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Karen Derr is a Houston-area Realtor and the founder of Boulevard Realty. She writes and speaks about home and small-business topics.
Gay rodeo is changing attitudes in rural America. What's happening with the International Gay Rodeo Association.
Ben says he clearly heard a voice telling him, “Be yourself and be happy.” First he came out. Then he became a clown and a painter. Then his story was made into a movie, The Jumper Maybach Story.
Furniture and home decor manufacturer/retailer Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams has opened an 11,000-square-foot Houston signature store in Highland Village, one of the city’s most dynamic shopping areas....
If you’ve been heartbroken over the closing of the Brazos River Bottom in March, despair no more. Located just past the Northwest Mall, a new LGBT country-western bar is opening in what was once the famed...
A Galveston couple gives their mid-century island home a modern face-lift. Plus Galveston Dining...Off the Beaten Path.
by Karen Derr Galveston is known for its great food—and not just seafood. Excellent restaurants dot the tourist-crowded Seawall, Harborside, the downtown Strand district, and let’s not forget the dining...
Leave it to Houston, with our penchant for all things real-estate-related, to have the nation’s first theme park focusing on home building and interior design.
A mystical path: As a tool for meditation, walking the labyrinth calms and focuses the mind.