionals’ Urban Wild fundraiser indoors. So the fourth annual bridge bash, typically held on the living bridge crossing over Memorial Drive, …... | Read More

Famed Designer Who Got Beyonce Ready for the Super Bowl and a Diva Primed for Carnegie Hall Tells All: What Dressing Celebrities is Really Like — and the Color Only the Bold Should Wear

Even before the models in Rubin Singer gowns began strolling through the private dining room at 51fifteen in Saks Fifth Avenue, the two dozen ladies were already swooning. That would be because the dashing Singer is just about as handsome as they come. Add personal charm to the equation and you had ladies jostling to … Continued

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River Oaks’ Secret Skincare Guru is Now the Talk of Social Media: Her Chic Room in Houston’s Most Luxe Shopping Mecca Becomes a Uniquely French Retreat

As our social media feeds are full of ads for beauty products and the latest skincare treatments that will lead to the fountain of youth, it ironically becomes harder and harder to pinpoint what the right combination of TLC is for our oh-so-important skin and faces. We definitely need some expert input. Et voila! One of … Continued

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Making Whoopie — the Sweetest Pies Ever Come From a Quaint Lancaster Family Bakery: And Now They’re a Hot Holiday Gift Available Online

Have a sweet tooth, or love someone who does? Treat them to a four- or 12-pack of  Tico’s Whoopie Pies this holiday season. For those unfamiliar with the whoopie pie, think of it as the best part of a cupcake — the moist, fluffy top (in this case, two of them) — sandwiched around an unctuous … Continued

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Kevin Durant’s Mom Has a River Oaks Moment, Raises Big Money in Houston: Joining the Army to do Good

What: Salvation Army of Greater Houston annual luncheon Where: River Oaks Country Club PC Moment: With the importance of philanthropy delivered by keynote speaker Wanda Durant, entrepreneur, philanthropist and mother of NBA star Kevin Durant, the gathering of more than 350 raised more than $576,000 for the Army’s housing, emergency shelter, rehabilitation, disaster relief, social... | Read More

London Glamour Hits Highland Park Village in a Sparkly New Pop-Up Store: Why Everyone is Buzzing Over Galvan

If you’ve been hearing quite a bit about Galvan London around town, there’s good reason why. The British fashion house, led by co-founders Katherine Holmgren and Carolyn Hodler, has made its first foray into Dallas. The festivities started earlier this week, with a trunk show and cocktail party hosted by fashionable mother-daughter duo Elaine Agather … Continued

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Art on the Avenue Auction Brings in $250,000, Gives 532 Pieces of Art a New Home

What: Art on the Avenue Preview Party and Auction Where: Winter Street Studios PC Moment: An exciting evening of art and philanthropy brought together a group of generous Houstonians and noteworthy artists for this year’s Art on the Avenue. Executive director of Avenue Community Development Corporation Mary Lawler gathered with Mayor Sylvester Turner and 288 passionate artists for... | Read More

Preppy River Oaks Store Celebrates a Texas Milestone: New England Fabulous and Ready to Party

Everyone covets invitations to a J. McLaughlin party, particularly at the River Oaks Shopping Center store that feels as much like a lovely home as a retail space. So it was that a jolly group gathered on West Gray for a Sip & Shop evening celebrating the company’s five year anniversary in the state of … Continued

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Where to Eat in Houston Right Now: 10 Hot Restaurants for a Chilly November

Editor’s note: The Houston restaurant scene is constantly changing, with new hotspots, must-try places and major food events coming along on a daily basis. Even the most dedicated foodie can have trouble keeping up. Don’t worry, PaperCity has you covered. With the weather strangely cool, it’s time to check out these hot, must-eat Houston restaurants for … Continued

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Deep Ellum Cocktail Hotspot Adds a Buzzy New Brunch: The Sophisticated Drink Kings Are All in on Belgian Waffles

HIDE bar has made a name for itself over the past year for its innovative and memorable cocktails. Now the Deep Ellum hotspot at 2816 Elm Street has concocted a killer brunch menu that is now being served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. On the very first Saturday of brunch, … Continued

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