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A Future Hurricane Could Destroy Southern Texas

Here's how a powerful hurricane could devastate Houston and Galveston, rendering the entire region uninhabitable for years. Photo by NOAA (Public Domain) The city of Houston is extremely vulnerable. Situated on the Texas Gulf Coast, it has previously been the target of several major hurricanes, including Harvey. Although the damage cost billions of dollars, the city managed to rebuild and stay intact. But someday in the future, many experts predict that Houston won't be so lucky.
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FALL in LOVE at League City Animal Care

It's finally beginning to feel like autumn and what better time than now to FALL in LOVE at League City Animal Care? We're kicking off the season with 50% off Adoption Fees on all pets through October 2nd!
Houston Chronicle

Maximalist Corey Damen Jenkins talks about color revival

It’s been a busy year or so for Corey Damen Jenkins, consolidating his design firm in New York city, launching new episodes as a Master Class expert and publishing his first book, “Design Remix: A New Spin on Traditional Rooms” with Rizzoli. He’s also a featured designer in the Kips...
Houston Chronicle

Access Design topics: creating beauty at home

Four top Houston interior designers will speak at the October Access Design event, on topics important to creating beautiful and functional living spaces. The quarterly event, co-hosted by the Houston Design District and Houston Chronicle, will be 4-6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 8 at Meredith O’Donnell, 7150 Old Katy Road. Tickets are $10; falldesignweek2021.

Special Oscar de la Renta Show Elevates the Glamour at Houston’s Marquee Hotel

Tootsies takes the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2022 collection from the catwalk to the swank Post Oak Hotel for a very private party. (Photo by Daniel Ortiz) We simply love the way that Fady Armanious steps full-on into the fashion oeuvre that he so colorfully represents as creative director for Tootsies. Consider the recent Oscar de la Renta trunk show, invitation-only darlings, held in a swank salon on one of the upper floors of The Post Oak Hotel. The daring dresser stepped out in a fiery orange, embellished ODL sweater over bright green slacks and for an Instagram moment sashayed down the hotel hallway in a matching coat with billowing train flowing behind.

Celebrity-Backed Chicken Spot Opens in the Houston Area

Space City is getting a taste of the California-based fan favorite, Dave’s Hot Chicken. The restaurant is expanding its wings across the nation with its grand opening already heating up Midtown this past Friday. The hot chicken concept launched in 2017, and quickly became a staple in the Golden State....
Houston Chronicle

Families hooked on fishing during pandemic turnout at Galveston Guppy Cup

In spring 2020, 9-year-old Luke Lofton caught an 8-pound catfish. The boy was “hooked” after that, said his father, Jesse Lofton. The 36-year-old pastor at the Carpenter’s Way church in Groves said fishing was “about all we did” during the pandemic. The Nederland resident, who fished as a child, started off with a wooden pole and was growing their fishing tackle.

In 2022, You Can Journey To The Galápagos Islands Without Leaving Texas At The Houston Zoo

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Galápagos Islands, you’ll soon get the chance – and you don’t even need a passport or plane ticket! In the fall of 2022, to celebrate its 100-year anniversary, the Houston Zoo will unveil a state-of-the-art exhibit showcasing the unique and diverse wildlife of the famous island chain. From the iconic Galápagos tortoises to sea lions and a whole host of other fascinating creatures, the exhibit will quickly become one of your favorites.

Boba Tea in Houston: 10 Best Bubble Tea Houses And Shops

Boba tea (also known as bubble tea) is a type of tea that first became popular in Taiwan. It’s made by mixing a tea base with toppings such as small, chewy balls of tapioca known as “boba” or “pearls.” The tea is then shaken to fully mix it and served with extra-wide straws.

M’m, M’m good

A circa 1950 Campbell’s Soup recipe is a go-to dish for this islander. A tasty and filling spaghetti meat sauce is an old family favorite of Galveston native James Selig. “It’s my mom’s recipe from the Campbell’s Soup recipe book, circa 1950, and it is just the ultimate in comfort food,” Selig said.