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March 2020- Houston

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John Rydman, 50 Cent at Symphony @papercityhouston 14 DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM CLOSET ENVY W hen luxury homebuilder Al Ross put together an 8,900-square-foot house in River Oaks, special attention was given to creating a showstopping master closet. Picture a two-story enclave with a spiral staircase, LED lighting, and wet bar, modeled after NYC's Chanel fl agship store. "This sleek en-suite closet is the ultimate luxury," says Dee Dee Guggenheim Howes, a real estate agent specializing in exceptional properties. Throughout Houston's rarifi ed neighborhoods, there are master closets that most homeowners can only dream of. Read more at MONTROSE MAKEOVER SHOPPING CITY MARCH MADNESS Following six months of closure for a complete makeover, the Blue Bird Circle Resale Shop is bringing new meaning to resale in its longtime home in the heart of Montrose. A delight for bargain hunters outfi tting their fi rst, second, or third home, the proceeds from Blue Bird's gently used furnishings, home accessories, art work, rugs and clothing raises funds for its pediatric neurological clinic in Texas Children's Hospital. Blue Bird Circle is in its 96th year, but everything is new again. Except, of course, the curated merchandise, which is accepted both as donations and on consignment. Read more at CityCentre is prepping for a busy spring, with the addition of new high-profi le stores and restaurants — sweet Ohio import, a Thai hotspot, and exotic cars are all on tap. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams spreads a frozen gospel of wholesome ingredients and dairy from grass-pastured cows, and Yi Peng, from husband-and- wife team Jett and Jira Hurapan, is named after the sky-lantern festival that celebrates the full moon in Chiang Mai. And to speed around town, Freedom Supercars gives you full access to a fl eet of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, and more on a subscription basis. Read more at March means the NCAA Tournament and bracket offi ce pools. Lately, it also means the University of Houston getting a high seed and a good chance to advance. UH has won as many basketball games as Duke over the last two years — a remarkable renaissance for a program that had been dormant since the days of Phi Slama Jama. In a Houston sports world aching for feel-good stories rather than scandal, 64-year-old basketball lifer Kelvin Sampson may be authoring one. Sampson is all about the little things, and his team without superstars follows that mantra to defy the odds. 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. Gucci at Disney @papercityhouston Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta @georgie_ofthejungle #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. Kelvin Sampson Jeni's Ice Creams Blue Bird Circle Three-story Woodlands closet LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL:

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