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The Hit List: 5 Spots to Go Buck Wild
By Holly Crawford | March 11, 2016

1. Set the scene back at the ranch (or gift your favorite cowhand) with a sharp, hand-embroidered Jonathan Adler (In...

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Yes, Virginia
By Daniel Renfrow | March 7, 2016

When actress Kim Lehl, 50, was a student at UH in the early ’90s, she got some sage career advice from iconic playwright Edward Albee—he was teaching there at the time—that would kick-start her career. Albee pulled the then-26-year-old...

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Courting Cool
By Jeff Gremillion | March 7, 2016

The city’s newest rock duo, Starline, includes some familiar faces. Calvin Stanley III of early-2000s Houston stalwart band Pale has partnered with ex-NBA star Matt Maloney to create a lush, already-buzzy new audio experience they...

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Sole Purpose
By Sarah Storms | March 7, 2016

Peek under any train at the Oscars or the Golden Globes, and there’s a good chance you’ll see a glimmering pair of Jimmy Choo heels. The brand’s strappy stilettos have provided the framework...

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La Belle Famille
By Beth Weitzman | March 7, 2016

In this era of corporate takeovers and multinational conglomerates, there’s something so endearing about Sisley-Paris—the Parisian beauty brand that’s been lovingly owned and operated by the same family, the tight-knit d’Ornano...

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Senn City
By Jeff Gremillion | March 4, 2016

Sugar Land-raised actor Adam Senn, 31, may be in his second season on VH1’s Hit the Floor drama, following a modeling run that included hot campaigns for Dolce & Gabbana. But he hasn’t forgotten where he comes from. “I will never go...

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About a Boy
John DeMers | Photography by Julie Soefer | March 4, 2016

It’s hard to imagine any student at Lamar High gazing across Westheimer to the strip center containing, among other things, a dry cleaner, and thinking: There I’ll build my destination restaurant someday. Well, if...

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The Hit List: 5 Spots to ’Cue Up
By Robin Barr Sussman | March 4, 2016

1. Goode Co.’s (5109 Kirby Dr., 713.522.2530 and other locations) mesquite smoke billowing off Kirby Drive draws in hungry...

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Ah, Wilderness!
By Becca Hensley | March 2, 2016

It might seem like a small victory, but at The Point, the former Adirondack summer home of the Rockefeller clan, now a Relais & Châteaux lakeside resort, I learn...

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Horse Play
By Carl Mickelson | February 29, 2016

If you’re looking for a local to holler for at this month’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, keep an eye out for 22-year-old barrel racer and Houston-area native Alexa Lake. A rising star, Lake ranked 21st among world-class Women’s...

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The Real Girl
By Ray Rogers | February 29, 2016

Unlike Marnie, the snarky, entitled millennial with a penchant for eye rolling, who she’s played for five seasons on the zeitgeist-capturing HBO series Girls, Allison Williams, 27, is personable and charming. “People assume they’re...

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The Hit List: 5 Pearly Picks
By Robin Barr Sussman | February 18, 2016

1. Mexican coastal kitchen Caracol (2200 Post Oak Blvd., 713.622.9996) rolls out the red carpet at happy hour with great deals. Pick from...

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