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Emily Lunstroth

Emily Lunstroth has 54 articles published.

Local Houstonian and Editor + Digital Director of Houston Hotel Magazine. Follow her on Instagram for her latest adventures, @emilylunstroth.

Switch2Pure Pop-Up Comes to River Oaks

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Make the switch to pure research-based beauty and skincare products at the Switch2Pure pop up at the River Oaks District. The pop-up will feature 1,000 products scientifically-proven to be healthy the pop-up across from Stella McCartney for products that will make you look good and feel good this holiday season. Keep Reading

Top Places to Spend Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is around the corner and as much we love a homemade meal we know that sometimes for one reason to another that can’t happen. Thankfully the great chefs of Houston are here for us! We rounded up the top places to either spend Thanksgiving or pick up classic Thanksgiving items to pass off as your own!  Keep Reading

Natural Beauty & Wellness Shop Coming to the Heights

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Nashville based beauty & wellness shop, Lemon Laine, is coming to Heights Mercantile on November 3rd. The founder and CEO Laura Lemon says, “Houston is the largest small town I know,” and as a former Texas resident is proud that, “It’s one of the most populated and culturally diverse cities in the U.S., but still has a friendly feel, with tree-lined streets and neighborhoods buzzing with people that say hello to strangers. That balance in a community really speaks to me.” We couldn’t love her thoughts on Houston more and are excited to welcome her second location!  Keep Reading

Brunches, Bars & Snappy Hours: Fall + Holiday Edition

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Every issue we round up the best brunches, bars and happy hours from around the city! If you haven’t had a chance to flip through our Fall+Holiday Issue we highly suggest it and hope you get to check out all of these amazing spots this season!

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Fashion Forward: Meet Local Designers Behind their Labels

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Houstonians have always had impeccable style, and designers are beginning to take notice. We chatted with three of our favorite local designers about their story, collections and why they love Houston. Keep Reading

Brunch All Day at Velvet Taco

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Velvet Taco, known for their funky take on traditional tacos not only now has two Houston locations but a new brunch menu! The menu is inspired by international flavors as evident by the ever so popular Spicy Tikka Chicken inspired by the traditional Indian sauce, tikka masala, and the Nashville Hot Tofu, a vegetarian spin on Nashville’s famous hot chicken.  Keep Reading

Spend Halloween at Hotel Alessandra: It’s a Treat!

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Hotel Alessandra is celebrating Halloween in a different way than one may expect. Lucienne will be hosting a themed prefix dinner menu on the evenings of October 29, 30 and 31 for $65 per person (plus tax + gratuity). Whether you want to kick off your evening with a nice meal or skip putting on a costume and still be on theme, this is the perfect option. Keep Reading

Mostess is Simplifying Home Entertaining One Subscription Box at a Time

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After years of scrambling to put together the perfect baby show, seasonal dinner party, and many other events after working long hours, Lindsey Rose King knew there had to be an easier way. In 2016 King launched, Mostess – a subscription box service, delivered once a season including everything you need to be the perfect hostess. “Styling and entertaining in your home should be fun, not a burden,” says King. “With each Mostess Box, my goal is to provide women with essential items to welcome guests into their homes in the same manner as the generations of my grandmother and mother.” Keep Reading

Returning Home: Houston Grand Opera & The Wortham

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Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has been a staple in Houston’s fine arts community since 1955. Since then, HGO has grown into a $27-million-dollar enterprise that brings world-class productions to the stage every season, making it one of the largest, most innovative and most highly acclaimed opera companies in the United States. In fact, it was the only American finalist for Opera Company of the Year at the 2017 International Opera Awards. 
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Relish in a Divine Evening at Relish Restaurant & Bar

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The husband and wife duo, Addie and Dustin Teague, behind Relish Restaurant & Bar in River Oaks are at it again with new dinner and dessert items! We have talked about Relish’s updated Happy Hour but dinner at the chic and welcoming space make for a romantic evening.  Keep Reading

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