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  1. New innovative app service delivers just about anything you want to your front doorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Hey Houston, your life is about to get easier with a new service that will bring you just anything you want, because now, there's an app for that. The Austin-based delivery app Favor and its personable runners have arrived in Houston.


  2. Your weekly guide to Houston: Five (plus) don't-miss events -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | CultureMap

    Mel Chin: Rematch is a comprehensive retrospective of the Houston-born artist that breathes new aesthetic life into his works. River Oaks Chamber Orchestra and InterActive Theater Company's Peter and the Wolf is part of an initiative that educates about wolf conservation.


  3. Dueling drug stores continue quest to corner every prime location in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | CultureMap

    In their quest for world domination, Walgreens and CVS seem hellbent on picking off every prime corner in Houston. That appears to be the case as two stellar locations are the latest to have been gobbled up by the pharmacy giants.


  4. Houston billionaire weds son's mother-in-law at his Hawaii retreat with lavish New Year luauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | CultureMap

    Fayez Sarofim and Susan Krohn, photographed at the Touchdown for Teachers dinner in November, were wed in Hawaii on New Year's. One of two homes that Fayez Sarofim owns in River Oaks.


  5. Mayor Bob gets a big sendoff: Tears and laughter at poignant Lanier...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | CultureMap

    Who else could get such disparate political personalities as Sheila Jackson Lee and Tom DeLay in the same room, along with the current Houston mayor, two former mayors and just about every aspiring politician in town? In the packed chapel at Geo. H. Lewis & Sons funeral home, River Oaks socialites and wealthy financiers mingled with Third Ward activists and entry level office workers while former news muckraker Wayne Dolcefino jawboned Greater Houston Partnership chair Paul Hobby and his wife Janet, who stood along a wall in the back of the room because there was no place to sit.


  6. Houstonians mourn the death of former Mayor Bob Lanier, political kingmaker who transformed cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | CultureMap

    Houstonians are mourning the death of Bob Lanier , who made a lasting impact on Houston as the city's mayor from 1992-1998 and as a powerful political kingmaker. Lanier died Saturday afternoon, numerous media sources have confirmed.


  7. Houston's most disappointing new restaurants: Were our expectations too high?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | CultureMap

    Grace's on Kirby serves well as a River Oaks neighborhood restaurant but offers little reason for people from other parts of the city to visit. This year has been a banner one for Houston restaurants.


  8. Atlanta couple dazzle Houston retail scene with custom Levi's,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | CultureMap

    Sid and Ann Mashburn aren't native Houstonians, but you would think they have been here forever from the warm reception they received upon celebrating the first anniversary of their River Oaks menswear and womenswear boutique. A large crowd of loyal customers, including some of the city's Old Guard denizens, turned out to congratulate the couple on the success of their gorgeous store in the Lamar-River Oaks Shopping Center across from Lamar High School.


  9. The best Green gifts: Low-maintenance expert picks that will thrill any plant loverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | CultureMap

    The fifth and latest edition of River Oaks Garden Club's A Garden Book for Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast by Lynn Herbert. Plants always make lovely presents, any time of year and for all occasions, but especially during the holiday season to join the festive decor, add more wafting fragrances to those coming from the kitchen and to enjoy as gifts that keep on giving, even if the recipients don't have green thumbs.


  10. They're baaaaaack! Donut empire plots Houston return, starting in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | CultureMap

    A year after announcing it would return to Houston, North Carolina-based donut empire Krispy Kreme has set Feb. 17 as the day it will officially return to the Houston area. But the location is bad news for inner-Loopers with a taste for the Southern classic.


  11. $3.5 million River Oaks mansion comes with Old World charm, dream kitchen - and a red doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | CultureMap

    The formal living room boasts old-world charm with hardwood flooring, crown molding and gas-log fireplace with marble surround. Skylights and tall windows bring in lots of natural light into the formal dining room.


  12. The Ultimate House Party: Prominent brothers shake up Houston's social scene with lavish bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | CultureMap

    Brothers Bo and Scott Butler have been slowly building their design/development company since 2003. But it wasn't until this week that the duo made a major splash on the social scene with an evening dubbed "The Ultimate House Party."


  13. NFL quarterback legend plays comic in River Oaks, turns power players into towel waving fanaticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | CultureMap

    As proceeds mounted at the Touchdown for TEACH dinner at River Oaks Country Club, founders of the non-profit Susan Krohn and Mary Yenik waved their Terrible Towels , the iconic symbol for Pittsburg Steelers fans, in the air. Add dinner chairs DeeDee and Wallis Marsh and Carol and Mike Linn , a native of Pittsburg and Steelers devotee, to the celebration.


  14. A movie star's intimate Houston lunch with Lynn Wyatt ends with a Shakespeare ode to loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | CultureMap

    When Lynn Wyatt learned her good friends, actor Michael York and his wife, Pat , were headed to Houston for a screening of the remastered classic, Cabaret , she gathered friends for an intimate luncheon at her River Oaks home, which she modestly refers to as her "teepee" since it is smaller than her former mansion on River Oaks Boulevard.


  15. 's biggest scoops: Stories of love and death, music and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | CultureMap

    Country star Kenny Chesney was the headliner at the Big Dance at Discovery Green during the Final Four in 2011. Whether it's the old-fashioned print media or the new digital world, no reporter likes anything better than to be first with a story.


  16. My Table Awards honor critic and restaurant that banned her - along with winners galoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | CultureMap

    Never let it be said that the readers of My Table magazine lack a sense of humor. At Sunday night's annual Houston Culinary Awards gala, the magazine celebrated Houston Chronicle restaurant critic Alison Cook by bestowing on her the Legends of Houston Restaurants Award.


  17. The sky's the limit: Houston's high-rise craze moves into the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | CultureMap

    Novare Group is developing SkyHouse River Oaks, a 352-unit, 25-story apartment building at 2031 Westcreek Lane, near San Felipe and Loop 610. This is one of three new SkyHouse brand rental towers in Houston.


  18. The most iconic restaurant and bar closings in Houston: Shuttered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | CultureMap

    Anyone who criticized CultureMap's anniversary look at the Biggest Restaurant Closings in Houston for being too focused on disposable trendsters that only obnoxious foodies cared about knows there's another side to the city's restaurant world. One steeped in timeless classics.


  19. Reality TV stars with cheerleader good looks heat up a River Oaks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | CultureMap

    The 411: With both The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise under her belt, AshLee Frazier , the spunky native Houstonian with cheerleader good looks, helped host the second anniversary of KB Kasuals along with owner Krista Burks . Two other reality TV veterans were in the mix - The Bachelor 's Erica Rose and Tori Gonzales from Bravo's Courtney Loves Dallas.


  20. Special Delivery! Champagne maker's mail truck plans bubbly Houston stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | CultureMap

    The Veuve Mail Truck tour will make its first Houston stop 4:30-7 p.m.on Sept. 25 at Brasserie 19 in River Oaks.


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