Texas manufactures movie stars. Maybe it’s something in the water that fosters a creative spirit, and fuels those 40-watt silver screen smiles.
Whatever it is… it’s real.
Politely but with purpose, Helene Zadok steers her visitor toward the front entrance of her family’s signature jewelry store. “Look up,” she directs. “See the section of white paint above the door? That was the original width of our store – we had 1,200 square feet when we started in 1976 at this location. We now have 12,000 square feet. We started with two employees and one toddler son; we now have 45 employees and all three of our sons –each of whom is a graduate gemologist – work with us. Houston has been wonderful to us.”
Firestone & Roberston Distilling Co. is taking craft whiskey to the next level, creating award-winning blends full of Texas spirit.
Last year Joelle “JoJo” Fletcher stole hearts on TV’s “The Bachelor.” She made it all the way to the dramatic finale of Season 20 only to be dumped by dreamy beau-to-be Ben Higgins.
But the Big D-born beauty with a down-to-earth style recovered quickly, taking an encore turn on “The Bachelorette.”
Growing up in Normandy, France, Chloe Gosselin never imagined she would someday design her own shoe line, although, as a young girl, she had been drawn to all things art. At age 18, she moved to Belgium and enrolled in the prestigious Fine Arts Program at the L’École de la Cambre (The School of La Cambre). While a student, classmates and friends asked her to help them with a fashion show. Gosselin walked the runway in the show, and a modeling agency took note.
Los Cabos is back and better than ever, after the Baja California Peninsula suffered $1.22 billion in damages from Hurricane Odile in 2014. Significant repairs achieved at warp speed have beautifully restored Cabo San Lucas and San Jose de Cabo, collectively known as Los Cabos, one of the most desirable, picturesque holiday destinations in Mexico. Often referred to as “the end of the earth,” this beautiful area boasts a lush green landscape stretching between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California and framed by stunning sandy beaches and dramatic coastlines.
As whiskies rise in popularity as an investment, aficionados are facing an increasingly hard choice: Should they savor the contents—or maintain the bottle unopened? Some solve this quandary by purchasing two bottles, one to open and one to retain as an investment.
The first time I saw Joe Ely perform was in the 70s at a small club in Minneapolis.
The Cabooze was quite a joint. Over the years it’s featured a variety of touring acts such as Johnny Winter, Hot Tuna, John Lee Hooker, Gregg Allman, Papa John Creech, the Replacements and more.
A visit to Dubai is like no other in the world. Although part of a desert kingdom located in the United Arab Emirates, activities are diverse and surprising: you can ski down snowy mountains, swim with sharks in a shopping mall, choose stunning gold jewelry in a historic souk as well as relax on beaches and enjoy a variety of sports.