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Questions for City Treasures

27 May 2014
Since it was founded in 1836 near the banks of Buffalo Bayou, Houston has always attracted a vast talent pool of scientists, artists, philanthropists and entrepreneurs. The Bayou City has steadily - and rapidly - grown over the last 178 years, thanks in large part to its massive port, railroad, oil and medical industries,  Read More
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Builder Profile: One House at a Time

27 May 2014
Luxury home builder Sam Tavor, of Stacey Fine Homes of Texas, told a reporter recently, "There is so much opportunity in this country and I never took it for granted. I wake up every morning and smile about going to work." Tavor, who emigrated from Israel to Philadelphia in 1973 with $3,000, s Read More
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Bright Lights, Bigger City

27 May 2014
By Bill Boyar Houston is unique in leading the country in job growth and investment potential. Why? Because of the thriving domestic energy market and favorable tax and regulatory environment. Houston's energy industry and the Port of Houston have made the city the No. 4 gateway market for foreign investors after& Read More
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10 in 10: Neighborhood Eateries Spotlight Houston's Dynamic, Diverse Food Scene

27 May 2014
By Holly Beretto ? One of the things that makes Houston such a great place to live is our reputation as a place for world-class cuisine. With options as diverse as our population, no matter what your neighborhood, you're bound to find a spot that serves up imaginative cuisine. Here's just a sampling of what yo Read More
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Hermann Park at 100

27 May 2014
By Sanford Criner It is axiomatic that any city which aspires to be great must have a great urban park. Think of Central Park in New York, Grant Park in Chicago, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Hermann Park in Houston. And if you're inclined to be skeptical about the inclusion of our own Hermann Park in such august company, well, Read More
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The Ellis Island of the South

27 May 2014
By Sally Benson Many paths lead to the doorstep of Legacy Community Health Services Southwest in Houston. Some start in Central America, South America, Africa, India, and Asia. Others, which make up the majority, come from Mexico. The common denominator is the desire for affordable health care - but Leg Read More
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A Look at Houston's Twenty-First Century Architecture

27 May 2014
By Stephen Fox, architectural historian and a Fellow of the Anchorage Foundation of Texas Focusing on Houston's twenty-first-century architecture, let's examine the ways that contemporary architecture has built the kind of city that Houston Tomorrow - the nonprofit group founded by David Crossley - advocates. The paradox for Houston T Read More
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New York City's most famed Broadway theaters

27 May 2014
For centuries, New York City has been considered one of the world's most prominent metropolitan areas, as it is a central hub for international business and boasts a vibrant cultural scene. On any given day in the Big Apple, affluent residents and luxury real estate owners can take pleasure in sampling culinary delicacies at gourmet restaurant Read More
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CEO of Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. interviewed by The New York Times

22 May 2014
Recently, Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. chief executive and president Kathy Korte sat down with The New York Times ' Vivian Marino, as part of the journalist's latest installment of her "The 30-minute Interview" series. Having assumed the helm of the company in 2006, Korte has since gained a substantial amount of Read More
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2014 Greenwich Town Party slated for May 24

21 May 2014
Thanks to its proximity to major metropolitan areas along the East Coast, as well as its concentration of successful hedge funds and growing community of affluent luxury home owners, Greenwich has become home to one of the most culturally vibrant towns in Connecticut. Regularly providing residents the opportunity to feast on gourmet cuisine, taste Read More