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Latin Women Luncheon Brings High Fashion Raising more than $250,000

There was plenty of glamor, fun, fashion and also tequila shots at The 13th Annual Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon hosted at the... (Read more)

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A Texas Taste Teaser Enthralls Houstonians

Calling all foodies! A fun and delicious time was had by all who attended the Texas Taste Teaser. Food always seems to taste better when... (Read more)

An Evening With Designer Stephen Dweck

An Evening with Designer Stephen Dweck – Recipe for Success

For this round of the fashion series benefiting the Recipe for Success Foundation’s efforts to combat childhood obesity, New York designer Stephen Dweck made a... (Read more)

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Boys and Girls Harbor Luncheon

Hollywood actor and heartthrob Mario Lopez surprised the guests at the Boys and Girls Harbor 2015 Luncheon held at the Omni Hotel on March 28,... (Read more)


Stop Domestic Violence | DAYA Houston Luncheon

Glamorous ladies, of mostly South Asian decent, gathered to honor and celebrate the Spring DAYA Annual Luncheon. This year it was hosted at the Junior... (Read more)

Bulgari-HMNS Dinner (5)

A Bejeweled Night Out

A private dinner party was hosted prior to the gala at the house of Amy and Hardy Murchison on March 5, 2015 to celebrate the... (Read more)

Fashion & Style

All About Fashion & Style
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Fashionista of the Month | Nicole O’Brian Lassiter

She is stunning, beautiful, and amazingly down to Earth. Former Miss Texas and Miss USA runner-up, Nicole O'Brian Lassiter is one of Houston's... (Read more)

Alex Martinez

Fashion Profile | Alex Martinez

When it comes to loving Houston and its diversity, no one does it better than Alex Martinez. Since moving here 12 years ago from Latin... (Read more)


LCA Presents – Young and Fabulous Fashionistas of Htown | Bella ...

When you have a fashionista mom like Donae Chramosta (The Vintage Contessa) what can you expect other than a fabulous fashionable daughter, Bella... (Read more)


Celebrity Stylist Tours with Zayver Jewels

Derek Warburton a celebrity stylist and international media personality known for his personal flair recently fell in love with Zayver Jewels, and will be taking... (Read more)


Fashionista of the Month | Nancy Almodovar

She is a business woman with a great style who truly enjoys helping people. We call her the Real Estate Guru with a very loving... (Read more)

Raasthe with Ruchi

Travel and Food Related Stories

The PESKA Experience

It is very difficult to miss PESKA Seafood Culture, a 6,000-square-foot venue located in Phase II of BLVD Place, the restaurant that just opened a... (Read more)

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Peli Peli – Tour of South Africa in the Heart of Galleria

South African cuisine from Peli Peli has arrived in the Galleria. Finally, a fine dining restaurant with a chef that isn't afraid to spice it... (Read more)

Radio Milano Experience

Radio Milano Experience

Chef Jose Hernandez serves up an amazing menu at Houston’s newest foodie favorite, Radio Milano. Self proclaimed as "Modern Italian Cuisine", Radio Milano offers up... (Read more)

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It’s Pizza Time!

In Houston you can find the best of just about anything, and now thanks to D’Marcos pizza, Chicago style pizza can be added to the... (Read more)


Weddings, Love & Relationships
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Ajay Weds Audra

The stars in the heavens aligned in November as Ajay and Audra became one of Houston’s newest newlyweds. Ajay, son of prominent Indian-Americans Swatantra and... (Read more)


I Travel Frequently And Don’t Have Time To Meet A Partner & ...

My focus in the last several years has been my education and career. At this point, I’d like to also focus some effort on meeting... (Read more)


Is Past Dating Experience Relevant?

I don't know how many relationships he's had in the past, and even though it won't affect how I feel about him, I would like... (Read more)

Social Hour

Coverage of Local Events
2015 Houston’s Heroes Award Recipients from left to right Lee Vela, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson, Eddee Hestand, George Blamire with CenterPoint Energy and Gena and Chuck Norris

Heroes of Houston Honored at the Crimes Stoppers of Houston Luncheon

Five local heroes were honored and recognized at the Crime Stoppers of Houston’s Heroes Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 14 at Hotel ZaZa Houston.... (Read more)

Bill Gross, Paula Sutton, Jay Harberg, Karen Harberg, Leena Shah and Ash Shah

Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston Displays a Colorful Tape ...

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston held its seventh annual Tapestry Gala on May 21st at the Hilton Americas Houston and raised $950,000.... (Read more)

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Joanne King Herring Honored with “Lifetime Achievement Award” ...

On May 5th 2015 local Houston, Texas community member Joanne King Herring was honored by the Italian Jewelry BVLGARI for her charitable works, specifically with... (Read more)


Lights Camera Action’s 3rd Annual International MothersR ...

“To empower a woman is to empower a nation,” these great words were a part of a United Nations women’s empowerment campaign, and were also... (Read more)

Dr. Madhav Chavan, Founder Pratham, Dr. Rukmini Banerji, Director Pratham ASER Centre, Dr. Suresh Khator, Dr Renu Khator, Honoree, Dinny Devitre, Chairman Pratham USA, Dr. Marie Goradia, President Pratham Houston, Vijay Goradia, Founder of Pratham USA

Pratham Celebrates 20 Years

Embroidered lavish saris flowed at the Hilton Americas on Saturday April 25, 2015 as more than 800 people from a cross section of this city’s... (Read more)

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Voices of the Spirit

Asia Society Texas Center teams up with Houston Arts Alliance’s Folklife + Traditional Arts for an annual concert called Voices of the Spirit. This concert... (Read more)

Life Bytes

Special Interest Stories
Antigone Vastakis

Antigone Vastakis – A Spiritual Journey from Media to Mystic

Antigone Vastakis sits down with Lights Camera Action and tells us about her amazing spiritual journey from media to... (Read more)


Profile of the Month | Marty McVey

Marty McVey is a highly motivated young dynamic entrepreneur with active participation with many social and charitable events. Just as many of us, Marty was... (Read more)

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Lights Camera Action’s Junior Achievers | Lincoln Dow

Eleven-year-old Lincoln Dow is a dog’s best friend! Though he may be young, he has already managed to start a business to help pets travel... (Read more)

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Profile of the Month | Bill Nave

Bill Nave is not your ordinary Elementary music teacher who’s work day ends when the school bell rings. Mr. Nave is a true musician and... (Read more)

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Profile of the Month | Ayad – Ayad At Art

With bold colors and soft lines, the interesting life of Ayad is expressed through abstract... (Read more)

Talking Points

Discussions, Lectures, Op-eds & Editorials
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50 Shades of Crime – A Retrospective on crimes masked under ...

Crime Stoppers of Houston always does its part to create an atmosphere where people can share their ideas and learn from others. Recently there was... (Read more)

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Talking Points with Purva Patel

This summer enrich your mind and improve your relationship skills at the Couple Zone Workshop. Ruchi Mukherjee, sat down with a Licensed Marriage and Family... (Read more)

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Miss America Winner Nina Davuluri Fires Up Social Media

From racist back lashes to personal criticisms. It has been quite a Monday, I was privileged to work on a story with FOX 26 News... (Read more)

Mental Health Month

Pathways to Wellness – Essential to Leading Full and Productive Lives

Pathways to Wellness — this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month — calls attention to strategies and approaches that help all Americans achieve... (Read more)


Find out about local Events

APAHA’s 23rd Anniversary Gala – Moonlight Masquerade in Asia

May 30, 2015 6:00 pm Omni Houston... (Read more)


4th Annual Curry Crawl Chef Showdown

June 7, 2015 4:00 pm The fourth annual Curry Crawl chef showdown is back on Sunday, June 7th from 4-7 p.m. at STRAITS Restaurant, located... (Read more)