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Five Don’t Miss Events Around Houston This Weekend!

Artsy experience abound this week as the city’s premiere classical ensemble welcomes its next baton leader. On tap this week are three historic concerts, a strong exhibition, photography that mirrors the American spirit, a parade on water and a performance that features a Canadian ensemble with a penchant for the sackbut. Houston Symphony welcomes music [...]

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A ” Groovy” House Just Hits the Houston Market!

Get hip in Brookshire in an ultra swank ranch-style residence with pine wood-paneled rooms, gold and orange decor accents and, of course, groovyshag carpeting throughout. The time capsule home is for sale at $275,000 in all its mid-century glory. Walk through Located at 6th and Purdy streets in this quiet neighboring town, the rancho deluxe house sits back on the half-acre-plus corner lot. Built [...]

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Historic Home Hits The Houston Market

Known for his bold, highly-personal paintings and sculptures, Bert Long, Jr. served as one of Houston’s most notable living artists for 33 years. With Long dying in 2013, and with his wife, Joan Batson, moving to Nebraska to be with her daughter, Long’s unique former home and art studio is now on the market. The attached double-shotgun row house — [...]

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We’d recommend Mackenzie to anyone

“Mackenzie was fantastic to work with. She’s personable, very knowledgable of the area, and a lot of fun, too!  She knew exactly what we were looking for…so much so that when walking into the house we ultimately bought, she said “this is the one”.  And she was right!  We’d recommend Mackenzie to anyone looking for [...]

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clearly an expert in her field!

Mackenzie helped me find my first home in Texas….She was an absolute pleasure to work with! Mackenzie is very knowledgeable, friendly, energetic, and is clearly an expert in her field!

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THE Real Estate Agent to hire

Mackenzie is THE Real Estate Agent to hire! I have had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Laine on two separate occasions for a rental and a home purchase where her attention to my specific requests were her first priority! In a market with multiple offers, my offer was accepted without negotiations due to her [...]

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New Grocery Delivery Service in Houston!

“It’s been called Uber for groceries.” That’s how Matt O’Connor refers to Instacart, the grocery store delivery service that made Houston its 14th market by launching in the city Wednesday morning. O’Connor is Houston’s designated “city launcher,” someone who’s been with the company since it entered its third market, Boston, only eight months ago. The premise [...]

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New Buff Sculptures Are In Houston!

 That Walking Man, that muscular marvel of a man sculpted by Auguste Rodin — has new competition for attention as the handsome centerpiece of the Cullen Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Like surprise presents, two more Rodins suddenly appeared in recent weeks, enhancing the symmetrical beauty of Houston’s own little piece of Paris, which is famous for [...]

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist!

1. Stow the mower. If you’re not familiar with fuel stabilizer, you should be. If your mower sits for months with gas in its tank, the gas will slowly deteriorate, which can damage internal engine parts. Fuel stabilizer ($10 for a 10-ounce bottle) prevents gas from degrading. Add stabilizer to your gasoline can to keep [...]

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Boutique Hotel Is Coming to Downtown Houston!

Downtown Houston has long been considered to have a woeful lack of hotel rooms, but that is changing with at least nine hotels planned or under construction. The latest to join in the boom: A 15-story boutique hotel atop the recently announced Greater Houston Partnership Building. A new conceptual rendering released by WHR Architects shows a sleek glass-and-steel addition with 400 [...]

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