Curating Creativity

Houston is home to a large and diverse arts and theater community that is well-known across the country. In fact, Houston’s eight performing arts organizations have more than 12,000 seats and is second only to New York City for more seats in one geographic area. Houston also has a full complement of art museums and critically … Continued

Discover an Art Oasis at the Purple Elephant

The creative process is much like that of alchemy—creating something out of nothing after the artist’s muse strikes with inspiration. Creation is a way for the artist to fully form souvenirs emblematic of their experiences in daily life using their imagination. These objects become unique treasures shared with the eye of the beholder. The following pages light up with color…

February 2019 Around Town

Bridgeland Students Earn ‘People’s Choice Award’ at CANstruction 2018 Bridgeland High School architecture students once again teamed up with VLK Architects to participate in the CANstruction competition Nov. 3 at CityCentre, with the team earning the “People’s Choice Award” for the second year in a row. Canstruction is an international nonprofit organization aimed at providing … Continued

TVFFRF Annual Parade of Lights

The 21st Texas Volunteer Firefighter Relief Fund Parade of Lights thrilled spectators with 75 floats and vehicles on Dec. 9 and reminds us what amazing first responders we have working in our community. Hot chocolate and treats were enjoyed at the end of the parade at Cy-Falls High School where Santa and the Grinch made an appearance.

Highlands Residential Mortage Open House

Highlands Residential Mortgage welcomed the Cypress community to an open house at its new location on Queenston just east of Barker Cypress. Festivities included a cake walk, chili from LT Sports Bar & Grill, wine bottle face painting by ABC, German beer from Klaus Brewery and tunes from DJ XYZ.

Rollin’ Local Brings Healthy Eating to the Streets

When Cypress native Michelle Baldwin and New Jersey transplant Kristi Pearson first met, they instantly connected because of their mutual passion for health, wellness and clean eating. Fast forward 20 years and the friends decided to turn their passion into a business: Rollin’ Local, a farm-to-street food truck.

Romantic Santorini

Plan your Romantic Getaway to the Historic Island in the Aegean Sea Article Nicolette Martin Stay: Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel is considered one of Santorini’s most romantic hotels. The elegant couples-only cliffside hideaway—named a Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice 2018 award winner—features luxe, minimalist rooms and suites carved into the side … Continued

Little Campers and Big Smiles

Husband and wife team Scott and Amy Newton share a love of nature and the outdoors. They enjoy camping so much they decided to get a 10-foot 1960s model Shasta Camper to fix up and take out on their travels. As they were renovating, it occurred to Amy that their transport could serve a dual purpose—shelter and snapshots. Snapshots?!

Success is Always in Reach

Reach Unlimited is dedicated to providing quality support services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization has served individuals as young as 12 and as old as 75. For more than 30 years, Reach has worked to create a sustainable, secure environment where its clients may become all they are created to be—a place where success is always…

Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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Arts + Makers

The artists and makers of the Cypress community create culture through visually stunning paintings, murals and sculptures, entertaining music and plays, and all are storytellers. They not only have the significant task of creating culture in our community, but they also teach the next generation of artists and makers. These creatives are lucky to do what they love—sharing their stories through the…