Photos courtesy of wine makers On a wedding day, friends and families come together to witness the joining of two people in love. And there is nothing more apropos to the magic of the day than bubbles. Whether you wish it to be a pleasantly fruity aperitif style like Italian Prosecco or a dryer sparkling
Photos courtesy of Hull Historical You know that expression “God is in the details”? Brent Hull probably whispers it to himself about 100 times a day. As owner and president of Hull Historical in Fort Worth, Hull is a nationally recognized authority on historic design, architecturally correct moldings and millwork. His most recent book, Building
This Saturday, May 7, marks the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville. It’s a minor holiday at our house, complete with bourbon cocktails and a Southern menu at dinner. Besides mint juleps and “My Old Kentucky Home,” what else do you commonly associate with “the run for the roses”? I’ll
This month let’s look at the overall River Oaks market and how activity in the various price ranges compares. By mid-April 2016, inventory levels have crept up to a new critical level. While there is nothing unusual about 12 months or more of inventory at this time of year (as measured by the number of
People often talk about bucket lists – that is, things we want to do before we’re, well, dead. Yours might be to climb Machu Picchu, restore an MGB or go on a cattle drive a la Billy Crystal in City Slickers. My own bucket list includes learning to surf and playing polo.
I was never particularly good at sports at school. Except perhaps swimming, which the English boys had few opportunities to practice back then. Prep school colors at rugby were cut short suddenly when it became rudely apparent that the other boys had matured more quickly than me. Despite spending so much time at an all-boys
Click images for source Maybe you aren’t ready or able to keep bees on your own – beekeeping requires a significant initial investment of money, plus you need upper-body strength to lift out hive sections – but you’d like to provide a haven for the honeybees, butterflies and other pollinators in your area. Here are
You’ve fluffed your house to within an inch of its life: painting, decluttering, staging and even planting a couple dozen Knock Out roses. And your house still has not sold. A savvy listing agent who truly understands the market is always your best resource, of course. But, just for fun, we thought we’d tell you
The street talk has been of how low oil prices may negatively affect the real estate market in River Oaks, especially at the high-end. There was even an alarmist article with that implication in late-February published by Reuters and since then picked up by other media. However, the article was lazily researched and rather misleading.
Photos courtesy Charlotte Moss Interior designer and author Charlotte Moss, who has written nine books and is a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, has spent more than 30 years decorating beautiful homes for private clients. As a furniture and upholstery designer she collaborated with Century Furniture on a collection. She has guest-edited House