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The Hit List: Egg Hunt
Robin Barr Sussman | April 9, 2014

1. Americas (2040 W. Gray St., 832.200.1492, and other locations) encourages you to simplify your Easter by joining them for brunch. Find 60-...

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The Hit List: Made in the Shade
Robin Barr Sussman | April 3, 2014

1. For a bird’s eye view of the Midtown crowd, head to new Cook & Collins (2416 Brazos St., 832.701.1973), in the space formerly occupied by Xuco Xicana. The buzzing upstairs bar...

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Stage Double
Nick Esquer | April 2, 2014

Houston Grand Opera’s two big shows this month—Bizet’s four-act Carmen and Wagner’s Das Rheingold—have several things in common. Both are tragedies, and both explore the theme of greed. And both star barrel-chested,...

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Whiskey Giver
John DeMers | April 2, 2014

In the long history of humans making and drinking whiskey, no one else can say they started on the road to founding Houston’s first distillery by joining the Army in the weeks after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Indeed, local brothers Travis and Chris...

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Nick Esquer | April 2, 2014


Marine Corps Base Camp, Pendleton, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Timothy Brown, a Houstonian, powers into the lead on his recumbent cycle during the 2014 Marine Corps Trials at Camp Pendleton,...

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Fish Story
John DeMers | Photography by Shannon O’Hara & Debora Smail | April 2, 2014

Houston chef Hugo Ortega grew up in the interior of Mexico—in Mexico City and Puebla—longing for the sights, sounds and scents of the sea. With the opening of Caracol...

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Men of Style
The Editors | March 31, 2014

Model Made Over
If Brazil-born, Houston-raised entrepreneur Joe Pachioli, 42—the Tom Ford-wearing embodiment of tall, dark and handsome—reminds you of a model on the runway as he strides across the huge events...

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Screen Queen
Nick Esquer | March 31, 2014

To say that Mireille Enos, 38, deserves some R&R puts it lightly. The pint-size, redheaded actress, who made a recent stop in hometown Houston to speak at a High School for the Performing and Visual Arts luncheon as an esteemed alum, has been...

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Rites of Passage
Ray Dennison | March 31, 2014

Alex Douglas, 32, started making films as a little boy. “The plot was always to rescue G.I. Jane,” he blushes. “Even then, I was hopelessly romantic.” Therefore, it is no surprise that decades later, he proposed to his artist wife,...

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Best In Class
Nate Chapnick | March 28, 2014

Eco Supercar

2015 BMW i8
Revolutionary in its design, the 2015 BMW i8 looks like nothing else on the road. Otherworldly aesthetic details include doors that open up and out like wings, striking LED headlamps and a...

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