From the sugar-cookie-baking party at Grandma’s house to the way the ornaments adorn the tree, during the holidays many American families focus on tradition.

In a 13 to 2 vote, Houston City Council took action on Wednesday to adopt a tax rate proposed by Council Member Mark Ellis that will result in a tax increase for property owners in 2005.

 Jump start your business in 2006 and attend the “Developing a Marketing Plan” seminar series sponsored by Legacy Marketing Services.

The first session on November 8th will cover how to define a marketing message and will walk attendees through identifying their target market, identifying an appeal, creating a corporate identity, identifying campaign themes, and developing a promotional package. 

Get ready for an evening of food, fashion and fun as the Humble Artesian Chapter of American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) and Dillard’s Deerbrook hosts “Let’s Connect – Stepping in to the Holidays with Style” Tuesday, November 1 at Atascocita Country Club.

Plans are underway for the First Annual QLS Angel Run and Vegas Fun Benefit to be held on Saturday, October 29th at the QLS Fitness Center in Humble, Texas.

You don't have to drive into Downtown Houston to find a great art show.  The 9th annual Kingwood Fine Arts Festival is bringing one to your own backyard on October 15th and 16th.