The Old World Charms of Houston’s Isabella Court

Since it opened in 1929, Isabella Court, a three-story Spanish Colonial Revival apartment and retail complex in Midtown, has been a haven for artists, musicians, and other creative types. The building’s bohemian energy emanates from the Old World–style courtyard, a gathering place for residents to enjoy cocktails and conversation. Art dealer Arturo Palacios moved in eight years ago and opened Art Palace on the ground floor. The gallery closed recently, but Palacios, who is starting…

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Local magazine honors Houston’s society queen Lynn Wyatt and other luminaries in new issue

Houston’s reigning society queen was recently honored by Houston CityBook magazine. The local publication’s April issue features Houston’s leaders and legends. Courtesy photo Houston CityBook, an independently and locally published, 18-month-old local magazine, has scored a coup, of sorts. Launching a new annual feature about the city’s luminaries, editor-in-chief Jeff Gremillion faced a daunting task: naming the cover celeb for his inaugural “BBVA Compass Presents Leaders & Legends” portrait series. “It had to be Lynn…

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