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March 2019- Houston

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12 DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM THE TILTED TOWER S tanding out in the sea of Houston high-rises is becoming more and more diffi cult. Tilting your tower at a diagonal — and making it the tallest residential building in downtown Houston — accomplishes the feat. Meet The Preston, Hines' most ambitious high-rise yet — a 46-story tower rising at the corner of Preston and Milam. It's being built at a diagonal to open up views that would otherwise be blocked by the four tall buildings around it. "It will appear to be tilting in the direction of the sailboat," principal architect Jorge Muñoz tells PaperCity. Read more at SUSHI DREAMS PELOSI PROUD WAKING UP GHOSTS When Daniel Lee and Patrick Pham worked together at Houston's Uchi, each man dreamed of opening his own restaurant. Now they're doing it together, plotting the new Kokoro in Bravery Chef Hall. This new food hall heading into the ground fl oor of the Aris Market Square Tower wants to stand apart from all the other food halls opening in Houston. Lee and Pham's ambitions fi t that. "Bravery Chef Hall is different from Conservatory, from Finn Hall," Lee says. "It's like a higher-end food hall." Read more at When Nancy Pelosi's pointed clapping during Donald Trump's State of the Union Address went viral, it put a Houston jeweler in the spotlight, too. The Speaker of the House wore a one-of-a- kind necklace by jewelry artist Mariquita Masterson. Pelosi's daughter, Jacqueline Kenneally, lives in Houston; she picked out the piece for her mom's spotlight moment. "We're having a lot of fun at the store … I can't tell you how many texts we are getting," Masterson says. Read more at The University of Houston's basketball program hasn't been in the national spotlight since the days of Phi Slama Jama. That's a long 35-year gap. But coach Kelvin Sampson and his upstart Cougars are waking up some ghosts, emerging as one of the top-rated teams in America almost out of nowhere. Now, Houston heads into this month's NCAA Tournament with legit Final Four dreams. Read more at NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP D on't be the last to get the new PC Daily. Our redesigned, expanded editorial newsletters put the entire city right in your inbox. Get Houston's top fashion, restaurant, real estate, society, and art news — and more — fi ve times a week. Sign up at newsletter. Edison & Patton @papercitymag Beyoncé @commonpolished Menil Collection @catherinedanspon #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. Kokoro sushi DeJon Jarreau Nancy Pelosi The Preston LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL:

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