A New Exhibition of Italian Masterworks Has Set Up Shop at the MFAH

The sign of a great artist may be how censored their art was during their lifetime and after. Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples may be a mouthful, but it’s as concise an art exhibit as one could hope to stroll through. There’s more going on in this show in a handful of galleries than entire wings of other museums. In one fell glance, the…


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Listing price reduced on most expensive home for sale in Houston

When “Chateau Carnarvon” first hit the market, the mansion was touted as the most expensive home ever listed in Houston real estate history with a listing price of $43 million. 

Now, the price tag for the 27,000-plus-square-foot, two-story mansion has been reduced to $30 million, according to its listing on Houston Association of Realtors’ website and Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty’s website. Despite the decrease, it’s still the priciest home for sale in the area. Kellie Geitner…

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Longtime Houston businessman, health care leader dies

A prominent Houston businessman who helped establish Baylor College of Medicine, the Harris County Hospital District and the city’s public transportation system has died.

Daniel C. Arnold died March 19, according to multiple reports. He had just turned 88 years old. The Houston Chronicle reports that he died from kidney cancer and was surrounded by family at his Houston home. 

The native Houstonian was a graduate of the Kinkaid School and attended classes at Rice University and Princeton University…

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Houston-based multifamily developer names first CEO

Allied Orion Group, a Houston-based multifamily investment, construction and property management firm, announced that it has created a new leadership role to oversee the company and plan for the future.

The firm named Ricardo Rivas as CEO, according to a March 19 press release. In this newly created position, Rivas will oversee the overall operations of the firm, lead the executive management team and establish business relationships to expand the company.

Rivas joined Allied Orion in 2001,…

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