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  1. 2 of the country's wealthiest ZIP codes found in surprising Texas neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Only two Texas neighborhoods rank among the 50 wealthiest ZIP codes in the United States - and one in particular is very surprising. According to a recent study conducted by the Motovo real estate blog, 77010 in Houston is the No.

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  2. Year in Review: Explosion of retail activity in Galleria during 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... expansion at the Galleria, Uptown Park is undergoing $1 billion in luxury retail renovations , and the 15-acre River Oaks District, a mixed-use development that will house fashion boutiques like Hermes, Cartier and Dior, is underway nearby, as well. ...

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  3. Houston's most disappointing new restaurants: Were our expectations too high?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    Grace's on Kirby serves well as a River Oaks neighborhood restaurant but offers little reason for people from other parts of the city to visit. This year has been a banner one for Houston restaurants.

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  4. Atlanta couple dazzle Houston retail scene with custom Levi's,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | CultureMap

    Sid and Ann Mashburn aren't native Houstonians, but you would think they have been here forever from the warm reception they received upon celebrating the first anniversary of their River Oaks menswear and womenswear boutique. A large crowd of loyal customers, including some of the city's Old Guard denizens, turned out to congratulate the couple on the success of their gorgeous store in the Lamar-River Oaks Shopping Center across from Lamar High School.

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  5. The best Green gifts: Low-maintenance expert picks that will thrill any plant loverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | CultureMap

    The fifth and latest edition of River Oaks Garden Club's A Garden Book for Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast by Lynn Herbert. Plants always make lovely presents, any time of year and for all occasions, but especially during the holiday season to join the festive decor, add more wafting fragrances to those coming from the kitchen and to enjoy as gifts that keep on giving, even if the recipients don't have green thumbs.

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  6. They're baaaaaack! Donut empire plots Houston return, starting in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | CultureMap

    ... reception by staying in the suburbs and avoiding direct competition with homegrown options like Shipley's, River Oaks Donuts, Pena's Donut Heaven and Glazed? Or are Houstonians too attached to their current donut options to embrace the newcomer? ...

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  7. $3.5 million River Oaks mansion comes with Old World charm, dream kitchen - and a red doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | CultureMap

    The formal living room boasts old-world charm with hardwood flooring, crown molding and gas-log fireplace with marble surround. Skylights and tall windows bring in lots of natural light into the formal dining room.

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  8. Houstonia magazine talks about 100 things every Houstonian must doRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Click2Houston

    ... WHO WAS ACCUSED OF MURDERING HIS WIFE, WHO HAPPENED TO BE THE DAUGHTER OF ANOTHER VERY WEALTHY, PROMINENT RIVER OAKS SOCIALITE. IT IS AN EXCEPTIONAL TRUE CRIME BOOK. ALSO ON THE LIST WE HAVE HOUSTON, MOVING ON. LARRY McMURTRY'S LESSER KNOWN BOOK, ...

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  9. NEWSFIX Social Media SweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KHWB-TV Houston

    ... A total of five (5) winners will be randomly chosen to receive a pass admitting two (2) to see David Bowie Is at River Oaks 3 Theater on November 19, 2014. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") is $30 per winner. No cash redemption or prize substitution ...

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  10. The Changing Face of River OaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Houston Press

    When I first considered covering River Oaks for this series, I figured that I would eventually almost have to, but was unsure how to present it.

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  11. Texas home is fit for kings and queensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Now you can be the king of your own castle without leaving town. This River Oaks home for sale mixes two very unlikely aesthetics, medieval English castle with a hunting lodge, for a truly unique abode.

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  12. The Ultimate House Party: Prominent brothers shake up Houston's social scene with lavish bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | CultureMap

    ... The PR splash took place in Audubon Hollow , the firm's 22-home development site tucked into a pocket between River Oaks and Tanglewood. The Butler brothers are native Houstonians, sons of well-known community leaders Penny and John Butler . Both ...

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  13. NFL quarterback legend plays comic in River Oaks, turns power players into towel waving fanaticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | CultureMap

    As proceeds mounted at the Touchdown for TEACH dinner at River Oaks Country Club, founders of the non-profit Susan Krohn and Mary Yenik waved their Terrible Towels , the iconic symbol for Pittsburg Steelers fans, in the air. Add dinner chairs DeeDee and Wallis Marsh and Carol and Mike Linn , a native of Pittsburg and Steelers devotee, to the celebration.

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  14. Primer Property: Classic River Oaks home has basement, 3 storiesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Chron

    This classic colonial River Oaks home on nearly a half-acre on Kirby Drive showcases the timeless elegance of the homes that have defined this famous Houston neighborhood. The three-story home, with a basement and gated entry, features updated amenities and appointments.

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  15. West Ave adds new tenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Business Journal

    West Ave at River Oaks, a mixed-use development at Westheimer Road and Kirby Drive, recently added new retailers and restaurant expansions, and it has another new tenant opening next year. West Ave at River Oaks, a mixed-use development at Westheimer Road and Kirby Drive that saw some restaurants close earlier this year, recently added new retailers and restaurant expansions, with more to come.

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  16. A movie star's intimate Houston lunch with Lynn Wyatt ends with a Shakespeare ode to loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | CultureMap

    When Lynn Wyatt learned her good friends, actor Michael York and his wife, Pat , were headed to Houston for a screening of the remastered classic, Cabaret , she gathered friends for an intimate luncheon at her River Oaks home, which she modestly refers to as her "teepee" since it is smaller than her former mansion on River Oaks Boulevard.

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  17. Your Turn: Nov. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | MySanAntonio.com

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waits in line to vote on Election Day. A reader says he is starting to view the governor as a presidential contender who could bridge the vast gulf between Republicans and Democrats.

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  18. Pet Photo Contest Winners Featured in Funny Fur's Charity CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... be featured on the cover of the calendar. The calendars will be sold online at Funnyfur.com and at the Funny Fur River Oaks store on 3268 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77098 as well as at CAP, 17555 Katy Frwy., Houston, TX 777094. The calendar will be ...

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  19. Michael and Elizabeth O'Brien: The Face of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Houston Press

    He's an award-winning photographer who's worked with National Geographic , Texas Monthly and Life . She's a former reporter for Life .

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  20. Human billboard performs spectacular sign spinning tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... his sign up high, catches it on his feet and even performs one-handed somersaults. Move-in specialists Gables River Oaks certainly can't complain about their employee attracting attention, although passers-by may struggle to read the sign with it ...

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