Olivia Flores Alvarez
4 years ago | Craft
Remember that "Buy Local" bumper sticker you have on your car? That idea extends to more than just fresh vegetables and craft beer. It also means buying gifts and wares from local artisans, local designers and tiny, independent shops. And sh...
4 years ago | Kids
Expecting out-of-town guests for the Thanksgiving holiday? Eating turkey and watching football will take up only so much time. After that, there's that awkward sitting around, staring at each other phase. Avoid those l-o-n-g moments of silent bore...
4 years ago | Architecture
See that black wood on the top half of the JT ARC STUDIO: Winslow House | Perched (seen above)? That's not paint; the wood was charred as a means of preservation. The people behind the AIA Home Tour hope you'll notice things like that when you vis...
4 years ago | Crime
Houston makes national news all the time. Sometimes it's our sports teams, sometimes it's the happenings over at NASA, a breakthrough at the Medical Center or our atrocious weather that's in the headlines. And sometimes it's Houston murders. Here ...
4 years ago | Visual Arts
It’s been 16 years since Houston last celebrated sculpture on a city-wide scale with Sculpture 2000. Volker Eisele, director at Rudolph Blume Fine Art / ArtScan Gallery, and Tommy Gregory, artist and curator at the Houston Airport System, thought ...