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The Big To-Do: Houston Home-Buying Workshop w/Bonus Tiffany Giveaway!

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

If a new newlywed nest tops your post-wedding priority list, realtor Michelle Ray has some expert buying tips you do not want to miss. She’s also got a $500 Tiffany gift card for one lucky Houston bride! Avail yourself of Ray’s excellent new-home-buyer guidance—and possibly get your hands on some superb bling—when Michelle Ray Properties hosts a free home-buying workshop tomorrow evening, Tuesday, July 24, at 7 p.m., at the firm’s Galleria-adjacent offices. Make a date night of it…and get just a little closer to making your Houston home ownership dream come true!

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Photos Courtesy of Michelle Ray Properties

The Big To Do: Sundown @ The Grove, Wed. 7-18

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Sundown at The Grove

Photo: Julie Soefer/Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau

Live music, cocktails and tasty nibbles in a blissfully air-conditioned, exceptionally cool aerie with downtown views for miles? Oh, we are so THERE. Get in on the happy hour hipness—and while you’re at it check out one of Houston’s hottest wedding, rehearsal-dinner and pre-wed party spots—when The Grove, Discovery Green and Mix 96.5 join forces with Land Rover Houston Central to present Sundown at The Grove, from 6-8 p.m. this Wednesday. This chic weekly wind-down takes place at the upstairs Treehouse restaurant and features guest artists from the worlds of fashion, arts and entertainment. Ambiance is awesome. Admission is free. See you there!

St. Regis Houston Bridal Showcase July 19-CANCELLED

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

**SORRY TO INFORM YOU, BRIDES, BUT THE ST. REGIS HOUSTON BRIDAL SHOWCASE PLANNED FOR JULY 19 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. HOWEVER, THE ST. REGIS’ ASTOR BALLROOM IS AS GORGEOUS AS EVER, AND AVAILABLE FOR 2012-2013 WEDDINGS, SO DO CONTACT THE HOTEL FOR A TOUR & TASTING!

A celebration space that celebrates Houston’s signature cowboy-meets-cosmopolitan style of Lone Star chic? Sounds like a perfect wedding setting to us. We can’t wait to feast our eyes on the St. Regis Houston’s gorgeously renovated Astor Ballroom AND indulge the rest of our senses with fabulous food, drink and wedding-design inspiration, when the St. Regis hosts “A Bespoke Wedding Affair” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 19.

For this special summer bridal showcase, the St. Regis will welcome a very exclusive handful of top Houston wedding vendors, and invite brides to chat, sip, nibble and enjoy live entertainment. If you’re on the hunt for a standout Houston wedding venue, this special summer showcase is a great chance for you to experience the unique splendors of the Astor Ballroom, which takes its design inspiration from hand-stitched cowboy boots, finely wrought metal spurs and brilliant diamonds. If you’ve already settled on a wedding site, this event is a fine opportunity to meet experts and gather ideas. And for all brides who attend, A Bespoke Wedding Affair is a wonderful way to spend a summer evening—tasting, touching, planning, perfecting.

Space is limited; tickets are $15 and include complimentary valet parking. To reserve yours, call Lauren Evans at 713.403.2627 or email.

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The Big To Do: Rivini Spring 2013 Trunk Show @ Mia Bridal Couture

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Three days of Rivini. Three days of pure, perfect silhouettes majestically embellished with exquisite hand-beading and a sprinkle of sparkle. Three days of Rita Vinieris’ incredible talent for blending crisp lines with breathless femininity. At Mia Bridal Couture. Starting Thursday. Appointments are a must, make one you shall. This is the Houston unveiling of Rivini spring 2013, after all. ’Nuff said.

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Photos: Rivini

The Big To Do: Texas-Style Entertaining with The Dining Diva, Wed. 6-13

Monday, June 11th, 2012

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Trying to figure out just what you’re going to do with all those newfangled kitchen gadgets and super-chic tabletop goodies you’re sure to get gifted from your wedding registry? Here’s an idea: Learn how to whip up and serve a scrumptious Texas-style gourmet dinner! This Wednesday, famed “Dining Diva” and cookbook author Molly Fowler shows you how, at a sure-to-be-delicious cooking class, 6:30 p.m. at Central Market. Menu items include (cue the drooling) Shrimp Acapulco and Smoked Grilled Ribeye with Sauteed Mushrooms. Tasting is strongly encouraged. Couples are welcome. Space is limited, so reserve yours now. Mmm… date night is served!

Credits (Photos From Top to Bottom, Left to Right): The Dining Diva (2 images) ~ Central Market