Bob’s your uncle in a rich man’s world – If you’re seriously lucky

Sunday, August 8th, 2004

The Sunday Independent (Ireland) BOB Greifeld still has a blazer that he bought for $ 95 in 1974. He was wearing it on Thursday night, at dinner in Luttrellstown Castle. We had just finished the starter, a truffle cappuccino, when Bob decided to share the story of his blazer with 27 members of the Greifeld […]

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Football fantasy carries big price

Monday, January 12th, 2004

The Houston Chronicle – Monday 3 STAR EDITION SHELBY HODGE HOW’S this for Super Bowl superiority? A $ 548,000 gridiron package that loads more experiences into seven days and seven nights than even Scheherazade could have imagined. Houston-based Tours of Enchantment holds the key to the package that debuts on e-Bay early this week. The […]

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Galagoers live out their biker fantasies

Monday, September 15th, 2003

The Houston Chronicle – Monday 2 STAR EDITION SHELBY HODGE It was not your mother’s charity gala. But no one really expected Saturday night’s Deacons of Deadwood Harley Make-a-Wish Ball to be too typical. Sure, there were the traditional silent auction, live auction and goodie bag components. But there was also an abundance of cleavage, […]

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‘Destiny’s Style’ book signing draws a crowd to the Galleria

Wednesday, December 4th, 2002

Houston Chronicle – Wednesday 2 STAR EDITION TWO of the singing, swinging, designing Knowles gang, Solagne and mama Tina, plus Destiny’s Child’s Kelly Rowland swooped into the Galleria Saturday afternoon. But not for a post-Thanksgiving shopping spree. It was a high-powered kickoff of Tina’s tour promoting her book Destiny’s Style: Bootylicious Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle […]

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No Fat Cats Allowed

Saturday, August 17th, 2002

Members of the ‘New Boys Club’ Are in Town to Take a Meeting, Firmly Closing the Door on the Old Breed of Corporate Executive The Washington Post – Saturday Final Edition Bret Schulte, Washington Post Staff Writer Arthur Andersen is going down. Rich guys are mastering the perp walk. Even Vice President Cheney is ducking […]

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The Ultimate Incentive Idea Guide

Monday, September 10th, 2001

Insurance Conference Planner September/October 2001 Sail the Christina O It is arguably the world’s most opulent yacht, and now it’savailable for corporate groups. When Aristotle Onassis purchasedthe former Christina in 1954, he turned itinto a floating palace that hosted some of the world’s most famouspoliticians and movie stars. Recently revamped for more than $50million, the […]

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Five Star Retreats; So you want to live like Mick Jagger or Jane Seymour? Try renting their homes

Monday, June 25th, 2001

People Most people buy homes where they need to. Celebrities buy where they want to–and they frequently buy more than one. Then, rather than leave their extra dwelling empty most of the year, some stars rent them out to ordinary folk. Ordinary folk, that is, who can afford them. For the jaded traveler who wants […]

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Actor Jane Seymour rents her 1,000-year-old castle

Wednesday, May 30th, 2001

North Bay Nugget (Ontario) Final Edition Canadian Press ENTERTAINMENT; Entertainment Digest; Pg. B5 LONDON (CP) — If you’ve always wanted to sleep in a castle, and you’ve got $3,000 a week (per person) to spend, has Jane Seymour got a deal for you. The rental fee for the actor’s 1,000-year-old manor house — St. Catherine’s […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation serves media personalities

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2001

The Houston Chronicle – Wednesday 2 STAR EDITION Houston’s radio legends will be the honorees at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s celebrity waiters event June 8 at the Metropolitan, 1801 Main Street. Moby, Paul Berlin, Lanny Griffith, Stevens and Pruett and Crash will join emcee Sam Malone of KRBE-FM and other TV, radio and print personalities […]

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Covenant House gala to benefit homeless, local volunteer

Wednesday, April 18th, 2001

The Houston Chronicle -Wednesday 2 STAR EDITION The Covenant House Texas Guild will host its gala Friday evening at the Westin Galleria. The event, chaired by Moselle Young, will honor Elizabeth Stone, a volunteer who has worked with homeless youths at Covenant House for more than 15 years. A silent auction will offer getaways to […]

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