by Nancy Ford
Calendar Girls. Mildred’s Umbrella, a local theater company, has announced the unveiling of its 2011 Pinup Calendar. The calendar, which features 20 of the company’s actresses, has a fairy-tale theme. In addition to being available online, the calendar will also be sold at the Glass Slipper Gala, the group’s November fundraiser at the Alley Theatre. www.mildredsumbrella.com.
Unsinkable Arne’s. In August, Arne’s Warehouse & Party Store, one of Houston’s most enduring party supply retailers, celebrated the first anniversary of its re-opening following damages incurred by Hurricane Ike. The largest party store in Texas, Arne’s carries more than 50,000 revelry-inducing items ranging from elaborate costumes to decorations to helium tanks. 2830 Hicks St. • www.arneswarehouse.com • 713/869-8321.
Bottomless Sunday. Already famous for its chilaquiles, huevos benedictos, eggs sardou, and pan frances, Tila’s Restaurante & Bar has added bottomless mimosas and sunrises to its Sunday brunch menu. Service begins each Sunday at 10 a.m., and continues ’til 3 p.m. Tila’s Restaurante & Bar, 1111 S. Shepherd Dr. • www.tilas.com • 713/522-7654.
Specialized Assistance. “There is no shame in seeking help,” says Dr. Kimberly Wildes, DRPH, MA, LPC. “It shows strength to ask for help. It also puts you in control of your wellbeing.” With specialized training in neurofeedback, Dr. Wildes has worked since 2000 in the community mental health field, treating patients dealing with long-standing psychological disturbances as well as short-lived situational problems. www.kimberlycounseling.com • 281/896-1194.