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Gordon Parks: Photographer, Storyteller, Creative Genius
Gordon Parks is one of my creative role models. Not only was he a talented photographer whose images were fundamental in challenging racial inequality and the Jim Crow laws, but he was also the first African American to produce and direct major motion pictures (The Learning Tree, Shaft, Shaft’s... Read more
Starlink: Battle for Atlas Turns You Into an Interstellar Pilot
I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and product. All opinions are my own. I’m that dad who only lets his kids play video games on weekends. They think it’s cruel and unusual punishment, but it’s my way on helping them manage their... Read more
Mocha Man Style 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
The editors at Mocha Man Style want to make shopping for the men in your life little easier. We have hand-picked some of our favorite gift ideas to include in our annual Holiday Gift Guide. Browse the list to pick the perfect gift. You may even find something for... Read more
All You Do is WIN! WIN! WIN! When You Play the McDonald’s Trick. Treat. Win! Game
This post is sponsored ad content by McDonald’s but the opinions expressed here are my own. McDonald’s holds a special place in my heart. Like everyone else, I love the fries, but the thing that made me a McDonald’s fan for life was the birthday parties. When I was... Read more
The Carnival Vista Brings Even More Fun to Galveston, TX
As a native of Houston, TX, I spent many days in Galveston, TX. A relaxing day on the beach was only 45-minutes away (my friends and I once made it in 15 minutes, but I’ll save that story for another post). I would go there for a brief respite... Read more
Jake Smollett Discusses the Importance of Food and Family in New Cookbook
They are known simply as the Smollett siblings. There is Jazz, Jake, Jurnee and Jussie Smollett. They are the stars of some of the nation’s top-rated television shows such as Empire, Friday Night Lights, Underground, and the Food Network’s Smollett Eats. While there are actually six Smollett siblings, four have... Read more
Indulge Yourself at the 3rd Annual Morning After, A Houston Press Brunch Event
I recall my first experience with brunch. It was at a five-star hotel and I must admit that I felt quite fancy until I got the check. YIKES! Who knew that eggs benedict, mimosas, and chilled shrimp could be so expensive? I still enjoy going to brunch with friends periodically,... Read more
Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Neighborhood Flavor in Houston, TX
10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Father’s Day is an opportunity to express gratitude for all your father has done for you. Of course, you should appreciate dad every day, but Father’s Day gives you an opportunityto heap an extra dose of love and affection on him. If you’re still unsure about what to get... Read more
Local Chefs Reveal Blended Burger Project Entries at Kitchen 713
Houston is THE city where you can get the most diverse, delicious food. Sorry, New York, L.A., and Chicago, but H-Town is the real MVP when it comes to dining. This fact became even more apparent to me when I attended an event to sample local chefs’ entries for... Read more