March 2018 Around Town

Punctuating Grapevine's recent dynamic growth, JPI, the North Texas leader in multifamily development, announced the start of construction on Jefferson Silverlake. The luxury multifamily development, a 371-apartment home community located at State Highway 26 and Bass Pro Drive, will be a stone's throw from the new U.S. headquarters for Kubota Tractor and two high-profile transportation projects: The DFW Connector expansion of highway 114…

Swanky Chic Boutique

In an age where technology rules, it’s not uncommon for businesses to boom with just a few clicks on Facebook ads or recommendations. The internet has become a huge funnel for unique talents, businesses and services to share their work with hundreds of thousands of people. It is what gave Swanky Chic Boutique enough popularity and push to actually purchase a…

Tone + Texture

Decorate your space with handmade textures such as the modern, maker revival of 1970s macramé and year-round tropical feel of wicker. MACRAMÉ Made through knotting instead of weaving, macramé can add a unique touch in many various ways. Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill suggests incorporating it as nursery decor, plant hangers, wall hangings and modern fiber arts. WICKER According to Houzz…

Home Is Where the Heart Is

 The concept of home is different for everyone.
  For some, home is where the family is. It’s the place where weekends were—or still are—filled with baby snuggles, bedtime stories and Saturday morning cartoons. The place where the smell of bacon and pancakes fills the air on Sunday mornings, "do your homework before you go outside" is a daily mantra and…

Aluxa Homes

No homebuilder is remembered for putting the same cookie-cutter home on every plot. These are the kind of builders that claim their homes are “custom” when all you can really change are the paint colors. Hidden price jumps and costs to make changes are hallmarks of the old custom luxury market.

Decorate Your Shelf

One of the many important focal points in any home is shelving. Shelves can set the mood for any room, whether they’re barren, full of life or sparsely decorated. Charla Newman and Lisa Downs at Luck Feather Designs understand how important decorations can be to a home, especially on shelves. These co-owners began repurposing furniture and interior decorating on their…

Texas Secure 
Title Company

Those in the market for a smooth and quick closing process on a real estate purchase need not look any further than Martin Garcia and his team at Texas Secure Title, located in Fort Worth. Specializing in sincere customer care, the team at Texas Secure Title knows just what it takes to keep a client happy and informed. With flexibility…

Crab Meat Jalapeños

Owner and manager Henry Chen of Asian Top has been running the business for almost 13 years. The restaurant, located at 2100 W. Northwest Highway, offers an all-you-can-eat buffet and promises fresh ingredients in all their creations. Chen bought the former Hibachi Grill when his cousin, who worked there at the time, told him the business was for sale, and Asian…

Q&A with Kris Trevino 
of Redoux Couture

Redoux Couture started in 2013. I was working service industry at the time, going on I think 13 years. I had no expertise in furniture at the time. I was pretty much stuck in a dead-end job ...

A Handmade Valentine’s Day

 un | From-Scratch Pasta  Yield: 1 pound  2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting