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October 2019- Houston

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Shelby & Howie Mandel @theshelbyhodge 18 DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM A BIG DEAL I n the midst of putting together the biggest deal of his life, Jacob Sudhoff called Howard Lorber and found himself talking to a man who's talking to the White House. "Howard goes, 'I'm with the president in the White House. Mind if I call you back? I'm like, 'Sure, Howard,'" Sudhoff laughs. Of course, Lorber is the executive chairman of Douglas Elliman Realty, the luxury real estate power that's coming together with Sudhoff Companies in its fi rst-ever joint venture. The 38-year-old Sudhoff becomes CEO of the new Douglas Elliman Texas, which immediately controls some of Houston's most high-profi le new buildings, including Giorgetti Houston and The River Oaks high-rise. Read more at THE NIGHTS OF FALL EaDO MANIA VEGAN VALIDATION Social season is in full swing, and no one knows how to navigate it better than PaperCity's social scribe Shelby Hodge. From a night when professional sports stars and CEOs walk the runway together to the chicest River Oaks affair, to the Contemporary Art Museum's night for girls only, Shelby reveals the 13 fall parties that any self-respecting bold name can't miss. And you thought the 12 Days of Christmas was a daunting task. Don't worry. Shelby has you covered. Read more at party-season. When Ryan Soroka signed the lease for his 8th Wonder Brewery in East Downtown back in 2011, almost everyone told him it was a gamble. "We thought this neighborhood could really be something," he says. Now there's little doubt that EaDo is one of the fastest growing areas in Houston. BBVA Compass Stadium's arrival spurred things, but the growth has only picked up in recent years. Developers have invested more than $250 million in EaDo projects in the last few years, including three Agricole Hospitality concepts: Indianola, Miss Carousel, and Vinny's. Read more at Everyone had advice for Stephanie Hoban when the dietician turned chef was starting a food truck. Most of it revolved around the idea she should scrap her all vegan menu. "I was told by many people that it wouldn't be successful because I needed to serve at least one meat dish," she says. She stayed all vegan — and her Ripe Cuisine truck grew into a full Heights restaurant named Verdine. It seems the naysayers are eating their words, or at least, Verdine's lentil-packed Bistro Burger. 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. Tommy X Zendaya runway show @papercityhouston Nancy B. Creative fl owers @anneleephillips #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. BBVA Compass Stadium Verdine CAMH Another Great Night Giorgetti Houston LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL:

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