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Barbara Kuntz

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Barbara Kuntz is CultureMap photo editor and also writes the Quick Fix home design segment and other lifestyle and entertainment features.

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On the Market

Sneak a peek: Vince Young's Houston home is for sale at a reduced price

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


Insider Tips

Waco — yes, Waco — just may be Texas' next great tourist destination

By Barbara Kuntz

Waco is a wonderful place to grow up. Baylor University offers educational and athletic events, the symphony and local community theaters present concerts and plays and Lake Waco provides a ...


Celeb Dream House

Renee Zellweger's $1.6 million dream farmhouse hits the market

By Barbara Kuntz

A charming country estate with movie-star cred and Texasties has hit the market. Renee Zellweger, a Katy, Texas native and Academy Award-winning actress, is selling The Cotton Tavern, a restored ...


Beach House With A View

Spend Labor Day at this swank $1.7 million beach house with views of Galveston Bay

By Barbara Kuntz

Ocean waters are at toes' reach, along with sweeping views of Galveston Bay and Moody Gardens in the distance, at a Tiki Island escape situated on one of the largest ...


Zoo's Newest Arrival

Newest arrival at Houston Zoo has a face guaranteed to melt hearts

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston Zoo officials are already swooning over the big, batting eyes and oh-so-lush lashes of its newest family member, a female Masai giraffe. Mama Neema delivered the healthy female calf ...


Magic Moments

Sole survivor of deadly Houston shooting has magic Harry Potter moment thanks to J.K. Rowling

By Barbara Kuntz

A dose of good Hogwarts magic has come to the sole survivor of a shooting spree that left her parents and four siblings dead. According to The Telegraph, Cassidy Stay ...


Jersey Boys

Johnny Manziel is merchandise king: Leads NFL in jersey sales

By Barbara Kuntz

Looks like Johnny Manziel's famous "show me the money" gesture can be at least partially justified: The Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback is the NFL's reigning merchandise king. The ...


Condo Craze

Condo sales are heating up the Texas housing market

By Barbara Kuntz

There’s a reason why high-rise development is, well, on the rise: Condominiums and townhouses are the fastest growing segment of the Texas housing market. Houston, Austin, Dallas and San ...


H-E-B Recall

H-E-B recalls beef and fajita products throughout Texas

By Barbara Kuntz

Before you throw those juicy beef fajitas on the grill for your holiday cookout, better check the SKU number on the package. H-E-B officials issued a statewide precautionary recall of ...


No Ordinary Mansion

This $2.5 million Costa Rica escape lives on the edge — of a cliff

By Barbara Kuntz

The "pure life" awaits in an international award-winning luxury villa in tropical Costa Rica, now for sale at $2.49 million. A bit of background Casa Pura Vista, or House ...


By the Sea

Blue Bell unveils a new ice cream flavor with a serious spring break twist

By Barbara Kuntz

That famous little creamery in Brenham is celebrating spring break with a new sea-inspired creamy creation. Available only during March, Blue Bell introduces a little bit of sweet and a ...


Clocks That Rock

Resolved to be on time this year? These rockin' clocks will help you start the show

By Barbara Kuntz

When I was growing up, my parents kept the wall clock in the kitchen/breakfast area 15 minutes fast in order to rally the four children to wake up, get ...


Good Holiday Scents

Best home fragrances ensure your home smells up to holiday company

By Barbara Kuntz

The holidays bring a cozy house full of family and friends, made-from-scratch dinner specialties and aromatic fragrances — not only from the kitchen, but also from the best candles and diffusers ...


Color of the Year

The new color of the year is revealed: Yes, you'll be surprised

By Barbara Kuntz

The experts at Pantone swirl across the color spectrum to announce the Color of the Year for 2014: Radiant Orchid. "An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, 'Radiant ...


Texas A&M Yell Leader Barbies

New Barbie figure gunning for Rick Perry's spot as No. 1 A&M Ken doll

By Barbara Kuntz

Mattel’s recently released University Barbies aren’t all clad in cheerleading outfits with the logo of an educational institution embroidered across their plastic chests. In fact, two dolls don ...


Bevo made the day

A University of Texas cheerleader and a Silver Spur get married: Inside a Hook 'em wedding

By Barbara Kuntz

When a University of Texas Silver Spur and a University of Texas cheerleader excitedly ready plans to exchange vows, the celebratory theme was bound to include some Longhorn pride.


In Pictures

The most incredible photos from Hurricane Sandy: Superstorm is merciless

By Barbara Kuntz, Tyler Rudick

Bringing back memories of Tropical Storm Allison's wrath on Houston in 2001, images from Hurricane Sandy show the New York metropolitan area inundated with flood waters and coastal buildings ...


Designing woman

Interior designer Laura Singleton blends classic & contemporary styles in Austin and beyond

By Barbara Kuntz

When Laura Singleton isn’t consulting with homeowners in Austin, Houston or Galveston, she’s busy tending to another intregal component of her interior design business: Shopping.


Fab find

Shades of the season: Kate Spade introduces umbrella with cool fashion week colors

By Barbara Kuntz

Although fall has just begun, spring is in the air with showers of reports from fashion weeks in New York, London and Milan (with Paris to come). One especially trending ...


Kids & parents apologize

The power of social media: Campaign to aid bullied bus monitor goes over $500,000

By Barbara Kuntz

The New York bus monitor who was verbally abused by four teen-agers earlier this week is on her way to becoming a millionaire. With donations of $20 here and $30 ...


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