Life Lessons

Cypress Businessmen Share Words of Wisdom

Dude Food

At Murdoch’s Backyard Pub, the owners enjoy creating cuisine inspired by people and places they know, says Sarah Franke, chef and part owner.

Unconventional Father’s Day Gifts

Still wondering what to get Dad for Father's Day? Give a gift with a fun twist like any of these exciting, off-beat experiences that are sure to make him feel special. 

Cheers to Cypress Gents!

Our June issue celebrates the important men in our lives and community! Whether they be fathers, brothers, grandfathers, sons or friends, we all have men who mean so much to us. This month we introduce you to four men who, although they followed different career paths, all say the same thing: They love living in Cypress! … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

National Charity League’s Cypress Gems Graduating Seniors Honored Nineteen graduating seniors from the Cypress Gems Chapter of the National Charity League were recognized for philanthropic activities and contributions to their community. They performed more than 4,050 hours of community service at 14 different charities. Cypress Gems comprises girls from Cy-Ranch, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair and Bridgeland High … Continued

Shield Bearer Running for Hearts 5K and Walk

At Shield Bearer's annual 5K and walk March 30, local residents and businesses enjoyed a wonderful morning of family fun and fitness. All proceeds help Shield Bearer provide hope and healing for survivors of abuse, crime, war, human trafficking, natural disasters and more. A special thanks goes out to Winwood Church for the use of … Continued

Wine Fair Cy-Fair

The Wine Fair Cy-Fair drew record crowds, and its theme of International Flair played out with culinary offerings of different flavors including Thai, Mexican, Filipino, Louisiana, Italian, South American, Swiss, Irish, Indian and good ole American fare. Attendees enjoyed wine tastings from 65 vineyards and craft beer from 11 breweries. More than $14,000 was raised for the festival's benefactor, Reach … Continued

25th Annual CFISD Livestock Show & Sale

CFISD students and the high school’s FFA programs had another successful show and sale at the district’s Exhibit Center. The event has grown from five high schools to approximately 900 entries representing 12 campuses. The CFISD community showed its support and generosity by awarding students $673,945 for their efforts.

The Art of Beer

It’s hard to see one of Josh Olalde’s beer photos and not be aroused. Some of his best-known works—chaotic portraits of beer foaming, spewing or being splashed into wet pint glasses—look like carefully crafted accidents turned high art.

Remaking the Classics

 YEAR: 1951  MAKE: Chevrolet  MODEL: 3100 Truck

Break a Sweat

Fitness doesn’t have to be complicated to be effective. This month’s workout routine designed by Cypress CrossFit Club head coach Stephen Bartholomew seems simple enough. That is until you get going.