Goldfish for Luck, the Wild Olive for Love, and Nuts to Problems* Whether pagan or Christian, Jew or Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist, atheist or Pentecostal, Confucian or Zoroastrian, spring is the time when the nose on each human face wakes up to smell the roses. Look close, and you will find those noses sniffing around
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.
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
Let’s say you have an architecture-loving friend coming to Houston for the weekend. You want our hometown to be seen in the best possible light. What buildings would you choose to represent Houston? Would you do a Heights crawl, street by street? Include the Astrodome? Visit the Beer Can House? Drive out to Stafford to
Photo slideshow by Cameron Ansari. Click other images for source. Our recent Facebook re-post of a Curbed.com article about the oldest house in New York City noted that the little wood house in Queens has its own cemetery on the property dating back to the 1700s. That inspired a lively debate about living with graves
For anyone who loves a great Caesar salad, Houston’s annual Caesar Salad Competition is a must-see — or, make that, a must-taste. This Friday, October 9, marks the 31st annual staging of this madcap toss-up, which, so far as I can ascertain, is the oldest Caesar salad competition in the United States and certainly one