I had always dreamed of owning a bakery one day. I moved to L.A. straight out of college to begin a career in the film industry as a writer, producer and director. While in L.A., I met my husband, Peter, a New York-based film producer and writer, when he...
Photograph of the Briscoe Western Art Museum
Art and the Animal Exhibition Showcases Animals and Their Natural Beauty The Briscoe Western Art Museum invites everyone to get wild during Art and the Animal, an exhibition featuring more than 100 paintings and sculptures reflecting the beauty of animals from around the world. The Society of Animal Artists’ 59th...
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Social-Impact: Small Business Brings Savory Serenity to Family Meals, while Creating Work for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Like many small businesses, the zen of slow cooking— which creates gourmet slow cooker spice blends — began as an effort to solve a problem. How does a busy mother of three juggle...
Chef Anthony Russo - Head Chef and CEO of Russo’s New York Pizzeria
As Head Chef and CEO of Russo's New York Pizzeria, Anthony Russo’s rise to prominence in the restaurant industry began at a very early age. His passion for cooking and creating unique dining experiences for friends and family began in his grandmother’s kitchen. As a child, Anthony helped his grandmother...
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To enter the quaint town of Castroville is to feel like you’ve stepped back in time. With a nod to its French and German ancestry, the town with a population of less than 3,000 is filled with historic sites and homes, Alsatian restaurants, and beautiful pecan and cypress trees....
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As the fourth largest city in the country, it was no question Houston would be the next destination for Cambria Hotels. We’re a relatively new but dynamic brand that tailors the hotel experience to the guests themselves—simple yet sophisticated, flexible and tech savvy. In August, we will open the doors...
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Everyone today needs a patient advocate,” the American Medical Association recently said. Indeed, with our increasingly complicated healthcare system, more and more dental patients are finding that what the AMA said is true, and they are increasingly turning to patient advocates to manage their dental and health care or...
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Oral health and hygiene play a vital role in the overall health of children and adults. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), oral health has been linked with chronic diseases, like diabetes and heart disease. It is also linked with risk behaviors like using tobacco and eating...
Running on Empty
Aura MD Body Provides 360-Degree Approach to Boost Health and Wellness The oil and gas industry is demanding and professionals are working in a fast-paced setting far beyond the hours of nine to five. With this type of work environment, along with the networking and business meetings that take place...
Resolutions
Anyone can make a New Year’s resolution. How many of us can actually keep one though? Food for thought — maybe we should resolve ourselves to make minor changes over time instead of a couple drastic maneuvers on Jan. 1. Maybe if we resolve to make a few small changes...