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Cutting Edge Dermatologist Uses Stunning Office Design to Add More Beauty to His Burgeoning Empire — Inside Westlake’s Rise

While Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery founder Dr. Gregory A. Nikolaidis and his team of physicians have been beautifying faces and bodies across the Lone Star State since 2002, the Houston native has been likewise embellishing the architectural landscape by focusing on office design that speaks to his — and to his patients’ — inner … Continued

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Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend — Astrology, Comedy, and Flea Markets

From astrological readings to stand-up comedy, there are several things to do in-person and virtually in Dallas this weekend. Astrology at The Beeman Hotel with Britten LaRue This Thursday, head to the recently renovated Beeman Hotel for an astrological and tarot card reading for 2021. From 7 pm to 9 pm, Dallas-based spiritual life coach … Continued

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Mi Cocina Will Bring Mambo Taxis and Picnic Baskets to Klyde Warren Park

Since opening to the public in 2012, Klyde Warren Park has played host to a few unique restaurant concepts that have come and gone. (I still miss the Park Salad at Lark on the Park, which sadly closed in 2018.) But the question of what would fill the former Savor space, housed in a gorgeous, … Continued

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The Austin Modern Home Tour Goes Virtual This Year — A Sneak Peek of the City’s Most Interesting Homes

The Modern Architecture + Design Society’s Modern Home Tours took a hit, like everything else, from COVID-19 last year necessitating the pivot from in-person tours to live-streaming and virtual visiting. The first of the newly formatted 2021 home tours takes place in, or should we say will be broadcast from, Austin in February. It’s an … Continued

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‘Fit Men Cook’ is Now Working His Healthy Prepared-Meal Magic at Commissary

In the deeply saturated world of Dallas bloggers/influencers, there’s one almost everyone seems to agree on: Kevin Curry, the buoyant, body positive voice behind @FitMenCook. My proof of this rests in a meaningful interaction I once had with a former fortysomething male coworker. When I casually mentioned “Fit Men Cook,” he said, “Oh, love that … Continued

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6 New North Texas Restaurants To Try This Winter

The first month of 2021 has welcomed several new North Texas restaurants — from brand new taco spots to the second location of a beloved bakery — with even more new destinations to come. We highlight what you need to know, along with what Dallas has to look forward to.   Village Baking Co. 4539 … Continued

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Art Dealers at Home — Houston’s Latin American Art Pioneer Offers a Rare Look at Her Own Treasures

This is the first edition of a new PaperCity video series on Art Dealers at Home. As the newly minted Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston changes the art game for the museum world in Texas —  with beyond even its brilliant building, its extraordinary holdings in modern and contemporary artists, especially … Continued

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New Sparkling Valentine’s Day Treats — De Beers Reveals a Special Line of Heart Designs

If my funny Valentine is paying attention, I would like for him to jaunt over to De Beers Jewellers in Houston’s Galleria mall for a little something that caught my eye this morning — the vaunted diamond house’s new heart-shaped pendant. It is the sweetest and, yes, a most dazzling, statement of true love. But … Continued

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Houston’s New Women of Distinction to be Celebrated in Virtual Winter Ball

For decades the Winter Ball honoring the ABC13 Women of Distinction has been a dazzling evening in January, usually the first black-tie to launch the winter social season. The parade of current and past honorees in sumptuous ballgowns created a tableau of sartorial splendor. Sadly, this January 23’s event benefiting the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation … Continued

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The Union’s Newest Bar Debuts With House-Made Tonics, Fresh Cocktails, and a Great Chicken Schintzel

At The Union’s newest bar, guests definitely get the royal treatment when it comes to the concoction of their favorite (or soon to be favorite) drinks. The concept, called Royal 38 (naturally), comes from HIDE bar’s Scott Jenkins and features handcrafted cocktails, American food, and a very sleek look — similar to the favorite Deep … Continued

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