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  1. State Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, speaks during a Texas Tribune event on Jan. 12, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Texas Tribune

    ... income comes to no more than about $12,000 a year - even though the Houston Republican reported living in a River Oaks home became an issue in the Houston Republican's 2008 Senate race, amid reports that Huffman received heavy support from interests ...

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  2. Community spotlight: River Oaks: An architectural treasure troveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Chron

    Perhaps the most famous neighborhood in Houston, River Oaks began as a hinterland building project in the 1920s, only accessible from a dirt road. Today, the community is one of the most sought-after and admired residential areas in the city.

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  3. Del Taco closes its only Houston-area storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Houston Chronicle

    ... on March 16. The Sugar Land restaurant was open less than one year. When it opened in the fall of 2013, this River Oaks fine dining room opened by chef Fritz Gischner turned heads with its g old-leafed $200 "Bistro Burger." In 2014, the restaurant ...

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  4. The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Seafood RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Houston Press

    ... just down the street on Airline, and both are sure-fire spots for great seafood. Like any proper brasserie, this River Oaks hot spot has a terrific oyster selection flown in from all over the United States. USA Today recently named Brasserie 19 one ... 4 comments

  5. River Oaks District tailors high-tech, convenient parking to lure luxury shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Business Journal

    ... for its high-quality mixed-use projects, understands it must make it easy for people to park and shop at the River Oaks District, the company's first Houston luxury retail, dining and entertainment project currently under construction . To that end, ...

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  6. Sneak Peek: Inside the budding River Oaks DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Business Journal

    Greg Wattson, senior managing director at San Diego-based OliverMcMillan, leads an Urban Land Institute tour of River Oaks District under construction in the upscale Galleria neighborhood. A long-awaited luxury retail development - once stalled in the recession - is coming to life in Houston's upscale Galleria area.

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  7. The wealthiest ZIP code in Texas is in an unexpected part of HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CultureMap

    While it might not come as a shock to learn that Texas' wealthiest ZIP ode lies within Houston, its location within the city is probably different than what you'd expect. The Bayou City's priciest ZIP code isn't in River Oaks or Piney Point or Carleton Estates in The Woodlands.

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  8. Houston's oldest restaurants can still dish it outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Houston Chronicle

    ... good burger. The original diner/drug store was located around the corner at 2518 Kirby. It relocated to the River Oaks strip center in 1993. Nona and Aubrey Lankford's Lankford Grocery grew out of a fruit stand in the 4th Ward. Its original name was ...

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  9. Former President George W. Bush draws crowds foraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... life lessons he learned from his father in his new book. The book signing was held at the Barnes and Noble in River Oaks in Houston. HOUSTON - Outside a bookstore on the edge of River Oaks, a couple of guys showed up to stand in line at 6:00 in the ...

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  10. Former President George W. Bush draws crowds for book on fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KYTX-TV News

    A Denver based photographer who has shot the NCAA Tournament Final Four for the last 60 seasons is making this year his last. If a picture is worth a thousand words, Rich Clarkson's collection would fill libraries.

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  11. Sorrow Crew Documents The Screening TourRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | PR Log

    Houston, Texas - Last week, writer and director Millie Loredo debuted her indie horror film Sorrow at River Oaks Theatre in Houston, Texas. PRLog - May 12, 2015 - HOUSTON -- The following day, cast member Melissa Mars joined Loredo on a screening tour of the film in select theaters in Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; and New York, New York.

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  12. Jeweler sparkles with one-of-a-kind designs that get to the Heart of FashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | CultureMap

    Velvet Slipper Divine founder Vivian Wise opened her River Oaks home over the weekend to showcase the jewelry designs of her good friend, Peter Martino Jr. , who displayed his one-of-a-kind creations for guests to try on and purchase. The collection includes earrings with detachable and interchangeable rare stones, gold "ragged edge" rings, rare estate jewelry pieces and lustrous pearl necklaces fashioned in unique ways.

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  13. Houston or Provence? $8.5 million Country French chateau in River Oaks exudes European charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | CultureMap

    ... agent as she toured this magnificent Country French chateau. Indeed, the landscaped grounds on the acre lot in River Oaks give the feel of Provence while the dwelling, built in 1937, enjoys a decidedly European aesthetic. One would never know this ...

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  14. Who's who in Houston societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... country ranch, the couple often entertains their fellow CHI St. Luke's Health board members in town at their River Oaks manse. Jana, an avid equestrienne, is also a chair for the Ronald McDonald House and works closely with the Alley Theatre and the ...

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  15. Houston doctor making strides in battle against breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Chron

    ... a walker during the AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer. Walkers cheer as they approach a rest stop in the River Oaks area of their route during the AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer. A walker wears her sign declaring whom she is walking for ...

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  16. Eatsie Boys Montrose eatery to close to make room for crepe stand gone brick-and-mortarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... on March 16. The Sugar Land restaurant was open less than one year. When it opened in the fall of 2013, this River Oaks fine dining room opened by chef Fritz Gischner turned heads with its g old-leafed $200 "Bistro Burger." In 2014, the restaurant ...

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  17. Houston trial lawyer pays highest ticket price for Mayweather fight, offers rides on corporate jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | CultureMap

    Trial lawyer Tony "The Shark" Buzbee is known for setting records - paying the highest price ever for a River Oaks mansion, paying mega bucks for Super Bowl tickets and winning record-setting lawsuits. This week, he sets another record by paying the highest price in Texas for tickets to Saturday night's Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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  18. Houston's best neighborhood restaurants: Tastemaker standouts offer great comfort foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | CultureMap

    ... James Beard Award, tables will be a lot harder to come by. Liberty Kitchen and Oysterette Liberty Kitchen's River Oaks outpost offers more than just one of the city's best-looking dining rooms. A crowd-pleasing menu that's equally adept at ...

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  19. TX: Urban Planner Peddles WalkabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Mass Transit

    ... with LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors, a program of Smart Growth America. The coming River Oaks District east of the Galleria and Kirby Grove in the Upper Kirby area show the recent trend toward urban-style development here. ...

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  20. Robert Durst booked a profit on Texas condo he never moved intoRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | New York Post

    ... that is favored by prominent residents and sports stars. With floor-to-ceiling windows, the dramatic Royalton at River Oaks has a concierge, valet, fitness center, wine room, infinity pool, board room and private theatre. The sales department ...

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