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11 OCTOBER 2009BROWN Hosts Garden & Gun The darling - and let me repeat that for emphasis – the darling Haskell Harris, Associate Editor of Garden & Gun magazine said it best: “BROWN and Garden & Gun are simpatico.” I couldn’t have said it any better.Haskell Harris, Associate Editor, Garden & Gun magazineBut wait, who, what?Thursday night BROWN, my favorite lighting and decor store in Houston, hosted a party to welcome Garden & Gun, the newest Southern lifestyle magazine on the scene – or, as they say of themselves - the “Soul of the New South.” The two companies styles could not have meshed visually and philosophically any better – they are simpatico. Thank you, Haskell. BROWN and Garden & Gun just look good together.Blow-ups of former G&G covers were strategically placed around the shop, along with stacks of the current issue, each neatly tied with twine.Jill Brown, proprietor and designer of BROWN, planned the get together and every detail was perfect, it…

Spotlight on Heights Business Member: Design & Inspiration

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Spotlight on Heights Business Member: Design & Inspiration
We continue with the newsletter feature “Spotlight on Heights Business Member” -- this month spotlighting Design & Inspiration. You may have noticed that recent newsletter issues have been focusing on a local business. These businesses are drawn from business cards collected at the Houston Heights Association Business Mixer. Stay tuned for the next Quarterly mixer in January. Angela DeWree is principal of two companies: Design & Inspiration and PartyProps2go. Angela, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area of California, moved to Houston with her father’s oil company transfer. Interestingly, the date of Angela’s move to Houston involved many seven’s - she moved here on 7/7/77, also her birthday. Angela has family who live north of town. Prior to settling in the Heights, Angela lived in the museum district and Montrose. Angela moved to the Heights fifteen years ago. She was driving around, not really thinking about the …