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Jim Crane used to be the top-rated CEO golfer in the country — and he's certainly the best golfer who owns a major league baseball team. Now he's pushing to make the Houston Open better with a true signature hole. When the PGA Tour's only Houston stop returns (November 8-14), you'll see plenty of changes. Read more at C athy and Giorgio Borlenghi knew that Hotel Granduca's restaurant needed a stylish makeover, so they turned to interior designer Kara Childress, a decades-long friend, for a nearly complete redo. "The design started with this incredible 18th-century ceiling from a villa in Naples," Childress says. Now the renamed Alba Ristorante is drawing stylish crowds to Uptown. The champagne bar is a jewel of a cozy space that's quickly becoming the most coveted seating option. "We wanted it to become something new but continue to have the theme of a very sophisticated, classic Italian place," Giorgio Borlenghi says. Read more at Relocating one of Houston's most iconic steakhouses to downtown might seem risky. But Tilman Fertitta is betting big on a reimagined Palm restaurant and the GreenStreet development it's moved into. Once Landry's bought The Palm for $45 million, Fertitta was going to put his mark on it. Read more at The Astros took Houston on another wild ride, making the league championship series for the fifth straight time. But the fundraising event they held — an unprecedented domestic violence awareness weekend — means even more. "It's an event that every major league professional sports team should do," says Astros Foundation director Twila Carter. Four-year-old Melanie Altuve, the daughter of the team's star, even walked the runway. Read more at NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP Don't be the last to get the PC Daily. Our redesigned, expanded editorial newsletters put the entire city right in your inbox. You get Houston's top fashion, restaurant, real estate, society, and art news — and more — five times a week. Sign up at POST Houston @theshelbyhodge Rosewood Mayakoba @georgie_ofthejungle #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL: ITALIAN DREAMS Dale Vope & Katy Rowley @papercityhouston DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM Houston Open action Melanie & Nina Altuve STEAK-ING HIS CLAIM BALLPARK STARS HOUSTON'S GOLF CLOSE-UP Alba Ristorante The Palm 14

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