Top 10: Best Fall & Holiday 2023 Books From Rizzoli USA

If you’re like us at Curated Texan, there’s always someone on your shopping list who is hard to buy for during the holidays. Look no further than the season’s most glamorous tomes to brighten any home. Our bibliophile Lance Avery Morgan takes the guesswork out of finding the best books of this season from luxe publisher Rizzoli USA.

Texas Advocacy Project’s Black & White Ball Raises $1 Million

The JW Marriott in Austin was the recent setting for the Capital City’s newest million-dollar annual fundraiser. Over 450 of the city’s top philanthropists, sociables, and community leaders for the Texas Advocacy Project’s 17th Annual Black & White Ball. The night featured a dazzling mix of fun and fundraising that included touching tributes, emotional testimonials, and a record fundraising haul.

Houston SPCA’s Howling Good Time

The Houston SPCA Equine and Rescue Arena was the recent setting for one of the state’s most anticipated Halloween parties for a very worthy cause. Over 400 of the city’s most notable sociables, philanthropists, community leaders, and animal lovers turned out for the annual Howl-O-Ween Ball benefiting the Houston SPCA.

Daily Driver: The 2024 AMG GLE53 4Matic+

Step into the lap of luxury with a black Nappa interior adorned with carbon fiber trim. The standout feature? The steering wheel – an AMG masterpiece with dual dials for swift access to various sports settings. On the left, individually tweak steering, exhaust, suspension, and AMG Dynamics; on the right, explore a range of drive modes, including exhilarating Sport settings. However, the haptic buttons on the wheel, while functional, might irk some, serving as the gateway to control the digital dials and infotainment system.